Ukraine's DMKD falls short of steel billet output targets, adds to pressure for higher CIS export prices

Ukraine’s Dneprovskiy Dzerzhinsky Metallurgical Plant (DMKD) has failed to achieve the production volumes planned after last year’s restart, a source at the mill told Metal Bulletin.

The initial target output of sellable billet from DMKD was set at 150,000-170,000 tonnes per month, according to the source.
“DMKD experienced issues while relaunching its equipment in 2017. The revamp of the basic oxygen furnace [BOF] shop was the most difficult part,” the source said.

As a result, he...

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Vlada Novokreshchenova

March 14, 2018

09:37 GMT

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