Ukraine: iron ore railroad transportation up in January-November 2019

In January-November Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) transported 62.6 million tons of iron and manganese ores, up by 3% YoY. According to the State Statistics Service, in the January-October the growth was 3.2%. Ferrous metals scrap transportation decreased by 19.7%, to 2.2 million tons. Ukrzaliznytsia has also decreased the transportation of ferrous metals by 4.1%, to 17.6…

Russia: Vorkutaugol gets new CEO

Nikolai Kigalov has been appointed a new Vorkutaugol general director. Sergey Likhopud, who has been holding this office since November 2016, will pursue his career outside Severstal. Since 2009 Kigalov has been a chief engineer at various Kemerovo region coal enterprises. In 2017 he was appointed the Raspadskaya mine director. And since July 2018 he…