Russia: GOST for stainless steel wares developed

The TsNIIchermet named after Bardin has developed the final edition of the GOST 5949 standard “Metal products of stainless steels and corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant alloys. Technical specifications”. “The standard has been developed on the initiative of the metal works – manufacturers of corrosion- and heat-resistant rolled steel to replace the GOST 5949-75 “Corrosion- and heat-resistant…

Russia: Rosterminalugol coal throughput up in January-September 2017

In January-September Rosterminalugol transshipped over 18.2 million tons of coal.

In the whole 2016 the company shipped 18.1 million tons.

In September Rosterminalugol loaded 2.25 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest suggests setting minimal prices for hot-rolled metal

Metinvest has suggested the European Commission to replace the fixed antidumping duty with price obligations. “Thus, Ukraine is still negotiating the possibilities of replacing this regime of delivery limitations”, a source in the government reported. According to the source, the EC decision clearly states, that unlike with suppliers from other countries, with Ukraine the EU…

Ukraine: KhTZ and EMZ supervisory boards appoint new acting CEO

Supervisory boards of Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works have replaced the acting CEO Kirill Avramenko with the chief accountant Tatiana Zaytseva. According to the companies’ information, the matter was discussed on October 4. Zaytseva has been appointed the acting CEO of KhTZ and EMZ since October 5 for an indefinite term.…

Ukraine: EMSS ships 90 tons of billets to Electrotyazhmash

Energomashspetsstal has sent another batch of billets to one of the largest Kharkiv works – Electrotyazhmash.

The total weight of the batch is 90.5 tons.

The delivery has been carried out under the contract concluded in July.

The parts will be used in the manufacture of power machinery. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: 2 gold deposits put up for auction

The State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of Kyrgyzstan announced the holding of auctions. Issyk-Ata field with a starting price of $26,160 is put up for auction. A large part of the area (up to 60%) is covered with glacial deposits of considerable thickness. The increased gold content is caused by the presence…

Ukraine: mining sales up in January-August 2017

In January-August sales of industrial products (goods and services) totaled 1.354 trillion UAH, up by 25.95% YoY.

According to the State Statistics Service, in August sales in mining and quarrying industry increased by 28.8% YoY, with exports up by 27.6%.

Metal output accounted for 17.8% and mining for 15% of the total volume. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EAEC duty for Interpipe to go down

The local market protection department of the Eurasian Economic Commission has suggested decreasing antidumping duty on the imports of some types of pipes manufactured by Interpipe. In particular it is suggested to set the duty for casing pipes on the level of 9.98%, for compressor-pump pipes at 12.23%, for oil-and-gas, as well as ordinary pipes…

Ukraine: coke imports down in January-September 2017

In January-September Ukrainian metal companies imported 1.026 million tons of coke, down by 8.2% YoY, valued at $285.845 million, up by 47%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main suppliers of coke were Russia (46.78%), Poland (41.86%) and China (5.67%). Coke exports increased by 13.5%, to 200.2 thousand tons valued at $40.775 million, up…

Kazakhstan: NKR to ramp up gold production

Akim of North-Kazakhstan region Kumar Aksakalov paid a working visit to the Yesil district. During the visit, Kumar Aksakalov familiarized himself with the work of Aulie Gold Mining LLP. The Russian company has been mining gold-bearing ore since 2015. And it plans to increase production from 130 thousand to 600 thousand tons by 2018. The…