This investment is in line with Evraz Group's strategy to enhance margins through an improved product mix and an expanded position as a competitive exporter of semi-finished products.
The new slab caster complies with industry technical and efficiency criteria and meets environmental standards with automated processes leading to reduced waste and emissions.
Commenting, Alexander Abramov, Evraz Group Chairman and CEO, said, «Commissioning of the new continuous caster at ZapSib is a demonstration of the Company's stated strategy to become one of the most efficient steel making groups in the world. On behalf of the management team, I would like to thank all those who contributed to the project's success».
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