Kazakhstan: Kazakhmys to construct a $350-million works

Kazakhmys Corporation intends to construct a hydrometallurgical works valued at $350 million. “Its copper concentrate output will be 649.2 thousand tons per year. The construction is planned for 2018-2021”, a company representative explained. “Actually we plan to construct two works. The first one will be trial with 32.16 thousand tons of concentrate per year”. (Ukrainian…

Russia: Sverdlovsk machine-builders demanding 34 million rubles from ChMK

Uraldomnoremont-Yekaterinburg LLC has laid claims to Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works. The amount of claims is 34.2 million rubles. The corresponding suit has been submitted to the court. Uraldomnoremont-Yekaterinburg produces machinery and equipment for metal industry. This is not the first time that the company claimed multi-million sums from ChMK. At present the court is…

Russia: MMK strengthening position on Georgian metal market

In 2016 Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works increased rolled metal supplies to Georgia by 30% YoY.

Total supplies to the Transcaucasia countries last year exceeded 150 thousand tons, or 16% of all deliveries to the neighbor foreign countries.

The company notes good prospects to increase exports to the region. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Lebedinsky GOK modernizes processing equipment

Within the framework of Metalloinvest operational improvements program Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works is repairing drying drums at the processing factory shop No. 4.

Four major improvements have already been done, which improved the drying efficiency with the total annual effect of 26 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coal exports up in January-April 2017

In January-April Russia exported 58.216 million tons of coal, up by 3% YoY.

According to the Ministry of energy, in April coal exports reached 14.9 million tons.

Coal output in January-April totaled 132.62 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal deliveries to TPP up in May 2017

The stocks of anthracite at thermal power plants increased by 10.9%, to 464 thousand tons, from May 10 through May 15. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Centerenergo increased stocks of the Zmiev TPP from 49.3 thousand tons to 74.4 thousand tons. Tekhnova LLC increased anthracite stocks at Darnitsa and Cherkassy TPPs…

Ukraine: coal output in Lugansk down in January-April 2017

In January-April two coalmining enterprises of Lugansk region considerably decreased output.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Lisichanskugol output dropped by 29.4% YoY, to 67.5 thousand tons of coal, and Pervomayskugol – by 38.2%, to 78.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)