Interpipe has certified its compressor-pump pipes with thread joints UPM-J according to the highest gas-proof requirements CAL IV (Connection Application Level) of the ISO 13679. “The certification according to ISO 13679 CAL IV is very important, as the pipes are used in the shafts many times. We are expanding the range of premium solutions for…Details
In January-May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 6.56 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant steel from Ukraine valued at $29 million. This is down by 27.3%, but up by 3% YoY respectively. Bars account for some 80% of deliveries. At the same they decreased by one third. Seamless pipes accounted for 1 thousand tons, down…Details
In January-June Uralskaya Kuznitsa increased sales by 43%, to 98 thousand tons.
UralKuz increases railroad axles output. Axles sales grew by 69%.
The company has been manufacturing products for railroad transport since 1995. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-June Khabarovsk region obtained 9871 kg of gold, up by 8% YoY. In particular, Resursy Albazino LLC mined over 3500 kg of gold, Svetloye GOK – 1600 kg and Okhotskaya Mining and Geological Company – 500 kg. All the three companies are parts of Polymetal. Silver output reached 24961 kg, down by 9% YoY.…Details
Since the start of cooperation with Gazpromtrubinvest, Severstal has supplied the company with over 2.1 million tons of metal products. Severstal ships hot-rolled coils to the company, which are then used to produce electric welded oil and gas, compressor-pump and casing pipes with the diameter of 60-426 mm. In particular, in 2017 metal deliveries reached…Details
In January-June NLMK produced 6.49 million tons of steel, up by 3% YoY. Pig iron output totaled 6.15 million tons, up by 7%. Galvanized rolled metal manufacture grew by 19%, to 424 thousand tons. Transformer steel output reached 54 thousand tons, up by 28%. In June the 2000-mill set a daily output record of 20.78…Details
In May Turkey imported 83 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 89.2% YoY. In January-May imports reached 644 thousand tons, up by 113.5%. Russia supplied 418 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 178.53% YoY and Ukraine – 154 thousand tons, up by 58.45%. Deliveries from Brazil totaled 53 thousand tons, up by 525.43%.…Details
Severstal has suspended deliveries of metal to Iran this year without stating terms or reasons. According to the company statement, earlier in the year it delivered inconsiderable volumes of metal to Iran. The company did not name the precise volume of deliveries, or the time frame of the suspension, and did not comment on the…Details
Belarusian specialists are busy doing geological prospecting work for the sake of gold extraction in Sudan, Belarusian Deputy Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Andrei Khmel reported on July 19. The agreement on inviting Belarusian specialists to search for and extract gold in Sudan was reached as Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko visited the country. “A…Details
Results of the work to find gold, copper, platinum, and uranium ore in Belarus were revealed by Vasily Kolb, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Natural Resources, Head of the Geology Office of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry, at a press conference on July 19. According to the source, work to…Details
Prices of precious metals in Azerbaijan continued their decline on July 19, which they started on July 16, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold decreased by 4.1 manats, to 2082.0325 manats per ounce on July 19, compared to the price on July 18. The price of silver decreased…Details
Belenergomash-BZEM LLC has concluded a contract for the manufacture of 2200 tons of metal structures for the Nitric Acid Works in the city of Navoi (Uzbekistan). The order comprises main and supplementary metal structures, roof and wall sandwich-panels, doors, windows, water pipeline system, etc. The company has already finished 3D-modelling and designing the structures, and…Details
Omsuchanskaya gold-extracting factory has processed 20 million tons of ore and commissioned its second thickener. Omsuchanskaya Factory is the main processing center of the Dukat hub of Serebro Magadana, a part of Polymetal. In addition to the Dukat ore the factory processes ore from the Galtssovoye, Lunnoye and Verkneye Menkeche deposits. In 16 years of…Details
Gaysky Mining and Processing Works has purchased new mills for its repair-mechanical plant under the program to replace and modernize outdated machinery. Investments this year total 2 billion rubles. Since the start of the year over 20 units of mining machinery, both domestic and imported, have arrived at the enterprise. Two milling machines valued at…Details
Mikhailovsky Mining and Processing Works has become the winner of the MMK supplier competition in the category of iron ore pellets. “The main criteria of the competition are the quality of the products, their demand, as well as the innovative and scientific-technical component”, MGOK commercial director Ivan Buyanov said. “The iron ore raw materials purchased…Details
In January-June Severstal increased steel output by 6% YoY, to 6.03 million tons. Pig iron manufacture grew by 1%, to 4.61 million tons. At the same time in Q2 pig iron output dropped by 4%, to 2.26 million tons, and steel – by 1%, to 3 million tons. Overall steel sales in H1 increased by…Details
Metinvest has attracted a loan of 43.2 million euros for 7 years to finance the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The loan is covered by the Austrian export guarantee issued by Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG. The money will be spent to finance the construction of the continuous casting machine No. 4 at Mariupol Ilyich by…Details
Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Ministry says the European Commission has decided to impose preliminary protective measures within an investigation into metal products, introducing tariff quotas for imports of 23 types of such produce for 200 days from July 19. “Tariff quotas will be applied on the basis of the “first come, first served” principle.…Details
Metinvest, the vertically integrated group of steel and mining companies, has settled another part of its pre-export finance (PXF) facility ahead of schedule. This underscores the group’s pledge to lower debt further following the conclusion of the debt refinancing in April, the largest transaction by a Ukrainian corporate to date. In it, Metinvest refinanced $2,271…Details
Miners of Lviv region have started receiving salary for June. According to the Lviv Regional State Administration press-service, the state enterprise Lvivugol has received 12 million UAH from the sale of coal. All the money was spent to pay salary for June. It is reported that miners received 9% of the overall amount of June…Details
In January-May, according to the customs statistics, imports of seamless pipes of corrosion-resistant steel totaled 22.1 thousand tons valued at $61 million, up 2.9-fold and 1.6-fold YoY respectively.
This is the largest volume of imports in the past 7 years.
The main supplier is Kazakhstan (60%), followed by China (19%) and Ukraine (5%). (Ukrainian metal)
In January-May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 109.3 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant steel valued at $250 million, down by 2.3%, but up by 4% YoY respectively. Rolled metal with the sheet width of 600 mm accounts for some 90% of the imports. China is the main supplier (46%), followed by Taiwan (15.5%). Spain…Details
In May, according to the customs statistics, Russia exported 8.3 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant steel scrap valued at $8 million, up by 81% and by 75% YoY respectively. In January-May exports grew by 19.2% YoY, to 39.9 thousand tons, valued at $41.5 million, up by 23.5%. 8%-nickel containing scrap accounted for 75% of the total…Details
Severstal board of directors has recommended paying dividends for April-June in the amount of 45.94 million rubles.
The voting on the issue will be held at the next shareholders meeting scheduled for September 14.
The list of the shareholders entitled for the dividend payment will be created on September 25. (Ukrainian metal)
Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works is carrying out a campaign to expand grade and size portfolio. Each month manufacture of a new type of product is mastered. In July the company started producing corrosion-resistant alloy on the basis of nickel. According to the tests, the quality of the slabs corresponds to all the technical conditions and GOST…Details
In January-June Izhstal produced 224 thousand tons of metal products, up by 9% YoY. Rolled metal manufacture increased by 12%, to 193 thousand tons. Sales of steel with special treatment of surface grew by 8%, of stainless grades without nickel – by 43%, and of speed steel – by 18%. Sales to the machine-building enterprises…Details