Russia: RM-Steel resumes sections manufacture for AutoVAZ

RM-Steel has resumed the manufacture of sections.

The products are intended for the LADA 4×4 (Niva 21214) project.

The sections will be produced according to ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016.

The main goal of the company for the coming years is to create favorable conditions for the development of machine-building and automobile enterprises. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KMAruda passes ISO and OHSAS audits

KMAruda has passed the audit for the correspondence to ISO 9001:2015 (quality management), ISO 14001:2015 (environment management system) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (professional safety and health management). The certification audit was carried out by SGS Vostok Ltd., a Russian subsidiary of SGS (Switzerland). KMAruda started implementing the management systems in early 2017. “The granting of the…

Russia: Onexim no longer Rusal shareholder

The Onexim Group of Mikhail Prokhorov has left the ranks of Rusal shareholders, according to the company statement on the Hong Kong stock exchange. On February 16 Onexim’s share in Rusal decreased from 6% to 0%. At the same time the share of Zonoville Investments Limited increased to 26.5% from 20.5%. Onexim, which owned 17%…

Russia: Izhstal sales to Belarus up in 2017

In 2017 Izhstal increased supplies of metal to Belarus by 68% YoY, or by 7 thousand tons. Deliveries to MAZ increased 2.3-fold, to Gomselmash – 2.8-fold. Metal sales to major agriculture machinery manufacturers grew 2.5-fold, and to Minsk Wheeled Hauled Motor Vehicle Works – 3-fold. Izhstal sells metal to over 20 industrial companies in Belarus.…

Russia: Kola to commission new manufacture

The refining shop of Kola Iron and Steel Works has started commissioning of the new technology to clear shop dust of lead. This is a part of the investment project on unique nickel manufacture technology of arc-extraction. Instead of smelting nickel anodes the company will use nickel powder from tube-type furnaces. The cost of the…

Russia: Shadrinsk Metal Structures Works commissions dip galvanizing shop

Tochinvest ShZMK (Shadrinsk Metal Structures Works) has opened a shop of dip galvanizing. The company manufactures products for power, industrial and social construction. “This is one of the most environmentally clean enterprises”, the Kurgan region governor Alexei Kokorin believes. “As to the output, this year 12 thousand tons are expected”. The region provided the company…

Ukraine: watchers to be removed from state mines

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groysman demands from the minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik to remove the so-called watchers from the state coal enterprises. “Private mining is doing fine. While the state not. Why? Because of the parasitic watchers. So let’s make government seek for finances and you just get them…

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for AMKR

Energomashspetsstal will supply a new batch of rolls to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

The batch with the total weight of 78.96 tons will consist of 13 rolls.

The delivery is scheduled for Q2 2018.

The contract was concluded in 2016.

The companies have been cooperating since 2011. (Ukrainian metal)