Tajikistan: new alumina supply route found

An alternative route has been established for the supply of raw materials from Azerbaijan to Tajikistan for the needs of the Tajik Aluminum Company (TALCO), the Tajik Embassy in Azerbaijan reported. This route implies deliveries from Azerbaijan through Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to Tajikistan bypassing Turkmenistan. The transit through Turkmenistan has recently been closed, and…

Russia: OMK presents unique products for gas industry

The United Metallurgical Company has presented new developments in import replacement at the VIII Petersburg International Gas Forum. The innovative ball cranes are intended for the extraction, transportation and processing of gas, as well as for the liquefied natural gas sphere. The new ball cranes, previously mostly imported by Gazprom, can now be produced at…

Ukraine: Selidovugol miners striking again

Kurakhovskaya mine employees have joined the striking miners from Kotlyarevskaya who have blocked the Dnepr – Donetsk road between Pokrovsk and Selidovo because of the salary debts. Both mines are parts of the state enterprise Selidovugol. According to the chairman of the Independent Miners’ Union of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets, the road was blocked leading to…

Ukraine: Brazil to review plate duty

The government of Brazil has started reviewing the antidumping duty on plate steel from Ukraine, China, South Korea and the Republic of South Africa. The term of the current duties expires in October. But they will still be valid until a new decision. The decision has to be taken within 10 months, though the government…

Russia: TMK to develop innovative pipes for Gazprom

Chairman of Pipe Metallurgical Company Dmitriy Pumpyanskiy and chairman of Gazprom Alexei Miller have signed a roadmap to develop pipe products with integrated registering, processing and commuting components. TMK will produce for Gazprom innovative large diameter pipes with built-in sensors to control pressure, temperature and deformations in real-time mode. The pipes will be specially marked…

Russia: Gaysky GOK gets UMZ lifting machine

Gaysky Mining and Processing Works has received a lifting machine for the Ekspluatatsionnaya mine. It has been produced at Uralmashzavod and transported during the summer months via railroad and trucks. “The largest parts weigh dozens of tons. In particular, the weight of the pulley is 58 tons. The unloading was carried out with the help…

Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions ships metal structures to Vorkutaugol

Severstal Steel Decisions has sent the first wagon of metal structures to Vorkutaugol. The structures will be used to construct lifting machine premises at the Komsomolskaya mine. In particular, the company has produced metal structures for the frame of the building. The metal structures weighing over 100 tons have been produced at the Orel manufacturing…

Russia: Yakutugol buys new dump truck

Yakutugol has purchased a new BelAZ 7540V quarry dump truck for the operation at the Kangalasskiy coal pit. The cost of the machine is 12.5 million rubles. The lifting capacity of the dump truck is 30 tons and the maximum speed – 50 km/h. Yakutugol and BelAZ have been cooperating for over 40 years. (Ukrainian…