History

JSC “VO “Tyazhpromexport” has been established in 1957 with the aim of export of complete set of services related to construction, modernization, upgrading, expansion and operation of ferrous metallurgy plants and mining enterprises. Later on these services have also covered non-ferrous metallurgy plants as well as modernization, upgrading, expansion and operation of ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy plants constructed by other foreign companies.

Since 1957 JSC “VO “Tyazhpromexport” has co-operated with hundreds of government and private companies from dozens of European, Asian, African and Latin American countries.

JSC “VO “Tyazhpromexport” has rendered assistance to construction, modernization, upgrading and operation of 91 industrial enterprises including integrated steel plants in Bokaro, Bhilai, Durgapur and Visakhapatnam (India), Helwan (Egypt), nickel plants in Cuba, several integrated steel plants in China, Turkey, Algeria, Nigeria, Bulgaria etc.

JSC “VO “Tyazhpromexport” has realized above 100 large scale industrial projects in more than 30 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
Algeria Metallurgical Works in El-Hadjar:   1978-2004
  by-product coke plant 1 200  
  blast furnace shop 1 400  
  steel smelting shop 1 800  
  rolling mill shop 540  
Egypt Helwan Metallurgical Works:   1973-2007
  sintering plant 2 650  
  by-product coke plant 1 680  
  blast furnace shop 1 200  
  converter plant 1 450  
  rolling mill plant 1 000  
 Iran Metallurgical Works in Isfahan:   1972 - 1992
  «Chohart» iron ore mine 3 000  
   sintering plant 24 000  
  by-product coke plant 1 300  
  blast furnace shop 1 900  
  steel smelting shop 1 900  
  rolling mills 2010  
Iraq Reconstruction of agricultural machinery factory in Iskanderia   1997-1999
Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
India         Metallurgical Works in Bhilai:   1962-2007
  sintering plant 4 920 1980-1989
  by-product coke plant 2 980  
  blast furnace shop 3 600  
  steel smelting shop 5 100  
  rolling mills 3 200  
  blooming mill shop 2 500  
  Metallurgical Works in Bokaro:   1978-2007
  sintering plant 6 200  
  by-product coke plant 3 500  
  blast furnace shop 4 600  
  steel smelting shop 4 000  
  Rolling mills:    
  hot rolling mill shop 3 400  
  cold rolling mill shop 1 000  
  Metallurgical Works in Vishakhapatnam:   First phase
      1982-1989
  sintering plant 5 300  
  by-product coke plant 2 700  Second phase
  blast furnace shop 3 400 1989-2002
  steel smelting shop 3 400  
  rolling mills 3 600 Design&construction tender
  New sintering plant 3 600 has been won in 2007
  Metallurgical Works in Rourkela:    
  sintering plant 1 800 2007
  oxygen-converter shop 1 900 1997
  Metallurgical Works in Durhapur:    
  blast furnace shop 1 460  
  sintering plant 1 710  
  oxygen-converter shop 1 876  
Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
Turkey Metallurgical Works in Iskenderun:    
  sintering plant 3 200  
  by-product coke plant 1 000  
  blast furnace shop 2 450  
  oxygen-converter shop 2 200  
  rolling mills    
Pakistan Metallurgical Works in Karachi:   1981-2007
  sintering plant 1 500  
  by-product coke plant 970  
  blast furnace shop 1 230  
  oxygen-converter shop 1  100  
  rolling mills 1 000  
Nigeria Metallurgical Works in Ajaokuta:   Construction&Erection works completedin 1994
     
  sintering plant: 2 640  
  by-product coke plant 880  
  blast furnace shop 1 350  
  oxygen-converter shop 1 300  
  rolling mills 1 180  
Finland Steel Works in Raache:   First phase
  sintering plant 4 500 1970-1971
      Second phase 1975-1977
  blast furnace shop 1 600  
  oxygen-converter shop 1 700  
Sri Lanka Steel Works in Oruvel:   1968-1982
  arc-furnace smelting shop 65  
  rolling shop 60  
Hungary Dunabe Integrated Metallurgical Works:   1970-1975
  sintering plant 3 200 1981-1982
  by-product coke plant 1 790  
  blast furnace shop 800  
  steel smelting shop 2 320  
  rolling shop 1 650  
Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
Bulgaria Integrated Metallurgical Works in Pernik:   First phase
      1953-1958
  sintering plant 470 Second phase
  blast furnace shop 235 1962-1967
  steel smelting shop 1 586  
  hot rolling mill shop 668  
  Integrated Metallurgical Works in Kremikovtsy:   1963-1980
  iron ore mine 5 200  
  sintering plant 3 000  
  by-product coke plant 2 040  
  blast furnace shop 1 550  
  oxygen-converter shop 1 750  
  arc-furnace smelting shop 300  
  hot rolling mill shop 3 050  
    (slabber-bloom-ing   included)  
     
