Russia: Priisk Solovievskiy gold output down in Q1 2019

In March, Priisk Solovievskiy extracted 54.2 kg of ore gold.

Since the start of the year the output totaled 154.4 kg, down by 29.8% YoY.

At present the enterprise is operating at the Solovievskoye gold ore deposit.

Alluvial sites development will start in May. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Q1 2019 NLMK Group Trading update

NLMK Group has published today its preliminary Q1 2019 operating results. Steel output decreased by 4% QoQ, to 4.2 million tons due to the overhauls at the Russian sites and seasonal factors. A 3% YoY steel output reduction is also due to the overhauls in Q1. Steel capacity utilization remained high at 96% (-2%). Sales…

Ukraine: industrial giant to enter Azerbaijani mining market

The Ukrainian company Tekhnomash is interested in supplying mining equipment to the Azerbaijani market, Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Organization (AZPROMO) reported. The company is engaged in the production of magnetic declarators, tippers, cargo and passenger railcars, closures, classifiers and other equipment, as well as spare parts for them. Currently, Tekhnomash exports its products to…

Ukraine: Metinvest buying DKKhZ issue review postponed

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has postponed the review of the issue of Metinvest buying over 50% in Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant.

The Committee had to review the issue on April 11.

In 2017 Evraz Dneprodzerzhinsk By-Product Coke Plant changed its name to Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: BMZ exports up in Q1 2019

In January-March Belarus Iron and Steel Works increased exports by 131% YoY, to 554 thousand tons, valued at $310 million, up by 112%.

Exports geography grew by 2 countries, to 50.

The share of the European countries, Near East and Africa increased, while that of US dropped. (Ukrainian metal)