The steelmaking enterprise “Elektrostal” (Donetsk region) in January-August this year reduced the production of continuously cast billets by 5.6% compared to the same period last year – to 68 thousand tons.
As a representative of Elektrostal told Interfax-Ukraine, 11 thousand tons of products were smelted in August, while in the previous month – 1 thousand tons.
At the same time, he recalled that with From January to mid-March 2019, the enterprise was completely idle and partially resumed work from mid-March, after which it operated by a third of capacity or less.
As reported, in 2019, the output of continuously cast billets at Elektrostal decreased by 3, 5 times compared to 2018 – up to 83 thousand tons from 289 thousand tons.
Since 2000, the Donetsk Metal Rolling Plant (DMPZ) began to experience a shortage of purchased steel billets for its own rolling production, as a result of which the decision to build a steel plant – “El ectrostal “.
DMPZ specializes in the production and sale of metal products: rolled sections, cast iron pipes, structural elements made of ferrous metals, nuts and shovels.
Based on materials: Interfax- Ukraine