Ukraine: DPR sends 5 thousand EMZ employees into forced vacation

Terrorists from the occupies territories of Donetsk region, the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, created and supported by Russia, have sent all the employees of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works into a forced 2-months vacation. According to the press service of the Chief Intelligence Service, the situation at the terrorists-occupied lands is worsening. In particular, manufacturing…

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in H1 2017

In January-June Ukraine exported 19.303 million tons of iron ore and concentrate valued at $1.362 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total exports was 6.6%. China imported $388.128 million worth of iron ore and concentrate (28.5%), Poland – $145.155 million (10.6%), the Czech Republic – $145.109 million (10.6%). Other…

Russia: NLMK dust emissions down

NLMK has completed its project begun in 2015 on the replacement of dust-gas filtering equipment at its refractory shop. As the result dust emissions have decreased by 18%, and the dust captured is returned to the manufacturing process as raw materials. The tests of the new electric filters have been carried out at the lime…

Russia: Metalloinvest increases rolled metal deliveries to KamAZ

Metalloinvest and KamAZ have negotiated the conditions of the three-year agreement on prices for high-quality rolled metal (SBQ) produced by Oskol Electrometallurgical Works (OEMK), which will come into effect on January 1, 2018. The discussion was held during the visit of the first deputy CEO, commercial director of Metalloinvest Nazim Efendiyev to KamAZ, where he…

Ukraine: AMKR demands justice from Krivoy Rog authorities

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has sent an open letter to the president of Ukraine Petr Proshenko, the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, the general prosecutor Yuri Lutsenko and the Krivoy Rog city mayor Yuri Vilkul. The company CEO Paramjit Kahlon voiced against the discriminative attitude to AMKR, connected with the increase of the land tax. The company…

Ukraine: Interpipe sells tyres to Ukrzaliznytsia

On July 3 Ukrzaliznytsia announced a tender to buy tyres valued at 73.69 million UAH.

Interpipe Ukraine LLC won all the five lots. The difference with the expected price was 0.8%.

It should be noted that Interpipe prices were not the lowest. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports up in H1 2017

In January-June Ukrainian power companies imported $1.257 billion worth of coal, up 1.8-fold YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied 50.2% of the coal, USA – 27% and Canada – 8.7%. Russian share increased to $631.1 million from $446.3 million in January-June 2016. US increased sales from $95.9 million ton $340.5 million. Canada…

Russia: throughput of Neva-Metal flat in H1 2017

In January-June Neva-Metal CJSC (stevedoring company of Severstal) handled about 1.6 million tons of cargo, which is close to the result of January-June, the company said. In the reporting period, the company’s container throughput totaled about 48,000 TEUs. CJSC Neva-Metal is a part of a transport division of Severstal Russian Steel of Severstal Group. Neva-Metal…

Russia: Kedrovskiy gold auction fails

The auction to prospect, develop and mine gold at Kedrovskiy site in Khakasia failed, as there was only one offer – from ZapSibNK LLC.

The starting price of the site with the reserves of 77 tons was 60.946. The license would have been granted for 25 years. (Ukrainian metal)