Ukraine: gas and electricity consumption by metal companies up in November 2018

In November Ukrainian metal companies increased natural gas consumption by 7% MoM, to 150 million cubic meters.

In 11 months consumption grew by 6%, to 1670 million cubic meters.

Electricity consumption in January-November was 10.74 billion kWh, up by 7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: US prolongs ferrosilicomanganese antidumping duties

The Department of Trade has decided to prolong the antidumping duties on ferrosilicomanganese from Ukraine.

The duty is prolonged for 5 more years.

The size of the duty is 163%.

This was the fourth 5-year review of the duty since 1994. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM produces 13 thousand commutator bars for diesel locomotives

Uralelectromed has produced the first batch of commutator bars (13 thousand pieces) for the construction of cargo diesel locomotives.

According to the contract with the Russian Railways, the bars will be tested at some 400 thousand km.

The company has increased the portfolio of its commutator bars to 9 sizes and types. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR presents environmental monitoring system

As a part of the international exhibition of equipment and technologies for urban and industrial emissions, dust and gas cleaning – Waste Air & Gas Management 2018 – Director of the Environmental Protection Department of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Liana Maksimenko, shared her experience of implementation of the environmental monitoring systems at the company. It…

Russia: UEM management systems pass audit

The Russian Register certification association has carried out a scheduled inspection of three Uralelectromed management systems – environment, energy and labor and industrial safety. The experts have positively assessed the company operation and confirmed the correspondence of the systems to ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001 respectively. Last year the company environment management system…

Russia: Ruspolymet exports up in 2018

In 2018 Ruspolymet has doubled its exports, to 2 billion rubles.

Next year the company intends to further increased exports by 1 billion rubles.

At present the company exports rings and heat-resistant steel forgings.

By 2024 Ruspolymet expects to have increased its exports to 6 billion rubles annually. (Ukrainian metal)