Russia: Olkon buys second EKG-15 excavator

Olkon has commissioned its second EKG-15 excavator. The first machine has been operating at the Komsomolsky quarry since late June. The second will be operating at the Kirovogorsky quarry. It took the company 2 months to assemble the excavator. In early 2020 Olkon will put another EKG-12 excavator into operation at the Central quarry. (Ukrainian…

Russia: Almalyk to modernize crushing complex No. 2

Almalyk Mining and Processing Works intends to modernize its copper-processing factory. In particular, the company will replace two outdated GIST-72 screens before medium crushing with 3 new SHR-24-10.5×2.3 screens, as well as 9 GIST-71 screens before fine screening with the same number of upgraded SMR-25-12.4×2.9 screens. Moreover, two new highly efficient fine crushers will be…

Russia: SUEK pit fulfills annual output plan

Berezovsky Pit, a part of SUEK, has fulfilled its coal output plan for 2019 (4.8 million tons) in advance. This is SUEK’s youngest enterprise in Krasnoyarsk region. This year the pit has finished constructing a deep-processing complex with the capacity of 30 thousand tons of coal per year. Investments in the project exceeded 1 billion…

Russia: Ormet certifies management quality system

Ormet has received certificates of the correspondence of its environment management system and professional safety system to ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 respectively. The inspection has been carried out by SGS Vostoc Limited. Ormet started switching to the integrated management system based on international standards in early 2018. (Ukrainian metal)