Russia: throughput of Neva-Metal down in 2016

In January-December 2016 Neva-Metal CJSC (stevedoring company of Severstal) handled about 3.2 million tons of cargo, down by 2% YoY. Container throughput totaled about 96,000 TEUs. CJSC Neva-Metal is a part of a transport division of Severstal Russian Steel of Severstal Group. Neva-Metal specializes in transshipment of containerized and general cargo delivered to its terminal…

Russia: coal output down in December 2016

Russia’s coal output fell by 2.7% YoY but grew by 2.7% MoM in December 2016, the Federal State Statistics Service said. It increased by 3.4% YoY, to 385 million tons in 2016. Russia’s production of iron ore concentrate grew by 0.3% YoY, to 101 million tons in 2016, and production of metallurgical coal coke rose…

Ukraine: metal output forecast for February 2017

In February Ukrainian metal companies are expected to produce 1.9 million tons of steel. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output could total 1.8 million tons, while that of rolled metal – 1.6 million tons. Ukrmetallurgprom’s forecast for January was 2 million tons of steel and pig iron each, as well as 1.8 million tons of…

Ukraine: PGOK to stop using gas

Poltava Mining and Processing Works is studying the possibility of the construction of the pulverized coal injection machine to stop using the expensive natural gas. PGOK representatives visited ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to get acquainted with the PCI machine, put into operation in 2016 at the blast furnace No. 9. In January-August 2016 PGOK decreased gas…

Russia: UGK gold output up in 2016

In 2016 enterprises of the Yuzhuralzoloto Mining Company yielded 15 tons of gold, up by 9.5% YoY. Svetlinsky Mining and Processing Works mined 8 million tons of ore and plans to mine as much this year. Bereznyakovsky Mining and Processing Works is expected to mine 1 million tons of ore in 2017. In 2018 UGK…

Russia: MMK hits another record

In 2016 Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works 2000 hot-rolled mill produced 5948 thousand tons of hot-rolled metal, which is an annual record in the whole history of the mill operation. Records have been marked for the third year in a row. In 2014 the mill produced 5930 thousand tons, in 2015 – 5935 thousand tons.…

Russia: Severstal selling Redaelli Tecna

Severstal has announced that its subsidiary, Severstal-Metiz, Severstal’s international metal ware manufacturer, has entered into a definitive agreement with Teufelberger Wirerope, a leading international metal wire ropes producer based in Austria, for the sale of Severstal’s subsidiary company Redaelli Tecna (Redaelli Tecna, part of Severstal-Metiz). Redaelli Tecna is based in Italy and is a global…

Russia: Rusal to sell 2 Sverdlov companies

Rusal is pondering the options of selling 2 of its Sverdlov region companies. In particular, these are Kremniy-Ural in Kamensk-Uralsky and Polevsky Cryolite Works, that was stopped in 2013. According to Rusal, it has improved techniques at its silicon works the products of which are used in aluminum alloys manufacture, in order not to buy…