Russia: Profil-Akras results for May 2017

In May Profil-Akras produced 15.6 thousand tons of pipes and sold 17 thousand tons, with 2.2 thousand tons exported.

The Pipe Works “Profil-Akras” named after Makarov specializes in the manufacture of electric-welded pipes for water and gas pipelines and heating systems. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Volnogorsk GOK buys 52 million UAH worth of dump trucks

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has ordered BelAZ Technocenter LLC the delivery of 51.73 million UAH worth of trucks.

This year the company will supply 6 quarry dump trucks BelAZ-75473 with the lifting capacity of 45 tons at 8.62 million UAH apiece. The trucks must have been manufactured not earlier than in 2011. (Ukrainian metal)

Azerbaijan: gold output sharply up in January-May 2017

In January-May Azerbaijan obtained 1741.6 kg of gold, up 2.2-fold YoY.

According to the State Statistics Committee, in May gold output totaled 1369.5 kg, up from 187.2 kg in May 2016.

Last year Azerbaijan mined 1894.1 kg of gold, down by 15% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DMK looking for insurance agent

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine has announced a tender for insurance services.

According to the company statement, a participant of the tender should be a legal entity, should have letters of recommendation and experience of working with iron and steel works. (Ukrainian metal)

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…