Ukraine: Ceramet profits in 2018

In 2018 Ceramet received 2.167 million UAH of net profit as opposed to the net loss of 48.265 million UAH in 2017. The company net income grew by 13.7%, to 1.092 billion UAH. This year Ceramet intends to increase scrap sales to 1 million tons, and shavings briquettes – to 50 thousand tons. Last year…

Kyrgyzstan: MPs propose indefinite moratorium on uranium mining

Members of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan propose to introduce an indefinite moratorium on uranium mining, leader of Ata Meken faction Almambet Shykmamatov reported. According to him, Altynbek Sulaimanov, head of Bir Bol faction, and Kanat Kerezbekov, Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, State Structure, Judicial, Legal Issues and Regulations of the Parliament, signed the…

Russia: SUBR bauxite output down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Severouralsk Bauxite Mine, a part of Rusal, decreased output by 15.3% QoQ, to 529 thousand tons of bauxites. In Q4 2018 the output was 625 thousand tons, and in Q1 2018 – 555 thousand tons. Another Rusal asset – Uralskaya Folga – increased manufacture by 31% QoQ, to 5.5 thousand tons of aluminum…