Ukraine: separatists delaying wage payments to miners

The authorities of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, acknowledged there were delays in paying salary, especially in mining and metal industries, in late 2019 and early January. According to them, the main reason is that the world does not recognize the “republic”. Moreover, the ongoing military activity,…


Russia: UralKuz sales up in 2019

In 2019 Uralskaya Kuznitsa increased sales of stampings made of alloyed, heat-resistant and stainless steel, as well as titanium billets. In particular, the sales of alloyed steel stampings grew by 33% YoY, stainless steel stampings – by 70%, heat-resistant stampings – by 24% and titanium billets – by 46%. Last year the company sold 108…

Russia: Tula-Steel passes ISO audit

Tula-Steel has passed an audit for the correspondence to the ISO 9001:2015 (quality management system) and ISO 14001:2015 (environment management system) standards. The inspection has been carried out by Bureau Veritas Certification specialists. The certificates obtained confirm that Tula-Steel has implemented and is using quality and environment management systems when producing continuous cast billet, section…