«Donetsksteel» – metallurgical plant

Largest Ukrainian producer of merchant pig iron

Alexander Ryzhenkov — President, Hero of Ukraine, Honored Industrial Worker of Ukraine, Honored Metallurgist of Ukraine, Companion of the Distinguished Service Order of all Degrees, Holder of the Badge of Honor “Miner’s Glory” of Degree I.

Igor Minkovskiy — 
Director of the branch «Metallurgical complex» PrJSC «Donetsksteel-metallurgical plant», authorized officer on Integrated management system in the field of quality, ecology, labour protection

  • Donetsksteel’s metallurgical plant is a full metallurgical cycle complex
  • Production capacities:
    • pig iron - 1,45 mmtpa,
    • crude steel – 1,5 mmtpa (under construction),
    • section rolling - 0.37 mmtpa,
    • plate rolling - 0.52 mmtpa
  • In steel products, DS focuses on ensuring flexibility of the end-product mix fully utilizing technical peculiarities of its rolling equipment:
    • leader of a “small parcel” market in Ukraine (starting from 70t)
  • Donetsksteel features excellent operating performance as well as a state-of-the-art melting process of blast furnaces (remanufactured in early 2000s). The performance figures of its blast-furnace plant are among the best in Ukraine and the CIS and comply with the world highest steelmaking standards.
  • Donetsksteel was one of the first to apply pulverized coal injection (PCI) technology in the world and still remains one of a few CIS steel-makers to run it. PCI technology ensures efficient coke consumption and also eliminates dependency on natural gas supplies.
  • Donetsksteel uses modern continuous casting and stove basket equipment  – no major capex requirements during next 20-30 years
  • Ability to produce low-tonnage parties of flat and long products; orientation on the tailored solutions for the clients. Equipment of the rolling units enables production of low tonnage parties of both plate and section rolling steel products

Production dynamics by products (mmt)

Sales breakdown by products (US$mm)

Production process

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