Tajikistan: gold output to increase annually

Tajikistan plans to annually increase gold production by 6%. The authorities intend to put new capacities into operation in order to achieve this result. “An annual increase in gold production at 6% due to the commissioning of new industrial capacities and enterprises is envisaged for the period until 2030,” said the Strategy for the Development…

Kyrgyzstan: new factory to be built at Makmal

The project of a gold processing plant in Toguz-Toro district will be drawn up after consultation with the public and carrying out explanatory work with the local residents. This was announced during a meeting of representatives of GL Makmal Developing with the head of the State Agency for Environment Protection and Forestry, Abdykalyk Rustamov. According…

Ukraine: Volnogorsk Works orders 62.49 million UAH worth of goods and services

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has ordered 62.49 million UAH worth of goods and services at the private e-site Rialto. Imex Minerals LLC has received the most orders for spare parts and CAT machines repairs, valued at 41.08 million UAH. Other companies got smaller orders. In particular, Electrontechservice LLC will supply 11.14 million UAH worth…

Ukraine: NCC to start operating in 2-3 months

The Ministry of energy and coal industry reports that the state enterprise National Coal Company will begin full-scale operation in 2-3 months. According to the deputy minister Anatoly Korzun, the enterprise will optimize the structure of the coal industry management and considerably improve financial conditions of mines. The company will unite 19 state enterprises containing…

Russia: UEM confirms Ural gold quality

Uralelectromed has demonstrated the highest quality of refined gold, having confirmed its international status of Good delivery.

The status has to be confirmed by LBMA members every three years.

Uralelectromed has been a member of LBMA since 2006.

For three years UEM has been producing 10.5 tons of gold per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK receives top global Energy Management award

The PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) won the 2018 Award of Excellence in Energy Management from the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), a high-level global forum that promotes policies and programs to advance clean energy. An independent panel of international experts selected only three organizations worldwide for this top honor in energy management. The…

Russia: ferrous scrap imports from Kazakhstan up in Q1 2018

In March Russia imported 26.7 thousand tons of ferrous scrap from Kazakhstan, up by 20.2% MoM, but down by 19.6% YoY.

In February the results were -3.1% and +40.6%, while in January –62.6% and –40.3% respectively.

In January-March imports totaled 72 thousand tons, down by 34.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Tajikistan: coal output up in January-April 2018

In January-April Tajikistan mined some 268 thousand tons of coal. According to the Ministry of industry and new technologies, preliminary needs of industrial enterprises in coal in 2018 amount to 920 thousand tons, of budget organizations – 57.2 thousand tons, heat and thermal power plant Dushanbe-2 and boiler houses – 1.245 million tons. So far…

Tajikistan: TALCO to start mining gold

TALCO Gold plans to construct a precious metals extracting and processing works in the north of Tajikistan. Construction is expected to have been completed by the end of 2019. Around 1 thousand jobs will be created. TALCOo Gold is a part of Talco. The latter received the gold deposits on the territory of Aynin district…

Russia: aluminum consumption growing

Even though aluminum consumption per capita is lower in Russia, than in EU, in 2017 Russia claimed the first place in aluminum consumption growth (by 10%) as a whole and primary aluminum (by 11%) in particular. The main drivers of consumption growth are construction, car manufacture, and machine-building. Combined they will soon account for 80%…