Russia: BrAZ profit up in Q1 2019

In January-March, the net profit of Rusal Bratsk Aluminum Works increased 1.9-fold YoY, to 1.344 billion rubles. Revenue grew by 7.4%, to 27.214 billion rubles, and gross profit – by 9.7%, to 2.619 billion rubles. Other income increased 5.5-fold, to 570.3 million rubles, while other expenses dropped 2.8-fold, to 42.5 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMSK replaces filter equipment

Mednogorsk Copper-Sulfur Works has carried out a project to replace filter equipment. New Shandong Jingjin Environmetal Protection Equipment Co. Ltd filter-presses have been assembled at the dust-processing site of the sulfur acid shop. Investments reached 41.2 million rubles. The filtration area of the new equipment is almost twice larger – 240 square meters. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK places $500-million 7-year Eurobonds

NLMK announced the placement of 7-year $500-million Eurobonds with an annual coupon rate of 4.7% payable semi-annually. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes. The issue was oversubscribed more than three-fold with the order book exceeding $1.7 billion at the peak and more than 150 investors. The final order book was subscribed by…

Russia: NLMK, Ministry of Natural Resources, Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service and Lipetsk region sign cooperation agreement

NLMK Group, the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation, the Federal Supervisory Natural Resources Management Service (Rosprirodnadzor) and the Administration of the Lipetsk region have signed a four-way Cooperation Agreement in sustainable development. The Agreement, which forms part of the National Ecology Project, was signed by Grigory Fedorishin, NLMK Group…