Ukraine: AMKR finally appoints CFO

Sergey Plichko has been appointed chief financial officer, chief accountant of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

He has been the acting CFO and CA since February 17, 2017.

Plichko has been appointed since September 21 for an indefinite term. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: EZOTsM to increase exports to Armenia

In late August a delegation of the Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works visited Armenia. There the company representatives met with top-managers of a jewelry works, a large manufacturer of basalt continuous fibers and cement, etc. “These companies are already our customers. We supply them with such products as laboratory wares, affined metals, machinery to produce…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal modernizing teaching base for future metallurgists

Under the project to modernize the teaching program Zaporizhstal has equipped a special classroom for the crane operators.

The students now have a unique opportunity to study at the interactive Pascal bridge crane simulator.

Investments in the classroom creation totaled 400 thousand UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports up in January-August 2018

In January-August Ukrainian heating power plants received 3.74 million tons of imported coal, up 1.7-fold YoY. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in particular Russia supplied 2.91 million tons of coal (or 77.8%), USA – 685.3 thousand tons (18.3%) and the Republic of South Africa – 144.8 thousand tons (3.9%). Such a…