Russia: Sayanal turns 25

The foil-rolling works Sayanal (a part of Rusal) has celebrated its 25th anniversary. Since its opening the company has produced 780 thousand tons of various metal products. “25 year ago Sayanal manufactured its product – aluminum ingots with the width of 1350 mm and the thickness of 10 mm. Today we can produce aluminum foil…

Russia: Mechel-Koks modernizing gas pipeline

Mechel-Koks has started reconstructing the system of gas pipelines from coke-oven battery No. 7. The new machinery will help decrease air pollution when manufacturing coke. The work is expected to be completed in December. The cost of the project is 76 million rubles. The total amount of Mechel investments into Mechel-Koks since 2006 has reached…

Russia: SiGMA produces 87 kg of gold

Since the start of the commissioning of the gold-extracting factory at the Ozernovsky Mining and Processing Works, Siberian Mining and Metallurgical Alliance (SiGMA) has yielded 87 kg of gold. The lesser line with the capacity of 60 thousand tons of ore per year was commissioned in June. In the first year of operation it is…

Ukraine: rolled metal exports up in January-September 2018

In January-September Ukraine exported 11.22 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.4% YoY.

Since the start of the year Ukraine has produced 13.83 million tons of rolled metal, up by 6% YoY.

Thus, 81.1% were exported.

Last year the share of rolled metal exported was 79.7%. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: Turkish companies to develop gold deposits

Turkey’s Tasyapi company and the State Committee of Uzbekistan for Geology and Mineral Resources have signed an agreement on the development of two gold deposits in the Samarkand region. In accordance with the agreement, the parties will organize joint exploration and development of the Galabulak and Kushtepa fields. During four months, the Turkish company will…

Azerbaijan: Ecology Ministry and AzerGold sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan and AzerGold CJSC. The MoU covers the expansion and optimization of cooperation within the framework of new parameters, support for scientific and technological development, contribution to the improvement of the legislative framework in the field of geological…

Russia: AGK to assemble new machinery

The processing factory of the Alexandrinskaya Mining and Ore Company in Chelyabinsk region has started preparing foundation for a new filter-press of copper processing cycle. The hydraulic filter-press of the new generation will allow decreasing the moisture of the copper concentrate from 12% to 8%. Investments in the project will exceed 60 million rubles. Over…