Russia: Yug-Met makes copper wire rod environment-friendly

Yug-Met has started producing copper wire rod corresponding to high environment standards – the company has purchased a modern gas-purifying machine.

Yug-Met is the largest manufacturer of non-ferrous metal wares, including copper wire rod, in the South of Russia. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Tulachermet to repair BF3

Tulachermet is getting ready for the capital repairs of its blast furnace No. 3.

The repairs will start on July 20 and end in 20 days.

The supplier of the refractory concrete has already been chosen, as the overhaul presupposes the restoration of the BF3 shaft lining. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Lviv Coal Company to process Lvivugol coal

The state enterprise Lvivugol has concluded an agreement with Lviv Coal Company on processing coal valued at 105.93 million UAH.

The additional purchase has been carried out via negotiations procedure from the same previous supplier.

This year 1.12 million tons of coal will be processed at the price of 95 UAH per ton. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal mining down in January-May 2017

In January-May Ukraine mined 15.883 million tons of coal, down by 3.2% YoY, or by 517.2 thousand tons. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, coking coal output dropped by 26%, or by 993.1 thousand tons, to 2820.9 thousand tons, while that of power-generating coal increased by 3.8%, or by 475.9 thousand tons,…

Russia: ferrous scrap exports up in April 2017

In April ferrous scrap exports totaled 434 thousand tons, up by 26.8% MoM, but down by 36% YoY. According to the customs statistics, in January-April exports reached 1.21 million tons, down by 29.4% YoY, the lowest result for the past 7 years. The main importers were Turkey (34.3%), Belarus (30%) and South Korea (22%). (Ukrainian…

Russia: ChTsZ passes audit

Chelyabinsk Zinc Works, a part of UMMC, has successfully passed the second supervisory audit of the integrated management system correspondence to MS ISO 9001:2008, MS ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Bureau Veritas Certification has evaluated the quality management, ecological management and health and labor management systems. “The audit has been passed successfully. We have received…