Russia: coal exports up in January-April 2017

In January-April Russia exported 58.216 million tons of coal, up by 3% YoY.

According to the Ministry of energy, in April coal exports reached 14.9 million tons.

Coal output in January-April totaled 132.62 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal deliveries to TPP up in May 2017

The stocks of anthracite at thermal power plants increased by 10.9%, to 464 thousand tons, from May 10 through May 15. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Centerenergo increased stocks of the Zmiev TPP from 49.3 thousand tons to 74.4 thousand tons. Tekhnova LLC increased anthracite stocks at Darnitsa and Cherkassy TPPs…

Ukraine: coal output in Lugansk down in January-April 2017

In January-April two coalmining enterprises of Lugansk region considerably decreased output.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Lisichanskugol output dropped by 29.4% YoY, to 67.5 thousand tons of coal, and Pervomayskugol – by 38.2%, to 78.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-Metiz supplies products for Rostov NPP

Severstal-Metiz has supplied high-strength rebar ropes in polyethylene coating for the repair of the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant first reactor framework.

The ropes have been manufactured in compliance with the Federal norms and safety rules in nuclear industry.

Previous suppliers of such ropes have been from Europe. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Interpipe expecting pipe demand rise

After Ukrgazdobycha attracted world operators of deep drilling the Ukrainian market of steel pipes for oil-and-gas extraction will see a sharp increase of demand. “Until then there will be no increase of demand on the local market”, Interpipe chief finance and economy officer Denis Morozov said. At the same time Ukrgazdobycha increased oil-and-gas pipes purchases.…

Ukraine: coal imported from Russia only in April 2017

In January-April Ukrainian thermal and central heating power plants received 550.5 thousand tons of imported coal, including 137.2 thousand tons in April. All the April coal was supplied from Russia. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Ukrainian power plants received 72.9 thousand tons of coal from the South African Republic, 358.8 thousand…

Kazakhstan: PM familiarizes with new technologies at EvrazKaspianStal

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was briefed on the process automation system at EvrazKaspianStal, which allowed increased production volume and ensured high quality. The metallurgical plant is an innovative project implemented jointly with Russian partners. Company’s technical equipment and level automation meet the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution “Industrialization 4.0” concept. The plant processes and…

Ukraine: Lviv Coal Company on sale

The Opposition block deputy Natalia Korolevskaya has put on sale the Lviv Coal Company, owner of the Chervonograd Central Processing Factory. All the key market players received offers: DTEK, Donbasenergo and the unofficial curator of the state coal industry Vitaly Kropachev, who owns three processing factories. In March the privatization of the Chervonograd Factory was…

Ukraine: Volynugol buys expensive self-rescuers

Volynugol ordered Zakhystprom Trade LLC the delivery of filtering equipment valued at 3.23 million UAH. By the end of the year the company will have supplied 340 self-rescuers at 9500 UAH apiece. In April Lisichanskugol bought similar self-rescuers from another supplier at 8326 UAH apiece, or 12% cheaper. In Russia, according to Lvivugol, such self-rescuers…