Ukraine: ISD officially states loss of control over Alchevsk Works and Alchevskkoks in uncontrolled territory

Industrial Union of Donbas (ISD) Corporation has officially announced the actual loss of effective managerial control over its production assets (industrial sites and office premises in Alchevsk, Luhansk region), including PJSC Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, PJSC Alchevsk Coke and Chemical Plant (Alchevskkoks) and PJSC Ecoenergy, which together constitute a significant part of the ISD…

Ukraine: Volnogorsk Combine employees to strike

At midnight from December 19 to December 20 employees of the Volnogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine will begin a strike.

The operation of the company will halt.

The employees will be striking at the checkpoint and the railroad exit.

The employees, among other things, demand the increase of wages. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM finishes machinery repair

The Kirovgrad subsidiary of Uralelectromed – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov – has finished the scheduled capital repairs of the shaft furnace No. 1. Investments in repair exceeded 77 million rubles. The specialists have produced and assembled over 320 tons of metal structures, including 120 tons of doghouses. Repair lasted for 28 days, and over 200 repairmen were…

Kazakhstan: Eurasian Resources implements Industry 4.0 technology

Eurasian Resources has implemented the Industry 4.0 technology at its Kacharsky mine.

With the investments of $10 million the new module automated system of manufacturing processes now plans shipping and delivery of products.

This means the mine can in real time control the mining process to increase output. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest presents Mariupol Ilyich eco-modernization projects

Metinvest has presented the projects of ecological modernization of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works to the public. Within the sintering factory reconstruction the company is replacing gas-purifying equipment. Sintering machines Nos. 1-7 have been repaired. This is expected to decrease air pollution in the city by 40%, while dust emission at the works will…

Ukraine: EMSS ships rolls to ABB

Energomashspetsstal has supplied 246.5 tons of mechanically treated rolls to Finland and Poland. In particular, the products were delivered to ABB to be used in the manufacture of electric engines. The rolls have been delivered by land via railroad and trucks. In 2016 EMSS received 1487.9 million UAH of net loss, down 2.1-fold YoY. (Ukrainian…

Russia: Dauria obtains 768 kg of gold

During the washing season of 2017 Dauria has obtained 768.2 kg of gold, up by 6.9% YoY.

Next year the company has to obtain 550 kg of gold.

Dauria is developing alluvial gold sites on the territory of Zabaykalye region. (Ukrainian metal)