Russia: Vorkutaugol coal output down in H1 2018

In January-June one of the largest coalmining companies of Russia – Vorkutaugol – decreased output by 10% YoY, to 4 million tons. The decrease is the result of the scheduled works at the Vorkutinskaya, Zapolyarnaya, Komsomolskaya and Vorgashorskaya mines. Metallurgic coal output grew 3-fold, to 80 thousand tons. Its reserves are situated at the Vorgashorskoye…

Kyrgyzstan: $30 million to revive Makmal

Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC conducts consultations with the population of Toguz-Toro district. People are being persuaded that it is necessary to create a joint venture with a foreign investor at Makmal mine. Only this can extend its life and provide people with stable work. Deputy Chairman of Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC Nurdin Kanymbetov explained the peculiarities of the project.…

Russia: EZOTsM developing new products for car manufacturers

In 2018 Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works will continue developing new types of products for Russian and foreign car and electronics manufacturers. Some products will be unique for Russia. In particular the company is developing the wire and electrodes of iridium and its alloys. The company is also working on the thermocouple wire made of…