Kazakhstan: coal exports up in January-October 2017

In January-October Kazakhstan exported 23.4 million tons of coal, up by 13.6% YoY.

Output totaled 86.6 million tons, up by 11.6% YoY, or by 9 million tons. 61.8 million tons were supplied to the local market, with 45.9 million tons delivered to combined heat power plants and state district power plants. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mikheyevsky GOK repairs the largest breaker in the country

Mikheyevsky Mining and Processing Works has completed repairs of the Superior MK 60-89 gyratory breaker with the capacity of 4 thousand tons of ore per hour.

This is the largest breaker in Russia.

The repairs were completed in just 36 hours instead of 120 as planned. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Corum builds fan unit at ZZhRK

Corum Group has finished the construction of the fan unit at the Expluatatsionnaya mine of the Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex.

The unit has already received the certificate allowing it to be commissioned. The fan will be providing the mine with ventilation for some 35 years.

The new unit has replaced outdated centrifugal fans. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Lebedinsky GOK confirms quality management system correspondence to ISO

The British Standards Institution has audited the quality management system of Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works for compliance with the new version of ISO 9001:2015. As the result of the inspection the BSI experts have confirmed the correspondence of the current system to the standard and granted the ISO 9001:2015 compliance certificate to the company.…

Russia: Revda Works develops new technique

Revda Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has developed a technique to manufacture new products – cold-deformed pipes with outer diameter of up to 80 mm of S70600 copper-nickel alloy. Such pipes have improved surface quality, corrosion resistance, strength and thermal conductivity. The pipes are in demand by Russian and foreign companies dealing with energy machine-building. (Ukrainian…