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Mechel Service supplies rebar for construction of Europes largest radiology center

8February2019
Mechel Groups sales subsidiary Mechel Service OOO supplied 2,800 tonnes of rebar for construction of Russias federal high-tech medical radiology center in Dimitrovgrad, Ulyanovsk Region.

The supplied rebar was produced by Mechel Group’s Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has tasked the region with constructing a major cancer treatment center. The new complex in Dimitrovgrad will be Russia’s first to offer all available diagnosis and treatment methods used in nuclear medicine. It will become Europe’s largest such center. It will also train highly qualified medical radiology personnel.

The center will consist of over 20 buildings totaling 110,000 square meters, including a consultation clinic, positron emission tomography (PET) center, a hospital with 312 beds,a radionuclid therapy building, a proton therapy center, a rehab and others. The center is due to admit its first patients this spring.

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