Mariupol Metallurgical Plant named after Ilyich (MMK, Donetsk region) in January-September 2018 increased the production of general rolled products, according to operational data, by 6% compared to the same period in 2017 – up to 2.165 million tons.
As the company informed the agency “Interfax-Ukraine”, the production of steel during the specified period also increased by 6% – up to 2.428 million tons, pig iron – by 9.5%, up to 3.309 million tons.
In September, MMK produced 254 thousand tons of general rolled products, 259 thousand tons of steel, 286 thousand tons of pig iron.
As reported in the report of the Metinvest Group for the first half and second quarter of 2018, in April -June pig iron smelting at MMK im. Ilyich decreased due to the planned overhaul of blast furnace No. 3 with a duration of 17.5 days.
At the same time, it was noted that over six months the supply of raw materials at the Mariupol metallurgical plants of the group had stabilized, interruptions in which were observed in the same period of the past of the year. Thanks to this, the production of steel and commercial pig iron increased.
MMK im. Ilyich is part of the Metinvest Group, the main shareholders of which are SCM Group (71.24%) and Smart Holding (23.76%), jointly managing it.
Metinvest Holding LLC “- the management company of the Metinvest group.
Based on materials: Interfax-Ukraine