EVRAZ NTMK Metallurgists Win Engineer of The Year Awards

23 April 2020 (09:15)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, April, 23, 2020. Senior Tech Development Expert for Sintering/Coke/Blast Furnace Production at EVRAZ Holding’s Nizhniy Tagil Integrated Metallurgical Plant (EVRAZ NTMK) Evgeny Baranov and Senior Electrotechnical Lab Expert at EVRAZ NTMK Alexander Serebrennikov won awards in Ferrous Metallurgy and ElectroTech in the 20th Engineer of The Year Contest. They received the contest certificates and the titles of Russia’s Professional Engineer.

According to EVRAZ Holding Ural’s Corporate Communications Center’s PR Department, one of the winners, Evgeny Baranov, has been working for EVRAZ for 21 years now and has moved on from a repair technician to Deputy Head of Blast Furnace Department.

‘All of Baranov’s activity centers around blast furnace process improvements and working condition improvements. He contributed to the launch of pulverized coal fuel technology at Blast Furnace 5 and 6. In 2019, Evgeny Baranov headed the initiative group to retool the blast furnace department’s casting-machine facility. The retooling will allow the company to save up to 2.5 kg of coke per 1,000 kg of cast iron a year. Baranov is the author of 15 improvement proposals and two inventor’s patents; he also acts as a mentor for the younger workers,’ the company says.

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