Ukraine: Portugal to construct a foundry

Foreign investors plan to construct a new foundry in Lviv region. According to the press service of the Lviv regional state administration, the regional governor Oleg Sinyutka and the representatives of the investors discussed the possibility of constructing a works to produce aluminum castings. Fundicao de Evora, a joint venture of Aluthea and Schreder, will…

Russia: Buribay GOK to double output

The Buribay Mining and Processing Works, a part of UMMC, has bought new loading machines. The miners have received a backhoe loader, dump trucks, as well as lighter vehicles. The cost of the new machines is 16 million rubles. At present Buribay GOK yields some 200 thousand of copper ore per year, but when it…

Russia: Ufaleinickel losses up in 2016

In 2016 Ufaleinickel received 11.04 billion rubles of net losses, up 4.7-fold YoY. It should be noted, that in 2014 the company received 186 million rubles of net profits. Ufaleinickel’s revenue in 2016 dropped by 16% YoY, to 6,324 billion rubles. Sales profit was negative – 1.05 billion rubles of losses against 822 million rubles…

Ukraine: EMSS produces equipment for Indian NPP

Energomashspetsstal has produced machinery for the fourth block of the Indian Nuclear Power Plant “Kudankulam”. According to the company statement, it has produced 361 units of equipment. The total weight under the contract is 3.952 thousand tons. The company has produced metallurgical billets for steam-generators, pressurizers, main reactor coolant pipe, main circulation pump, etc. (Ukrainian…