Russia: Severstal E-store customers number growing

Severstal positively assesses the results of its E-store operation. “An Internet store is no competitor to traditional ways of selling our products, but an additional way to cooperate with the clients. The constantly growing number of users shows that this way of communication is in demand”, Severstal Management marketing director Dmitry Gorshkov noted. According to…

Ukraine: Zaporozhye Vtormet replaces acting chairman

The supervisory board of Zaporozhye Vtormet has relieved the acting chairman of the board Alexander Umrikhin of his duties, appointing the shop director Konstantin Beskorovayniy instead.

The term of the office has not been stipulated, but Beskorovayniy has been hired with a 3-month trial term.

Zaporozhye Vtormet procures and processes ferrous scrap. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output to increase in October 2017

Ukrmetallurgprom forecasts that in October Ukraine will produce 2 million tons of steel, 1.9 million tons of pig iron and 1.7 million tons of rolled metal. In August steel output totaled 1.925 million tons, pig iron – 1.817 million tons, and rolled metal – 1.609 million tons. In January-August Ukraine decreased steel manufacture by 16%…

Ukraine: Lvivugol miners paid 32% of August 2017 salary

The press-service of the Lviv regional state administration reported, that on September 12 the state enterprise Lvivugol received 30 million UAH for selling coal.

Thanks to this miners were paid 32% of their August salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UAVtormet CEO replaced

Yuri Derkach has been appointed the acting CEO of the Ukrainian Association of Secondary Metals. Previously he worked in the Ministries of industrial policy and economical development and trade until his retirement. The previous UAVtormet CEO Nikolai Tarapurov retired. The final decision on the CEO appointment will be taken at the association meeting in November.…

Russia: Russian Platinum results for January-August 2017

The Amur artel obtained 942 kg of platinum, including 276 kg in August.

The Amur Zoloto ore deposits yielded 727.2 kg of gold and 481 kg of silver.

The Buor and Ulakhan alluvial gold sites produced 295 kg of gold.

The total gold output in January-August reached 1028.6 kg. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous metals throughput in seaports down in January-August 2017

In January-August the throughput of Russian seaports increased by 10.4% YoY, to 517.3 million tons.

According to the Association of sea trade ports, coal throughput totaled 102.7 million tons, up by 15%, while that of ferrous metals – 18.7 million tons, down by 1.5%. (Ukrainian metal)