Russian Megafactories: Mordor of the Chelyabinsk region

In its 70 years of operation, the plant has produced 175 million tons of coking coal, 120 million tons of agglomerate, 200 million tons of cast iron, 270 million tons of steel, and has shipped 225 million tons of metal products.

In its 70 years of operation, the plant has produced 175 million tons of coking coal, 120 million tons of agglomerate, 200 million tons of cast iron, 270 million tons of steel, and has shipped 225 million tons of metal products.

Slava Stepanov / GELIO
Chelyabinsk is one of the largest metal producers in Russia, and with its industrial landscape and smoke stacks, it sometimes gives the impression of Mordor from Lord of the Rings.
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