EVRAZ Plc history, profile and corporate video

 EVRAZ Plc is a global, vertically-integrated, steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Italy, the USA, Canada and South Africa. The company operates through the following segments: Steel Production, Mining, Vanadium Products and Other. The Steel Production segment includes the production of steel and related products at eleven steel mills. The Mining segment includes iron ore and coal mining and enrichment. The Vanadium Products segment includes the extraction of vanadium ore and production of vanadium products and also includes Vanadium slag arising in the steelmaking process. The Other operations segment includes energy-generating companies, seaports, shipping and railway transportation companies. EVRAZ was founded on September 23, 2011 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

“Evraz Group History

EVRAZ is a vertically integrated steel, mining and vanadium business with operations in Russia, Ukraine, the United States, Canada, Czech Republic, Italy, Kazakhstan and South Africa. EVRAZ is one of the top 20 steel producers in the world based on crude steel production of 15.9 million tonnes in 2012.

  • 2013

EVRAZ launches light-section rolling mill in Kostanay, Kazakhstan

  • 2013

Acquisition of stake in Timir Iron Ore project.
EVRAZ acquires indirect controlling interest in Raspadskaya.

  • 2012

EVRAZ celebrates 20th anniversary and launches new five-pillar strategy based on: Health, Safety and the Environment; Human Capital; Customer Focus; the EVRAZ Business System; and Business Growth. The strategy is aimed at driving sustainable growth for EVRAZ around the world.

  • 2011

EVRAZ achieves premium listing on the London Stock Exchange in November 2011. In December 2011 the Company becomes a constituent of the FTSE index.

  • 2010

Employee headcount reaches 110,000 worldwide. EVRAZ wins the tender to develop the Mezhegey coal deposit in the Republic of Tyva (Russia). Acquisition of Inprom, a Russian steel distribution network.

  • 2009

Acquisition of Carbofer Metall, one of Russia’s largest steel distribution networks, and Vanady-Tula.

  • 2008

EVRAZ acquires IPSCO’s plate and tubular business, located in Canada.

  • 2007

Acquisition of a stake in Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation, South Africa and Nikom, a ferrovanadium producer located in the Czech Republic. EVRAZ also acquires a number of Ukrainian assets, including – Dnepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works, Sukha Balka Iron Ore Mining and Processing Complex, Dneprokoks and Bagleykoks. Acquisition of Yuzhkuzbassugol, a vertically integrated group that is one of the largest coking coal producers in Russia. Acquisition of Oregon Steel Mills.

  • 2006

EVRAZ acquires 73% stake in Strategic Minerals Corporate, USA, one of the world’s leading producers of vanadium alloys and chemicals for the steel, chemical and titanium industries.

  • 2005

Acquisition of Palini & Bertoli in Italy. EVRAZ Group S.A.’s Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) begin trading on the London Stock Exchange.

  • 2004

Acquisition of Kachkanarsky Ore Mining and Processing Plant (EVRAZ KGOK) and Evrazruda Iron Ore Processing Complex.

  • 2003

Acquisition of Novokuznetsk Iron and Steel Plant (currently part of EVRAZ ZSMK) and Nakhodka Commercial Sea Port (EVRAZ NMTP).

  • 2002

Acquisition of Vysokogorsky Ore Mining and Processing Plant (EVRAZ VGOK).

  • 2001

Acquisition of Nizhny Tagil Iron and Steel Plant (EVRAZ NTMK) and West Siberian Iron and Steel Plant. (currently part of EVRAZ ZSMK).

  • 1992

A group of Russian scientists and engineers establishes EvrazMetall, a company specializing in trading steel products and supplying raw materials and equipment to Russian steel mills. EVRAZ begins its evolution.”

*Information from Forbes.com and Evraz.com

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