PJSC Dniprovsky Metallurgical Plant (DMZ, former Evraz-DMZ), a member of DCH Steel Group, owned by Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, following the launch of blast furnace and rolling shops No. 1 and No. 2 in June of the current year after maintenance works since October 2019, continues to restore and increase the production.
The company told Interfax-Ukraine that the company produced 17,000 tonnes of rolled steel in July, smelted 22,000 tonnes of steel, 20,000 tonnes of cast iron, while in June there were produced 10,000 tonnes of rolled steel, 13,000 tonnes of steel, and 18,000 tonnes of cast iron.
Previously, the company said that the enterprise is reaching the set technical parameters for the implementation of production plans.
The enterprise said in the press-release that representatives of TÜV SÜD company have carried out recertification audits of the quality management system, environmental management system at the DMZ as well as a thorough inspection of hot-rolled steel production control system for the compliance with international standards.
The auditors interacted with the leaders of subdivisions and employees, visited the workshops, the technical control department, and the central plant lab, requested the necessary documentation for each of the directions.
“The plans have been fully implemented within three days. During the final meeting with the working group, the auditors have confirmed that all systems at the enterprise operate according to the standards. They [auditors] will advise issuing DMZ certificates of conformity to the TÜV SÜD standards. Availability of certificates entitles DMZ to ship its products to foreign customers,” reports the press release.
It was informed at the end of May of the current year that DMZ is ready to launch the blast furnace and rolling mills.
DCH’s investment programme for the development of the DCH Steel mining and metals division (DMZ and Sukha Balka Mine) envisages investments of $300 million over the next five years.
The implementation of investment projects was supported by DMZ specialists who carried out necessary maintenance works and launched the plant.
The plant focuses on the processing of steel, cast iron, rolled steel, and its products.
Since 2016, the investment in environmental programmes amounted to UAH 350 million.