History

August 24, 1955 – first cast-iron produced at blast furnace №1: Cherepovets steel mill is born.

1956 – The first coke battery was launched.

1956 – Launch of blast furnace №2.

1958 – First ingot of open–hearth crude steel produced.

1959 – First rolling mill 1150 commissioned.

1962 – Launch of blast furnace №3.

1969 – First electric steel furnace commissioned.

1969 – Launch of blast furnace №4.

1975 – Hot rolling mill 200 commissioned.

1980 – first steel converter produced.

1986 – Launch of blast furnace №5.

1993 – Cherepovets steel mill registered as Severstal Joint Stock Company in Cherepovets city hall.

1999 – Acquisition of Karelsky okatysh.

2001 – Acquisition of Olkon.

2003 – Acquisition of Vorkutaugol.

2004 – Acquisition of Rouge Steel, later renamed Severstal Dearborn.

2004 – Severstal Metiz established.

2006 – Severstal lists its GDRs on the London Stock Exchange.

2006 – Launch of Izhora pipe mill.

2008 –  Acquisition of three US assets (Severstal Warren, Severstal Wheeling and Severstal Sparrows Point).

2008 – Acquisition of PBS Coals Corporation.

2010 – Launch of Severstal TPZ Sheksna.

2011 – Sale of three US assets (Severstal Warren, Severstal Wheeling and Severstal Sparrows Point).

2012 – Severstal’s gold-mining assets are separated into Nordgold.

2013 – Severstal Distribution established.

2014 – Launch of Balakovo mini-mill.

2014 — Vorkutinskaya mine at Vorkutaugol commissions a new longwall face at the Troynoy seam, c.317 meters long with a seam thickness of 2.8 meters.

2014 – Sale of Severstal Dearborn, Severstal Columbus and PBS Coals.

2017 – Launch of Severstal’s online sales platform.

2017 – acquisition of Yakovlevsky mine.

2017 – Severstal Digital established to implement Company’s digital strategy.

2017 – Severstal develops the biggest data lake in Russian industry.

2018 – Severstal, ROSNANO and Windar Renovables create a joint venture to produce wind turbine towers.

2018 – Severstal announces updated Company strategy, aimed at further strengthening financial performance, maximising value creation and enhancing shareholder returns.

2019 – Severstal and Tenaris announce a joint venture to build a welded pipe plant to produce OCTG products in the Surgut area.