Russia: metal deliveries to metal wares manufacturers down in August 2018

In August direct railroad deliveries of metal to major service metal centers specializing in metal wares manufacture (light metal structures, metal roofing, profiled sheeting, etc.) totaled 186.3 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 11.8% YoY.

In January-August deliveries reached 1.55 million tons, up by 3.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Uralelectromed prepared for winter

Uralelectromed has taken a number of measures to prepare shops for the winter period. In particular, technical maintenance of the power shop machinery has been carried out: eight pumps, six boilers, two de-aerators, four filters and boiler machines. The company has also carried out a major work to thermomodernize premises, cabins of excavators, locomotives and…

Russia: ChTPZ decreases energy expenses

In January-June ChTPZ enterprises saved 70 million rubles under the program to improve energy efficiency. The largest project to decrease energy resources consumption was the creation of the new substation. Investments totaled 220 million rubles. The economical effect will reach some 50 million rubles per year. 5 main shops have been switched to modern LED…

Ukraine: coal imports up in January-August 2018

In January-August Ukraine imported 14.164 million tons of coal, up by 26.3% YoY, valued at $1.976 billion, up by 17.3%. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $1.238 billion worth of coal (62.67%), USA – $600.05 million (30.36%), Canada – $86.93 million (4.4%) and other countries – $50.84 million (2.57%). In 8 months Ukraine…

Russia: gold output in January-July 2018 up in Yakutia

In January-July the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) extracted 12483.9 kg of gold and 57460 kg of silver.

Gold output increased by 12.5% YoY.

This year Yakutia intends to extract 24.5 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coal output to increase

By 2025 coal enterprises have to reach the annual output of 560 million tons, up from the forecast volume of 460 million tons. According to the minister of energy Alexander Novak, this goal could be reached with some 1 trillion rubles of private investments. The Ministry of Energy believes that due to this Russia will…

Ukraine: IndustriALL Global Union and management of ArcelorMittal plants meet

Chief Executive Officer of ArcelorMittal plants in Ukraine and Kazakhstan Paramjit Kahlon met for the first time the representatives of global trade union federation (IndustriALL Global Union) in Kyiv. The meeting was held with participation of main trade unions of Kazakh and Ukrainian plants of the group. IndustriALL Global Union / FES unites the trade…

Armenia: 10 out of 27 mines have violations

Out of 27 operating mines in Armenia at 10 violations have been spotted.

The main violations concerned tax obligations.

To remove violations the mines are given 90 days.

If violations are not removed, the mines licenses will be cancelled. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders down in August 2018

In August, according to railroad statistics, deliveries (including imports) of steel products (rolled metal and pipes) to the bases of the major Russian trade enterprises and networks totaled 0.86 million tons.

This is up by 13.9% YoY.

In 8 months deliveries fell by 0.9% YoY, to 7.2 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to metal plants up in August 2018

In August 1.43 million tons of metal were delivered via railroad to the major Russian metal and pipe works.

According to the railroad statistics, this is the increase of 17.6% YoY.

In January-August metal deliveries reached 8.8 million tons, up by 3.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)