Ukraine: 4 employees injured in KamAZ crash at SevGOK

On April 10, at the Pervomaysky quarry of the Severniy Mining and Processing Works an accident happened.

A truck overturned.

The driver was unharmed, but 4 employees of Krivbassvzryvprom were injured. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: TMK-Inox to increase stainless pipes output

TMK-Inox has commissioned new machinery, in particular the line of TIG and laser welding of stainless pipes, a Surface Engineering grinder and etch tanks.

In 2019-2020 the company intends to increase the output of polished welded pipes.

This year it will put into operation a polishing line. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine exported 19.638 thousand tons of scrap valued at $5.461 million, down 7.1-fold and 8.8-fold YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March Ukraine exported 8.246 thousand tons of scrap, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons. At the same time Ukraine increased scrap imports…

Russia: Chukotka silver output down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Chukotka Autonomous District extracted 5315 kg of gold, almost unchanged YoY. Silver output dropped by 6.6%, to 25.6 tons. At present 5 enterprises are mining gold in the region: Chukotka Mining and Geological Company, Severnoye Zoloto LLC, Mayskoye LLC, Rudnik Karalveyem and Rudnik Valunistiy LLC. Alluvial gold extraction will last from May till…

Russia: metal and mining products Far Eastern railroad throughput up in March 2019

In March, Far Eastern Railroad transported 4.27 million tons of cargo, up by 1.8% YoY.

In particular, iron and manganese ore transportation grew by 9.3%, to 533 thousand tons, and metal wares – by 22.4%, to 290 thousand tons.

At the same time transportation of coal decreased by 5.8%, to 4.596 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)