Russia: Rusal revenue up in Q1 2018

In January-March Rusal revenue totaled $2.744 million, up by 19.5% YoY. The revenue grew following the increase of aluminum prices at the LME by 16.7%, to $2.159 thousand per ton from $1.85 thousand per ton. As the result the adjusted EBITDA increased by 20.4%, to $572 million from $475 million. Aluminum output in January-March dropped…

Russia: Karelsky Okatysh commissions new rope carriers

Karelsky Okatysh has put into operation a new unique rope carrier.

The machine is intended to quickly replace steel ropes at 10- and 20 cubic meters excavators.

The first rope carrier was assembled 9 years ago by KamAz specifically for Karelsky Okatysh. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: LBS participants visit Zaporizhstal

Representatives of the world leaders in IT, sales, consulting and oil industries, studying at the London Business School, have visited Zaporizhstal. The company CEO Rostislav Shurma presented the environment modernization of the works. The guests have visited the central control room, and took a look at the new pickling line in the cold-rolling shop No.…

Russia: Dmitriy Kolomytsyn appointed NLMK Group Director, IR & Capital Markets

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has appointed Dmitriy Kolomytsyn Director, IR & Capital Markets. Kolomytsyn previously held the position of Head of Corporate Development. Sergey Takhiev, who previously headed NLMK Group’s Investor Relations, has decided to continue his professional growth in another company. Dmitriy Kolomytsyn joined NLMK Group in 2016. As Head of Corporate…

Russia: NLMK replacing locomotives

Novolipetsk Iron and Steel Works has started the program to replace the locomotive fleet, under which the company has already received 3 new TEM9 locomotives. Such machines have not previously been used by the company. They will replace the outdated TEM1 locomotives. In the next 5 years NLMK railroad fleet will get 27 new locomotives,…