Kyrgyzstan: Kichi-Chaarat concentration plant launched in Jalal-Abad region

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev during his working trip to Jalal-Abad region took part in the ceremony of opening Kichi-Chaarat concentration plant in Chatkal district, the Information Support Department of the Government’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. Kichi-Chaarat CJSC, established in 2008, is located in the rural district Kanysh-Kiya of Chatkal district. Upon…

Ukraine: iron ore exports up in July 2019

In July Ukraine increased iron ore and concentrate exports by 75.7% MoM, to $391.8 million. According to the customs statistics, export volumes grew by 16.2%, to 3.5 million tons. In January-July exports totaled 23.3 million tons at $2.09 billion. The share of iron ore raw materials in the total export was 7.28%. China (27.07%), Poland…

Kazakhstan: mining output up in January-July 2019

Industrial output in January-July in Kazakhstan grew by 2.7% YoY.

Non-ferrous ores mining increased by 17.2% and iron ore by 1.5%.

Coal exports went up by 1.9%, to 15.8 million tons.

Non-ferrous metallurgy saw an 8.1% growth in output and ferrous metallurgy – 94%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ukrsplav seized by raiders

US-Group has addressed the office of the president of Ukraine and the Ministry of Justice asking to protect it from a raider takeover carried out by an illegal re-registration of ownership rights in the state registry. The illegal change of ownership was carried out on July 18. The changes in the state registry were made…

Ukraine: observer of OSCE special monitoring mission visits AMKR

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih was visited by Stephen Douglas, OSCE observer (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) in Ukraine. This is the first visit of a representative of the OSCE special monitoring mission to the plant. Recently, Douglas has been appointed OSCE Coordinator for Economic and Environmental Security in Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya and Kirovograd regions. As…

Ukraine: EMSS and Voestalpine sign new contract on rolls delivery

Energomashspetsstal has concluded a new agreement to supply rolls to Voestalpine Stahl GmbH.

For its Austrian customer EMSS will produce three supporting rolls for the cold-rolling mills.

The total weight of the order is 117 tons.

The rolls have to be shipped in Q2-3 2020.

The companies have been cooperating since 2010. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: PPGHO to construct mine No. 6 ahead of schedule

Priargunskoye Manufacturing Mining and Chemical Enterprise named after Slavsky (PPGHO) intends to decrease the construction terms of the mine No. 6 in Zabaikalye region. Previously the company planned to start construction not earlier than in 2021 and commission it in 2023. Now it has been decided to decrease construction time 2-fold. Thus, the company intends…

Ukraine: Metinvest to modernize Mariupol Ilyich mill-1700

Metinvest enterprises are able to satisfy the local demand for galvanized metal with thickness less than 0.3 mm, Metinvest Holding marketing director Roman Kurashev said, commenting Russian and Chinese duties. “First of all, we will commission a modernized hot-rolling mill-1700 at Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, and thus will be using hot-rolled metal with…