During the autumn series of repairs have been updated: blast furnace number 5, steelmaking units — converter number 2, the installation of continuous casting number 1, vacuum degassing unit, number 2 shaft furnace, rolling mills in 2000 and 5000, 350 in section rolling mill production, and scrap processing equipment in the shop drop-hammer — shears BA1642? № 2.
Many major overhauls have been completed ahead of schedule. The design parameters of blast furnace number 5 specialists repair organizations restored before three hours, number converter 2 — 16 hours of continuous casting of steel — for 11 hours.
In record time — within 60 hours — overhaul of the camp was held in 2000 in the rolling plant number 2. The unit was put into operation 12 hours before the planned schedule. The economic impact for CherMK from the shortening of this repair was more than 11 million rubles.
"Using the new modern methods of preparation, planning of capital repairs and application of new technical solutions in the performance of work allowed with proper quality and well ahead of schedule to restore the design parameters of the equipment CherMK" — said the director for the repair division "Severstal Russian Steel" Dmitry Kolesov.
The economic effect of advancing timing of repairs carried out in September amounted to more than 21 million rubles.
It should be noted that some repair work was associated with the implementation of investment projects. For example, during the overhaul of the converter number 2 was a large amount of work to strengthen the foundation for the support the collecting of fugitive emissions from the converters in the largest environmental investment project worth 3.6 billion rubles.
In the blast furnace CherMK the reconstruction of the heater number 1 in Europe's largest blast furnace number 5. Recall that at the Cherepovets Steel Mill implemented a phased program of renovation of the fifth blast furnace stoves. In the summer of this year, after the reconstruction was commissioned coil number 4.
"Every year in the renewal of fixed production assets of the company" Severstal "has been investing heavily — said Andrey Lutsenko, Production Director — Chief Engineer Battalion" Severstal Russian Steel ". — Implementation of the autumn repair program, worth over 3.5 billion rubles, will provide trouble-free operation of Cherepovets Steel Mill and the release of the planned volumes of production. "