Ukraine: Zaporizhstal products checked by India

Zaporizhstal has started the certification of its hot- and cold-rolled steel coils according to four Indian standards. To confirm the correspondence specialists of the Indian Standards Bureau have arrived at the works.

The license will allow Zaporizhstal to export its rolled metal to India, increasing its volumes. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz appoints new CFO

Evraz plc has appointed Nikolay Ivanov the new vice-president on finances (CFO).

Ivanov will replace Giacomo Baizini, who has been CFO for 4 months following the resignation of Pavel Tatianin. (Ukrainian metal)

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Russia: Nordgold cuts 2016 output forecast

Gold mining company Nordgold, controlled by Russian businessman Alexei Mordashov, has cut its 2016 gold output forecast to 840,000-880,000 ounces from 880,000-930,000 ounces due to suspension of production at the Aprelkovo mine and difficulties with access to African deposits because of an extraordinarily long rain season, the company said in a statement. But the forecast…

Ukraine: Corum Group to produce headgear sheaves for Vorkutaugol

Corum Group plans to produce the second lot of headgear sheaves for Vorkutagol by the end of 2016.

According to the company statement, the first batch was produced in November.

The equipment has been specifically produced for operation in the extreme North.

Since 2011 Corum Group has produced and sold some 100 sheaves. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Centravis replaces BD member

Shareholders of Centravis Production Ukraine have dismissed Elena Antosheva from the board of directors and appointed Ruslan Zaplyusvichka instead. According to the company statement, Antosheva has been the BD member since May. Zaplyusvichka has been appointed until November 2019. He used to occupy the positions of the deputy financial director, deputy economy and provision director…

Ukraine: Volnogorsk GOK to buy large quarry machines

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works plans to announce a purchase of 7 large quarry machines valued at 70 million UAH.

According to the company statement, the tender will be announced in November at the ProZorro system of electronic purchases. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Interpipe Steel output up in January-October 2016

In January-October Interpipe-Steel produced 522 thousand tons of steel, up by 6.3% YoY.

According to a company representative, in October steel smelting totaled 58 thousand tons, down from 64 thousand tons in September.

On October 28, the works halted its operation for 10 days to carry out scheduled repairs. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR to go on with environment program

On November 3, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih witnessed an environment strike. 15 city public organizations went on a strike against AMKR polluting the environment. In response the company said that all its ecological projects for the past 10 years were aimed at the step-by-step replacement of the outdated machinery with more environment-friendly equipment and implementation of…

Ukraine: CommService chairman owning Zaporizhstal shares

Chairman of the State Service of Special Communication and Information Protection Leonid Yevdochenko has declared owning Zaporizhstal shares, 13.5 thousand euro and $12.5 thousand.

In particular, he has a flat in Kiev and a land plot in Kiev region as well as 903 shares of Zaporizhstal. (Ukrainian metal)