March, 19, 1982 - Signing of the contract for plant's construction.
September, 14, 1982 - Laying of "the first brick" and capsule with an "appeal to the descendants" into the foundation of the plant.
October, 15, 1984 - Start of the operation of the production facilities of the electric steel melting shop and fabrication of the first heat and its casting with CCM.
November, 4, 1984 - Start of the operation of the production facilities of the rolling mill, and rolling of the first lot of rolled section on mill 320/150.
July, 15, 1985 - Signing by the State Commission the Acceptance Report on putting into operation of the first stage of the plant.
November, 21, 1987 - Start of the operation of:
- secondary metallurgy facilities (furnace-ladle and circulating degasser) and CCM №3 at melt shop;
- complex of medium section rolling mill 850 at the rolling plant;
- facilities of wire shop №1 and production of the first lot of Byelorussian cord.
March, 1, 1991 - Start of the operation of wire shop №2, lime kiln №2, DSF-3 and vacuum degasser at the melt shop.
August, 10, 1995 - The first visit of the President of the Republic of Belarus Lukashenko A.G. to the plant.
August, 1, 1996 - Opening of metallurgical technical school in Zhlobin.
April 1997 - Certification of the product Quality Assurance System in accordance with requirements of an international standard EN DIN ISO 9002:1994
October, 1, 1997 - Opening of the evening branch of Gomel State Polytechnic University named after RO.Sukhoi
October 30, 1998 – opening of Metallurgic Technical School attached to the plant.
September, 15, 2000 – commissioning of a new complex of Wire Mill 150 at the presence of the President of the Republic of Belarus A.G. Lukashenko
November, 30, 2000 – start of the operation of production facilities of Wire Plant - 3
April, 2002 – commissioning of a new brass plating unit at Steel cord and Wire Plant
May, 15, 2002 – commissioning of a new Oxygen Plant
May, 19, 2002 – start of operation of the production facilities of the 2-nd stage of Oxygen Plant
December, 30, 2002 – Nikolay Victorovich Andrianov was appointed General Director of RUE "Byelorussian Steel Works" by the order of Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus
December, 30, 2003 – one million tons of rolled material was produced in Wire Mill 150
September, 25, 2004 – grand opening of an office of Byelorussian – Chinese Joint Venture BELMET (SHANGAI) TRADING Co ., Ltd. in China
October, 15, 2004 – 20th anniversary of Byelorussian Steel Works! Visit of the President of the Republic of Belarus A.G. Lukashenko to BMZ
November, 2004 – a new project of RUE “Byelorussian Steel Works” for construction of Seamless Pipes Mill was approved by the President of the Republic of Belarus A.G. Lukashenko
January, 25–28, 2005 – the first graduation of evening courses of Metallurgic Technical School in Zhlobin
March, 28, 2005 – commissioning of 40 cable machines RI– 10М (after modernization) at Steel cord and Wire Plant – 2
May, 25, 2005 – start of construction of Pipe Rolling Mill.
July, 12, 2005 – production of 200th thousand ton of hose wire at Steel cord and Wire Plant – 2.
December, 22, 2005 – production of 250th thousand ton of hose wire on fine drawing line at Steel cord and Wire Plant - 1
January, 19, 2006 – production of 400th thousand ton of steel cord on the second cabling line at Steel cord and Wire Plant - 1
February, 24, 2006 – brass plating unit No. 6 was put into operation ahead of schedule at Steel cord and Wire Plant - 2
March, 1, 2006 – production of 300th thousand ton of steel cord at Steel cord and Wire Plant – 2 from the date of commissioning
April, 10, 2006 – registration of ice-hockey team “Hockey Club Metallurg – Zhlobin” in the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus
May, 23, 2006 – ceremonial starting of construction of a new polyclinic at the plant.
May, 29, 2006 – a birthday of ice-hockey club «Metallurg –Zhlobin»
June, 30, 2006 – the jubilee, millionth ton of wire products was produced at Steel cord and Wire Plant – 2
August, 03, 2006 – production of two millionth ton of rolled products in Wire Mill 150 at 10.30 a.m.
August, 16, 2006 – a new line for manufacturing of bronze-plated bead wire was put into operation at Steel cord and Wire Plant - 1
September, 22, 2006 – a solemn ceremony dedicated to 10th anniversary of Metallurgic Technical School in Zhlobin
December, 22, 2006 – an official commissioning at Wire Plant – 3 after completion of modernization project «Dnepr»
February, 19, 2007 – commissioning of equipment for fiber manufacturing at Steel cord and Wire Plant -1
March, 19, 2007 – an International Conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of signing of the contract for construction of the plant
June, 27, 2007 – production of the first pipe in Pipe Rolling Mill at RUE «BMZ»
July, 13, 2007 – commissioning of Pipe Rolling Mill.
