Ukraine: 25 million UAH envisioned in state budget for Novovolynskaya mine No. 10.

The state budget for 2019 will provide for 25 million UAH for the Novovolynskaya mine No. 10.

This will help keep the mine in trouble-free operation.

The volume of financing is optimal until the Ministry of energy and coal industry decides on the further operation of the mine or until it is privatized. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR cooperation with Belarus to become more mutually beneficial

Mutual increase of purchases of in-demand goods will help expand trade and economic relations between Belarus and Ukraine, as Paramjit Kahlon, Chief Executive Officer of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, mentioned in his speech at Ukrainian-Belarusian forum “Cooperation and partnership”. The forum has been held in Kriviy Rih for the first time. Igor Sokol, the Ambassador…

Russia: Gran to increase gold output by 2020

Gran LLC, the gold-extracting company from Magadan region, intends to have increased alluvial gold extraction to 500 kg by 2020. In the 2018 season the company obtained 300 kg of gold. Last year the output was 281.1 kg. This year the company has commissioned a processing complex with the daily capacity of 1.5-2 thousand cubic…

Russia: metal prices down on November 16-22, 2018

On November 16-22 metal prices index in Central region dropped by 0.13% WoW.

Only rounds saw an increase of 0.18%.

Channel prices fell by 0.43%, cold-rolled metal – by 0.27%.

Hot-rolled sheet decreased in price by 0.24%, and pipes – by 0.22%. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: annual demand for gold at 5 tons

Kyrgyzstan’s annual demand for gold is 5 tons, the head of the Fiscal Policy Department of the Ministry of Economy Kuban Aidaraliev announced. According to him, the National Bank buys 2.5 tons annually, while jewelers import other 2.5 tons. “Having own gold reserves, Kyrgyzstan is forced to import pure gold. Our jewelers have to pay…

Ukraine: InGOK iron ore concentrate output up in January-October 2018

In January-October Ingulets Mining and Processing Works produced 9.104 million tons of iron ore concentrate, up by 7.2% YoY.

In particular, in October the company produced 825.3 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate, up by 0.16% from the target.

The iron content was 66.02% with the plan of 65.92%. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: operation of Kumtor mine to by extended

Operation of Kumtor mine may be extended. This was announced at a meeting of the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev with the President and CEO of Centerra Gold Inc. Scott Perry. According to the Information Support Department of the Government’s Executive Office, the parties discussed issues of the company’s work. In particular, at the…