Zaporizhzhia Coke Plant

Zaporizhzhia Coke Plant is a large manufacturer of coke products. Its main buyer is Zaporizhstal. The company purchases coal from Ukrainian, Russian, U.S. and Canadian suppliers. Zaporizhzhia Coke Plant is a part of Metinvest Holding.

Location: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Shareholders: Metinvest Holding holds 52.4% of shares directly and 42.7% through Zaporizhstal
Markets: Ukraine
Products: Furnace coke

Production capacity

Coke production 3 coke oven batteries, 1,800 thousand tons

Staff and wages

Number of employees 906
Average wage* UAH 302,000 per annum

* per worker before taxes

Charts and tables

Production results, thousand tons

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2012 1326 kt2012
2013 1238 kt2013
2014 1207 kt2014
2015 823 kt2015
2016 880 kt2016
2017 895 kt2017
2018 894 kt2018

Indicative sales structure by products in 2018

Indicative sales structure by markets in 2018

* structure of sales volumes, metric tons

Financial performance, $ million

 201320142015201620172018
Sales347.3312.7205.5174.2322.8338.5
EBITDA 10.6 19.6 23.2 23.3 53.455.7
EBITDA margin 3.1%6.3%11.3% 13.3% 16.5%16.4%
Net income -6.6 -0.3 11.5 14.2 39.841.1
Net income margin -1.9% -0.1% 5.6% 8.2% 12.3%12.1%
CAPEX 2.8 3.1 4.6 7.5 13.814.1

Key facts

2018

Zaporizhzhia Coke Plant is implementing an energy efficiency program. Specifically, in 2018, a checkrow disconnection scheme was applied to vertical channels of coke oven batteries. This reduced the annual gas consumption by 2 million cubic meters, with UAH 41 million cost advantage.

2017-2021

Zaporizhzhia Coke Plant is overhauling the coke oven batteries No. 5 and No. 6, with the annual capacity of 720 thousand tons. The overhaul works, scheduled for 2017–2021, are being performed without production idle. The program budget is UAH 250 million.

Sources: websites of the companies, media outlets