July, 13, 2007 – visit of the President of the Republic of Belarus A.G. Lukashenko to RUE “BMZ” in connection with the commissioning of Pipe Rolling Mill.
September, 12, 2007 – the trial production of pipes with the cycle interval of two minutes. The first batch of pipes with the weight of 14 tons consisting of 50 pieces with diameter 88,9mm and wall thickness 12,5mm was produced.
November, 21, 2007 – 20th anniversary of steel cord and wire production (Steel cord and Wire Plant – 1) and Rolling Mill 850
December, 26, 2007 – a record at Wire Plant – 3, production of 400th thousand ton of wire.
December, 29, 2007 – a grand opening of a new building for engineers and management.
January, 17, 2008 – a grand opening of swimming pool of Olympic Reserve Centre for hockey and swimming.
January, 17, 2008 – a grand opening of aqua park.
February, 2008 – a slitting technology of 2 and 3-strand rolling for production of reinforcing bars of large diameters was applied for the first time on the territory of the former USSR in the Rolling Mill of the plant.
October, 13, 2009 – Byelorussian Steel Works will be headed by Mr. Savenok
March 2009 – modernization of mill 320 finishing line
July 28, 2009 –30 mil tons of steel produced at EMS-1. It took the plant 20 years to manufacture first 20 mil tons of steel (this output was reached in 2004 in honour of the 20th anniversary of BMZ), and the next 10 mil were produced in 5 years. This fact is the evidence of high productive potential of the plant and its labour collective.
July 8, 2009 - 5 years since the formation of the plant’s primary organization of the Byelorussian Republican Youth Union
August 2009 – start of CCM-3 upgrading.
October 9, 2009 – the plant was the first in the republic to submit its corporate social report to be studied by the general public and participants of the UN Global Compact.
October 13, 2009 – Anatoli Savianok was appointed the general director of the PA "Byelorussian Steel Works" – the general director of the RUE "Byelorussian Steel Works"
October 15, 2009 - RUE "BMZ" celebrated its 25th anniversary
November, 2009 – the central plant’s laboratory was accredited by Deutsche Gesellschaft fűr Akkreditierung mbH (DGA), an accreditation organization
November, 2009 - production of concast billet in CCM-1,2 reached 161 108 tons per month.
November 5, 2009 – 25th anniversary of the section rolling mill
December 10, 2009 – During 25-year history of rolling mill 320 its personnel reached the highest working performance – one million ton of the rolled stock per year while the design capacity of the mill is 450 tpy.
December 14, 2009 – A.M. Savianok was appointed the president of the International Union of Metallurgists by its enlarged session.
March 25, 2010– a contract for the erection of the third lime kiln was signed with TECHCOM (Germany).
March 31, 2010 – a commemorative 100th ton of pipes was produced.
April 16, 2010 –150th ton of pipes was rolled in the pipe mill.
July 7- 9, 2010 – 10th commemorative International Scientific and Technical Conference of Young Specialists “Metal 2010” was held.
September 15, 2010 – 10th anniversary of rolling mill 150 commissioning
March 5, 2010 – BMZ was awarded the title of «The best Investor of the Year». The labour collective was awarded a challenge banner and an Honorary Letter of Commendation based on the previous year performance.
March 1 2011 – the20th anniversary of SWS -2
March 17, 2011 – The first international conference of suppliers
March 2011 –SWS-2: main production record. Production of concast billet in CCM-3 reached 67 thousand 804 tons.
March 2011 – SWS-1 and SWS-2 record in steel cord production –8 955 tons output.
March 24, 2011– 9th meeting of the Leaders’ Club Board of Central and East European countries
April 5, 2011 – new production objective reached by EMS-1. Production of concast billet in CCM 1,2.
April 6, 2011 – pipe mill –250-thousandth pipe produced
April 13, 2011 – RUE “BMZ”, Belmet (Austria) and BKS (USA) were awarded the title of best suppliers among 1000 suppliers of Eaton Hidraulics at the international conference held at the European headquarters of the company(Morqen, Switzerland).
April 20, 2011 – a new record set at EMS-3: 10-millionth ton of steel cast in CCM-3. It happened after more than 23 years of operation. The start of the record was set in September 1987 when CCM-3 was commissioned.
April 29, 2011 – 15 years ago PM&DS was founded.
May 27, 2011 – based on the results of suppliers assessment in 2010 carried out by Eaton Hidraulics (Morgen, Switzerland) – a hose wire consumer, the plant was awarded the category of the best supplier in 2010 among 1000 alternative suppliers of hose wire.
