Russia: ZEMZ output up in February 2018

In February Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works produced 1.64 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant bars, up by 90% YoY. Chromic rolled metal output increased 2.1-fold, to 564 tons, while that of nickel-containing metal – by 82%, to 1.08 thousand tons. In January-February stainless steel output totaled 3.3 thousand tons, up 2.1-fold YoY. Chromic rolled metal manufacture grew 2.6-fold,…

Ukraine: Vesco, Ogneupornerud and Druzhkovka Mine Group replace supervisory boards

Vesco Limited (Cyprus) has replaced the supervisory boards at Vesco, Druzhkovka Mine Group and Ogneupornerud. In particular, the office of UMG Investments CEO Andrei Gorokhov as a member of supervisory boards in all three companies has been prolonged from April 7 for 3 years. Polina Sarnikova left the supervisory board, and was replaced by UMG…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal rolled metal passes audit

Zaporizhstal has successfully passed the re-certification audit of the hot-rolled metal correspondence to EN 10025-1 and the construction norms 305/2011. Cold-rolled coils and sheets have also been certified for the compliance with EN 10130. The audit has been carried out by TUV SUD. Zaporizhstal received EN 10025:2004 and EN 10130:2006 certificates in 2016. Since 2008…

Ukraine: all salary debts to miners cleared

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has cleared all salary debts to state miners. “The government has found funds, and we have fulfilled our obligations to the miners. All of them”, energy minister Igor Nasalik said. Now, according to him, the government has to find funds for the development of the state coal industry.…

Russia: Karelsky Okatysh modernizing large trucks fleet

Karelsky Okatysh is preparing to put into operation a new BelAZ dump truck.

The company specialists are now assembling it.

The lifting capacity of the machine is 240 tons, but the company intends to transport some 230 tons.

By June the company will have received three more similar trucks. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output down in March 2018

In March Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works decreased concentrate output by 0.6% YoY, to 1042.9 thousand tons. Sinter output grew 2.1-fold, to 230.4 thousand tons. In January-March UGOK produced 3012 thousand tons of concentrate and 521.4 thousand tons of sinter, down by 1%, but up by 15.7% YoY, respectively. In 2017 UGOK increased concentrate output…