Russia: Metallokonstruktsia exports up in H1 2017

In January-June the Metallokonstruktsia works exported 338 million rubles worth of metal structures, up by 35% YoY.

According to the Ulyanovsk regional administration, the company is one of the major local exporters.

At present the company is finishing construction of the new galvanizing shop. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Electrozinc starts testing new mill

Electrozinc has started testing the new ball mill at the hydrometallurgical shop. The company aims at decreasing environment impact, increasing the zinc solution quality and as the result decreasing expenses to 43 million rubles per year. The results of the new mill operation are positive – the grinding reaches the necessary 0.1 mm, and the…

Ukraine: Groysman backs scrap export duties

The government of Ukraine will ask the president to sign the decree on the extension of the scrap export duties of 30 euro per ton, the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman said in London. “Under the military aggression Ukraine needs metal to provide for its own defense”, he said. In September 2016 the president Petr Poroshenko…

Ukraine: metal exports to Russia up in Q1 2017

In January-March trade turnover with Russia increased by 34%, to $3.384 billion.

Exports increased by 26%, to $1.67 billion, and imports – by 43%, to $1.714 billion.

Ferrous and non-ferrous metals exports amounted to $283 million, up by 80%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Baikalrud to open two mines in 2019

Baikalrud LLC intends to construct a Yugo-Zapadniy mine at the Noion-Tologoyskoye polymetallic ore deposits. “Its projected capacity will be 850 thousand tons of ore per year. Earlier we were allowed to start constructing the Yugo-Vostochniy mine with the capacity of 350 thousand tons. It is being constructed. In 2019 we intend to put both of…

Russia: Profil-Akras produces 63 thousand tons of pipes in H1 2017

In June the Pipe Works named after Makarov “Profil-Akras” produced 16830 tons of pipes and sold 16200 tons.

In July the company intends to produce and sell 20 thousand tons of pipes.

In January-June the works produced 63 thousand tons of pipes and sold 65 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Nornickel’s environmental initiatives praised

Nornickel presented its Sulphur Project, the company’s largest environmental initiative that would help address the issue of sulphur dioxide emissions. The event was attended by Sergei Ivanov, Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport, Sergei Donskoy, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Alexander Neradko, Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency, Elena Bezdenezhnykh,…

Ukraine: EMSS produces rolls for Mariupol Ilyich

Energomashspetsstal has produced and shipped supporting rolls to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The total weight of the batch is 113.5 tons. In June Mariupol Ilyich specialists audited EMSS as to the possibility of producing heavyweight rolls. “We have successfully passed the audit. Our cooperation will increase Mariupol Ilyich product range and allow us…