Russia: Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Works replaces machinery

Within the reconstruction of the power system at the Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Works, the SVEL Group, one of the major Russian manufacturers of electrotechnical equipment, has replaced the outdated machinery with its newest reactors. The RTST-10-1600-0.4 UZ reactors have been shipped to the customer and will be put into operation in March. According to…

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Ukraine: TPPs have no coal stocks

Ukraine did not create the state coal reserves, as there were no problems with coal delivery prior to Donbass blockade, while the price of imported coal was much higher than that of the local coal. To diversify coal deliveries the minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik suggests returning the so-called coal component of…

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Russia: BMK named reliable supplier by Irkutskcable

In 2016 Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, received the highest supplier reliability category from Irkutskcable, one of the largest cable manufacturers in Russia. BMK supplies steel galvanized wire in various sizes to the company. Having assessed such criteria as product quality, quality management certification system, period of cooperation, supplier loyalty and…

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Russia: VIZ-Stal assembles dust extraction equipment on heat-resistant coating machines

VIZ-Stal, a part of NLMK, has finished the first stage of the highly efficient dust extraction system implementation on the heat-resistant coating machines. The financing of the project totals 1.4 billion rubles. VIZ-Stal is capable of producing 180 thousand tons of transformer steel. 80% of products is exported. VIZ-Stal share in the world transformer steel…

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