Ukraine: AMKR rolled wire to replace Chinese products in UZ brake systems

The Ukrainian rolled wire has become an alternative to the Chinese products, previously used when manufacturing railroad brake shoes. According to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, in October it shipped the first batch of metal products of 20 tons to the Tribo plant, the only manufacturer of brake shoes in Ukraine. To produce brake shoes the plant…

Uzbekistan: coal output up in January-November 2018

In January-November Uzbekistan mined 3751.3 thousand tons of coal, up by 1.4% YoY.

In January-August coal supplies were down by 10% YoY, or by 280 thousand tons.

In 9 months the shortage was 1.4%. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: Nurkazgan reaches annual target in 11 months

In January-November the Nurkazgan mine of Kazakhmys extracted 4218 thousand tons of ore, up by 5% from the annual target (4 million tons).

As to the iron content in the ore, the annual plan was 39200 tons.

But the miners were able to reach 40850 tons, or 104% of the target. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Trubodetal products enter top-100

Trubodetal pipeline joints manufactured for the Surgut hydropower plant-2 have been awarded the diploma of the “100 Best Products of Russia”. The joints are made of heat-resistant pipe with the shelf life of some 23 years. “The market of heat and nuclear energy is a new direction for Trubodetal. Gradually we master these complex types…

Russia: Izhstal arc-furnace shop turns 50

The employees of Izhstal have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the arc-furnace shop. The first pile in the construction of the shop was laid in March 1964. On December 14, 1968 the first arc-furnace produced the first steel. The construction of the shop was completed in 1976. In 1996 the shop commissioned the vacuum-oxygen decarbonization…

Ukraine: Interpipe output up in January-November 2018

In January-November Interpipe increased steel output by 14.5% YoY, to 892 thousand tons.

At the same time, in November the company produced 69 thousand tons of steel, down by 19% MoM.

Last year the steel round billet output grew by 38% YoY, to 850 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS supplies 200 tons of products to local companies

Energomashspetsstal continues the long-term cooperation with its Ukrainian partners.

Last month it manufactured and supplied products to Azovstal, Zaporizhstal, CGOK, Magna LLC, etc.

The total weight of the products supplied was over 200 tons.

At present the company is manufacturing rolls for Zaporizhstal and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK named among best enterprises by WWF

The rating was initiated by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) of Russia and the United Nations Environment Programme (Russian Federation Mission). The rating was carried out by the National Rating Agency on the basis of data on the activities of companies, which was publicly available (reports, reports, media, official websites of companies). The…