Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia repeatedly auctioning scrap

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) has once again announced a tender to sell scrap.

This is 16.059 thousand tons of bulk scrap No. 510 (rail scrap) with the starting price of 181.196 million UAH.

The auction will take place on March 4. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: 2 miners perish at Sukhaya Balka mine

2 miners have perished at the Yubileynya mine of Sukhaya Balka.

The accident happened at 7 a.m. after a night shift at the depth of 1340 meters. The miners died of gas.

The bodies are still in the mine. The conditions of the accident are being determined. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: metal output down in January 2019

According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of the National Economy, in January Kazakhstan produced 223.8 thousand tons of steel, down by 41.3% YoY.

Flat rolled metal manufacture dropped by 72.3%, to 69.932 thousand tons.

Ferroalloys output grew by 5.4%, to 180.573 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS gets new rolls order

Energomashspetsstal has received a new order from ArcelorMittal – Belval & Differdange to produce and supply 4 working rolls for the hot-rolling mill. According to the agreement, the rolls have to be shipped to Luxembourg in September-October. The total weight of the batch will be 128 tons. EMSS and AM have been cooperating since 2011.…

Russia: ChTPZ pipes sales down in 2018

In 2018 the ChTPZ pipes enterprises – Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Works and Pervouralsky Novotrubniy Works – sold 1.92 million tons of pipes, down by 3.7% YoY. The decrease is due to the completion of large diameter pipes deliveries for the Nord Stream-2 construction. Deliveries to the Russian market grew by 1.2%, to 1.42 million tons, including…