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Another ambulatory clinic reconstructed in Mariupol

14 October 2014

PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol” of Metinvest Group has completed the reconstruction of ambulatory clinic No.7, situated in Grecheskaya street, Mariupol. Medical care of higher quality will be accessible now for more than 4 thousand citizens of Mariupol – residents of Zhovtnevy district. The main thing is that it will be comfortable for people – no need to go to another part of the city to consult a doctor.

In the building in which the ambulatory clinic is located, and the capital repair of which was made more than 40 years ago, the following repair works were performed: replacement of utilities, installation of new windows and doors, repair of roof and facade, connection of electric boilers and gas boiler. Furthermore, the yard of the medical institution was also improved by the steelmakers. The cost of reconstruction of medical institution amounted to UAH 1 million.
The ambulatory clinic is to be staffed with a general practitioner and a pediatrician, and it will have a new procedure room and a day patient department. In prospect, for a few days per month a neuropathologist, a surgeon and other specialized doctors from Mariupol Primary Health Care Center No.3 will also receive patients.

Natalya Georgieva, Chief Doctor of Primary Health Care Center No.3:

- Medical workers of Mariupol are grateful to Metinvest Group for the reconstructed ambulatory clinic. Now, our doctors will be able to work in comfortable conditions and that will have positive effect on medical services rendered to the citizens of Mariupol. It is a real pleasure to work in improved medical rooms. And we will try to make our best to improve the health of our patients. Due to the help of the steelmakers, municipal medical services rendered to the citizens of Mariupol are becoming more available and of higher quality.

Yurii Zinchenko, Director General of PJSC “Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol”:

- One of the most important social priorities for metallurgical enterprises of Metinvest Group is to preserve health of employees of the enterprise and the citizens of Mariupol. For this purpose we are working systematically for construction and reconstruction of the municipal medical institutions which will provide services to the citizens of Mariupol at the place of their residence. Last year we put into operation the ambulatory clinic situated in Kirovskii residential area, a month ago we opened the ambulatory clinic for the people residing in Gavan and Slobodka areas. And today the ambulatory clinic situated in Grecheskaya Street is opening its doors. I wish health, optimism and peaceful skies for all of you.

Enver Tskitishvili, Director General of PJSC “AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS”:

- In spite of the difficult situation in steel industry, Metinvest Group continues active implementation of all planned social projects within the Program of social partnerships with the city. During the current year metallurgical enterprises are going to allocate more than UAH 55 million to the development of infrastructure of Mariupol. Special attention is paid to the help for medical institutions of the city. Steelmakers have almost completed the capital repair of Hospital No.4 and put into operation two district ambulatory clinics. Together we can make Mariupol modern and comfortable city to live in.

Sergey Matvienkov, People’s Deputy of Ukraine:

- Enterprises of Metinvest Group have always helped the citizens of Mariupol to solve infrastructure problems such as roads renovation, repair of kindergartens, classrooms at schools and universities, improvement of quality of municipal water supply and so on. And this collaborating assistance moves into high gear. Today another stage was implemented, excellent ambulatory clinic have been reconstructed, services of which are necessary for thousands of citizens starting with the young mothers with infants and ending with the aged people. This points to the fact that metallurgical enterprises of Metinvest Group and the citizens of Mariupol form an integral organism and one family. Only together we can make our city more comfortable and cozy.

For editors:

PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS" is a modern high-technology enterprise manufacturing wide range of steel products: slabs, bars, shapes, railway rails, rail fasteners, square billets, plates and products of metallurgical slag. Production capacities of the enterprise allow to produce annually over 5.5 million tons of iron, over 6.2 million tons of steel (aim is to achieve 7 million tons of steel per year) and over 4.4 million tons of rolled products. Design capacities for rail fasteners production is 285 thousand tons per year, grinding balls 170 thousand tons per year.

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.

METINVEST is a vertically integrated mining and metallurgical group of companies that manages assets in each segment of production chain, from extraction of iron ore raw materials and coal, as well as coke production up to manufacture of steel semi-finished and finished products, pipes and coils and also manufacture of other high-value-added products. The Group incorporates mining and metallurgical enterprises located in Ukraine, Europe and USA and has sales network covering all global key markets. Metinvest Group incorporates Metallurgical and Mining Divisions. According to the strategic vision of Group it is aimed to become the leading European vertically integrated steel manufacturer with sustained growth and profitability, despite the cyclical nature of markets, and provide investment yield above the industry standards. For the first quarter of 2014 ended March, 31th, 2014, the Group reported revenues of US$2.9 billion and an EBITDA margin of 30%.

The key shareholders of METINVEST B.V. (Holding Company of Metinvest Group) are SCM Group (71.24%) and SMART Group (23.76%) that take part in the Group administration on a partnership basis.

"METINVEST HOLDING" LLC is the managing company of Metinvest Group.

For more information see www.metinvestholding.com