Kazakhstan: coal production up in 2017

In 2017, 12.5 million tons of Kazakhstan coal were shipped for utility needs. “In 2017 coal production was higher by 8.3% than in 2016. 12.5 million tons were supplied for household and utility needs”, said Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbayev when visiting Pavlodar region. According to Bozumbayev, in Kazakhstan there is a stable growth of…

Russia: Seaport St Petersburg ferrous metals throughput up in 2017

In 2017 Seaport St Petersburg handled 6.9 million tons of cargo, up by 4% YoY.

According to the port press service, ferrous metals throughput increased by 20%, to 3.6 million tons, while that of non-ferrous metals dropped by 9%, to 1.4 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK net profit up in 2017

In 2017 MMK increased its net profit by 7% YoY, to $1.189 billion. According to the company statement, its revenue grew by 34%, to $7.546 billion, with EBITDA up by 3.9%, to $2.032 billion. Last year MMK produced 12.86 million tons of steel, 10.163 million tons of pig iron and 11.333 million tons of rolled…

Ukraine: DSS output up in 2017

In 2017 Dneprospetsstal increased steel output by 9.1% YoY, to 258.5 thousand tons.

According to the company statement, rolled metal manufacture grew by 11.8%, to 169.2 thousand tons.

The cost of the products manufactured last year totaled 8.187 billion UAH, up by 30.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in January 2018

In January Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works increased concentrate output by 0.6% YoY, to 1.053 million tons. According to the company statement, sinter manufacture dropped by 35.5%, to 131.4 thousand tons. The decrease is the result of the market situation change. In 2017 UGOK produced 12.27 million tons of concentrate and 1.858 million tons of…

Ukraine: EMSS produces 3 turbine rotors for BHEL

Energomashspetsstal has finished shipping machinery to Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited.

According to the company press service, under the contract it has produced 3 turbine rotors of low pressure.

The first rotor was shipped in December 2017, and the other two – in January.

The total weight of the machinery is 200 tons. (Ukrainian metal)