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Metinvest develops culture of the social planning

24 April 2013

In the assembly hall of the educational complex number 25 "Intelligence" of Khartsyzk, the training seminar "Principles of the social project planning" has been held. It is aimed at the heads of organizations and initiative groups in the town planning to apply for participation in the contest "We improve our town" held by the Metinvest Group.

The program of the training seminar included the key concepts of project management. In an interactive form, participants practiced their skills to determine the goals and objectives of the social project, ability to formulate problems, organize the monitoring and evaluation of projects

Having united in small groups during the training, participants were learning to prepare and defend their own projects as case studies.

As explained by the teacher-methodologist of the kindergarten "Zolushka" Victoria Pasterskaya, the participants received the effective assistance in the creation of the future projects, "I learned how to formulate properly tasks that face our infant school. I liked that the participants were not only listening to a lecture during the learning process, but had the opportunity to communicate with each other, share ideas, and come to the right decision during the discussion".

"We need to combine our efforts in order to realize social projects necessary to the region as much as possible ", Victoria Lyashenko, the coordinator of the program "We improve our town" in Khartsyzk Acting chief of Corporative communications department at KHARTYZSK PIPE, comments. "Owing to such seminars, people learn to express properly the goals and objectives of the project, formulate social problems and find solutions. The more residents indifferent to the fate of the town will be involved in the development and implementation processes of the social projects, the sooner state of Khartsyzsk schools, kindergartens, streets and yards will be improved".  

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PUBLIC JOINT STOCK COMPANY KHARTSYZSK PIPE PLANTis the largest in Ukraine and one of the largest enterprises in Europe for pipes manufacture. The company manufactures longitudinal SAW large diameter pipes (508-1422 mm in diameter) with external anticorrosion and internal anticorrosion or flow coating for main oil and gas pipelines. Plant’s facilities permit to manufacture more than 1,3 mln. tons of pipes per year, including 700 thous. tons of coated pipes.

The integrated Management System ensuring stable high quality of the products to the customers is functioning at “Khartsyzsk PIPE PLANT”. ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, API Spec Q1, DSTU ISO 9001, GOST R ISO 9001, STO Gazprom 9001 create its foundation. Products of the plant are certified according to API, EN standards and in the national system UkrSEPRO. Welding processes are certified as per ISO 3834-2.

More than 630 thous. tons of large diameter pipes were produced at “KHARTSYZSK PIPE PLANT” in 2011 that became the record over the last 20 years.

In September, 2010 “KHARTSYZSK PIPE PLANT” became the first company among Ukrainian enterprises of Metinvest Group which started to implement “Lean enterprise” program and obtained significant results.

The top-priority goals in the social policy of “KHARTSYZSK PIPE PLANT” as a mainstay of the entire town are implementation of social programs and activities in education, health service and improvement of town infrastructure. In 2011 the volume of social investment of the company was more than 1.3 mln UAH.          

“Khartsyzsk PIPE PLANT” is a part of Metallurgical Division of Metinvest Group.

METINVEST GROUP is a vertically integrated steel and mining group of companies, managing every link of the value chain, from mining and processing iron ore and coal to making and selling semi-finished and finished steel products. The Group comprises steel and mining production facilities located in Ukraine, Europe and the USA and has a sales network covering all key global markets. Metinvest Group is structured into two operating divisions: Metallurgical and Mining Divisions and has a strategic vision to become the leading vertically integrated steel producer in Europe, and to deliver sustainable growth and profitability resilient to business cycles, providing investors with returns at above the industry benchmarks. The Group generated US$6.74 billion of revenues and a 16% EBITDA margin for the first half of 2012.

The major shareholders of METINVEST B.V. (a holding company of Metinvest Group) are SCM Group (71.25%) and Smart-Holding (23.75%), partnering in the Company’s management.

METINVEST HOLDING, LLC is the managing company of Metinvest Group.

For additional information, please, visit http://pipe.metinvestholding.com/en

Contact person:

Victoria Lyashenko 
Acting Head of Corporate Communications Department
+380 (6257) 59879