Russia: coal output to increase

By 2025 coal enterprises have to reach the annual output of 560 million tons, up from the forecast volume of 460 million tons. According to the minister of energy Alexander Novak, this goal could be reached with some 1 trillion rubles of private investments. The Ministry of Energy believes that due to this Russia will…

Ukraine: IndustriALL Global Union and management of ArcelorMittal plants meet

Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal plants in Ukraine and Kazakhstan Paramjit Kahlon met for the first time the representatives of global trade union federation (IndustriALL Global Union) in Kyiv. The meeting was held with participation of main trade unions of Kazakh and Ukrainian plants of the group. IndustriALL Global Union / FES unites the trade…

Armenia: 10 out of 27 mines have violations

Out of 27 operating mines in Armenia at 10 violations have been spotted.

The main violations concerned tax obligations.

To remove violations the mines are given 90 days.

If violations are not removed, the mines licenses will be cancelled. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders down in August 2018

In August, according to railroad statistics, deliveries (including imports) of steel products (rolled metal and pipes) to the bases of the major Russian trade enterprises and networks totaled 0.86 million tons.

This is up by 13.9% YoY.

In 8 months deliveries fell by 0.9% YoY, to 7.2 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to metal plants up in August 2018

In August 1.43 million tons of metal were delivered via railroad to the major Russian metal and pipe works.

According to the railroad statistics, this is the increase of 17.6% YoY.

In January-August metal deliveries reached 8.8 million tons, up by 3.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)