Qarmet's Revamp under New Leadership

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Post-acquisition by Qazaqstan Investment Corporation, Qarmet, formerly ArcelorMittal Temirtau, exhibited a surge in December's steel production, accompanied by increased reserves. With investments of $62.76 million and ambitious plans for modernization and expansion, the state-led fund aims to revitalize operations, introducing new leadership and committing substantial funds for production enhancements and community development.


Under new ownership by the Qazaqstan Investment Corporation, Qarmet, previously known as ArcelorMittal Temirtau, has embarked on a compelling transformational journey. December witnessed a remarkable surge in steel production alongside significant upward revisions in ferroalloy and coal reserves.

Following the acquisition, Qarmet promptly resumed finished product shipments, signaling a swift stride forward after Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal's subsidiary sale, as previously reported by SteelOrbis.

Recent discussions revolving around Qarmet's operations highlighted crucial agendas, including securing raw materials, supporting product exports, and rectifying environmental violations. A substantial investment of $62.76 million (KZT 28.6 billion) was injected to stabilize the company's functioning.

Eyeing 2024, Qarmet is actively engaging in new investment contracts to bolster production and reduce operational costs. Future plans pivot on modernization, environmental enhancements such as transitioning to gas, and a strategic reevaluation of product offerings.


Qarmet's transition under the Qazaqstan Investment Corporation marks a significant turning point. The company's focused initiatives, including substantial investments, strategic leadership changes, and commitments to modernization and community development, reflect an ambitious stride toward a revitalized and enhanced operational landscape.

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