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NEWS AND EVENTS

 
  May 2017
  ARCELORMITTAL-KRYVYI RIH (UKRAINE)
 

Installation of temporary shed was completed, refractory bricklaying works of COB No.5 were started. Works being carried out simultaneously: installation of chimney, end platform No. 1 and columns of dust-free coke pushing unit.

   
 
  March, 2017
  MAGNESITA (BRAZIL)
 

Contract with MAGNESITA (Brazil) for repair of COB No.1 at CSN plant (Brazil) was signed.  
The contract includes BE and DE with repair technology, supply of refractory materials for the repair, auxiliary equipment and technical and technological supervision services for the whole term of project execution.

   
 
  February 2017
  ARCELORMITTAL-KRYVYI RIH (UKRAINE)
 

Hot tests of the new coke oven battery No.6 built by Concord Group according to the up-to-date technology of charge stamping were started. Adjustment and start-up works, coking chambers were charged and the first test coke was successfully pushed.

   
 
  November, 2016
  ISDEMIR (TURKEY)
 

The Performance tests of the COB No.4 ISDEMIR (Turkey) operated with MIXED gas were carried out and signed.

During the tests, warranty performance indicators were demonstrated. In particular, "Productivity" of the COB is 500 000 t/year of coke at coking time 18 hours and the “Dust emissions” of Dust-Free Coke Pushing Unit not more than 50 mg/Nm3.

   
 
  July, 2016
  ISDEMIR (TURKEY)
 

COB No.4 ISDEMIR (Turkey) switching from coke oven gas to mixed gas operation was carried out.

   
 
  May 2016
  ILVA (ITALY)
 

Start of works for restoration of the foundations and the buttress walls of COB No.10 ILVA (Italy).

   
 
  April, 2016
  ILVA (ITALY)
 

Works for dismantling of foundations and buttress walls of COB No.10 ILVA (Italy) were completed, including re-supporting of the intermediate platform of COB No.9-10.

   
 
  January, 2016
  ISDEMIR (TURKEY)
 

The Performance tests of the COB No.4 ISDEMIR (Turkey) operated with coke oven gas were carried out and signed. During the tests, warranty performance indicators were demonstrated. In particular, "Productivity" of the COB is 500 000 t/year of coke at coking time 18 hours and the “Dust emissions” of Dust-Free Coke Pushing Unit not more than 50 mg/Nm3.

   
 
  September, 2015
  ILVA (ITALY)
 

Completion of works for dismantling of processing equipment, refractory brickwork of COB No.10 ILVA (Italy), including dismantling of the end platform.

   
 
  08.05.2015
  USIMINAS Ipatinga Plant (BRAZIL)
 

First coke is produced by Usiminas COB No.3 rebuilt from the foundation slab. The rebuilding also included delivery of new coke oven machines and major gas treatment equipment.

Commissioning of the ovens is underway by CONCORD GROUP /GIPROKOKS and USIMINAS technical group.

   
 
  16.02.2015
  CONCORD GROUP (AUSTRIA)
 

A cooperation agreement is signed with between Concord Group, GIPROKOKS (Ukraine) and MAGNESITA (Brazil) - one of the leading global manufacturers of refractories and providers of refractory solutions - for coke oven projects.

The agreement is initially intended to cover the markets of South/North America where the parties shall jointly pursue and implement coke plant projects - from ongoing services to full-scale greenfield contracts.

   
 
  13.01.2015
  VIZAG STEEL. VISAKHAPATNAM (INDIA)
 

13.01.2015 contract signed for construction of a Coke Dry Quenching Plant at Vizag Steel. Visakhapatnam (India).

The project is going to be implemented by an international consortium led by BEC (India) and including Giprokoks (Ukraine) acting as technology provider. New CDQP is being set up within the frames of COB No.5 project.

   
 
  22.10.2014
  ARCELORMITTAL-KRYVYI RIH (UKRAINE)
 

The company Concord Engineering GmbH has received an order for execution of civil works at PJSC “ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih” (Ukraine).

The scope of the works includes: Dismantle of foundations of COB No.6, Civil works for battery proper, Supply and Construction of Temporary Oven Protection Roof, Civil works for chimney. The works are planned to be finished within 12 months.

   
 
  13.02.2014
  ARCELORMITTAL-KRYVYI RIH (UKRAINE)
 

ConcordGroup subsidiary Koksohimremont LLC  awarded with the order for demolition of COB No.5&6 at PJSC ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih (Ukraine).

