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Azovstal doubled the costs meant for working environment improvement

7 August 2013

PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS" of Metinvest Group will allocate about 6 million UAH for the repair of sanitary facilities and amenities till late 2013, which is two times more than the last year indicator. So far, 20 objects out of 25 planned ones have already been repaired.

The renovation took place with regard to the sanitary facilities in Merchant Mill and Coke Oven & By-product Plant; shower rooms in Central Chemical Laboratory; water closets in Merchant Mill, Rail & Structural Mill, CO&BP Plant and Plate Mill, as well as those in Thermal & Power Plant, in Recovery Shop and Rail Fasteners Shop. In July, the shower rooms were repaired in four other structural subdivisions: BOF Shop, Plate Mill, Rail & Structural Mill and Merchant Mill.

"Along with providing comfortable and safe working conditions for every employee, we are facing the task to provide also a sufficient level of working environment at our enterprise. With this end, the enterprise has doubled financing of the measures aimed at repair of sanitary facilities and amenities", – mentioned Director General of PJSC "AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS" Enver Tskitishvili.

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PJSC “AZOVSTAL IRON & STEEL WORKS” is an up-to-date high-technology enterprise which produces a wide range of steel products such as: slabs, sections and shapes, rails, rail fastenings, square billets, heavy plates, and smelter slag products.

Production capacity of the Enterprise makes it possible to manufacture annually over  5,5 million  tons of pig iron, over 6,2 million tons of steel  (the target is to achieve  7 million  tons of steel per year),  over  4,4  million tons of rolled products. Design capacity of rail fastenings manufacture is 285 thousand tons per year and that of steel milling balls manufacture is 170 thousand tons per year.

Metinvest is a vertically integrated mining group of companies, operating the assets in each sector of the production cycle beginning with iron ore and coal mining and coke production up to the manufacture of steel semi-products and finished products, pipes and coils as well as production of other products with high value added. The Group consists of mining and steel works situated in Ukraine, Europe, and the USA and has a chain of sales covering the key world markets. The chief stockholders of Metinvest are SKM Group (71,25%) and Smart-Holding (23,75%) which jointly run  the Company.

METINVEST HOLDING LLC – the holding company of the Metinvest Group