Ukraine: UMCC buys processing machinery in Australia

The United Mining and Chemical Company, which manages Volnogorsk Iron and Steel Works and Irshansk Mining and Processing Works, has purchased new processing machinery manufactured by Mineral Technologies for IrGOK. Investments totaled 29 million UAH. The machinery has already been delivered. In particular, the company has received 8 models of various types of spiral separators,…

Russia: Korolevsky Pipe Works expands pipe range

Korolevsky Pipe Works has expanded the range of its products.

In particular, the company has mastered the manufacture of electric welded pipes with the diameter of 168, 219 and 273 mm and the wall thickness of 4 to 8 mm.

St3, St20 and 09G2S steel is used in the manufacture of these pipes. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK takes part in international forum in Germany

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) participated in the international exhibit of metallurgical technologies METEC 2019. At the MMK stand, the visitors were able to familiarize themselves with a wide range of products and technological capabilities of one of Russia’s largest metallurgical companies. As a result of a large-scale technical re-equipment in recent years, MMK…

Ukraine: NZF output down in January-May 2019

In January-May Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant decreased output by 7.1% YoY, to 320.057 thousand tons.

In particular, the manufacture of silicomanganese dropped by 10.5%, to 291.98 thousand tons.

At the same time, the ferromanganese output increased by 28.1%, to 19.55 thousand tons.

The company also produced 9.04 thousand tons of other ferroalloys, up 2.4-fold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mechel to increase coal output

This year Mechel coal output plan envisages the increase to 20-25 million tons. “Last year the output dropped by 9% YoY, to 18.8 million tons. Thus, the optimistic scenario presupposes the restoration of the output almost to the level of 2017. In 2020 the company sees the potential of the coal output growth to 25…

Russia: Rusal to place 15-billion ruble bonds

Rusal Bratsk intends to place bonds valued at 15 billion rubles.

In particular, the company will place 15 million notes with the nominal value of 1 thousand rubles each.

The maturity will be 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)