12 October 2011 Новолипецкий металлургический комбинат

NLMK launches new converter

NLMK’s new 300 t converter was put into operation at the Company’s main production site in Lipetsk. Alongside other Technical Upgrade activities, the launch of the new converter will allow for a 36% increase in steelmaking capacity at the Lipetsk site, up to 12.4 mtpa. NLMK has already announced the successful commencement of start up activities at its new 3.4 mtpa Blast Furnace No. 7 at its Lipetsk site