CMP on completing the construction of a universal rolling mill

At Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (part of the metallurgical holding company "Mechel") completed the construction of a universal rolling mill. CMP universal rolling mill will produce rails up to 100 meters for high-speed traffic and structural shapes for the construction industry.

  • length of 1.5 kilometers shop
  • length of 1.5 kilometers shop

The first phase of the complex — the continuous casting machine number 5 — was commissioned in March 2012. Now CMP finishes installation of equipment at the end of March or beginning of April, scheduled to go to trial rolling, then go out to a constant production cycle. The plant will create more than 1,000 jobs. And the amount of funding the project — more than 25 billion rubles.

With major consumer products — JSC "Russian Railways" — has signed a contract for the supply of rail products for the period up to 2030.

The rails of various modifications issued by the Chelyabinsk plant, "disperse" across the country as part of the modernization and construction of new railways.

The plant’s products will surpass foreign counterparts on a number of key indicators. It is a question of reliability at low temperatures, high wear resistance and contact fatigue.

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