Russia: Kolmar and AVIC to construct Inaglinskaya 2 factory

Kolmar, Inaglinsky Mining and Processing Works and AVIC (China) will jointly construct the Inaglinskaya 2 processing factory.

The construction will be carried out in 2 stages.

The enterprise capacity will be 12 million tons of coal per year.

The agreement valued at 3.5 billion rubles was signed on December 25, 2018. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM commissions new crane

Uralelectromed has put into operation a new stationary crane manipulator produced by Velmash.

In just a week the machine has already processed over 200 tons of non-ferrous scrap.

The new hydraulic manipulator has replaced an outdated one.

The investments in the machine totaled 2.2 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Karabashmed commissions second Kumera converter

Karabashmed has commissioned the second of three Kumera converters.

Two new converters with the capacity of 150 tons each will increase raw copper manufacture by 15-20%.

The third converter will be commissioned this year, while the old machines will be disassembled. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Amur region gold output down in 2018

Last year enterprises extracting gold in Amur region obtained 22.7 tons, down by 12% YoY. Ore gold accounted for 14.1 tons and alluvial gold – for 8.7 tons. The decrease in the output has to do with the drop in the manufacture at Petropavlovsk enterprises and at the Berezitoviy mine (Nordgold). Thus, last year Petropavlovsk…

Russia: NLMK appoints VIZ-Stal CEO

NLMK reports the appointment of Stanislav Olkov the CEO of VIZ-Stal. He has replaced Valeriy Shevelev in this office. Shevelev will focus on a new strategy stage of NLMK Group. The goal of Olkov is to improve product quality and business process efficiency. Stanislav Olkov has been working with VIZ-Stal since 2007. Since 2013 he…