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“Ilyich Iron and Steel Works” reconstructs sports grounds of Mariupol

10 September 2013

“Ilyich Iron and Steel Works” of Metinvest Group has carried out reconstruction of two sports children playgrounds in the housing estate of Mariupol. The project is realized within the bounds of social partnership with Town Council of Mariupol and aimed at popularization of sports and propaganda of a healthy life-style.

The ministadium at Dundich Street constructed by “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works” in 2009 was crying out to be overhauled because of active operation. The assistance of team of metallurgists has allowed to return a possibility for children to go in for sports comfortably.

The playing complex has found the second birth thanks to replacement of the ground base, artificial covering renewal at the minifield for football and protecting fence installation on a basketball ground. All complex of works on the project is executed by workers of road repair area of repair and upgrading shop of the works. Now the sports ground is well-planned for exercises and trainings outdoor.

The same sports complex is overhauled by the works at Mumin-Sibiryak Street in Ilyichevski district of Mariupol.

Metinvest Company has wished the sports victories for football and basketball team captains of microdistrict and gifted the leather balls.

“Reconstruction and building of socially significant objects for a town are among our priorities. As socially responsible partners, the enterprises of Metinvest Group intend in future to co-operate with a town realizing similar projects. Thus, we propagandize a healthy life-style, support sports youth of Mariupol and create all conditions for exercises and popularization of sports among townspeople”, - said Yuri Zinchenko, General Director of “Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol”.

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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.