New projects and concepts in the field of EAF steelmaking were presented at the conference, ways to increase the efficiency of EAF meltshops and achieve the highest steel quality were discussed; the participants also addressed such issues as cost reduction and ensuring reliable equipment operation.
Experts from Russia, Great Britain, Italy and Belarus attended the event. More than 30 papers were presented at the plenary sessions by representatives of scientific organizations, partner companies and leading foreign designers of technologies and equipment for EAF steelmaking.
Denis Volkov (head of the steelmaking department) represented METPROM. There were meetings to discuss technical issues and share best practices in the field of electrometallurgy with colleagues, representatives of such companies as: Danieli, Linde, EVRAZ, Metalloinvest, TMK, NLMK-Kaluga, Novostal-M, BMZ, Hi-Tech Metallurgy R&D Center.