Russia: SUMZ finishes repair of VF2

The Sredneuralsk Copper Works has finished the capital repair of its Vanukov furnace No. 2. The furnace has been put back in operation. The VF2 was shut down for the scheduled repairs in April, and the overhaul instead of 80 days lasted for 66 days. The cost of the repair was 184 million rubles. (Ukrainian…

Russia: Yug-Profil puts new section extrusion line in operation

Yug-Profil works, a part of Yug-Met, specializing in the manufacture of various sections, has put in operation the third aluminum sections extrusion line.

According to the company statement, it can now produce aluminum sections of all sizes.

With the third line operating Yug-Profil’s capacity will reach 1 thousand tons per month. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal structures output up in January-May 2017

In January-May steel structures output totaled 1.6 million tons, up by 11.3% YoY.

According to the press-service of the Federal Service of State Statistics, aluminum constructions output increased by 12% YoY, to 22.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Stalnye Konstructsii supplies corrugated sheet to KAZ

Kazan Aviation Works has carried out modernization of its manufacturing premises.

The company used corrugated sheet produced by Stalnye Konstructsii.

Such sheets have improved bearing capacity. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: anthracite stocks up

Ukraine now has 180 thousand tons of anthracite coal more than last year. According to the minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik, at present the coal stocks are 2.7 million tons, in particular 2.2 million tons of gas-generating coal and 0.66 million tons of anthracite coal. “Last year as of this day we…

Russia: Uralelectromed puts new container site in operation

Uralelectromed has finished repairing its container site and has put it into operation.

The need to repair the old site was caused by the increase of products for sale.

“The site size increased 3-fold, to 1716 square meters. It can now accomodate 206 large containers”, the company railroad shop director Vadim Duvanov said. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: rebars hit by European duty

The European Commission has imposed 5-year antidumping duties on construction rebars, produced in Belarus. The decision has been taken following the results of the antidumping investigation, which has shown that Belarus metal products have been sold in EU at a price 60% lower than the market price. The investigation started in March 2016, and in…

Russia: Severstal-Metiz rebrands assets

Severstal-Metiz has rebranded two of its assets.

From June 19 Redaelli SSM will be called Severstal Kanaty (Severstal Wire Ropes).

From June 20 Techi Rus will be called Severtsal Podyemnye Tekhnologii (Severstal Lifting Technologies LLC).

The bank data, tax number and addresses of the companies will remain the same. (Ukrainian metal)