Kryvyi Rih, November 5, 2020 ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, more a mining and metallurgical enterprise in Ukraine, reports on the production results for 9 months of 2020.
Key production figures, million tonnes
Mauro Longobardi, General Director of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih – in the third quarter of this challenging year, steel production amounted to 1,060 thousand tonnes, which is 94 thousand tonnes less than in the second quarter, due “to the renovation of blast furnace No. 9. Operational reliability, energy efficiency, timely maintenance and process optimization remained the priority areas of the enterprise to be cost-effective and competitive. Despite the COVID- pandemic. 19:00, and the uncertainty on the world markets, we, in particular, managed to achieve a record rate of shipments of iron ore concentrate to consumers at the level of 1,065 thousand tonnes. , ASTM-615 in small-grade condition No. 4, corner 75X75X5 in small-grade condition No. 2. Work continues on capital projects repairs and modernization of the main technological units. Thus, in September, blast furnace No. 9 casing was successfully repaired, which significantly increased the reliability of the furnace. We have prepared blast furnace No. 7 for overhaul of the III category, and have begun reconstruction of another sinter machine in the sinter shop No. 2. We consider the main event of 2020 to be the start of the construction project of a new pelletizing plant, the first symbolic stone of which was laid in October. This is one of the key environmental projects in which the company is investing about $ 250 million. All investment projects that we are actively working on now are aimed at reducing emissions and bring ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih closer to becoming a “green producer”.