Karçel cargo wagon, which is one of the organizations of KARDEMİR, works for Kardökmak bandage production.

Karabük Iron and Steel Factories KARDEMIR Kargel cargo wagons, Kardökmak'in affiliated organizations reported that the bandage production.

General Manager of Iron and Steel Factories (KARDEMIR) Fadil Demirel, Karlas'ın Karcel'ın Karas'in affiliated companies, the work of the production of bandage (railway wheel) Kardökmak'in said.

Kardemir, Turkey's first integrated iron and steel factory and currently long made of ore-based production makes Demirel said that the only organization, production in the year 1995 the privatization of 550 thousand tons up to Kardemir's production of investment and years 2010 with refurbishment but 1 million tonnes he said he was ascending. Demirel, X With the new blast furnace in 2011, KARDEMİR's liquid crude iron production capacity has increased to 1.8 million tons. Our current target is to increase the capacity of the blast furnaces to 3 million and the steelhouse capacity to 3.5 million tons. New sinter plant, lime plant and continuous casting plant investments were completed and put into operation. New coke plant with 70 furnace, 50 MW power plant, 1 million 200 thousand tons of 5 Blast Furnace and 120 3 third convertor investments continue X. Demirel stated that a large part of these investments will be completed this year and that the new blast furnace and 3 third investor investments will be completed in the first half of next year and added: üncü The 3 and 1 converters after 2 converters 120 will be removed. In this way, KARDEMİR will become a dynamic and world-class company that produces its own energy, makes production and cost control much better, has increased its efficiency and can easily respond to price fluctuations in the world steel markets. Bö

"Kardemir, Turkey's only rail manufacturer"

Kardemir, Turkey's only rail manufacturer underlines that the Fadil Demirel said, "72 meters paint so fast rail There are no rail manufacturer from Kardemir between our country and other countries in the region, including in. In addition, Kardemir is the only company in our country to produce structural steel up to a width of 750 mm. KARDEMİR, which still serves the sector with structural steel type on 40, also produces peak, bloom, billet, ribbed construction steel, angles, mines, coke and coke by-products and provides basic input to construction, mining, transportation and industrial sector X He was used.

Fadil Demirel, Turkey State Railways (TCDD) from 2002 order to increase the share of railways in passenger and freight transport that important investment projects begin to implement, Kardemir's also building a new mill in this period are reminded that now the rail production. Demirel, said: T Besides, KARDEMİR is the partner of TCDD and Voestalpine together with the railway scissors factory in Çankırı. Currently, our subsidiary Karçel is working on the production of freight cars. The production of two freight wagons has been completed. It is planned to start mass production after the necessary test studies. Cooperation with Karabük University, ITU and TÜLOMSAŞ has been achieved. Our other subsidiary Kardökmak is working on the production of bandage (railway wheel). Tender preparations for investment are ongoing. Ma

Turkey's first and the only iron and steel institute established in Karabük the University of Iron and Steel Institute and R & D in the construction of the central building corporate social responsibility project Demirel said he was doing the KARDEMİR, "the institute which devices have been provided, many tests that can be done that can not be in our country. All these studies require scientific knowledge and I think the most important step of this is Rail Systems Engineering which is opened within Karabük University. This branch of engineering was opened for the first time in Karabük University. In the last 10 year, the trained manpower shortage, which appears in parallel with the rapid development of rail systems, can be met here. In the university, a rail system will be built by our company on an area of ​​5 and thus theoretical and practical training can be carried out together. Thus, Karabük will become the center of rail systems sistem.

Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) Turkey's 500 Large Enterprise Survey conducted by stating that ranks Kardemir's xnumx'ünc according to 2011 data Demirel's economic life voiced found in the vessel position of the company. Demirel, ısı All of KARDEMİR shares are traded on the ISE and have thousands of investors. Situated between Turkey Coal Institution Again largest public institutions of our country (TCC) and the location of the TCDD's largest customers. Our country uses ores. Together with its affiliated companies, 34 provides employment for more than a thousand employees, and because of its investments, it also provides employment to tens of companies and about 4 thousand people employed by them. These are all serious, Bütün he said.

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  1. for many years, the MKE institution with the Kardemir, the railway wheel will say that the manufacturing will be standing. There is nothing in the middle of the production of the tire is difficult to manufacture. Thanks to the competition in the world market price is normal level. It is not easy to enter the wheel auction. The wheel must also be tested under 3-5 year vehicle. The quality of the steel comes after the quality of production. then the goal is reached. Easy gele.