Evraz Vitkovice Steel Signed Long Term Agreement

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Evraz Vitkovice Steel Signed Long Term Agreement

May 8, 2009 – Evraz Group (LSE: EVR) ("Evraz" or the "Company") announced that its subsidiary in Czech Republic, Evraz Vitkovice Steel, signed a long-term agreement with ArcelorMittal Ostrava. This agreement guarantees supply of liquid pig iron from ArcelorMittal Ostrava to the steelmaking facilities of Evraz Vitkovice Steel.

“This agreement is a very positive development for Evraz Vitkovice Steel, which secures constant supply of our mill with liquid pig iron until 2015”, – said Giuseppe Mannina, Evraz’s vice president for international operations and sales.

Evraz Vítkovice Steel is a leading European manufacturer of rolled steel products located in Ostrava, Czech Republic. It is one of Europe’s top producers of heavy plates and is the only plate producer in the Czech Republic. Production capacity of its steel plant is 965 000 tonnes, plate mill – 755 000 tonnes per annum.

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