2 August 2010 // Press centre Metinvest Group
PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY “AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS”, part of Metinvest Group, produced in July 2010: pig iron – 380.8 thousand tons, crude steel – 422.7 thousand tons.
Rolled products manufactured in July: 405.9 thousand tons. In July 2010 Azovstal produced 184.6 thousand tons of bulk coke, moisture 6%.
Production output decline in July 2010 is attributed to unscheduled repairs of main production units.
Major indicators of Azovstal’s performance
|Products||July '10, 000 tons||June '10, 000 tons||July '10 vs. June '10, 000 tons||July '10 vs. June '10, %|
|Bulk coke, moisture 6%||184.6||179.0||+5.7||+3.2|
|Products||Jan-Jul '10, 000 tons||Jan-Jul '10, 000 tons||Jan-Jul '10 vs. Jan-Jul '09, 000 tons||Jan-Jul '10 vs. Jan-Jul '09, %|
|Bulk coke, moisture 6%||1228.9||1110.9||+117.9||+10.6|
PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY “AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS” is a highly technological mill manufacturing a great variety of iron and steel products: slabs, steel bars and sections, rails, rail fasteners, squares, plates, metallurgical slag products.
Azovstal’s production capacities allow manufacture of over 5.5 million tons of iron, over 6.4 million tons of steel including 4.4 million tons of BOF steel, over 4.4 million tons of rolled products. Design capacity for manufacture of rail fasteners is 285 thousand tons per year, milling balls – 170 thousand tons per year.
Metinvest is an international vertically integrated mining and steel group of companies. Production facilities of Metinvest allow not only to fully meet its own demand for raw materials, liquid steel and semis but also to supply them to major steelmaking companies in Ukraine, Europe and Asia. The major shareholders of Metinvest are SCM Group (75% ownership) and Smart-Holding (25% ownership) partnering in Metinvest Group management.
METINVEST HOLDING, LLC is the managing company of Metinvest Group.