saw quarter-over-quarteroutput reductions across nearly all its steel segment products in the secondquarter, according to its quarterly production report released July 19.
Pig iron fell by 11.7% from the previous quarter to 2.6million tonnes. Crude steel output slipped 9.9% to 3.2 million tonnes due toplanned capital repairs at blast furnace No. 1 at .
The repairs, along with a higher share of intragroupre-rolled volumes at EVRAZ North America, also affected the production of steelproducts, net of re-rolled volumes, which fell by 13.2% to 2.9 million tonnes.
Salable coke posted the lone quarter over quarter rise, by77.3% to 290,000 tonnes.
In the iron ore segment, production dropped 11.2% quarterover quarter for sinter to 2.5 million tonnes, while pellet production barelychanged at 1.7 million tonnes.
Lumpy ore output in Ukraine improved 49.1% year over year to782,000 tonnes.
In the coal segment, raw coking coal output barelycontracted to 5.5 million tonnes in the second quarter, while coking coalconcentrate production increased 3.3% to 3.7 million tonnes.
Vanadium slag production inched up 1.8% to 4,169 tonnes, andvanadium in final products slipped 2.4% to 3,263 tonnes.