OEMK is the only integrated steel company in Russia that carries out direct reduction of iron and smelting in electric furnaces. This allows for steel production that is virtually free from harmful impurities and residual elements.
The main products produced at OEMK are:
- Cast square and rectangular billets;
- Steel products: long steel products, square billets, pipe billets.
Production Processes at OEMK:
|2017||Đonstruction of the third waste disposal facility has been completed.|
Construction has begun at OEMK on a reduction and calibration section for Rolling Mill 350ĺs mid-size production line at Rolling Unit No. 2.
The second gas purification unit at the electric arc furnace shop (EAF) has started operations.
|2015||Modernisation of the second module of the gas purification unit took place at the electric-furnace shop.|
|2014||An oxygen plant with a cryogenic air separation unit (ASU #3) was put into trial operation.|
The electric gas cleaning system and the
|2010||Finishing plant put into operation.|
|2009||Integrated Steel Processing Unit #3 put into operation.|
|2001||Rolling Mill 350 was put into operation and the first products with a rod diameter of 12mm were made.|
|1987||Rolling Mill 700 was put into operation.|
|1984||OEMK commenced commercial melting of steel in an electric arc furnace (EAF #1).|
|1983||OEMKĺs first DRI plant commenced operations.|
|1982||The first oxidised pellets were produced by OEMKĺs iron ore pellet plant.|
|1975||The Soviet Council of Ministers signed decree No. 821 "On the construction of Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant (OEMK)"|
|1974||The Ministry of Foreign Trade of the USSR and a group of West German companies signed an agreement in Moscow on a joint venture to establish a metallurgical plant that would use the MIDREX process of direct reduction of iron.|