At Central GOK, Metinvest group of businessman Rinat Akhmetov has completed the reconstruction of the pelletizing plant. Investments in the project amounted to 52 million UAH, reports a press-service of Metinvest.
Thanks to the new equipment, the plant has started to produce pellets of uniform size and strength.
Reconstruction of the plant took place in several stages. In the autumn of last year, the company commissioned the mixer, the German company Eirich. The unit is designed for preparation of high quality applications. In 2017, the specialists have upgraded the conveyor transport, set roller rumble canadian Corporation Métal 7 and dispensers Siemens. Process is controlled by automatics. The use of modern technology allowed to increase factory productivity by 7%.
“To insure the plant in a situation when the prices for iron ore are on the decline, we decided to start production of fundamentally new products that will be in demand on the world market. Thanks to the coordinated work of technologists GOK we successfully completed the upgrade of the pelletising plant. Created production platform for long-term development of the Central plant”, – said the General Director of CMCP Dmitry Shevchik.
“Raw materials, which began to produce the Central mining and processing plant, – high margin product in high demand among foreign steel companies. With the help of the Metinvest group plans to enter new markets of iron ore to Western Europe and the Asia-Pacific region”, – said sales Director of Metinvest Dmitry Nikolaenko.
Earlier it was reported that the State fiscal service suspects mining companies of Metinvest group in the underpayment of taxes.