Russia: Severstal unveils new client-centric corporate structure

Severstal organizational structure has been reconfigured to support its updated strategy and ensure it consistently delivers an excellent customer experience. Based on agile business principles, all of the company’s production and “selling” divisions now fall under two streams – upstream and downstream, for which common business goals are set. Upstream includes all of Severstal’s raw…

Russia: NLMK shareholders approve Q1 2019 dividends

At the Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting (EGM) held on June 7, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q1 dividends of 7.34 rubles per share, or 100% of the company’s free cash flow according to NLMK Group’s consolidated statements prepared in accordance with IFRS. The date upon which the shareholders entitled to Q1 dividends will be…

Ukraine: ferrous metals exports revenue down in January-May 2019

In January-May, Ukraine exported $4.068 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 8.3% YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 19.47% of all export revenue as opposed to 22.81% last year. In May ferrous metals export revenue was $888.2 million. In 5 months Ukraine decreased ferrous metals imports by 5.5%, to…

Kyrgyzstan: seven fields to be put out to tender

It is planned to put out to tender the promising deposit Sulukta, Kadamdzhai, Kara-Keche, Tuyuk-Kargasha, Togolok, Naukatskoe and Dzhetim in 2019, the Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use Emil Osmonbetov said. The Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev has held a meeting on the situation in the mining industry. He stressed the…

Russia: NLMK capitalization overtakes AM’s

On June 4, NLMK for the first time outran the largest ferrous metals company in the world – ArcelorMittal – by capitalization. At the closing of the LME trade, NLMK was estimated at $15.88 billion. The capitalization of AM at the NYSE was $15.7 billion. At the same time in 2018 ArcelorMittal produced 92.5 million…

Russia: Vitim obtains 430 kg of gold

Since the start of the washing season the Vitim team has extracted 429 kg of gold on the territory of the Irkutsk region. Last year the result was 408 kg. This year the enterprise intends to obtain 2800 kg of gold. Thus, the output plan has been 15.3% fulfilled. In 2018 the yield was 2936…