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INTERPIPE INCREASES STEEL PRODUCTION BY 4%

Electric steelmaking complex Interpipe Steel of international vertically integrated pipe and wheel company Interpipe (Dnipro) in January-April of this year increased steel production, according to recent data, by 3.9% compared to the same period last year, to 283,000 tonnes.
As the company told Interfax-Ukraine, 90,000 tonnes of steel were produced in April, while in the previous month – 79,500 tonnes.
In 2020, the company reduced steel production by 11.2% compared to 2019, to 758,700 tonnes.
Interpipe is a Ukrainian industrial company, a manufacturer of seamless pipes and railway wheels. The company’s products are supplied to more than 80 countries all over the world through a chain of commercial offices located in the CIS, Europe, the United States and the Middle East.

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ENERGOMASHSPETSSTAL CUTS STEEL PRODUCTION

PJSC Energomashspetsstal (Kramatorsk, Donetsk region), owned by Russia’s Atomenergomash (Rosatom state corporation), in January-April of this year reduced steel production by 13.6% compared to the same period last year, to 19,000 tonnes.
A source in the industry told Interfax-Ukraine that 5,000 tonnes of steel were produced in April.
As reported, Energomashspetsstal in 2020 increased steel production by 6.8% compared to the previous year, to 63,000 tonnes.
Energomashspetsstal is the largest Ukrainian manufacturer of special cast and forged products of individual and small-scale production for metallurgy, shipbuilding, energy (wind, steam, hydro, nuclear) and general mechanical engineering.

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UKRAINE INCREASES PRODUCTION OF STEEL BY 7%

Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises in January-April this year have increased the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 7.4% compared to the same period last year – up to 6.414 million tonnes.
In the first four months of the year steel production has increased by 7.2% – up to 7.138 million tonnes, pig iron – by 9.1% – up to 7.075 million tonnes, the association Ukrmetalurgprom said on Thursday.
In April, 1.680 million tonnes of rolled products, 1.847 million tonnes of steel, 1.762 million tonnes of pig iron were produced, while in the previous month – 1.575 million tonnes of rolled products, 1.779 million tonnes of steel, and 1.805 million tonnes of pig iron.

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DNIPROSPETSSTAL INCREASES PRODUCTION OF ROLLED PRODUCTS BY 19%

Electrometallurgical plant Dniprospetsstal (Zaporizhia) in January-April this year increased the output of finished rolled products, according to operational data, by 19.1% compared to the same period last year – up to 56,000 tonnes.
Steel production during this period increased by 13.4% – up to 76,000 tonnes, the enterprise told Interfax-Ukraine.
In April, 21,000 tonnes of steel were smelted; 14,000 tonnes of rolled products were produced.
As reported, Dniprospetsstal in 2020 increased the output of finished rolled products by 1.3% compared to 2019, 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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ENERGOMASHSPETSSTAL INCREASES STEEL PRODUCTION IN 2020

PJSC Energomashspetsstal (Kramatorsk, Donetsk region), owned by Russia’s Atomenergomash (Rosatom state corporation), in 2020 increased steel production by 6.8% compared to the previous year, to 63,000 tonnes.
A source in the industry told Interfax-Ukraine that 3,000 tonnes of steel were produced in December.
As reported, Energomashspetsstal in 2019 reduced steel production by 4.8% compared to 2018, to 59,000 tonnes.
Energomashspetsstal is the largest Ukrainian manufacturer of special cast and forged products of individual and small-scale production for metallurgy, shipbuilding, energy (wind, steam, hydro, nuclear) and general mechanical engineering.

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ILLICH STEEL MILL INCREASES PRODUCTION OF ROLLED PRODUCTS BY 10%

Mariupol-based PJSC Illich steel mill, a member of the Metinvest group, in January-November of this year increased the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 9.8% compared to the same period last year – to 3.34 million tonnes.
Steel production during this period increased by 12.9% – up to 3.7 million tonnes, pig iron – by 5.2%, to 4.32 million tonnes, sinter – by 12, 6%, to 11.28 million tonnes, the enterprise told the Interfax-Ukraine agency.
In November, the mill produced about 330,000 tonnes of general rolled products, 350,000 tonnes of steel, 370,000 tonnes of pig iron, and 1.1 million tonnes of sinter.

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