Retention of low-cost position
Main cost-reduction programmes
Blast furnace coke production development programme at EVRAZ NTMKStatus
Reduced the material consumption rate by 4%.
Implemented an initiative to balance the coke strength after reaction.
Metal charge reduction programme at EVRAZ ZSMKStatus
Optimised ferroalloy consumption in oxygen converter shop no 2, increased pig iron temperature in oxygen converter shop No. 1.
Electric-arc furnace shop optimisation at EVRAZ ZSMKStatus
Equipped electric-arc furnace No. 2 with a new advanced intensification system.
Iron ore product development programme at EVRAZ KGOKStatus
Increased iron content in sintered ore.
Improved efficiency of kilns.
Brought into operation a mobile tyre changer for BELAZ machinery.
Changing wagon loading scheme at the Siberia divisionStatus
Applied a new loading scheme, reduced the number of wagons by increasing the load capacity.
Launch coke screening of 10-30 fractions at EVRAZ ZSMKStatus
Increased volume of 10-30 coke nut fractions for sale instead of using it as a fuel.