EAEU: EEC suspends duties on Ukrainian wheels

The Eurasian Economic Committee has decided to suspend the imposition of an antidumping duty of 34.22% on steel railroad wheels from Ukraine. The decision comes into effect 30 days after publication and is valid through June 1, 2020. The repeated antidumping investigation on import of wheels from Ukraine was initiated by BelAZ and Kazakhstan Railways.…

Ukraine: employee perishes at DMK

On July 22 an employee perished at the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine.

This is the second accident this year.

The accident happened in the blast furnace shop.

The employee worked for a subcontracting organization.

The previous accident happened on February 18. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK Group and LTC Group ink strategic partnership agreement

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has signed a long-term strategic partnership agreement with LTC Group, Italy and Middle East, a leading European manufacturer of components for transformers and power generation devices. Under the agreement, NLMK Group companies in Lipetsk and Yekaterinburg will regularly supply grain-oriented and non-grain-oriented electrical steel and provide technical support to…

Russia: raw zinc imports up in May 2019

In May Russia imported 3.5 thousand tons of raw zinc, down by 22.6% MoM, but up by 370.1% YoY. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan decreased deliveries by 27%, while Peru increased almost 2-fold. In 5 months imports grew by 295%, to 22.4 thousand tons. In monetary terms since the start of the year imports have increased by…

Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions constructs hangar in Karelia

Severstal Steel Decisions has finished designing and producing a full-scale building of a shop for a woodworking enterprise in Kondopoga, Republic of Karelia.

The project has been made to order.

The size of the building is 1194 square meters. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest to invest 50 million UAH in lighting replacement at SevGOK

This year Metinvest will spend some 50 million UAH on the project to implement LED-lighting at the Severniy Mining and Processing Works. The old lamp replacement will improve the working conditions of the employees and will let save around 25 million UAH per year. At present the enterprise has a new lighting system at the…