Russia: Uralkuz output up in November 2017

Uralskaya Kuznitsa continues increasing output. In November the company manufactured over 9.7 thousand tons of products, having exceeded manufacturing results for the last 15 years. The works is a leading Russian manufacturer of drop stampings weighing up to 2.5 tons and 4 meters long. The company also produces weldless rings with the diameter of 4…

Russia: Evraz commissions new long face at Alardinskaya mine

Evraz has put a new long face 3-38 in operation at its Alardinskaya mine.

The face reserves are some 2.8 million tons of coking coal.

The mining is carried out at the depth of 240 meters. Until December 2018 the miners intend to extract around 240 thousand tons of coal per month. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih takes part in the international exhibition in Dubai

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih presented its products at the international exhibition of construction technologies, equipment and materials The Big 5 Show, which was held on November 26-29 in Dubai (the United Arab Emirates). The company’s exposition was focused on the products for the construction industry – reinforcing bars. Visitors of the exhibition got acquainted with…

Ukraine: all state mines to unite

The Cabinet of Ministers has confirmed the creation of the state enterprise National Coal Company. It will unite 19 state enterprises, which include 33 state mines. The creation of this state enterprise will optimize the structure of coalmining companies by uniting them in a single legal entity and improving mines efficiency. In 2017 the state…

Ukraine: Corum Group merges with DTEK

DTEK Energo has purchased shares of Svet Shakhtera, Druzhkovka Machine-Building Works and Mining Machines, previously parts of Corum Group. “These companies are the main suppliers of coalmining machines and equipment to the group. This deal will allow DTEK Energo to decrease expenses on machinery, provide its coal enterprises with spare parts on time and improve…

Russia: coal exports up in January-November 2017

Export of Russian coal from January through November increased by 5% YoY, to 170.428 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.

The commodity exports volume in November reached 15,339,000 tons.

Coal mining in January-November amounted to 371,772,000 tons, of which 323,146,000 tons were delivered. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Volynugol to be reorganized

This year Volyn region miners have lost some 130 million UAH because of the unfinished construction of the mine No. 10, According to the regional authorities, some 600 million UAH are needed to commission the first stage of the mine. Then the enterprise has to earn money for the second and third stages itself. The…

Russia: REMZ resumes steel manufacture

REMZ employees have resumed operation after their salary debts have been cleared.

In November REMZ produced 30 thousand tons of steel, the largest monthly volume this year. The target has been exceeded by 65%.

In a month the works hired 50 people and intends to employ 65 more. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutia to reach gold target

In January-October Yakutia obtained 21.5 tons of gold, including 11.8 tons of ore gold and 9.7 tons of alluvial gold. Alluvial gold target has been outperformed by 7%. Ore gold output is slightly lagging behind, but should increase. The target for this year is 24 tons of both ore and alluvial gold. In 2011 the…

Russia: Kimkano-Sutarsky GOK ships 1.5 million tons of iron ore concentrate

As of early December Kimkano-Sutarsky Mining and Processing Works has shipped 1.5 million tons of iron ore concentrate since the start of operation in 2016. In January-September the works shipped 1.167 million tons. In Q3 the company produced 469.9 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate. At present, according to the company CEO Yuri Makarov, KSGOK…

Russia: Telen mines 97 thousand tons of coal

In January-October Telen mined 97 million tons of coal. As of November 15 output reached 105 thousand tons. “Telen intends to operate while its license is still valid – till 2059. Our plans for the future is to increase output, expand sales markets and construct industrial premises”, the company said. In 2016 the company obtained…

Russia: Natalka gets first Dore gold

Natalka Mining and Processing Works, the main new project of Polyus, has received the first batch of Dore gold. The company is testing the new machinery. Polyus expects the project to reach full capacity by late 2018. Natalka gold-extracting factory with the capacity of 10 million tons of ore is the largest in Russia. It…