Turkish steel maker Erdemir while releasing performance for 2020 announced that Hot Rolling Mill Quality and Sustainability Investments Project has been put into use and performance tests are on going. New Slab Grinding Machine Project has been commissioned, performance tests have been completed. Steel Production Facilities Level 1-2 Modernization Investment Project has been also completed. Equipment manufacturing, site installation works are on going in the 2 Blast Furnace Renovation Project. Equipment shipments and field studies continue in the No 6 Steam Boiler Project. Main equipment shipments and civil works continue in the New Wide Inspection and Recoiling Line Project. Equipment manufacturing continues for the Steel Shop BOF Convertors Modernization Project and Surface Inspection Systems Project. Equipment supply and site activities continue for the Various Fire Detection and Extinguishing Systems Project. In the R&D Simulation Center Project, the hot rolling simulator is in the commissioning phase. Site works are on going in Additional Investments Energy Distribution Systems Project, Raw Material Stocking and Blending Yard Modernization Project and Environmental Investments Projects. Procurement activities continue for the 4 Coke Oven Battery Project, New Sinter Plant Project, Steel Shop Secondary Dust Collection System Capacity Improvement Project, 1 Slab Furnace Modernization Project, 60MW Turbo Generator Project, No.6 Turbo Blower Project and Slitting Line Transfer and building warehouse to ERSEM Project. Structural Improvement of Erdemir Port Docks Project was initiated with the Board Approval.
At Isdemir Plants, the Slab Casting Mold Level Control System Modernization Project has been commissioned and performance tests have been completed. Procurement, manufacturing and field activities continue within the scope of the New Coke Gas Gasometer and Steel Mill A-B Hall Extension and Crane Projects. Engineering, purchasing processes, equipment supply, manufacturing and site works continue in the 1 New Blast Furnace, Vacuum Degassing Plant and Modernization of the 3 Coke Oven Battery Projects.