Azovstal completed the reconstruction of aspiration in the crushing department of the bulk and ferroalloys section

Metallurgical plant “Azovstal” (Mariupol, Donetsk region), part of the “Metinvest” group, completed the reconstruction of the aspiration in the crushing department of the bulk and ferroalloys section of the converter shop, having installed the cleaning equipment of the German company Lamellen-Jet for 8.1 million UAH …

According to a press release from the company on Friday, commissioning is currently underway.

At the same time, it is specified that reconstruction of aspiration in the Azovstal converter shop began in 2017. To install new cleaning equipment, the old aspiration unit was dismantled and the material supply system was changed. We built a compressor room and a control cabinet to supply air to the filter. The new pocket filter with regeneration was purchased from the German company Lamellen-Jet, its capacity is 11 thousand cubic meters. m /hour.

Commissioning is being completed. The results of measurements during the operation of the new aspiration confirm that the degree of cleaning corresponds to the best European practices.

The General Director of Azovstal Enver Tskitishvili pointed out the importance of the project, which will significantly reduce dust emissions into the atmosphere.

“We chose the most efficient and modern equipment. In addition, in order to fulfill environmental obligations to the residents of the city and at the same time not to stop the converter shop during the reconstruction period, we purchased already crushed materials at a cost 20% higher than if they were prepared in the department of the shop. Greening metallurgical production is a real task, we are making confident steps towards clean and modern metallurgical production, “- said the top manager, quoted by the press service.

Azovstal is part of the Metinvest group, the main shareholders which is the SCM group (71.24%) and Smart Holding (23.76%), jointly managing the company.

Metinvest Holding LLC is the management company of Metinvest Group.

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