Ukraine: scrap procurement falling

In 2018 Ukraine witnesses the falling of ferrous scrap procuring. In 5 months procurement totaled 1.51 million tons. “Since early March ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih has been excluded from scarp procurement list. That’s some 30-40 thousand tons per month”, the UAVtormet association president and Keramet CEO Vladimir Bubley said. According to him, scrap procurement has also…

Ukraine: US bound to cancel steel duties

Ukrainian companies can count on being excluded from the US steel and aluminum sanctions lists. “We believe that we can seriously rely on being excluded from the duties lists. US is rather seriously reviewing our arguments”, deputy minister of economical development and trade, trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Mikolskaya said following the negotiations with US…

Russia: Trading House MMK sales up in 2017

In 2017 Trading House MMK sold 1.2 million tons of metal valued at over 46 billion rubles.

The share of the end customers reached 65%.

TH MMK, an official seller of MMK products, has 30 divisions in Russia and 5 in Kazakhstan.

Its strategic regions are the Urals, Povolzhye and Siberia. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Krasnoye gold deposits up

Kopy Goldfields (Sweden) has published an adjusted estimate of the JORC mineral resources of the Krasnoye deposits. The licensed territory in the Irkutsk region contains two sites – Krasniy and Vostochniy. The evaluation was carried out by Micon International Co Limited on the basis of prospecting works in February. The deposit resources have increased by…

Russia: Rosgeologia to look for gold on Sakhalin

Dalnevostochnoye Manufacturing and Geological Enterprise, a part of the state geological holding Rosgeologia, intends to start prospecting for gold at the Koshkinskoye field on the island of Shumshu in the Sakhalin region. The geologists will be prospecting the site with the size of 82 square km for 3 years. The enterprise will start working in…

Russia: TMK Chermet buys trucks

TMK Chermet has invested over 80 million rubles in the purchase of 16 units of modern machines, including KamAZs with crane manipulators, Volvo artics and a Liebherr loader. The new machines arrived at the scrap-procuring sites of Yekaterinburg, Volgograd, Saratov and Bataysk. They will considerably increase the speed and volumes of delivery, loading and unloading…