On the occasion of the Day of Workers of the Steel Making and Mining Industry of Ukraine, employees of JV “Zaporizhstal”, Metinvest Group, were awarded honorary awards and prizes.
On the occasion of the professional holiday, 46 employees and the best labour teams of JV “Zaporizhstal” received awards from Metinvest Group, the enterprise and the trade union organisation. For the best production achievements, the teams of Sinter Shop, Hot Rolling Mill Shop and Grids and Substations Shop were awarded with a Certificate of Merit of Metinvest .
The highest award of the Company – “The Gold Star of Metinvest” at JV “Zaporizhstal” – was awarded to Sergiy Fashchenko, Head of Prompt Maintenance and Operation Area of Grids and Substations Shop, and Vyacheslav Panchenko, Head of Hot Rolling Department of Technical Division.
Yuriy Ryzhenkov, CEO of Metinvest Group, presented the high corporate award to the steel workers:
“In wartime, Metinvest’s team is demonstrating even greater unity and strength, working with even greater dedication to ensure that our enterprises continue to operate and that the company can provide uninterrupted assistance to Ukraine: economic, military, and humanitarian. We work despite shelling, power cuts and logistical problems, demonstrating our resilience. And as another manifestation of Metinvest’s resilience and belief in the future victory, we continue our good tradition of awarding Metinvest’s employees with the Gold Star on the occasion of Steel Worker’s and Miner’s Day. This is a recognition of the high professionalism and personal achievements of Metinvest employees. The award for the best. Thank you for your extraordinary efforts, perseverance and resilience. For your significant contribution to the sustainable operation of Metinvest and to the future victory of Ukraine!”
Yuriy Ryzhenkov, CEO of Metinvest Group, presented the high corporate award to the steel workers
Zaporizhstal’s Malykh dynasty, which comprises 13 specialists and has 390 years of combined work experience at the plant, was awarded the Metinvest Golden Dynasty award. The close-knit family took part in the construction of defensive structures in Zaporizhzhia, elimination of the consequences of the enemy shelling, and now systematically helps those affected by the war.
The awards were presented to the best employees of JV “Zaporizhstal” by Roman Slobodianiuk, the General Director of the Works:
“This year we have proved that we can do a lot: despite the full-scale war, we have been working steadily, supporting our country and hometown. We are helping to restore homes that have suffered from enemy attacks. We have become a reliable shoulder for Ukraine’s defenders and our employees who are now on the frontline. And we do all this thanks to the fact that all of us here at our workplaces are united and working towards a common goal. I thank everyone for our joint result!”