May 2011 – RUE “BMZ” became the winner of the republican tournament “Best exporter of 2010” in the nomination “Metallurgy”. May 2011 – RUE “BMZ” became the winner of the international tournament of power-effective and resource-saving technologies and equipment (the project “Improvement of steel melting technology of EAF-3 with the use of a slag level control system”).
May 26, 2011 – the 25th anniversary of the folk choir “Krynitsa”
June 01, 2011 – the 15th anniversary of TAS foundation
June 20, 2011 - electric melt shops produced 35-millionth ton of steel
July 7- 8, 2011 – International scientific and technical conference “Metal – 2011” participated by creative young people from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia and Great Britain.
August 18, 2011 – Ministry of Industry signed an order on SA Belvtromet (including its six regional enterprises collecting and processing ferrous scrap) and UE “Beltsvetmet (including its affiliated company “Tsvetmet”, Zhodino) joining PA “BMZ. During last three years “Belvtormet” included three more enterprises: OJSC “Tekhnoprobor” (Mogilyov), OJSC “Polesieelektromash” (Luninets), and OJSC “Kobrin Toolmaking Plant “Sitomo”.
August 26 2011 – SWS-3 produced 1 000 000 tons of wire(drawing machine operator Vyacheslav Polyakov)
August 31, 2011 – a contract for the erection of a small-section rolling mill signed with Danieli (Italy). The rolling mill output: 700 thou tpy with the possibility to increase it up to 1 mln tpy. Project value: EUR100 million, implementation period: 30 months.
September 3, 2011 – Hockey club “Metallurg” became the winner of the main summer trophy of the country. The final match of the Cup which took place September 3 at Minsk Arena ended with a triumphal victory of the Zhlobin team. “Metallurg” was the only team which did not lose a single point.
September 6, 2011 – RUE “BMZ” became the winner of the republican professional competition “Best construction product of year 2011” for the following goods:
1. Non-prestressed reinforcement bars for concrete structures, class S 500, cold-deformed coils 4,0 – 12,0 mm according to STB 1704 – 2006 “Non-prestressed reinforcing bars for concrete structures”.
2. Steel hot-deformed seamless pipes of structural steels according to DIN EN 10210 “Hollow hot-deformed sections of non-alloy and fine-grain steel grades for steel structures”.
September 23, 2011 – 15 years since the establishment of Zhlobin Metallurgical Technical School
November 10, 2011 – mill 850 crossed the border of 9 million ton output (team No.3)
November 2011 – RUE “BMZ” won the competition “Best goods of the Republic of Belarus on the markets of the Russian Federation” in 2011.
December 2011 – On the night from December 7 to December 8 rolling mill 320 crossed the border of 1 million ton output. The honour of rolling of the jubilee ton of the reinforcing steel fell to team No.3 headed by shift engineer S.M. Yadchenko and foreman R.F. Zarutsky.
December 27, 2011 – the first thick issue of the newspaper “Metallurg” (supplement “Korporativnaya Sreda”).
December – RUE “BMZ” became a laureate of the competition arranged by the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus for the achievements in the area of quality. RUE “BMZ” won this competition in 2001, 2004, 2007.
January 1, 2012– establishment of a tare and die shop (T&DS) in the result of merger of T&PS and PM&DS.
January 2, 2012 – registration of Open Joint-Stock Company “Byelorussian Steel Works” in the Registry of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs under the number of 400074854.
March 7, 2012 – the first foundation for a new lime kiln No.3 laid and a capsule with a text addressed to the progeny embedded by the general director Mr. A. Savianok.
March 11, 2012 – opening of the first in the country museum of metallurgy for children in kindergarten No. 34.
Based on the results of March 2012 – electric melt shops achieved the highest production in the plant’s history: 233 thou.880 tons and exceeded the record of October 2011 by over 4 thousand tons.
April 4-5, 2012 – the second international conference of suppliers
April 22, 2012 – awarding of “Metallurg” team – the winner of the 20th Open Championship of the Republic of Belarus of 2011/2012.
May 4, 2012 – commissioning of the second bronze-plated bead wire line in SWS-1 after reconstruction. By the end of 2012 it is planned to produce merchantable products in the amount of $14,2million.
May 15, 2012 – capsule with a letter addressed to the descendants embedded in the foundation of a new small-section rolling mill.
May 16, 2012 – a visit of V.V. Makei, head of the President’s administration of the Republic of Belarus
May 17 , 2012 – business conference “Belarus – Russia: cooperation of steel market participants”. Over 50 heads of steel enterprises met at BSW.
