Ukraine: 4 out of 5 UZ scrap auctions fail

On May 16, 4 auctions to sell scrap via the ProZorro system, organized by Ukrzaliznytsia, did not take place. The Ukrainian Railways intended to sell 8.7 thousand tons of scrap for 50.5 million UAH, 4.5 thousand tons for 25.3 million UAH, 7 thousand tons for 44.6 million UAH and 16.2 thousand tons for 103.7 million…

Russia: Karabashmed stops last old converter

Karabashmed has put out of operation the last of the three 60-ton converters. They are replaced by new Kumera machinery with the capacity of 150 tons each.

Soon the old converters Nos. 2 and 3 will be disassembled.

Two new converters have already been commissioned. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: VSMPO-Avisma increases output forecast

In 2019 VSMPO-Avisma intends to increase output to 38 thousand tons.

After a drop of 2017 (28.8 thousand tons), the manufacture is expected to grow by a third.

Earlier the corporation planned to increase output from 33.7 thousand tons to 35 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Alfa to extract 130 kg of gold in 2019

Alfa miners team, extracting gold in Khabarovsk region, intends to yield 130 kg this year.

Last year the output was 178 kg of gold.

In addition to extraction, the enterprise also has a prospecting license. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK taking part in SteelStructures’2019

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and OJSC MMK-METIZ are among the exhibitors at the 4th specialist exhibition “SteelStructures’2019” which opened in Moscow. At the MMK and MMK-METIZ stands, visitors can see a wide range of products and technical capabilities that are of interest to manufacturers of steel structures, as this is an important…

Russia: MMK presenting products in Italy

Made in Steel-2019 exhibition has started in Milan.

Italy is traditionally one of the major MMK partners in Europe.

The company delegation at the exhibition is headed by Oleg Fedonin, director of the foreign activity and sales to car manufacturers department. (Ukrainian metal)