Ukraine: Lvivugol mine completes annual plan

The Velikomostovskaya mine of the state enterprise Lvivugol has exceeded its annual plan by 112.6%.

On September 10 the mine completed its annual plan on rock mining.

Since the start of the year the enterprise has mined 1550 meters of rock. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap deliveries to metal works up in summer 2018

In June-August direct deliveries of ferrous scrap to the major metal companies and pipe plants totaled 4.31 million tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 13.7% YoY.

At the same time it is down by 2.8%, up by 22.6% and by 12% compared to 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK to help develop standards for technology and innovation

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works will take part in the Expert Group for the Development in Russia of Standards for the Implementation of Technology and Innovation. A unified methodology will increase demand for Russian technology and help boost Russian companies’ competitiveness. The standards will constitute recommendations on working with external innovations, along with other measures…

Russia: Chukotka gold and silver output down in January-August 2018

In January-August Chukotka Autonomous District extracted 16.38 tons of gold, down by 5% YoY.

14.52 tons accounted for ore gold, with 1.86 tons provided by alluvial sites.

Silver output decreased by 15%, to 74.98 tons.

In January-August 2017 gold output was 17.18 tons and silver – 87.85 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZEMZ surpasses August 2018 manufacture plan

In August Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works exceeded its manufacturing plans. In particular, the metallurgical manufacture surpassed the plan on steel production using vacuum arc remelting technique. Nickel-containing steel and alloys accounted for some 1400 tons. The company has also mastered the manufacture of slabs of corrosion-resistant heat-resistant steel. In August ZEMZ produced 4.876 thousand tons of…

Ukraine: Artyom Filipyev appointed General Legal Counsel of AMKR

Artyom Filipyev has been appointed General Legal Counsel of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. He will be responsible for enforceability of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih within laws of Ukraine, protection of interests of the company in economy, land and property. Prior to new appointment, Artyom Filipyev worked on the position of the Legal Director, PrJSC Consumers-Sklo-Zorya…

Russia: Nordgold commissions new mine in Yakutia

Nordgold has put into operation a new mine – Gross – in Yakutia.

Investments in the mine are estimated at $250 million.

When the mine reaches its design capacity it will be extracting some 12 million tons of ore and producing 200 thousand ounces of gold per year for 17 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders up in summer 2018

In June-August steel deliveries to major metal traders totaled 2.71 million tons.

According to railroad statistics, this is up by 6.1% YoY.

At the same time deliveries grew by 24%, 14% and 2.6% compared with 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: AMT to receive another batch of NKMZ machinery

ArcelorMittal Temirtau is reconstructing its hot-rolling mill-1700 in the sheet-rolling shop No. 1. The goal of the project is to replace outdated machinery and increase capacity. The machinery is supplied by Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works (Ukraine). So far the company has shipped machinery for the second stage of repairs. Soon NKMZ specialists and AMT employees will…