Russia: Mechel stripped of 2 iron ore licenses

Because of high debts and lack of funds for development Mechel has lost licenses to develop Pionerskoye and Sivaglinskoye iron ore deposits in Yakutia with combined reserves of over 160 million tons. In December 2019, the Russian Subsoil Use Service stopped Mechel’s right to use the deposits ahead of schedule. The company has not fulfilled…

Russia: SUEK buys JOY anchoring for Kirov mine

The mine named after Kirov, a part of SUEK-Kuzbass, has received 203 sections of JOY 13/26 mechanized anchoring. The cost of the contract is over EUR 38 million. The mine uses two mechanized complexes. One of them, consisting of 175 sections of FRS-Glinik-12/26 anchoring, was commissioned in 2018. The second – JOY – has been…

Ukraine: Corum Group organizes remote commissioning of machinery for Belaruskaliy

Corum Svet Shakhtera Works has carried out unusual tests of new machines for Belaruskaliy, one of the largest mineral fertilizers manufacturers in the world. The customer was able to study the structure of innovative transformer substations and witness their operation online. Belaruskaliy ordered 16 substations. Following successful tests, the first batch of transformer substations is…

Russia: MMK-Metiz celebrates birthday

From this year on, MMK-Metiz has shifted its birthday from October 1 to April 5. The development of metal wares manufacture in the city of Magnitogorsk started in September 1941, when machinery from 6 plants was evacuated. On April 5, 1942, a decree was signed on the commission of Magnitogorsk Metal Wares Plant. And on…

Russia: Priisk Solovievskiy starts alluvial gold season

Priisk Solovievskiy LLC has started washing season at the alluvial gold sites in Amur and Zabaikalye regions. Four dredgers have been commissioned after repairs. Two are operating at the Oldoy quarry in Amur region. Solovievskiy ore deposit is operating in normal mode. In Zabaikalye region, operation has started at the Zabaikalskiy quarry. In January-February, the…

Russia: Mechel Service provides steel rolls for construction of coronavirus medical centers

Mechel Group’s sales network Mechel Service is supplying steel rolls for construction of infectious disease hospitals designed to fight coronavirus all over Russia. As part of the government’s plan to prevent the spread of coronavirus, rapidly erectable medical centers designed for fighting infectious diseases are being built. Construction works are held round the clock. Russia’s…