On June 13, 2020, the National Press Centre of the Republic of Belarus hosted a press conference on the subject “Development of Belarusian metallurgical industry. Scientific achievements and future of Belarusian metallurgy”.
The NASB was represented at the event by the following participants: Petr Vityaz, the chief of the NASB Apparatus, Academician of the NASB; Vitaly Zalessky, the Director of the State Scientific Institution Physical and Technical Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; Alexander Branovitsky, the Director of the State Scientific Institution Institute of Metal Technology of the National Academy of Sciences; and Vadim Savich, the First Deputy Director of the State Scientific Institution Powder Metallurgy Institute n.a. academician O. Roman of the NASB.
Petr Vityaz told the mass media that the NASB’s task is to organize scientific support of re-equipment and modernization of foundry, thermal, galvanic and other power-consuming industries of the country. In 2013, Scientific and Production Centre Belarusian Steel Works - Management Company of Belarusian Metallurgical Company was established. Its aim is to improve the technical level and competitiveness of enterprises of the BMK holding, energy efficiency of the existing production facilities, efficiency of computerization at all stages; reduction of cost-price of products.
The heads of the organizations informed on the latest scientific developments for the metallurgical industry.