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Ilyich Iron and Steel Works

PJSC Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol has spent 3 million ghrivnas for the modernization of the park of heavy-duty trucks.

9 April 2013

PJSC Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Metinvest Group bought two 30—ton “BelAZ” trucks within the technical upgrading program. The new trucks have been put into operation in motor transport shop №1. The investments for the modernizations of the park of heavy-duty trucks have made up about 3 million ghrivnas.

Modern rock handlers of Byelorussian automobile plant have pneumohydraulic suspension, hydraulic mechanical transmission and diesel engine equipped with three-stage filtration system. Trucks are defined by high-capacity, efficiency, reliability and equipped with navigation system that allows controlling the intensity of shift target fulfillment.

Due to the new trucks that have been already put into operation in technological process of the Works, the efficiency and the quality of works on transportation of slag and slime for the utilization of industrial wastes will sufficiently increase.  This will help in solving ecological tasks of the metallurgical production.

“Putting into operation of the new trucks is the first stage on the way of modernization of the Works’ park of heavy-duty trucks. Purchasing expensive equipment, in spite of difficult economical situation will give the whole staff confidence in stability in future and belief that we are advancing in correct direction” – underlined the General Director of PJSC Ilyich Iron and Steel Works Yuriy Zinchenko. 

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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.