“Zaporizhstal” of Metinvest Group continues renovating its fleet of specialized vehicles as part of the Investment Program for 2021. The car fleet will be expanded to eleven units. The investments of the plant amounted to approximately UAH 29 mln.
All the vehicles are designed to execute a number of technological operations in metallurgical production. Tracked bulldozer SINOMACH is engaged in operations in metallurgical waste (slag) processing area. Forklifts and front-end loaders are indispensable during repairs of core production facilities and handling operations in Cold Rolling Mill, Heat and Power Plant Shop, Production Preparation Shop, Railway shops.
A new truck-mounted hydraulic lift Karba with a boom of 30 m. and basket carrying capacity of up to 250 kg., is required for operations as part of steel making facility major overhauls, during the enterprise structure and grid service maintenance, roof examination and repair. A mobile crane Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science and Technology Co., Ltd will perform a wide range of tasks in the production thanks to its technical features: it is able to cope with loads as heavy as 55 t. and provides the load lifting to as high as 60 m.
A new mixer truck HOWO with tub mixer volume of 9 m3 will replace its predecessor and be engaged in repairs where integrity recover of concrete foundations and coatings is required. The plant also purchased two combined road machines based on МАЗ truck chassis. The vehicles will provide for dust suppression in metallurgical production waste processing area of slag processing shop as well as for road-blading with anti-slip mixtures in winter period.
In 2021, METINVEST which is Management Company of ZAPORIZHSTAL, celebrates its 15th anniversary from the date of establishment. METINVEST is an international vertically integrated group of steel and mining companies. It comprises steel and mining enterprises in Ukraine, Europe and the US, as well as a sales network in all key global regions. The COMPANY manages the complete production chain, from extracting iron ore and coal to manufacturing semi-finished and finished steel products.