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DMZ coke division reduced production of metallurgical coke by 52.4%

31 August , 2022  

The coking division of PJSC “Dneprovsk Metallurgical Plant” (former “Dneprokoks”), which is part of DCH Steel of the DCH group of businessman Alexander Yaroslavsky, in January-July of this year reduced the production of metallurgical coke by 52.4% compared to the same period last year – to 135 .2 thousand tons.
As a representative of the company told the Interfax-Ukraine agency, in July the enterprise produced 18.3 thousand tons of metallurgical coke.
At the same time, for 7 months-2022, the output of gross coke with 6% moisture content amounted to 166.2 thousand tons, including 22.7 thousand tons in July.
The plant produced 283.9 thousand tons of coke in January-July 2021, including 41.7 thousand tons in July-2021.
For 7 months-2022, 175 thousand tons of domestic coal were supplied to the enterprise, 37 thousand tons from Russia (before the war), 3 thousand tons from Poland and 24 thousand tons from the Czech Republic.
DMZ specializes in the production of steel, cast iron, rolled products and products from them. On March 1, 2018, the DCH Group signed an agreement on the purchase of the Dneprovsky steel plant from Evraz.