Uzbekistan: Pakistan to purchase coal

Pakistan intends to purchase 150,000 tons of coal per year from Uzbekistan as soon as the modernization of the Uzbek Shargunkumir JSC finishes, Shargunkumir JSC Director for Future Development, Investment and Capital Construction Sattor Saidov reported. He added that currently the company was not able to provide Pakistan with demanded quantity of coal because the…

Kazakhstan: plant to supply rails to Russia

Kazakh Aktobe Rail-Belt Plant LLP (ARBP) and Russian Railways signed an agreement on supply of 7,500 tons of R65 rails to Russia. The agreement was signed by the Head of Kazakhstan Railways Kanat Alpysbaev and the President of Russian Railways Oleg Belozerov at the 19th meeting of the Kazakhstan-Russia intergovernmental commission for trade and economic…

Tajikistan: TALCO to increase aluminum output

Tajik Aluminum Company intends to increase aluminum output to 1 million tons per year. For this in 2018 it will start constructing a new aluminum plant and will completely modernize the existing one. The new plant will be constructed by Yunnan. The Chinese company has already prepared the feasibility study and is developing the design.…

Ukraine: Ferrexpo attracts $195-million loan

Ferrexpo, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, has attracted a 3-year $195-million loan. The loan has been organized by BNP Paribas and issued by 6 international entities. The loan has to be repaid by December 31, 2020. In January-September Ferrexpo exported 7.526 million tons of pellets. In 2016 the group received $189.2 million…

Russia: NLMK named best in Metals & Mining reports

NLMK Group, an international steel company with operations in Russia, the USA and the European Union, was recognized in the 20th Annual Report Competition organized by the Moscow Exchange and RBC Group. NLMK topped the Best Annual Report in Metals & Mining category. NLMK also received a special Long-Standing Leadership award. NLMK Group is committed…