06 April ‘11


The roll test has been accomplished at the input section of the continuous pickling unit (CPU) of the Mill 2000. The low- and high-pressure and the emulsion systems have been tested. Pre-commissioning activities at the CPU’s middle- and tail ends are continuing. The mill’s first stage launch has been scheduled for July 2011. Its capacity will reach 2 mln tons per year. The mill will supply its products to carmakers, home appliance manufacturers and construction sector.

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MMK is among the world's largest steel producers and is one of the leaders of Russia's steel industry. The company's operations in Russia include a large steel producing complex encompassing the entire production chain, from preparation of iron ore to downstream processing of rolled steel. MMK turns out a broad range of steel products with a predominant share of higher value added products. In 2010 MMK Group produced 11.4 mln tons of crude steel and 10.4 mln tons of commercial steel products.

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