Russia: Kuzbassrazrezugol to spend 1 billion rubles on the rolling stock

Krasnobrodskiy Coal Pit, a subsidiary of Kuzbassrazrezugol, has received two new TEM7A locomotives. The modernization of the rolling stock is provided for by the company railroad transport development program. Investments in the program in 2018-2019 exceed 1 billion rubles. The new locomotives will replace outdated OPE-1 models. As Kuzbassrazrezugol ships over 1.5 thousand railroad cars…

Russia: copper exports up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia exported 231.5 thousand tons of copper in primary forms as well as wire rod valued at $1409 million, up by 5.8%, but down by 5.9% YoY respectively. In March the average price of copper in primary forms was $6211 per ton FOB Russian border, down by 8.3%. Wire rod price was $6238…

Russia: Severstal rolled metal approved by Nissan

Severstal has been approved by Nissan Manufacturing RUS to supply its galvanized rolled metal of NST780X and NST980X grades. The company has confirmed its technical compliance with the client’s demands and received a right to supply metal for the mass production of Nissan cars in Russia. Moreover, under its large-scale reconstruction program Severstal has started…