Company
VESCO holds the leading position among the global producers and exporters of ball clays

Production capacity is more than
mln
tons
per
year
+ countries-
importers
VESCO raw materials are exported to more than 25 countries around the globe.
+ types
of clay
VESCO produce more than 60 types of clay
Deliveries

VESCO ensures stable
shipments of consistent
raw materials all year
round due to:

  • Availability of 900 thousand tons of ready-made clay in stock
  • Many years of logistics experience and profound expertise
  • Quality control at all production stages
375 open top wagons
Availability of own rolling stock is additional guarantee of stable clay delivery to the customers globally
Mission
Caring for the environment, we create individual solutions using mineral raw materials that help our partners to manufacture eco-friendly products of high quality for comfortable life around the globe
Vision
VESCO is a leading supplier of individual raw material solutions for the companies of ceramic and refractory industries globally with large own raw materials reserves, modern production equipment, high standards of quality control, sustainable ecological management and corporate culture attracting the best professionals
VESCO

Values

5 core
values
of Vesco
Team
Responsibility
Entrepreneurship
Excellence
Professional growth
Production sites

Company structure

experience

VESCO History

1961

Druzhkivka Ore Mining founded as an independent enterprise. It consists of Novoraysky and Veselovsky (transferred from Chasov-Yarsky Ore Mining) clay quarries, and Bantyshevsky moulding sands quarry.

1967

Veselovsky quarry was withdrawn from the Druzhkivka Ore Mining. Enterprise begins to work independently and provides raw materials for factories and plants oriented to light, porcelain, ceramic, glass, radio engineering industries and other branches of the national economy.

1993

The state enterprise Druzhkivka Ore Mining transformed into the Open Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining.

1994

At the constituent assembly was made a decision to reorganize the Veselovsky Quarry Leased Enterprise into a Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO.

1996

The Closed Joint-Stock Company Ogneupornerud was established.

2002

Company obtained international certificates of compliance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 quality management system and the ISO 14001 environmental management system. That means the indication of the quality of the supplied products of CJSC VESCO to European standards.

2006

Financial and Industrial Group System Capital Management (SCM) founded the United Minerals Group (UMG) holding for the operational management of clay assets: CJSC VESCO, OJSC Druzhkivka Ore Mining and Ogneupornerud CJSC.

2007

Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO receives a license from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to provide educational services related to vocational education. This allows, if necessary, to carry out initial vocational training of employees within the enterprise, as well as retraining and advanced training.

2009

The Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO has been transformed into the VESCO Public Joint-Stock Company.

2011

Closed Joint-Stock Company Ogneuprnerud was reorganized into Private Joint-Stock Company Ogneupornerud.

2012

Open Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining was reorganized into Public Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining.

2012

VESCO PJSC put into operation a new overburden complex within the framework of a five-year technical re-equipment program (2009-2013). Investments in the project amounted to more than 50 mill UAH. With the new overburden complex, the UMG clay assets have the opportunity not to attract additional forces of contract organizations to develop their deposits, which significantly reduces the cost of commissioning new quarries.

2014

The measuring laboratory of PJSC VESCO has reached a new level in the study of the chemical, grain-size, mineralogical composition of clay, changes in its linear dimensions in drying and roasting. Investments in new equipment and employees training went to more than $ 2 million. This allowed manufacturers to avoid the cost of additional research in order to adapt Ukrainian clays to products with specific properties. This work is carried out for them in the laboratory of PJSC VESCO, and the customer receives not only comprehensive information about the clay, but also recommendations on the selection of the most suitable type.

2015

The enterprise "Firm Donkeampromsirye" became part of the clay assets of UMG. The start of development the Mertsalovo station (Dobropolsky district) allowed solving problems with the shipment of clay by rail, and minimizing the risks arising in the process of delivering raw materials to customers.

2016

UMG transformed into investment company with assets under management of $ 400 million.

2017

While the transformation of UMG into investment company, it was decided to consolidate the clay assets of PJSC VESCO, PJSC Druzhkivka Ore Mining, PJSC Ogneuporrud under the framework of the VESCO managing company. In the same year, VESCO put into operation the open West pit quarry No.1 of the Druzhkivka Ore Mining, which made it possible to increase sales volumes to 3 million tons.
By the end of the year, the company reached a record sales volume for the period of operation of clay enterprises - more than 3 million tons.

2018

VESCO has put into operation 2 new stripping groups. Investments in the project amounted to over UAH 100 million. The implementation of this project made it possible to increase the volume of stripping works in connection with an increase in the volume of sales of products, without attracting additional forces of contractors to develop their fields. Also in 2018 on site of preparation and shipping of finished product upgrading was carried staker complexes, allowing to increase the production of finished products ( burdening clays) greater than 20%, ensuring high quality and stable characteristics clays and adapted the building of new site for storage prepared finished products, which made it possible to increase the warehouse stock by 20 %, providing a guarantee of stable shipment throughout the year.

