KARDEMIR establishes a facility to produce wagons: Karabuk Iron and Steel Factories General Manager Fadil Demirel said that they will build 200 bin wagons and locomotive wheels with the facility they will build.
Demirel, in a press conference at the factory to produce iron caster 30 acres 140 acres of land to invest in the field, said they started to work for this.
Emphasizing that multi-featured steel should be used for the railway wheel, Demirel said, “We have taken a very important investment step last week. We can not be doing the investment of railway wheels in Turkey. We will produce 200 thousand wagons and locomotive wheels per year. There is no facility in the region that can make these wheels. There are also a few companies in Europe. It will be a very modern facility. "This investment will bring KARDEMİR to a point where it will stand out from its competitors."
3 million tons production target
Last 4 3 million tons of investments in the year they signify that they are aiming to produce Demirel, said:
“Currently we have achieved 2 million tons of production. Continuous casting has been activated. We got rid of foreign dependency with the power plant investment. There is a coke factory investment. It will be operational in a short time. SIMTER was made, continuous casting was done, one furnace remained. A contract was signed for the construction of a rolling mill to produce high quality round steels. It is a very modern rolling mill, we have high expectations from this. It will be a rolling mill making various steels used by the automotive industry.
This rolling mill will be built on an area of approximately 46 acres. Our factory is in serious change and transformation. There are important investments regarding the environment. "
Demirel noted that KARDEMİR's sales policy does not lead to unfair competition, they sell to everyone on the list, they do not provide price advantage to anyone, and that they work in accordance with laws and regulations.
Filyos Port Project
Noting that KARDEMİR needs a port urgently and that the factory will open up with the completion of Filyos Port, Demirel said, “We are using Zonguldak Port to the end, we have started Bartın Port now. Filyos Port Project has now reached a point beyond speaking. We say 'Let's not talk anymore, let's do business'. We are ready. Nobody has any doubts that we are an executive organization. When we open our way, we will implement it immediately. "We need that port, not just for the sake of it."
The strike in İSDEMİR
Regarding the strike decision at Iskenderun Iron and Steel Factories, Demirel said, “I definitely do not approve of a very bad incident. Integrated facilities have a working system, transfers here are very dangerous. The point reached is unfortunate and sad. These pass, but I wish it was understood before reaching this point. My wish is for the strike to end. "Iskenderun is an enterprise that just got out of investment, as the market is on the edge."
Source : I beyazgazete.co