“ EvrazHolding “ the operating director for operational activity of Open Company " has counted on slagsYesterday; EvrazHolding “ Valery Khoroshkovsky has declared company plans on factory building on processing of vanadic slags. Investments into the project will make $100 million Platform for it will be chosen in territory of Sverdlovsk area. Let out by the new enterprise pentoksid vanadium it will be delivered on the world markets. However, experts consider that the world market is too narrow for occurrence of the new large player. Yesterday on a press - conferences in Ekaterinburg the operating director for operational activity of Open Company “ EvrazHolding “ Valery Khoroshkovsky has declared that metholding plans to be engaged in repartition vanadiesoderzhashchego raw materials. The new industrial complex will be for this purpose constructed. As mister Khoroshkovsky has told, as platforms under it Bottom Salda, and also Nizhni Tagil and Kushva are considered. The final decision where to build industrial complex, it will be accepted in 2006. Then factory building will begin. In 2006 design works and the conclusion of contracts on delivery of the equipment will begin, and civil work are planned for 2007.
according to mister Khoroshkovsky, the new industrial complex will be engaged in processing of vanadic slag from Open Society “ Nizhnetagilsky metallurgical industrial complex “ (also enters in “ EvrazHolding “) . It is planned that after factory introduction in operation it will let out to several tens thousand tons pentoksida vanadium in a year, mainly for export. Of this substance it is made ferrovanady - the alloying additive used by manufacture of special strong steels. As have explained on NTMK, saved up on nizhnetagilskom industrial complex of slags will suffice on some tens years of work of the processing enterprise. Under preliminary plans, in creation of new factory it will be invested about $100 million “ They will pay off for 2,5 - 3 years “ - Valery Khoroshkovsky has expressed confidence.