Russia: Revda Works pipe output up in January-September 2017

Revda Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has supplied 25 tons of LAMsh77-2-0.05 pipe for an oil-processing plant. Soon another two batches of pipes will be supplied. In January-September Revda Works produced 451 tons of LAMsh77-2-0.05 pipe, up 7.5-fold YoY. According to the company, the growth has to do with the favorable market situation and marketing strategy.…

Russia: TAGMET finishes PQF mill repairs

The pipe-rolling shop of Taganrog Iron and Steel Works has completed the scheduled modernization and repair of the PQF mill, which produces seamless hot-deformed pipes. The repair will result in the decrease of maintenance time and quality improvement. For the first time since the mill has been put in operation the company has replaced beams…

Ukraine: pellets exports in January-September 2017

In January-September Ferrexpo exported 7.525 million tons of iron ore pellets. In particular, its Poltava GOK exported 5.739 million tons and Yeristovo GOK – 1.786 million tons. At the same time Metalloinvest exported 4.268 million tons of pellets, including 2.568 million tons from Mikhailovsky GOK and 1.7 million tons from Lebedinsky GOK. Karelsky Okatysh exported…

Ukraine: scrap deliveries down in October 2017

In October Ukrainian iron and steel works received 270 thousand tons of scrap, down by 7% MoM. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in October scrap-procuring companies prepared 310 thousand tons of scrap. Thus, 40 thousand tons were exported, down by 20% MoM. The metal industry in October was provided with scrap on the level of 89%. In…

Ukraine: Pinchuk gets elite real estate in London for Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Combine

Victor Pinchuk has received elite real estate in London from Igor Kolomoyskiy and Gennady Bogolyubov within an amicable settlement of the court process on Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Combine. Pinchuk accused Kolomoyskiy and Bogolyubov of the breach of agreements while privatizing the plant and demanded $2 billion. He claimed that in mid-2000s gave the…

Russia: metal output up in September 2017

According to the Ministry of economic development, in September the metallurgical manufacture index increased by 0.5% YoY, but dropped by 3.2% MoM. In particular, pig iron output increased by 4.9% YoY, stainless steel by 0.3%, non-alloyed steel by 0.4%, alloyed steel by 4.6%, rolled metal by 1.6%, seamless stainless steel pipes by 27.9%, compressor-pump pipes…

Russia: Nornickel preliminary consolidated production results for Q3 and 9 months of 2017

PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel, the largest refined nickel and palladium producer in the world, announces preliminary consolidated production results for the third quarter and nine months of 2017. First Vice-President — Chief Operating Officer, Sergey Dyachenko commented on the production results: “In Q3 our nickel production increased by 10%, as Talnakh Concentrator reached its design…