Ukraine: coke output up in January-May 2018

In January-May Ukrainian by-product coke plants increased 6% moisture coke output by 8% YoY, to 4.508 million tons. According to the association of by-product coke enterprises Ukrkoks, in May output totaled 896 thousand tons. At present the by-product coke enterprises are working in stable mode. In late June coke output has even increased. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: BMK presents steel ropes

Specialists of Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works have presented their newest import-substituting products to mining companies of Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Zabaikalye and Khabarovsk regions, as well as Republics of Khakassia and Buryatia, and Uzbekistan. Trial batches of steel ropes with polymer coating will be supplied to customers, while the full-scale manufacture will start in early 2019.…