Russia: REMZ to be reanimated

At the meeting of the Shakhty City Council the Department of economy director Vladimir Gorshkov said, that soon the Rostovsky Electrometallurgical Works would be operating at full capacity. The industrial indexes of REMZ dropped to 87%. The city is taking measures to resume normal operation at the major works. A commission has been created to…

Russia: Severstal to hold Capital Markets Day 2017

Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, announces that it will be hosting its annual Capital Markets Day in London on November 2. Severstal’s Chairman, Alexei Mordashov, will open the event via video address. Alexander Shevelev (CEO), Alexei Kulichenko (CFO), Dmitry Goroshkov (Marketing Director), Sakari Tamminen (Senior Independent Director)…

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate up in October 2017

In October Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 1.115 million tons of concentrate, up by 7.8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 26.1%, to 168.3 thousand tons. In January-October UGOK increased concentrate output by 11.1% YoY, to 10.285 million tons, while that of sinter decreased by 10.2%, to 1.56 million tons.…

Russia: Nadezhdinsky Works rolled metal output up in January-September 2017

In January-September Nadezhdinsky Iron and Steel Works produced 388 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 4% YoY, or by 15.3 thousand tons.

More than half of the output is the products of the bars shop (up by 9%).

At present the company is negotiating the construction of the continuous-casting machine. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mikheyevsky GOK to increase copper concentrate extraction

The Mikheyevsky Ore Mining and Processing Plant (Varnensky district, Chelyabinsk region) plans to adopt a three-stage ore grinding technology, which will produce finer ore particles than the existing two-stage crushing equipment. The separation of tiny impregnated copper particles from gangue material is expected to reduce the loss of valuable fractions in tailings and increase the…