In August, 2012, performance indices of “Zaporozhstal” increases as compares with July, 2012.
Volume gain in production of iron, steel and roll stock had been caused mainly by introduction of organizational and technological arrangements. So, in August, the nominal daily iron production had been increased (in August, 2012 — 8,830 tons per day, the average index for 7 months of 2012 was 8,750 tons per day); coke consumption had been decreased (in August, 2012 — 395 kg per a ton of iron, the average index for 7 months of 2012 was 405 kg per a ton of iron); metal charge consumption had been decreased for 50 kg per a ton of produced steel.
Main operation indices of JSC “Zaporozhstal”
|Index description||units||August, 2012||July, 2012||August, 2012 to July, 2012, thou.tons||August, 2012 to July, 2012, %|
|Iron production volume||thou.tons||270,208||266,655||3,553||101,3|
|Steel production volume||thou.tons||319,432||317,432||2,384||100,8|
|Roll stock production volume||thou.tons||263,886||258,326||5,560||102,2|
A record level for the last few years had been reached in the field of granulated slag shipment in August, 2012 — 100 thou. tons (for comparison, for 7 months, 2012, the average monthly shipment made up 50 thou. tons), which allowed for our enterprise to decrease considerably the influence on soil, underground and surface waters.
«This month was indicative for “Zaporozhstal”. We are faced with a complicated task — we should grow faster and be ahead of the competition and growth rates as well as in quality of the products. The indices of the Integrated Works operation in August clearly demonstrate the effectiveness of the solutions, introduced in the production process», — the General Director of JSC “Zaporozhstal” Rostislav Shurma underlined.
Joint-Stock Company “Zaporozhye Iron & Steel Integrated Works “Zaporozhstal” is one of the biggest industrial enterprises in Ukraine, its production is well-known and is in demand among the consumers in the home market as well as in many countries throughout the world.
The Integrated Works is specialized in high quality steel h/r coils, h/r sheets, c/r sheets, c/r coils with thickness of 0.5-8.0 mm made of carbon, low alloyed, alloyed and stainless steel grades, as well as steel strip and tin. The main consumers of the Works’ products are the manufacturers of welded pipes, automobile enterprises, agricultural, transportation equipment producers, manufacturers of household appliances.