Prudent CAPEX

Key investment projects

Steelmaking

Blast furnace No. 7 construction at EVRAZ NTMK

The project aim is to maintain stable pig iron production volumes during the capital repair of blast furnace No. 6 in 2018-19.

Status

Successfully launched.

CAPEX in 2018
US$48 million

Grinding ball mill construction at EVRAZ NTMK

The project aim is to construct a new grinding ball mill that can make the grinding balls of hardness category five.

Status

Successfully launched.

CAPEX in 2018
US$5 million

Wheel resurfacing capacity expansion at EVRAZ NTMK

The project aim is to expand wheel resurfacing capacity to balance production capacity in 2019-22 and increase production volumes.

Status

Successfully launched.

CAPEX in 2018
US$10 million

Mining

The Tashtagolskaya mine development at Evrazruda

The project aim is to increase the Tashtagolskaya mine production capacity to 3.25 Mtpa with partial switching to sublevel caving and using of mobile equipment.

Status

Performed surveying, developed mining equipment upgrading projects, completed first stage of mine development for sublevel caving mining.

CAPEX in 2018
US$3 million

The Sobstvenno-Kachkanarsky deposit greenfield project at EVRAZ KGOK

The project aim is to support EVRAZ KGOK’s mining capacity at the level of 59 Mtpa through access and development of a titanium magnetite ore deposit.

Status

Developing detailed design for infrastructure facilities.

CAPEX in 2018
US$0.3 million

Key maintenance projects

Blast furnace No. 6 construction major overhaul at EVRAZ NTMK

The project aim is to reconstruct the 2.5 mtpa blast furnace 6.

Status

Selected the general designer and the main equipment suppliers.

CAPEX in 2018
US$7 million

Tailings facility extension at EVRAZ KGOK

The project aim is to build a thickener and a new damp to maintain processing capacities at the level of 59 Mt of ore a year.

Status

Installed the hydro-compression system at the booster. Currently upgrading equipment at Electric Substation No. 17 and constructing Electric Substation No. 18.

CAPEX in 2018
US$5 million

Switching the Severny open pit to truck and rail mining at EVRAZ KGOK

The project aim is to increase ore extraction capacity to 30 Mtpa through using truck and rail mining in the Severny open pit with a possibility for further capacity growth. Part of sub-stage 2.3 in 2018.

Status

Completed the final stage of the project, acquired two 130-tonne dump trucks.

CAPEX in 2018
US$4 million