Ukraine: USA sets final duty on wire rod

The US Department of Commerce has set the final volume of the antidumping duty on the import of carbon and alloyed steel wire rod from Ukraine. Duty for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works is set at 44.03%, for other Ukrainian manufacturers at 34.98%. The United States International Trade Commission has to…

Russia: Rusolovo output up in 2017

In 2017 Rusolovo produced over 1 thousand tons of tin, up by 60% YoY. This year the company intends to increase output by 10% YoY. By 2022 the annual ore processing volume is expected to have reached 1 million tons yielding around 6.5-7 thousand tons of tin concentrate a year. Rusolovo is developing the Festivalnoye,…

Russia: UralKuz output up in 2017

In 2017 UralKuz increased output volumes by 28% YoY. Last year the company sold 96 thousand tons of stampings, up by 28% YoY. In December 2017 UralKuz sold over 10 thousand tons of stampings, the maximum for the past 30 years. The metal to manufacture hot-formed products is supplied by Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works.…

Russia: MMK recognized as leader in the National Ratings for Procurement Transparency

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) occupies the highest position among steel producers in the National Ratings of Procurement Transparency in 2017 in the “Private commercial buyers” category. The awards ceremony for the highest rated organizations took place at Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow. Among the participants were representatives from state, regional,…

Ukraine: Toshkovskaya mine commissions new long face

Toshkovskaya mine (a part of Pervomayskugol, Lugansk region) has put into operation a new long face.

Its length is 200 meters and the reserves are estimated at 150 thousand tons of coal.

With the output of 100 tons per day, the development of the long face will take 4 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Pavlik gold output up in 2017

In 2017 the gold-extracting company Pavlik obtained 6.5 tons of gold in 2017, up 1.7-fold, or by 66.7%. In 2016 at the Pavlik deposit the company mined 3.9 tons of gold. This year the company intends to obtain 7 tons of gold. The gold-extracting factory at the Pavlik deposit was commissioned in August 2015. In…

Russia: Amur region gold output up in 2017

In 2017 Amur region gold-extracting companies obtained 25.77 tons of gold, up by 15.56% YoY. Ore gold accounted for the most part of the yield – 17.53 tons, with alluvial gold at 8.24 tons. Petropavlovsk provided the most to the ore gold output last year, while the largest producer of alluvial gold was Priisk Solovievsky.…

Ukraine: coal mining down in 2017

In 2017 Ukraine mined 34.92 million tons of coal, down from 40.86 million tons in 2016. The Ministry of energy and coal industry mines obtained 4.83 million tons of coal. The mining plan (5.75 million tons) was 84.2% fulfilled. In 2016 the state mines yielded 5.79 million tons of coal with the target of 7.27…

Ukraine: iron ore exports down in 2017

In 2017 Ukraine exported 37.409 million tons of iron ore raw materials and concentrate valued at $2.588 billion, down by 4.6%, but up by 41.6% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total export was 5.9%. The largest importer of Ukrainian iron ore raw materials last year was China…

Ukraine: USA to review ferrosilicomanganese dumping

The United States International Trade Commission decided to review antidumping measures on the ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine and China. The Commission intends to determine whether the cancellation of the measures will result in damage to national manufacturers. In 2012 USITC retained the 163% antidumping duty on ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine until November 2017. Initially these…

Russia: Mikhail Arkhipov appointed NLMK Group VP of HR and Management System

NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company, has appointed Mikhail Arkhipov Vice President for Human Resources and Management System effective as of January 10. Arkhipov will coordinate HR management practices across all production sites of NLMK Group; ensure service support to business and further development of human capital management systems. The new VP will also promote…

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in 2017

In 2017 Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 12.27 million tons of concentrate, up by 8.8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 10.8%, to 1.858 million tons. In December 2017 UGOK produced 908.2 thousand tons of concentrate and 133.5 thousand tons of sinter, all down by 12% and 25.3% YoY respectively.…

Ukraine: HBI imports from Russia almost stopped

In 2017 Ukraine decreased hot-briquetted iron imports by 94.7% YoY, to 2.376 million tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, imports in monetary terms decreased by 91.6%, to $649 thousand. All the HBI was imported from Russia. Ukraine neither exports nor re-exports HBI. The largest HBI producer in CIS is Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works…

Ukraine: EMSS to produce 25 rolls for Zaporizhstal

In 2018 Energomashspetsstal will produce and supply 25 rolls for cold- and hot-rolling mills to Zaporizhstal.

According to the company statement, the total weight of the rolls will be 461 tons.

The corresponding contract was concluded in November 2017.

Delivery will be carried out by installments, according to the terms. (Ukrainian metal)