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DNIPROSPETSSTAL RAISES UP OUTPUT OF ROLLED PRODUCTS IN JAN-NOV

Dniprospetsstal electrometallurgical plant (Zaporizhia) in January-November this year increased output of finished rolled products, according to recent data, by 0.7% year-over-year, to 142,000 tonnes.
As a representative of the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine, steel production during this period decreased by 2.9%, to 199,000 tonnes.
In November, 12,000 tonnes of steel and 10,000 tonnes of rolled products were produced.
As reported, Dniprospetsstal in 2020 increased output of finished rolled products by 1.3% compared to 2019, to 154,000 tonnes, and steel by 2.7%, to 225,000 tonnes.
Dniprospetsstal is the only Ukrainian manufacturer of long products and forgings from special grades of steel: stainless, tool, high-speed, bearing, structural, as well as from heat-resistant nickel-based alloys.

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ILLICH STEEL WORKS RAISES UP ROLLED PRODUCTS PRODUCTION BY 13% IN JAN-NOV

Mariupol-based Illich Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), part of Metinvest Group, in January-November this year increased production of general rolled products, according to recent data, by 13% year-over-year, to 3.78 million tonnes.
As the company told Interfax-Ukraine, steel production during this period increased by 5.5%, to 3.9 million tonnes, and cast iron – by 7.4%, to 4.64 million tonnes.
In November, the plant produced about 360,000 tonnes of general rolled products, 350,000 tonnes of steel, and 460,000 tonnes of cast iron.
According to information from Metinvest Mariupol, the plant is completing the replacement of gas purifiers in a limestone firing building of an agglomeration shop. “Modern flat-bag filters will appear instead of outdated cyclones. Three firing machines have already been equipped with new cleaning equipment. Work is underway on the last one, the fourth,” the press release explains.
All work is planned to be completed by the end of this year. The environmental effect of the project is a reduction in the amount of dust by 82%.
Investments in reconstruction amount to UAH 200 million.

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UKRAINE INCREASES PRODUCTION OF ROLLED PRODUCTS AND STEEL BY 5%, CAST IRON BY 4.6% IN JAN-NOV

Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises in January-November this year increased production of general rolled products, according to recent data, by 5% compared to the same period last year, to 17.549 million tonnes.
According to the Ukrmetalurgprom association on Thursday, over 11 months, steel production also increased by 5%, to 19.639 million tonnes, and cast iron – by 4.6%, to 19.443 million tonnes.
In November, 1.563 million tonnes of rolled products, 1.736 million tonnes of steel, and 1.719 million tonnes of cast iron were produced, while in the previous month – 1.487 million tonnes of rolled products, 1.602 million tonnes of steel, and 1.564 million tons of cast iron.

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DNIPROSPETSSTAL INCREASES OUTPUT

Dniprospetsstal electrometallurgical plant (Zaporizhia) in January-August this year increased the output of finished rolled products, according to recent data, by 9% compared to the same period last year, to 109,000 tonnes.
A representative of the enterprise informed Interfax-Ukraine that steel production during this period increased by 5.5%, up to 153,000 tonnes.
In August, 19,000 tonnes of steel were smelted, 13,000 tonnes of rolled products were produced.
As reported, Dniprospetsstal in 2020 increased the output of finished rolled products by 1.3% compared to 2019, up to 154,000 tonnes, steel by 2.7%, to 225,000 tonnes.
Dniprospetsstal is the only Ukrainian manufacturer of long products and forgings from special grades of steel: stainless, tool, high-speed, bearing, structural, as well as from heat-resistant nickel-based alloys.

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DMZ INCREASES PRODUCTION OF ROLLED PRODUCTS BY 12 TIMES IN H1

PrJSC Dniprovsky Metallurgical Plant (DMZ, formerly Evraz-DMZ), part of DCH Steel from DCH Group of businessman Oleksandr Yaroslavsky, in January-June this year increased the output of finished rolled products 12 times compared to the same period last year – up to 117,500 tonnes from 10,000 tonnes. According to the company, in January-June of this year, DMZ also increased the production of pig iron to 151,400 tonnes from 18,000 tonnes (an increase of 8.4 times) and steel up to 144,000 tonnes from 13,000 tonnes (11 times more). Coke production increased by 5.3% compared to the same period last year, to 242,200 tonnes.
DMZ in June 2021 increased the production of pig iron in comparison with the same period last year by 38%, to 24,700 tonnes, steel – by 102.2%, to 27,100 tonnes, rolled products – by 100.9%, up to 21,500 tonnes. Coke production remained at the level of 40,000 tonnes.
The metallurgical workshops of the DMZ resumed work after a downtime in May-June 2020, before that, for seven months, the plant produced only coke-chemical processing products.
The plant specializes in production of steel, cast iron, rolled products and products from them. In 2020, the plant reduced steel output by 66% compared to 2019 – to 175,000 tonnes, pig iron – by 67.3%, to 160,000 tonnes, rolled products by 68.4%, to 140,000 tonnes.
On March 1, 2018, DCH Group signed a purchase agreement of Evraz DMZ.

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ILLICH IRON AND STEEL WORKS RAISES OUTPUT OF ROLLED PRODUCTS BY 20%

Mariupol-based Illich Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), part of Metinvest Group, in January-April this year increased the production of general rolled products, according to recent data, by 19.9% compared to the same period last year, to 1.34 million tonnes.
As the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine, steel production during this period increased by 10.7%, to 1.42 million tonnes, cast iron by 8.9%, to 1.56 million tonnes, and sinter by 16.5%, to 4.51 million tonnes.
In April, the enterprise produced about 335,000 tonnes of general rolled products, 350,000 tonnes of steel, 445,000 tonnes of cast iron, and 1.16 million tonnes of sinter.
Illich Iron and Steel Works is part of Metinvest Group, the main shareholders of which are SCM Group (71.24%) and Smart-Holding (23.76%), jointly managing the company.
Metinvest Holding LLC is the managing company of Metinvest Group.

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