Ukraine: Russian rebars and wire rod hit by antidumping duties

The Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade has imposed a 5-year antidumping duty of 15.21% on wire rod and rebars from Russia.

The decision will come into effect around February 28, 2018.

Ukraine started the antidumping investigation on imports of Russian rebars and wire rod in February at the request of AreclorMittal Kriviy Rih. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: RUSAL reveals top 10 events of 2017

RUSAL has presented a list of the company’s most important events and achievements in 2017. The achievements form part of the company’s key deliverables and demonstrate its strategy in action, which is to enhance RUSAL’s operational efficiency and environmental performance, increase its share of value added products, and develop social infrastructure in the communities where…

Russia: Odolgo increases gold output

The Priamurye region-based mining company Odolgo increased alluvial gold output in 2017 to 38.9 kg. Last year the company obtained 37.6 kg of gold. At the same time, the output plan for 2017 has been only 50% fulfilled. The target for the next year has not been officially set yet, but according to the company…

Ukraine: Centravis expecting sales increase

Centravis Production Ukraine forecasts that in 2017 its sales will grow by 20% YoY.

“Sales volume-wise we will grow this year by 20% it tons”, the company sales director Waldemar Scheiermann said.

According to him, the company orders portfolio in 2017 narrowed as it cut short-run and low-margin products. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Sukhaya Balka no longer Evraz

The new shareholders of Evraz Sukhaya Balka, sold in May to DCH, at their meeting on December 27 made several decisions regarding the company. “The shareholders have decided to rename the company into Sukhaya Balka”, the company statement reports. The corresponding changes will be introduced to the state registries. The company annual output is over…

Azerbaijan: Russian mining companies to co-operate with colleagues

Seven companies of Russia’s Arkhangelsk region, engaged in mining, are interested in cooperation with their colleagues from Azerbaijan. The list of these Russian companies has been published by the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO). These are PJSC Severalmaz, JSC Arkhangelskgeoldobycha (diamond mining), LLC Onega Nerud (mining), JSC Severo-Onega bauxite mine (bauxite, clay, basalt…

Ukraine: third vessel with U.S. coal arrives

SBI Carioca bulk carrier has delivered 60,000 tons of coking coal from the United States to the port of Chornomorsk in Odessa region, according to the port’s dispatcher service. The bulk carrier was moored to berth No. 1 of the first terminal on December 26. “It has delivered coking coal of Rocklick and Premium Eagle…

Azerbaijan: AzerGold to finish above ground development of Chovdar in 2020

In 2020 AzerGold plans to finish the above ground (oxide) development of its Chovdar deposits.

After that, in 2021, the underground development stage will begin.

Soon the company will also start drilling at the Ortakend site of the Goydag-Alindzha ore field. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: TMK to produce new pipes for Gazprom

Saint Petersburg hosted a meeting of the Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller and TMK chairman Dmitry Pumpyansky. They discussed current issues and the prospects of cooperation development. In particular, creation of new products for Gazprom. In December 2014 Gazprom and the major Russian pipe producers signed cooperation agreements for 2015-2020. In October 2016 they were reviewed…