May 24-25, 2012 – plant’s scientific and technical conference of young specialists of OJSC “BSW” “Metal – 2012”.
May 25, 2012 – 20th anniversary of the commissioning of the network and substation shop.
June 9, 2012 – EAF -3 produces a 107 – 108 t heat. Previous maximum daily rate of casting in CCM -3 corresponds to 26 heats. June 9 steelmakers added almost 216 t more (3rd team, shift engineer N.E. Rozhkov, melting foreman P.E. Rozhkov, casting foreman Y.M. Kopylkov).
June 11, 2012 – OJSC “BSW” occupied the first place in the nomination “Export sales leader” among clients of OJSC “Priorbank”. This was the appreciation of our plant’s work by the board of experts of one of the leading banks of our country. June 11, a special sign was awarded to the general director A. Savianok.
June 20, 2012 – BSW became a laureate of the competition for the prize of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2011 in the category “Production of goods of production use” (among the organizations with the overall strength exceeding 250 people).
July 4-6, 2012 – international scientific-technical conference of young workers “Metal – 2012” participated by representatives of Russia, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Belarus.
July 1, 2012 – 5 years since commissioning of the pipe mill.
July 18, 2012 – 20th anniversary of the Palace of Culture of metallurgists
August 17, 2012 – 5 million tons produced in mill 150 since mill 320/150 was divided into two independent lines.
August 24, 2012 – registration of Open Joint-Stock Company “Byelorussian Steel Works” – management company of “Byelorussian Metallurgical Company” holding in the in the Unified Registry of Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs under the number of 400074854.
August 31, 2012 – ceremonial commissioning of the first stage of finishing line No. 3 (PFLD No.3) of the pipe mill
August 2012 – a new production frontier achieved by the staff of rolling mill 320. Rolled section production reached 96 100tons.
September 3, 2012 – steel fiber for concrete reinforcement (anchor, wavy, and microfiber) became the winner of the Republican Professional Contest “The best building product of year 2012”.
September 10, 2012 – 20th anniversary of the MERS
October 31, 2012 – public hearing of the corporate social report for 2011.
October 2012 – a new production record set by the staff of the electric melt shops. Total output of EAFs-1, 2, 3 reached 236 729 tons. A new record in concast billet production set. 168 thou. 365 tons produced. A new production frontier reached by the teams of rolling mills 320 and 150. Rolled section production in mill 320 made up 96 318 tons, in mill 150 – 49 022 tons.
November 21, 2012 – 25 years since commissioning of steel wire shop No.1.
November 21, 2012 – 25th anniversary of EMS-2 and rolling mill 850.
January 1, 2013 - new structural unit - Department of Energy was formed as a result of the shop conslidation – department for power and gas-oxygen shop.
January 13, 2013 - ice-hockey team “Metallurg” played at Continental cup superfinal successfully and took second place in a prestige European tournament.
January 24, 2013 – according to expert evaluation of EcoVadis (Michelin) in 2012 the achievements of BMZ in social sphere and environmental protection exceeded the level which Michelin established for suppliers. These results show the maturity of BMZ in social sphere and environmental protection and form the Michelin criterion for supplier selection.
February 3, 2013 – shop for electrical equipment repair of metallurgical millst is twenty nine years of foundation.
February, 2013 - Byelorussian Steel Works became the Prize Winner of Ministry of Industry of Republic of Belarus in the field of science and engineering in 2012.Annually this Premium is awarded for development and implementation of new materials and technologies that favour the attainment of Byelorussian science on a level with the highest worlds standards and the development of industry.
February 11, 2013 - new eighth medical room was opened at Byelorussian Steel Works (administrative building of Steel Melting Shop -1) where workers can receive a necessary medical aid included emergency aid.
March 1, 2013 - Byelorussian Steel Works became the Prize Winner in nomination «The best investor and exporter» among the enterprises of Zhlobin and Zhlobin region by the results of 2012. Challenge Flag and Honorary Diploma were presented.
March 28, 2013 - daughter company “Metallurgtorg” is ten years of foundation.
April 1, 2013 – the fourth stage of BMZ (pumping plant) is twenty years of commissioning.
April 5, 2013 - Gomel Executive Committee thanked officially the team of Byelorussian Steel Works for a valuable contribution to economic and social development of Gomel region.
April 18, 2013 – 10 years passed since that Byelorussian Steel Works were the first enterprise to receive an ecological certificate at Gomel region. The staff had prepared for that event during 2 years. At once BMZ have received two certificates for correspondence with the requirements of international standardISO 14001-1996 and national standard STB СТБ ИСО 14001-2000.