Russia: NLMK Group takes part in CWIEME Berlin

NLMK Group, a global steelmaker, participated in CWIEME Berlin 2018, the leading event for electric motor and transformer manufacturing technologies, which took place in Berlin on June 19-21. Every year CWIEME Berlin brings together over 750 exhibitors from more than 80 countries around the world, including the largest manufacturers of electric motors, transformers, generators, as…

Ukraine: iron ore exports up in May 2018

In may iron ore exports increased by 3.3% YoY, to $226.2 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, no iron ore was imported during the period. China was the largest importer of iron ore in May ($72.397 million). In January-May iron ore exports dropped by 2.4% YoY, to $1138.167 million, while imports decreased by 97.2%,…

Ukraine: mining output up in May 2018

In May industrial output in Ukraine increased by 2.2% MoM and by 2.9% YoY.

According to the State Statistics Service, in January-May the industrial output grew by 102.6%.

In particular, in mining and quarrying it increased by 102%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap deliveries to Amurmetal up in May 2018

In May, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of ferrous scrap to Amurmetal totaled 46.6 thousand tons.

This is higher than in April by 17.2%, and 10-fold than in May 2017.

In January-May the company received 170 thousand tons of scrap, up 4-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosgeologia to examine coals in Sakhalin

VNIGRIugol, a part of the state holding Rosgeologia, has begun the summer season at the Lakhskaya field in Sakhalin.

The agreement on the work was concluded in autumn 2017.

The specialists will have to examine the quality of the coal and determine its grade contents. (Ukrainian metal)