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Production of metallurgical coke increased by 56%

In February 2024, Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ) reduced rolled steel production by 45.7% compared to the same month in 2023, to 5.3 thousand tons. This is stated in the corporate newspaper DCH Steel.

The production of metallurgical coke for the month increased by 56% compared to February 2023 – up to 22.7 thousand tons.

«In February, after the January repairs, the company resumed rolled steel production and produced channels 16, 18, 20 and 24 by customer order. We plan to double the volume of steel production in March compared to February,» the company said.

In January-February 2024, DMZ’s rolled steel production decreased by 71.6% y/y – to 5.3 thousand tons, while coke production increased by 52.2% – up to 45.3 thousand tons.

Iin 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 steel enterprise that is part of the DCH group. It produces semi-finished products and shaped rolled steel products: channel, angle bars, rails.

Its main products are square billets (exported to Turkiye and Egypt), channels (wide export geography: countries of Europe, Asia, Africa) and pig iron (exported mainly to Turkiye).