Metinvest commissions rebuilt furnace at Yenakievo works

Ukrainian steelmaking group Metinvest has blown in a new blast furnace at its Yenakievo works, which will increase the plant’s pig iron capacity by two-thirds, the company said.

Blast furnace No.3 will be able to produce 1.2 million tpy of pig iron, raising Yenakievo’s total capacity for this product to 3 million tpy, Metinvest said. Metinvest started working on the $220 million project...

Published

December 06, 2011

15:56 GMT