Russia: PNTZ confirms correspondence to Gazprom standards

Pervouralsk Pipe Works has successfully passed voluntary certification and confirmed its high level of business reputation according to Gazprom standards. During the audit the experts inspected the quality management system, market position, financial indexes and other PNTZ operation parameters. In May Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Works also confirmed its status of Gazprom reliable supplier. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal output down in November 2019

In November Ukraine produced over 2.75 million tons of coal, down by 8% from the target, the Coal Miners Union of Ukraine reported 2 with a reference to the data provided by the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry. “In November coal mining enterprises of Ukraine of all forms of ownership produced 2,754,546 tons of coal.…