As part of its blast furnace (BF) and basic oxygen furnace (BOF) upgrade programme, NLMK Lipetsk will reduce its environmental footprint and boost equipment productivity.
NLMK Lipetsk, the flagship site of NLMK Group, has introduced a digital service at its sintering operations to ensure the stable chemical composition of raw materials to reduce the level of fuel consumption for pig iron production.
NLMK La Louvière, an NLMK Group company and one of the leading strip product manufacturers in Belgium, has introduced a digital inventory management solution, which enables the company to minimize warehouse stock levels and ensure uninterrupted order fulfilment. Since the start of system testing in April, stock turnover for the most in-demand feedstock product (steel slabs) improved by 30%.
At NLMK Lipetsk, start-up is underway at a new facility for the production of steel products, a continuous casting machine (CCM-9).
NLMK Group, an international steel company, set a record in steel product export transshipments in June. NLMK shipped 1.2 m t of steel, which is 65% higher than the average monthly export volume and 0.3 m t higher than the previous record set in December 2018. High shipment levels were enabled by the supply chain optimization programmes.
NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company, has completed a follow-up audit of its management systems in the areas of environmental protection, occupational health and safety, and energy efficiency. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the British Standards Institution (BSI) conducted the audit online.