The scope shall include complete dismantling of the batteries along with foundation structures. The job is to be completed by 7 months.

   
 
  12.09.2012
  ISDEMIR STEEL PLANT (TURKEY)
 

September 12, 2012 ISDEMIR Steel Plant (TURKEY) placed an order on Concord Group for conduct of feasibility study for repair scope of COB No.1&2. Concord Group experts shall perform a detailed inspection of the 2 batteries in order to define the required scope of repair of refractory brickwork and technological equipment to keep COB No.1&2 in operation. The service is planned to be performed in October / November 2012.

   
 
  04.09.2012
  ILVA STEEL MILL (ITALY)
 

September 4, 2012 Concord Engineering GmbH (Austria) was awarded with the contract for feasibility study of coal handling plant at ILVA steel mill in Taranto (Italy).

Our experts shall carry out an inspection at site and indicate the activities and modifications in order to achieve better operation of the plant to prepare the materials for the coke oven batteries.  

   
 
  22.06.2012
  ISDEMIR STEEL PLANT (TURKEY)
 

June 22, 2012 Concord Group started up COB No.4 at ISDEMIR Steel Plant (Turkey).

Currently COB No.4 is under adjustment of all technological features preparing for performance tests and demonstration of guarantee parameters.

   
 
  25.05.2012
  PAKISTAN STEEL MILLS (PAKISTAN)
 

Concord Steel Pakistan is carrying out preservation of COB No.1 at Pakistan Steel Mills (Pakistan) in hot state. The coke oven battery has been heated up and is now under supervision by Concord Group experts under the contract with Pakistan Steel Mills.

Concord Group experts posted at site are ensuring intact condition of refractory brickwork and technological equipment through round-the-clock control of temperature mode, preparing the coke oven battery for trouble-free operation after start-up.

   
 
  24.05.2012
  SAIL – IISCO STEEL PLANT (INDIA)
 

May 24, 2012 heating up of COB No.11 at SAIL – IISCo Steel Plant (India) was started by the consortium Giprokoks/BEC/Concord Group/CUI.

First pushing of coke is scheduled to October 2012.

   
 
  22.09.2011
  METINVEST TENDER WON (UKRAINE)
 

August 22, 2011 Сoncord Group Ukrainian subsidiary Concord Industrial Project Ltd was awarded the tender for supply of Coke Pusher Machine for Metinvest – owned Yenakiieve Coke Plant (Yenakiieve, Ukraine). The machine is to serve 23,5 m3 volume ovens of 5-meter height.

Our scope of work shall include complete design & engineering, manufacturing of the equipment and delivery to the site.

   
 
  06.09.2011
  NMDC CONTRACT SIGNED (INDIA)
 

Contract for greenfield construction of coke oven battery complex with annual capacity of 1, 6 mln. tons was signed with National Mineral Development Corporation at their headquarters in Hyderabad (INDIA). This contract is part of NMDC steel plant construction program – steel making works with annual steel capacity of 3 mln. tons to be built in Nagarnar, Chhattisgarh. The project is going to be implemented by an international consortium including Indian and Ukrainian companies. СONCORD GROUP is the consortium partner responsible for turn-key supply of refractory materials for the project.

   
 
  27.06.2011
  ISDEMIR STEEL PLANT (TURKEY)
 

CONCORD GROUP TURKEY completed refractory brickwork of COB No.4 (69 chambers, height 5.05м) within the frames of turnkey rebuilding of the battery in Iskenderun.

   
 
  03.06.2011
  ARCELORMITTAL SOUTH AFRICA (NEWCASTLE WORKS)
 

CONCORD GROUP awarded with a contract for through-wall repairs of heating walls of COB No.4 at Newcastle Works. The job will be performed by a CONCORD GROUP company specialized in refractory works – Koksokhimremont Ltd, procurement of refractory materials and mechanical parts will be done through CONCORD GROUP purchasing department.

   
 
  02.05.2011
  CONCORD GROUP / SINOSTEEL (CHINA)
 

Cooperation agreement signed between CONCORD GROUP and SINOSTEEL (CHINA), who will act as general contractor, for joint participation in the bidding for construction of COB No.4 at ESFAHAN Steel Plant (IRAN) with the planned annual capacity of 1,050 thousand tons of coke.