Zaporizhkoks carries out overhaul of coke batteries №2 and №5

Zaporizhkoks performs repair work on coke batteries №2 and №5. The enterprise continues the implementation of the program of capital repairs of the coke plant. This is stated in the press release on the company’s Facebook page.

On coke batteries №2, Zaporizhvognetryv’s specialists carry out repositioning of five walls of coking chambers and ceramic surfacing of furnaces.

«This technology allows for stronger sealing of the seams of the coking chambers, increases the heat resistance of the entire refractory masonry. Repair works of the extinguishing wagon and the coke ejector are also ongoing,» Zaporizhkoks notes.

At coke battery №5, the coal loading machine and the extinguishing wagon are being repaired.

«All repair works are carried out in the conditions of active production, which allows maintaining the planned volumes of production of the main product of the plant – coke,» the company summarizes.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in August, Zaporizhkoks increased the production of blast furnace coke by 2% compared to the same month of 2022 – up to 72.4 thousand tons. Compared to July, the indicator decreased by 1.1%. In January-August, coke chemists produced 572.3 thousand tons of blast furnace coke. This is 22% more compared to the same period last year.

In June 2022, Zaporizhkoks completed another stage of capital repair of the coke battery №2 with a total cost of UAH 120 million. The work was carried out from December 2021

Zaporizhkoks is one of the largest producers of coke products in Ukraine. It is part of the Metinvest Holding group. The main consumer of products is Zaporizhstal Iron and Steel Works.

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