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Capital repair of a turbo-generator took place at PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works” (MMKI)

20 February 2013

At PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works”, an affiliate of “Metinvest Group” within the framework of realization of the events for power efficiency provision a capital repair of the turbo-generator No2 of the Heat and Power Plant No1 was achieved. About UAH 1 million 700 thousand were invested to power equipment reconditioning.

Turbo-generator No2 of the Heat and Power Plant No1 is enabled in electric power generation for Works’ power demands provision. Therefore, maintenance of the equipment in reliable and safe condition is one of the main conditions of the efficient functioning of the whole enterprise.

Program of capital repair of the turbo-generator No2 comprised turbine opening and reconditioning of auxiliary units and mechanisms of the machine in corpore : rotor, flow channel of the turbine, bearings mounting. In order to reduce the costs, turbo-generator equipment reconditioning basically was realized by workers of the Works’ Department for Repairs. Technical Diagnostics Department Specialists took place in commissioning. Undertaken repairing works allowed making more accurate setting and control of machine’s working modes and reducing steam losses during electric power production.

“Power equipment reconditioning is a precondition to achieve a strategic aim of the company for power consumption reduction, and as a result for increase in profitability and reinforcement of competitiveness of the enterprise at the metal products outlets”, PJSC “Ilyich Iron & Steel Works” acting Chief Power Engineering Specialist Vladimir Kovalchuk emphasized. “Large-scale capital repair of the turbo-generator No2 of the Heat and Power Plant No1 will allow extending the term of its efficient work for 4 years at least”. 

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PJSC «Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol» is one of the greatest enterprises in Ukraine with full metallurgical cycle. The Works produces pipes and flat rolled products of carbon, low-alloy and alloy steels for different applications: hot-rolled plates and sheets intended for the production of pipes for main pipelines, ships, pressure vessels, bridge constructions, other metal constructions for critical application; hot-rolled plates, sheets and strips including pickled; cold-rolled, including galvanized, bands, sheets and strips, including for cold stamping, flooring and others; thick-walled pipes including for oil pipe lines; water- and gas-supply welded thin-walled pipes of circular section and structural pipes of rectangular section; flasks for different compressed gases, including automobile and others.

50 certificates issued by seven International Certification Bodies and Ukraine Certification Centers confirm the high quality of the metal products of 200 steel grades produced at the Works. Quality Management System functions at the PJSC «Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol» developed and certified according to the requirements of ISO 9001.

Production facilities of the Works allow to produce about 6,1 million tons of steel per year, 12 million tons of agglomerate, more than 5,5 million tons of pig-iron, more than 6,1 million tons of steel including converter steel – 3,6 million tons, more than 5 million tons of finished rolled products.

METINVEST is an international vertical-integrated mining-and-metallurgical Group of companies, which runs assets in every link of production chain from iron-ore and coal mining till semi-finished and finished metal products manufacture. The structure of the Group comprises mining and metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine, Europe and USA, and sales network covering the key world markets. METINVEST GROUP consists of Metallurgical and Mining Divisions. According to the strategical vision of the Group its aim is to become lead European vertical-integrated steel producer with stable ratio of growth and cost effectiveness in spite of market cyclicity, and to ensure investment return higher than industrial standards. In the first half of 2012 the Group has received US$6,74 milliards of sale proceeds, cost effectiveness by EBITDA was 16%.


The main shareholders of METINVEST B.V. Company (holding company of METINVEST GROUP) are SKM GROUP (71,25%) and SMART-HOLDING (23,75%),  which control Company at partnership relations.