Tulachermet to shift focus from pig iron to steelmaking

Russian pig iron producer Tulachermet will reduce its presence in the pig iron market when its new 1 million tpy steel mill comes online, a spokesman told Steel First on Wednesday September 18.

Tulachermet will complete a feasibility study and identify a site for the steel project in Russia's Tula region this autumn. Construction is expected to take three years

The steel mill will use about 800,000 tonnes of the company’s own pig iron resources to produce 1 million tpy of long and structural steel products, according to Sergey Frolov, investor...


Nina Nasman

September 19, 2013

10:47 GMT