Russia: Metal Profil expanding in CIS

This month all the Metal Profil products have appeared in Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek citizens were able to start purchasing some materials in October. “Kyrgyzstan is one of the most actively developing countries in the CIS. Having started supplying products to Bishkek we are now able to fully satisfy the needs both of large dealers and private…

Ukraine: AMKR seeking logistics company to deliver metal to ports and iron ore to Europe

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region) is experiencing significant difficulties in transporting 5 million tons of steel products from the enterprise to the Black Sea ports of Ukraine and delivering 2.5-3 million tons of iron ore concentrate to consumers in Eastern Europe, company CEO Paramjit Kahlon has stated. “One of the biggest problems at the…

Russia: Karabashmed modernizing processing factory

Karabashmed has assembled a new thickener with the diameter of 24 meters at its processing factory. The transition to the new machinery with larger diameter will improve productivity and copper concentrate manufacture efficiency, as well as increase the company environmental safety. Moreover under the program of technical development the company has put in operation 5…

Ukraine: ISD officially states loss of control over Alchevsk Works and Alchevskkoks in uncontrolled territory

Industrial Union of Donbas (ISD) Corporation has officially announced the actual loss of effective managerial control over its production assets (industrial sites and office premises in Alchevsk, Luhansk region), including PJSC Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, PJSC Alchevsk Coke and Chemical Plant (Alchevskkoks) and PJSC Ecoenergy, which together constitute a significant part of the ISD…

Ukraine: Volnogorsk Combine employees to strike

At midnight from December 19 to December 20 employees of the Volnogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine will begin a strike.

The operation of the company will halt.

The employees will be striking at the checkpoint and the railroad exit.

The employees, among other things, demand the increase of wages. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM finishes machinery repair

The Kirovgrad subsidiary of Uralelectromed – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov – has finished the scheduled capital repairs of the shaft furnace No. 1. Investments in repair exceeded 77 million rubles. The specialists have produced and assembled over 320 tons of metal structures, including 120 tons of doghouses. Repair lasted for 28 days, and over 200 repairmen were…

Kazakhstan: Eurasian Resources implements Industry 4.0 technology

Eurasian Resources has implemented the Industry 4.0 technology at its Kacharsky mine.

With the investments of $10 million the new module automated system of manufacturing processes now plans shipping and delivery of products.

This means the mine can in real time control the mining process to increase output. (Ukrainian metal)