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The main products of the CCD plant since the beginning of the war have been hard coal coke, coke nuts and coke fines

The Dnipro Metallurgical Plant (DMZ), which is part of the DCH group, resumed production of metallurgical coke in March 2023. The last small batch of this product was released in the fall of 2022. This is stated in the corporate newspaper.

Since the beginning of the war, the main products of the coke-chemical division (CCD) of DMZ have been hard coal coke, coke nuts and coke fines. The company supplies the produced products to ferroalloy plants of Ukraine.

To resume the production of metallurgical coke, the plant purchased more coking coal of the K brand. The first batch of blast furnace coke has already been shipped to the buyer. There are also orders for these products for April, May and June.

Also, since March, coke-chemical companies have started exporting products of coke-chemical production to Moldova.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in January-March 2023 DMZ increased production of rolled steel by 2.2 times compared to the previous quarter – up to 29.4 thousand tons. The output of coke in the first quarter was 45.8 thousand tons, which is 9.2% less compared to the previous quarter.

In March 2023, DMZ increased rolled steel production by 9% m/m – up to 10.6 thousand tons, and coke products – by 10.5% m/m, up to 16 thousand tons.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2022 DMZ reduced the production of rolled steel by 74.2% compared to 2021 – to 58.4 thousand tons, and coke – by 56.3%, to 211.3 thousand tons.

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).