Uralmash – Mining equipment will manufacture a converter for UMMC

Published date: 29 Mar 2022

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Uralmash – Mining equipment, a subsidiary of Uralmashplant JSC, strengthens its position in the metallurgical equipment market. The company will supply a horizontal converter KG-80Ts to Mednogorskiy copper and sulphur works (Orenburg region), a member of UMMC group.  

The 80 ton-capacity unit will be used for the production of blister copper by means of blowing oxygen-enriched air through molten matte.  The new converter will be supplied to replace worn-out equipment. It shall be supplied in the 1st quarter of 2023.  

Today, the manufacturing facility located in Orsk is already in the process of manufacture of another converter, a vertical KV-160 converter for EVRAZ ZSMK. It is the first product of such size ever for Uralmash – Mining equipment.