  cold rolling mill shop 760  
  tube rolling shop 179  
  Helical-Welded Pipe-Rolling Plant 250 1977-1978
  in Septemvry    
GDR «Ost» Integrated Metallurgical Works: rolling shop 5 200 1968-1980
North Korea Kim Shak Metallurgical Works:   1956-1982
  iron ore mine 500  
  by-product coke plant 400  
  «Katowice» Metallurgical Works:   1976-1989
  sintering plant 9 000  
  blast furnace shop 4 400  
  converter shop 4 500  
  hot rolling mill shop 4 500  
Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
  «Warsaw» Hiqh-Grade and Alloyed Steels Plant:                                    1958-1975
  steel smelting plant 300  
  hot rolling mill shop 650  
Romania       Romania «Hunedoara» Metallurgical Works:   1952-1961
  sintering plant 600  
  by-product coke shop 680  
  blast furnace shop    
  hot rolling mill shop 300  
  by-product coke shop 1 300  
  hot and cold rolling mill shops 4300  
  Metallurgical Works in Novo-Tyrgovisnte: general billet mill 1976  
  Metallurgical Works in Roman: pipe mill 1 540 1958, 1975
  Metallurgical Works in lasi: pipe mill 300 1975
  Metallurgical Works in Zaleu: pipe mil 300 1981
Slovakia  Eastern-Sbvakian Integrated Metallurgical Works in Kosice:   1964-1966, 1976
  hot rolling mill shop 3 500  
  cold rolling mill shop 1 400  
Country Project Annual output, thous. t Year of commissioning
Bosnia and Herzegovina «Zenica» Integrated Mining and Steel Works:   1971-1976
      1979-1982
  iron ore mine 2 600  
  «Omarsko» iron ore mine 9 300  
  sintering plant 3 750  
  by-product coke shop 700  
  blast furnace shop 1 050  
  steel smelting plant 1 950  
Serbia Metallurgical Works in Smederevo:   1965-1975
      1981-1982
  «Varesh» iron ore mine 1 385  
  sintering plant 2 200  
  blast furnace shop 1 490  
  converter shop 1 870  
  Metallurgical Works in Skopje:   1972, 1981
  «Tojmiste» iron ore mine 180  
  continuous casting machines 850  
  By-product coke plant in Lukavac 600 1964, 1975
  Ukhan Integrated Metallurgical Works:    
  by-product coke shop 3 000  
  steel smelting shop 3 000  
  Anshan Metallurgical Works:   1965
  sintering plant 4 300  
  by-product coke shop 2 800  
  blast furnace shop 2 500  
  steel smelting shop 3 200  
  rolling mill shop 2 500  
  Lead and Zinc Plant in Plovdiv 70 1967-1973
  «Medet» Mining and Ore Concentrating Works 8 000 1974
  «Chelopoch» Copper Mine 500 1976
Cuba  Marti Jose Metallurgical Works:    
   steel smelting shop 470 1966-1976
   hot rolling mill shop 430 1966-1976
Poland Metallurgical Works in Krakow:   1954-1988
  sintering plants 4 030  
  by-product coke plants 2 130  
  blast furnace shop 3 400  
  steel smelting shops 5 500  
  rolling mill shops 11 820  
  «Katowice» Metallurgical Works:   1976-1989
  sintering plant 9 000  
  blast furnace shop 4 400  
  converter shop 4 500  
  hot rolling mill shop 4 500  
  Berut Metallurgical Works in Czestochowa:   1958-1988
  sintering plant 1 800  
  by-product coke shop 1 800  
    1 800  
  «Warsaw» Hiqh-Grade and Alloyed Steels Plant:                                    1958-1975
  steel smelting plant 300  
  hot rolling mill shop 650  
Romania  Romania «Hunedoara» Metallurgical Works:   1952-1961
  sintering plant 600  
  by-product coke shop 680  
  blast furnace shop 300  
  hot rolling mill shop 300  
  Metallurgical Works in Galati:   1968-1978
  product coke shop 1 300  
  hot and cold rolling mill shops 300  
  Metallurgical Works in Novo-Tyrgovisnte:    1976
  general billet mill 600  
  Metallurgical Works in Roman:    1958, 1975
  pipe mill 1 540  
  Works in lasi:    1975
  pipe mill 300  
  Metallurgical Works in Zaleu:    1981
  pipe mil 300