Ukraine: AMKR provides special equipment for installation of Volodymyr the Great

The monument of Volodymyr the Great, the Baptist of Kievan Rus, was installed on the pedestal in Kriviy Rih. For this purpose, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih provided its special equipment – Liebherr automobile crane, load-carrying capacity of which was 90 tons and the boom length was 52 meters. The new eight-meter monument is cast of…

Ukraine: Metinvest prolongs rent of state works in Donbass

Metinvest has been prolonged the rent of the Phenol State Works in the city of Toretsk, Donetsk region.

The previous agreement was concluded on September 25, 2001 and was valid through September 25, 2018.

The premises of the works are rented by Inkor and Co, LLC, a part of Metinvest. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChEMK left without electricity

On September 27 the first and second busbar systems of the Chelyabinsk Electrometallurgical Works power substation were shut down.

According to the Ministry of Energy, the works was cut off grid.

The emergency brigade repaired the substation systems. The works receives electricity.

The malfunction is being investigated. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kuzbassrazrezugol gets another excavator

The Krasnobrodskiy coal pit of Kuzbassrazrezugol has commissioned the first WK-20 excavator in the Kemerovo region. The machine has been produced by the Taiyuan Heavy Machinery Works, a part of AVIC. “The company already has experience in operating such excavators. 5 WK-35 excavators with the ladle volume of 35 cubic meters (two each at the…

Russia: MMK implements series of water protection projects

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) Group has been implementing a series of water protection initiatives aimed at decreasing the ecological impact on water facilities. The company’s short-term plans include completely eliminating the disposal of wastewater into Magnitogorsk Reservoir. To this end, MMK is completing a key stage in the reconstruction of the circulating water…

Russia: UEM commissions shaft furnace

The Uralelectromed subsidiary (Manufacture of polymetals) has commissioned the shaft furnace No. 2 after capital repairs. The cost of repair was 47 million rubles. It took repairmen 26 days to completely disassemble the machine with the height of 15 meters and then assemble it again. Preparation for the work started a year before the furnace…

Russia: UEM to produce refining tanks

The Uralelectromed subsidiary (Manufacture of non-ferrous metals alloys) will produce two refining tanks to increase the capacity of the refining department of the metal shop. The cost of each tank is 3.8 million rubles. The machinery will be placed in the beginning of the technological cycle and will be filled with black lead. “The new…

Ukraine: EMSS ships billets for two NPPs

Energomashspetsstal has shipped billets to the Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant (Bangladesh) and Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (Turkey). According to the company statement, it has supplied 21 bulk billets to the customers. The batch included various types of machinery, in particular, shells, bilges, nozzle, connection pipes and pipes for the reactor coolant pipe. The combined weight…

Russia: ZTZ gets Gazprom approval

Zagorsky Pipe Works has received positive report of Gazprom on supplying pipes with outer coating on the basis of Russian-made materials only. This is the first time that ZTZ has mastered such a combination of materials. Earlier it used the imported and Russian materials to make corrosion-resistant coating. “This is the first major result of…