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IZ-KARTEX restarts cooperation with Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works

On 17 May 2018, the first EKG-10 shovel made by IZ-KARTEX was commissioned at Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works over the past 25 years.

The last EKG-10 was supplied at Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works as early as 1992. New EKG-10 made by IZ-KARTEX will essentially step up the excavator fleet of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works and will allow to increase productivity of the enterprise.  The shovel will be used in a shop of agglomerate and charge preparation to load pellets and concentrate in cars for shipping to blast furnaces.

Specialists from IZ-KARTEX carried out the tuning of shovel’s main and supportive electric drives and the supervision installation, which included quality control, installation of Automated Lubrication System and carrying out of the approval tests. Service company of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works made installation works.

 MMK is one of the world's largest steel producers and a leading Russian metals company.The company's operations in Russia include a large steel producing complex encompassing the entire production chain, from preparation of iron ore to downstream processing of rolled steel.MMK turns out a broad range of steel products with a predominant share of high-value-added products. In 2017 MMK Group produced 12,9 million tonnes of crude steel and 11,6 million tonnes of commercial steel products. MMK Group had sales in 2017 of USD 7,546 million and EBITDA of USD 2,032 million.

EKG-10 shovel made by IZ-KARTEX at Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works