Tenova has been awarded an order relevant to the revamping of the existing meltshop of Mechel’s Izhstal OAO plant in Ishvesk, Udmur Republic (Russia). Tenova will supply an electric arc furnace, ladle furnace vacuum degassing station, fume dedusting plant, water-treatment plant and material-handling plant. The new line will be able to achieve a production of 400,000 tons per year of low-alloy carbon steel grades, alloyed steel grades and stainless steel.

The new electric arc furnace will combine high efficiency with low consumption and will be equipped with the last generation of Tenova technologies such as electrodes digital regulation system and KT injection system. The EAF capacity will be 40 tons with an hourly production rate of 56 tons per hour.