Tula-Steel announces completion of its tender procedure to choose an equipment supplier
Tula-Steel Company (OOO Tulachermet-Steel, a Russian company established by a number of investors with participation of KOKS Group) announces the results of its tender procedure to choose a supplier of equipment for its new steel melting and rolling plant.
On February 6, 2014
The main equipment of the steel melting and rolling complex will be supplied by the SMS group, including the 160 t BOF with lamella suspension system supplied by SMS Siemag. The steel melting plant will be equipped with a state-
The general operating manager of the steel project is the
Tula-Steel Company (OOO Tulachermet-Steel, a Russia-based company established by a number of investors with participation of KOKS Group).
With the steel plant successfully commissioned, KOKS Group will achieve stable consumption of its pig iron on the domestic market. KOKS Group is the world’s leader in merchant pig iron production and Russia’s leader in merchant coke production. In addition, the Group includes a number of quality coking coal and iron ore mining and processing assets.
At present time, the construction site for the new mill is being prepared near to Tulachermet operating facilities. The preparation of the site is scheduled to be completed by May of this year. The steel melting and rolling plant will be put into operation in late 2016.
ОАО Tulachermet (part of the KOKS Group) is the world’s largest producer and exporter of merchant pig iron for the steel and foundry industries. It is located 200 km south of Moscow, in the city of Tula. The plant’s annual output is currently around 2.2 million tons of merchant pig iron. The production capacity of the plant will be increased up to 2.8 million tons of pig iron p.a. by 2017 after the reconstruction of Blast Furnace No.1 is completed. The Tulachermet clientele includes major steel and foundry companies in North America, Europe and Asia. The quality management system of the facility is certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard.
The SMS group, under the roof of SMS Holding GmbH, is a group of global players in machinery and plant construction for the steel and nonferrous metals processing industries. Its workforce of more than 13,500 employees generates sales worldwide totaling EUR 3.3 billion.