Russia: Trubodetal puts new shot blaster in operation

Trubodetal has put in operation a new shot-blasting machine to process pipeline joints.

Investments total 30 million rubles.

The new machine has been assembled in the thermal-press-welding shop No. 1. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK industrial park adds major European investor as resident

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), the Chelyabinsk Region’s Investment Development Agency, together with Rusfoundryconsult and SEEIF Ceramic, a.s. (Czech Republic) have signed a cooperation agreement at the international industrial exhibition Innoprom 2018 in Yekaterinburg. The agreement was signed by CEO of MMK Pavel Shilyaev, Director of the Chelyabinsk Region’s Investment Development Agency, Alexey…

Russia: Magadan region’s gold output up in H1 2018

Gold output of Magadan region increased by 14.39% YoY, to 358.961 tons in January-June, a representative of the regional government’s natural resources department reported. Ore gold output rose by 25.52%, to 9.062 tons, while alluvial gold fell by 3.38%, to 4.37 tons. Silver output dropped by 2.82%, to 358.961 tons in the period. Magadan region’s…

Kyrgyzstan: mining industry helps develop regions

Kyrgyzstanis should understand that the mining industry would help to develop the regions, the President of the Association of Miners and Geologists of the Kyrgyz Republic Orozbek Duisheev declared. According to him, Kyrgyzstan is rich in natural resources, but the local population often opposes development of the deposits. “The president said that we needed to…

Ukraine: Mirnogradugol miners stop operation

Miners of the state enterprise Mirnogradugol have stopped working because of the salary debts. In particular, the mine Kapitalnaya, which employs 3500 miners, stopped operating. According to Mikhail Volynets, the chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, the wage debts at Mirnogradugol reach 90 million UAH. Later miners from the Central mine and the…

Russia: ferrous scrap exports up in May 2018

In May, according to customs statistics, Russia exported 619.4 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, up by 57.2% YoY.

In January-May scrap exports reached 2.3 million tons, up by 43.2% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosgeologia to look for gold in Magadan region

Rosgeologia will prospect for ore gold within the Deryas-Yuryaginskaya field.

The field is situated in Magadan region. The total size of the prospecting work is 69 square km.

The project is to be finished by 2021. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Gaysky GOK commissions floatation machine

Gaysky Mining and Processing Works has put into operation the floatation machine No. 17 in the floatation department of the processing factory.

The work to assemble the machine began earlier this year.

The modernization of the floatation department started in 2011. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal Steel Ropes finishes another stage of modernized rope manufacture

Severstal Steel Ropes Volgogradskiy subsidiary has finished another stage of modernization, having commissioned the steel rope and stranding machine, as well as machinery to test ropes.

The first stage saw the assembly of the three drawing machines, extrusion line and the machine to produce large diameter steel ropes. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: BelAZ to create robot system for open pit mining

The Belarusian heavy vehicles manufacturer BelAZ, VIST Group, and Region 24 have signed a trilateral agreement on creating a robot system for mining operations. The document was signed during the international trade fair Innoprom 2018 in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk region, Russia, BelAZ representatives reported. BelAZ specialists are hard at work creating new mining vehicles to meet…