To celebrate Metinvest’s 15th anniversary,

Ukraine’s largest steel producer, came up last week with a list of projects where Metinvest steel is used: London’s tallest building, The Shard; New York’s Hudson Yards real estate development; Genoa’s new highway bridge; locks on the Panama Canal; Caribbean cruise ships and Great Lakes cargo ships. In Ukraine, Metinvest steel was used in the sarcophagus over Chornobyl’s damaged nuclear reactor, and in Olimpiskiy Stadium, Lavina Mall and the ‘Klitschko’ pedestrian bridge.

Italy’s Danieli, a world leader in the production of steel plants, signed a deal yesterday to be the main equipment supplier for Metinvest’s new $1 billion cold rolling shop in Mariupol

. In the first, $800 million phase, Danieli and Metinvest are to build a plant capable of producing 1.2 million tons of steel a year – cold-rolled, galvanized and color-coated. The Italian equipment “will allow Metinvest to achieve world-class product quality at all stages of production – from semi-finished products to coated rolled products,” Yuriy Ryzhenkov, director general of Metinvest, said at the signing ceremony.