Dneprospetsstal' has signed a contract with Plaza Investments', LLC for construction of five gas purification units for its steel melting shops. The arc furnaces in steel melting shops number one and three account for the bulk of the company's atmospheric emissions in the form of dust. The project provides for overhead canopies to be installed over the furnaces as well as baghouse filters.
Construction and commissioning of the purification units will take up two years. In accordance with the approved schedule the final start-up and adjustment work on the last facility of the project will be completed in December 2009.
The total cost of the project in today's prices is seventy-five million hryvnias.