Dnipro Metallurgical Plant
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) is an integrated company, a member of the DCH Group.
It produces semi-finished products and long products: channels, angles and rails.
Its main products are square billets (exported to Turkey and Egypt), channels (wide export geography: countries of Europe, Asia, Africa) and pig iron (exported mainly to Turkey).
Rolling shop No. 2: mill 550
Staff and wages
* per worker before taxes
Charts and tables
Production results, thousand tons
Indicative sales structure by products in 2019*
Indicative sales structure by countries in 2019*
* structure of sales volumes, metric tons
Financial performance, $ million
|Net income margin||-8.33%||-43.90%||-13.63%||-3.20%||15.10%||24.68%||-15.6%|
In April 2020, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant planned to launch a resolution plan, with a view to improving the company’s financial situation and restructuring debt obligations.
In October 2019, due to negative market conditions, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant stopped its main shops for repair. The plant is expected to be re-launched in March 2020.
Among the largest investment projects of Dnipro Metallurgical Plant in 2019, the overhaul of the blast furnace No. 2 and the rebuilding of the coke oven battery No. 5 are worth attention.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant plans to build new continuous casting machine and small section mill for production of rebar and wire rod. Company will rebuild coke batteries #5, 1 and 4 during 2019-2020. Overhaul of the blast furnace #3 in 2018 and blast furnace #2 in 2019 will enable company to produce 3200 tonnes of pig iron per day. Completion of the cogeneration plant construction project will allow to generate about 12.5 mln kWh electric power.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant to raise steel production volume to 961 ths tonnes (+4.5%) in 2019 and pig iron production to 955 ths tonnes (+7.7%), according to the 2018 Annual Report.
In March 2018
The DCH Group signed a contract with the Evraz Holding on the purchase of Dnipro Metallurgical Plant.
In February 2019
An automated environmental monitoring system was put into operation, including 3 environmental monitoring posts. Measurements are made to control main pollutants and meteorological parameters.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant plans to reconstruct the blast furnaces 2 and 3 in 2018–2019. The estimated cost of works is $20 million. The project will increase the output and reduce emissions into the air.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant is going to reconstruct 4 coke batteries. The amount of investment totals $20 million.
Dnipro Metallurgical Plant also plans to build a shop of continuous casting of steel (the needed investment amounts to $50 million). The shop will consist of two ladle furnaces and a five-strand continuous casting machine (CCM). It will take the plant 3 to 4 years to complete design, construction, procurement and installation of equipment.
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