Russia: NLMK to road show its eurobonds

NLMK is planning to start a road show with dollar-nominated eurobonds in USA and Europe on September 6. Meetings with investors will be held in London, Zurich, New York and Boston. J.P. Morgan, SG CIB, ING and UniCredit will act as organizers. Depending on the market situation NLMK intends to offer mid-term bonds to investors.…

Ukraine: AMKR to borrow from EBRD

The European Bank fro Reconstruction and Development intends to lend ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih 200 million euro.

The total amount of the loan could reach 350 million euro, with 150 million provided with the help of other institutions.

The loan will be used to support the AMKR investment program valued at $1.1 billion. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Reserv to lose Utinka gold

The Russian Environment Surveillance Service in Magadan region wants to annul the license to use subsoil resources given to Reserv LLC to operate at the Utinskoye deposits. According to the service the company has not started constructing infrastructure objects, nor has it prepared the mining object to be put into operation. The company director Victor…

Russia: Rosgeologia starts prospecting tin site

A subsidiary of the state concern Rosgeologia – Dalnevostochnoye PGO – is prospecting at the Arminskaya field in Primorsky region. The work is being financed from the federal budget under the state contract, the company being a subcontractor. The site with the size of 5706 square meters is situated on the territory of 3 administrative…

Russia: electrometallurgical works to be shut down

The Federal Antimonopoly Service hosted a meeting on the graphitized electrode market competition. According to the director of industrial control department Nelli Galimkhanova, the meeting was gathered following two claims from Rostov Electrometallurgical Works and Krasniy Octyabr. The situation is difficult, as the market has been experiencing a sharp shortage because of decrease in capacity…

Ukraine: VostGOK suffers losses from mine stop

The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has not received 160-180 million UAH of profit because of the halt of Smolinskaya and Ingulskaya mines in Kirovograd region, “It’s been three months since the mines stopped operation and the uranium ore was not mined. According to our preliminary calculations, we have suffered some 160-180 million…

Ukraine: VSMPO-Avisma not to invest in DGOK

VSMPO-Avisma decided not to invest into the expansion of Demurino Mining and Processing Works capacities to 50 thousand tons because of economical reasons. “At present we get 12-15 thousand tons of ilmenite. We won’t invest in the capacity increase”, the corporation CEO Mikhail Voevodin said. “When we bought DGOK, it already had a factory. Now…

Russia: Seligdar losses down in H1 2017

In January-June Seligdar received 283.3 million rubles of net losses, down by 42% YoY. Earnings increased by 19.6%, to 2.3 billion rubles. Gross profit dropped by 1%, to 699.6 million rubles. Losses before taxation totaled 343.5 million rubles, down by 43%. EBITDA decreased by 16%, to 711.9 million rubles. As of June 30, the company…

Russia: Vysochaishiy gets Sberbank loan

Sberbank CIB has signed two loan agreements of providing Vysochaishiy, a part of GV Gold, with $150 million (8.7 billion rubles).

The first agreement presupposes the loan of $100 million (5.8 billion rubles) for 5 years. While the second is for 3 billion rubles ($50 million) for 3 years. (Ukrainian metal)