Public Joint Stock Company Druzhkovskoe Ore Administration was reorganized into Private Joint Stock Company Druzhkovskoe Ore Administration.

2019

VESCO received permission from Ukrzaliznytsia to leave and operate its own locomotive on public tracks at Mertsalovo station, which made it possible to control the supply of empty and cleaning of loaded open top wagons independently, without attracting additional forces from contractors. Also in 2019, due to an increase in the volume of stripping work, after a major overhaul, walking excavator 10/70 No. 5 was put into operation . Investments in repairs amounted to UAH 87.8 million. On today excavator is one of the most modern management systems in Ukraine. 

The measuring laboratory of PJSC "VESCO" has updated the main equipment. Investments in new equipment amounted to UAH 11 million. Re-certification for compliance with the requirements of the standards for the environmental management system DSTU ISO 14001: 2015 and the management of occupational health and safety DSTU OHSAS 18001: 2010. The certificates were issued by the Management Systems Certification Body SE "Kharkivstandartmetrologiya" accredited in accordance with the requirements of the European standard DSTU EN ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2017 by the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU).

Public Joint Stock Company " VESCO " was reorganized into Private Joint Stock Company " VESCO ".

2020

Company VESCO put into developing karer №5 Oktyabrsky deposit Ogneupornerud, that allowed to extract clay of necessary varietal composition to ensure the supply of raw materials of the desired customer quality. The amount of investments directed to the commissioning of the new quarry amounted to UAH 1.9 million. The development of this quarry is planned for 12-14 years. Also in 2020, re-certification was passed and a certificate of compliance with the requirements of the standards for the quality management system DSTU ISO 9001: 2015 was received. Certificats issued by the Authority for certification of management systems GP "Kharkivstandartmetrologiya" accredited in accordance with the requirements of the European standard DSTU EN ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2017 National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU).

The company obtained the permission of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concentration in the form of acquisition of shares of JSC "Chasov Refractory Works" . 67.86% of the shares were acquired. New first asset will VESCO opportunity to expand high-quality clay composition of the portfolio and offer brand new market, strengthening market position.

2021

History of 2021, we
will write with you

What happened this year

Druzhkivka Ore Mining founded as an independent enterprise. It consists of Novoraysky and Veselovsky (transferred from Chasov-Yarsky Ore Mining) clay quarries, and Bantyshevsky moulding sands quarry.

What happened this year

Veselovsky quarry was withdrawn from the Druzhkivka Ore Mining. Enterprise begins to work independently and provides raw materials for factories and plants oriented to light, porcelain, ceramic, glass, radio engineering industries and other branches of the national economy.

What happened this year

The state enterprise Druzhkivka Ore Mining transformed into the Open Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining.

What happened this year

At the constituent assembly was made a decision to reorganize the Veselovsky Quarry Leased Enterprise into a Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO.

What happened this year

The Closed Joint-Stock Company Ogneupornerud was established.

What happened this year

Company obtained international certificates of compliance with the requirements of the ISO 9001 quality management system and the ISO 14001 environmental management system. That means the indication of the quality of the supplied products of CJSC VESCO to European standards.

What happened this year

Financial and Industrial Group System Capital Management (SCM) founded the United Minerals Group (UMG) holding for the operational management of clay assets: CJSC VESCO, OJSC Druzhkivka Ore Mining and Ogneupornerud CJSC.

What happened this year

Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO receives a license from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine to provide educational services related to vocational education. This allows, if necessary, to carry out initial vocational training of employees within the enterprise, as well as retraining and advanced training.

What happened this year

The Closed Joint-Stock Company VESCO has been transformed into the VESCO Public Joint-Stock Company.

What happened this year

Closed Joint-Stock Company Ogneuprnerud was reorganized into Private Joint-Stock Company Ogneupornerud.

What happened this year

Open Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining was reorganized into Public Joint-Stock Company Druzhkivka Ore Mining.

What happened this year

VESCO PJSC put into operation a new overburden complex within the framework of a five-year technical re-equipment program (2009-2013). Investments in the project amounted to more than 50 mill UAH. With the new overburden complex, the UMG clay assets have the opportunity not to attract additional forces of contract organizations to develop their deposits, which significantly reduces the cost of commissioning new quarries.

What happened this year

The measuring laboratory of PJSC VESCO has reached a new level in the study of the chemical, grain-size, mineralogical composition of clay, changes in its linear dimensions in drying and roasting. Investments in new equipment and employees training went to more than $ 2 million. This allowed manufacturers to avoid the cost of additional research in order to adapt Ukrainian clays to products with specific properties. This work is carried out for them in the laboratory of PJSC VESCO, and the customer receives not only comprehensive information about the clay, but also recommendations on the selection of the most suitable type.

