facebook.com facebook.com

Production of metallurgical coke increased by 52%

In March 2024, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) reduced rolled steel production by 41.3% compared to the same month in 2023, to 6.2 thousand tons. Compared to the previous month, the figure increased by 17.9%. This is stated in the corporate newspaper DCH Steel.

The production of metallurgical coke for the month increased by 52.3% compared to March 2023 and by 7.8% compared to February this year – up to 24.4 thousand tons.

In January-March 2024, DMZ’s rolled steel production decreased by 60.6% y/y – to 11.5 thousand tons, while coke production increased by 52.2% – to 69.8 thousand tons.

In 2023, DMZ increased its rolled steel production by 86.2% compared to 2022, to 105.6 thousand tons. Last year, the company’s production of metallurgical coke increased by 38.5% compared to 2022, to 292.7 thousand tons.

Last year, DMZ’s rolling mills focused on producing mine supports, mine rails, small volumes of channels and angles for the Ukrainian market. In addition, the company has resumed production of profiles in accordance with European standards.

Dnipro Metallurgical Plant is a full-cycle steelmaking enterprise that is part of DCH Group. It produces semi-finished products and structural shapes: channels, angles and rails.

Its main products are square billets (supplied to Turkey and Egypt), channels with a wide export geography (Europe, Asia, Africa), and pig iron, which is exported mainly to Turkey.