New Far East Russian steel plate, pipe plant to start production by 2025

Russia’s Primorskiy Metallurgical Plant intends to build a steelmaking facility in the country’s Far Eastern Primorsky Krai region, with capacity for 1.5 million tonnes per year of heavy steel plate and 250,000 tpy of large diameter pipe (LDP), Fastmarkets has learned.

The new facility, scheduled to begin production in 2025, will be built in the territory of Bolshoy Kamen in the south of Primorsky Krai, 30km from the country’s major eastern seaport and rail terminus of Vladivostok.
“The re-rolling plant will be based near the Zvezda shipyard, ensuring stable demand for 350,000 tpy [of heavy plate],” Andrey Mileykovskiy, general director of Primorskiy Metallurgical Plant, told Fastmarkets last week.

“In addition,” he said, “the new production will meet the need for large-diameter...


Elina Virchenko

September 17, 2021

18:20 GMT