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.…

Russia: Uchaly GOK buys new machinery

Uchaly Mining and Processing Works has received 2 Sandvik DD311 drilling machines and a Sandvik TH545 underground dump truck.

The machines will be operating at the Novo-Uchalinsky mine.

This is the second underground truck bought this year for the Novo-Uchalinsky deposits.

Ore mining will start next month. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: OMK opens e-store

The United Metal Company has opened an Internet store.

The shop sells springs made by Chusov Iron and Steel Works as well as Almeteyevsk Works pipes.

The new system allows small and medium business to order products directly from manufacturers. (Ukrainian metal)