Russia: Nornickel environmental practice discussed in the State Duma

A roundtable discussion featuring Norilsk Nickel representatives was held at the Russian State Duma. The event called Extreme North Industrial Facilities Modernization: Environmental Sustainability and Economic Development Avenues addressed the results of the Nickel Plant shutdown project completed by Norilsk Nickel in August. Specifically, the roundtable panel discussed the environmental benefits of the project for…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: hot-rolled coils, November 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*

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max

October

392

424

November

386

434

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: Voronezh starts producing LDP

Liskimontazhkonstruktsia in Voronezh has fished construction project on large diameter thick-walled pipes manufacture. The production has already commenced. The company produces electric-welded longitudinal welded pipes with 406-1420 mm diameter and 7.7-80 mm wall thickness. The pipes could be produced of various steel grades, including stainless steel. The company can also provide heat-treatment and coating. The…

Russia: magnesium output up in November 2016

In January-November raw magnesium output in Russia went up by 2.7% YoY, and of magnesium alloys – by 1.6%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in November raw magnesium output increased by 6% YoY, but dropped by 3.2% MoM. Magnesium alloys production decreased by 19.1% MoM, but increased by 10.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (structural steel), November 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*

min

max

October

305

305

November

320

320

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: SevGOK to increase output in 2018

In 2018 Severniy Mining and Processing Works intends to increase concentrate output by 23%, to 15 million tons.

According to the company CEO Pavel Timoshenko, in 2016 the works plans to mine 28864 thousand tons of ore and produce 13 million tons of concentrate and 9.19 million tons of pellets. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: foundry pig iron, November 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.499*

min

max

October

273

273

November

273

273

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.11.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in November 2016

In November Ukraine exported $186.2 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $3.69 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of Ukrainian iron ore in November was China ($54.73 million).

In January-November Ukraine exported $1607.6 million worth of iron ore, while imports stood at $70.86 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Dneprometiz CEO office prolonged

The supervisory board of Dneprometiz has prolonged the office of the general manager Alexander Yakushev from January 1 till December 31, 2017. According to the company statement, the decision was taken on December 26. Yakushev has been the CEO of the company since April 1, 2014. Dneprometiz produces metal wares of low-carbon steel. It has…