Russia: VSMPO-Avisma increases output forecast

In 2019 VSMPO-Avisma intends to increase output to 38 thousand tons.

After a drop of 2017 (28.8 thousand tons), the manufacture is expected to grow by a third.

Earlier the corporation planned to increase output from 33.7 thousand tons to 35 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Alfa to extract 130 kg of gold in 2019

Alfa miners team, extracting gold in Khabarovsk region, intends to yield 130 kg this year.

Last year the output was 178 kg of gold.

In addition to extraction, the enterprise also has a prospecting license. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK taking part in SteelStructures’2019

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and OJSC MMK-METIZ are among the exhibitors at the 4th specialist exhibition “SteelStructures’2019” which opened in Moscow. At the MMK and MMK-METIZ stands, visitors can see a wide range of products and technical capabilities that are of interest to manufacturers of steel structures, as this is an important…

Russia: MMK presenting products in Italy

Made in Steel-2019 exhibition has started in Milan.

Italy is traditionally one of the major MMK partners in Europe.

The company delegation at the exhibition is headed by Oleg Fedonin, director of the foreign activity and sales to car manufacturers department. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal imports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia’s imports totaled $53.8 billion, down by 2.4% YoY. The share of metal and metal wares was 7%, down from 7.2%. The share of far foreign countries was 5.9% (5.7%) and of CIS – 16.3% (18.6%). The volume of ferrous metals imports dropped by 18.5%, including flat rolled metal of iron and unalloyed…

Ukraine: energy minister on debts to miners

Gosuglepostach and Centerenergo have to clear salary debts to miners of the Lviv-Volyn basin. “My task now is to make these enterprises start paying you”, the energy and coal industry minister Igor Nasalik said at the miners strike. According to him, the main problem is that there appeared private organizations in the coal sale scheme…