Russia’s Abinsk adds 300,000 tpy billet capacity, considers exports

The Abinsk Electric Steel Works, a unit of a Russian steelmaker Novorosmetall, has increased its billet capacity by 300,000 tonnes per year to 1.5 million tpy with the modernisation of its minimill, according to technology provider Primetals.

Additionally, Abinsk is now able to produce a greater range of quality steel grades, such as high-carbon steel for wire and spring steel.

The Krasnodar region-based producer, which also has a 500,000-tpy rebar and 600,000-tpy wire rod mill, will...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

October 13, 2017

16:36 GMT