Ukraine: DCH extends DMZ CEO office

DCH has extended the office of the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works CEO Gennady Bergman.

He will be in the office until December 31, 2019.

The decision was taken by the supervisory board on December 14.

DCH purchased DMZ from Evraz in March. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: silicon metal to be produced

Russia is suffering from the shortage of silicon metal. All the metal is purchased in China or EU. Thus, Italian Tenova and Codest decided to create a silicon cluster. The project includes the construction of a plant to produce silicon metal with the capacity of 36 thousand tons per year. Investments will reach $134.5 million.…

Russia: gold output in Yakutia to grow in 2018

In 2018 Yakutia is expected to extract 26 tons of gold, up by 1.2 tons YoY.

Last year the output was 24.788 tons.

By 2024 the local government expects to have entered the top-3 regions in Russia in gold output. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: seamless pipes market to grow in 2018

In 2018 Russia will increase seamless pipes exports by 24% YoY, to 715 thousand tons. According to the Pipe Industry Development Fund, Kazakhstan is the main importer, accounting for 25.4% of all purchases, or 181 thousand tons. Seamless pipes deliveries to Kazakhstan in January-September grew by 30% YoY, to 141 thousand tons valued at $146.5…

Ukraine: EMSS ships rolls to ABB

Energomashspetsstal has shipped a batch of 30 rolls to Finland for ABB,

The total weight of the batch was 195 tons.

The rolls will be used in the manufacture of electric motors.

The companies have been cooperating for over 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold and silver output in Chukotka up in January-November 2018

In January-November Chukotka Autonomous District extracted 21.735 tons of gold and 100 tons of silver.

5 companies were mining for gold. Kupol deposit yielded 9033 kg of gold and 88269 kg of silver.

Alluvial gold output grew by 256 kg, to 2583 kg. (Ukrainian metal)