Ukraine: PM to discuss miners’ salaries

Next week Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman intends to host a meeting on the salary debts to state miners and other debts in the industry. According to him, the problem of the profitless operation of state coal industry is systematic, and the government has to provide 2.5 billion UAH of subsidies for coal miners in the…

Russia: scrap deliveries to MMK up in January-September 2018

In September direct railroad deliveries of ferrous scrap to MMK grew by 11% YoY, to 258.7 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, in 9 months deliveries totaled 1.36 million tons, up by 3.6%.

Since 2012 MMK has been the leader in scrap purchases via railroad. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: wheel prices increase

The Federal Antimonopoly Service has initiated a case against railroad wheel manufacturers – Vyksa Iron and Steel Works and NTMK. They are suspected of setting monopoly high prices for wheels. The service reported a considerable increase in price since H2 2017. In April the Eurasian Economic Committee increased antidumping duty for Interpipe wheels from 4.75%…

Russia: Daksib gold output down

As of October 1, the Daksib LLC alluvial gold output in Irkutsk region totaled 160.6 kg, down by 26.3% YoY. As of October 1, 2017 the company washed 217.9 kg of gold. Last year the output totaled 232.6 kg. This year the company intends to extract 265 kg of gold. Daksib owns 4 licenses in…

Russia: EZOTsM exports geography expands in 2018

In 2018 Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works kept on expanding its geography of exports. This year the company has entered the new markets in Europe and Southeastern Asia, having started deliveries to Spain (products for medicine industry) and Thailand (standard silver samples). Thus, the EZOTsM exports geography has expanded to 33 countries. In 2015 the…

Russia: Elgaugol buys new weighing machinery

Elgaugol LLC has commissioned a weighing control unit.

The unit is used to weigh loaded trucks.

The premises of the weighing unit are fully automated: all the information is shown on the screen and is then saved.

The new unit will improve the speed and the precision of the truck weighing. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: SevGOK sees major accident

Two locomotives collided at the Annovsky quarry of the Severniy Mining and Processing Works.

The accident resulted in 3 dead and 1 wounded.

All of them were SevGOK employees.

The Annovsky quarry output is 10 million tons of ore per year. (Ukrainian metal)