What happened this year

The enterprise "Firm Donkeampromsirye" became part of the clay assets of UMG. The start of development the Mertsalovo station (Dobropolsky district) allowed solving problems with the shipment of clay by rail, and minimizing the risks arising in the process of delivering raw materials to customers.

What happened this year

UMG transformed into investment company with assets under management of $ 400 million.

What happened this year

While the transformation of UMG into investment company, it was decided to consolidate the clay assets of PJSC VESCO, PJSC Druzhkivka Ore Mining, PJSC Ogneuporrud under the framework of the VESCO managing company. In the same year, VESCO put into operation the open West pit quarry No.1 of the Druzhkivka Ore Mining, which made it possible to increase sales volumes to 3 million tons.
By the end of the year, the company reached a record sales volume for the period of operation of clay enterprises - more than 3 million tons.

What happened this year

VESCO has put into operation 2 new stripping groups. Investments in the project amounted to over UAH 100 million. The implementation of this project made it possible to increase the volume of stripping works in connection with an increase in the volume of sales of products, without attracting additional forces of contractors to develop their fields. Also in 2018 on site of preparation and shipping of finished product upgrading was carried staker complexes, allowing to increase the production of finished products ( burdening clays) greater than 20%, ensuring high quality and stable characteristics clays and adapted the building of new site for storage prepared finished products, which made it possible to increase the warehouse stock by 20 %, providing a guarantee of stable shipment throughout the year.

Public Joint Stock Company Druzhkovskoe Ore Administration was reorganized into Private Joint Stock Company Druzhkovskoe Ore Administration.

What happened this year

VESCO received permission from Ukrzaliznytsia to leave and operate its own locomotive on public tracks at Mertsalovo station, which made it possible to control the supply of empty and cleaning of loaded open top wagons independently, without attracting additional forces from contractors. Also in 2019, due to an increase in the volume of stripping work, after a major overhaul, walking excavator 10/70 No. 5 was put into operation . Investments in repairs amounted to UAH 87.8 million. On today excavator is one of the most modern management systems in Ukraine. 

The measuring laboratory of PJSC "VESCO" has updated the main equipment. Investments in new equipment amounted to UAH 11 million. Re-certification for compliance with the requirements of the standards for the environmental management system DSTU ISO 14001: 2015 and the management of occupational health and safety DSTU OHSAS 18001: 2010. The certificates were issued by the Management Systems Certification Body SE "Kharkivstandartmetrologiya" accredited in accordance with the requirements of the European standard DSTU EN ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2017 by the National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU).

Public Joint Stock Company " VESCO " was reorganized into Private Joint Stock Company " VESCO ".

What happened this year

Company VESCO put into developing karer №5 Oktyabrsky deposit Ogneupornerud, that allowed to extract clay of necessary varietal composition to ensure the supply of raw materials of the desired customer quality. The amount of investments directed to the commissioning of the new quarry amounted to UAH 1.9 million. The development of this quarry is planned for 12-14 years. Also in 2020, re-certification was passed and a certificate of compliance with the requirements of the standards for the quality management system DSTU ISO 9001: 2015 was received. Certificats issued by the Authority for certification of management systems GP "Kharkivstandartmetrologiya" accredited in accordance with the requirements of the European standard DSTU EN ISO / IEC 17021-1: 2017 National Accreditation Agency of Ukraine (NAAU).

The company obtained the permission of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for concentration in the form of acquisition of shares of JSC "Chasov Refractory Works" . 67.86% of the shares were acquired. New first asset will VESCO opportunity to expand high-quality clay composition of the portfolio and offer brand new market, strengthening market position.

What happened this year

History of 2021, we
will write with you

financial results

Information for investors

PJSC VESCO

Legal adress

2 Industrialna St., Druzhkivka, Ukraine, 84200

Subsidiary

12B Bekhterevsky Ln, Kyiv, Ukraine, 04053

Information for investors

http://vesco.net.ua/index.php/actzionery

Agreement on joining the electronic document flow

https://vesco.com.ua/en/offer-vesco

PJSC DRUZHKIVKA QUARRY

Legal adress

112 Polenova St, Druzhkivka, Ukraine, 84205

Information for investors

http://rudo.net.ua/index.php/actzionery

Agreement on joining the electronic document flow

https://vesco.com.ua/en/offer-dru

PJSC OGNEUPORNERUD

Legal adress

14 Oktiabrska St, Shakhove (Oktiabrske) vil., Dobropilskiy district, Ukraine, 85050

Information for investors

http://ogn.net.ua/index.php/explore

Agreement on joining the electronic document flow

https://vesco.com.ua/en/offer-rudo

JSC "CHASIVOYAR FIRE-RESISTANT PLANT"

Legal address

84551, Donetsk region, Bakhmut district, Chasiv-Yar, street Central (Komsomolskaya), 1

Information for investors

http://www.chok.pat.ua

Agreement on joining the electronic document flow

https://www.vesco.com.ua/en/offer-chok