Russia: metal structures output up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Russia produced 1.14 million tons of ferrous metal structures, up by 8% YoY.

Construction metal structures manufacture totaled 0.9 million tons, up also by 8%.

The largest manufacturers increased output by 9%, to 510 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK Group Intranet among the world’s best

NLMK Group, a global steel company, has won a Silver award at the international Step Two Intranet and Digital Workplace Awards 2019 for the launch of its Intranet portal, which extends to all employees, promotes automation of business processes and enhances personnel engagement. The jury honored the main achievement of the NLMK project: the company…

Ukraine: Interpipe Steel output down in January-May 2019

In January-May, Interpipe-Steel decreased steel output by 1% YoY, to 401 thousand tons.

In particular, in May the company produced 91 thousand tons of steel, up from 88 thousand tons in April.

Round billets manufacture grew by 15% YoY, to 973.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: court starts bankrupting DTEK enterprise in occupied Donbass

The Commercial court of Donetsk region has decided to start the proceedings on the bankruptcy of the DTEK Komsomolets Donbassa Mine.

On May 15, 2017 DTEK reported the loss of control over its enterprises in the Russia-supported terrorist-occupied territories.

Among them was DTEK Komsomolets Donbassa Mine. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosterminalugol exports 10 million tons of coal

In early June, Rosterminalugol exported its 10-millionth ton of coal since the start of the year.

The anniversary ton was loaded on the Redmer Oldendorff (Post-Panamax).

This was the 141 vessel loaded this year.

On June 10, the company set a new record of railroad car unloading – 95.4 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Azovstal shuts down BF6 for repairs

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has shut down its blast furnace No. 6 for capital repairs.

Its modernization will improve its efficiency, lower manufacturing prime cost and decrease dust emission by 55%.

At present the specialists are preparing to start disassembling structures. (Ukrainian metal)