Kazakhstan: bauxite output up in 2018

In 2018 aluminum ore mining increased by 26% YoY, to 6.1 million tons. The largest miner is Aluminiy Kazakhstana operating at Torgayskoye and Krasnooktyabrskoye bauxite ore groups. The company bauxite output last year grew by 14%, to 5.7 million tons. At the same time, in 2021 mining at the Torgayskoye group will be stopped. Raw…

Russia: Chukotka coal output down in January 2019

In January Chukotka Autonomous District mined 44 thousand tons of coal, down almost 2-fold YoY. Beringpromugol LLC and Shakta Ugolnaya are developing coal deposits in the region. Thus, Beringpromugol mined 28 thousand tons of coal, down by 46%, while Shakta Ugolnaya – 16 thousand tons, down by 50%. Last year coal output increased by 76%,…

Ukraine: Interpipe sales up in 2018

In 2018 Interpipe increased sales of pipes and railroad products by 11.7% YoY, to 857 thousand tons. The share of exports was 72%, while that of the domestic market grew from 25% to 28%. Pipe sales increased by 12%, to 668 thousand tons. Deliveries to local market went up by 22%, to 179 thousand tons.…