Ukraine: EMSS produced rolls for Azovstal

Energomashspetsstal has produced and shipped a batch of rolls to the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works.

According to the contract, concluded in July, the company produced 120 tons of roll dies weighing 6-16 tons each.

By the year-end EMSS will have supplied 112 tons of such rolls more to Azovstal. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: Solton-Sary mine yields 4.8 kg of gold in November 2016

In November 4.8 kg of gold were mined at Solton-Sary.

The mine has been efficiently operating since April. Gold output increases.

At present the mine employs 164 people. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK launches new green energy facility

NLMK Group, a vertically integrated international steel producer with operations in Russia, the EU and the USA, has successfully completed guarantee tests of the blast furnace No. 6 top pressure recovery turbine (TRT). The launch of the new unit brings the project for the introduction of green energy facilities at the Lipetsk site to a…

Russia: Olkon completes crushing shop modernization

Olenegorsky Mining and Processing Works, a part of Severstal, has finished modernizing its crushing shop. The company has replaced 3 pieces of machinery. The supplier of the new equipment was Metso. “The 80-million rubles project will increase the efficiency of the machinery operation by 20%”, the company said in its statement. The project on crushing…

Russia: nickel output down in January-October 2016

In January-October raw nickel output in Russia decreased by 14.8% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in October raw nickel output dropped by 29.4% YoY, but increased by 9.2% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EAEC renews FSM imports duties

The Eurasian Economic Committee has resumed the 26.35% import duty on ferrosilicomanganese from Ukraine.

“We asked the ministers not to take this decision. But they decided to renew the duty”, Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers Sergey Kudryavtsev said.

The import duty was temporarily stopped on July 1. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: PNTZ sends casing pipes to oil deposits

Pervouralsky New Pipe Works (a part of ChTPZ) has delivered 132 tons of casing pipes with the ChT-VC joints to the oil deposits of Orenburg region. According to the customer’s demands the pipes were produced of R110 grade steel. The main consumers of such pipes are Surgutneftegaz, Rosneft, Lukoil, etc. ChT-VC joint was designed and…

Ukraine: Azovstal BF5 halted

Azovstal has halted its blast furnace No. 2 for capital repairs valued at 60 million UAH.

According to the company statement, the overhaul is expected to be completed by December 30. (Ukrainian metal)