Russia: gold production up in 2019

Russian companies produced 367.952 tons of gold in 2019, up by 12% YoY, the Union of Gold Producers of Russia reported. Mined gold output went up by 9.5%, to 286.563 tons, by-product gold production increased by 17.4%, to 18.134 tons, and production of gold from processing of scrap and waste rose by 11.6%, to 38.487…


Russia: NLMK Group opens R&D center for product innovation

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has opened a laboratory center in Lipetsk for microstructure analysis, which will analyze the properties of steel to develop new premium products and optimize metal processing techniques. The center is equipped with the latest high-precision measuring equipment. Several dozen unique devices enable more than a thousand types of microscopy…