Russia: RMK modernizing Karabashmed

Karabashmed, a part of the Russia Copper Company, has started assembling the new automated copper-pouring line and three new converters with the volume of 150 tons each. The modernization of the machinery will increase the company capacity to 150 thousand tons of copper per year. Karabashmed will also reconstruct its power shop and the oxygen…

Ukraine: AMKR invites to the corporate Learning Week

From June 12 tо 16, the corporate Learning Week will be held at ArcelorMittal University Campus in Ukraine. By tradition, it will consist of the great number of master classes, business games, training sessions and other developmental activities. This year the focus will be made on such aspects as personal growth, interaction with people, state-of-the-art…

Ukraine: coal output down in January-April 2017

Production of thermal and coking coal in Ukraine declined by 3.2% YoY in January-April, to 13.069 million tons, according to the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s press service. State-owned mines alone produced 1.673 million tons of coal or 12.8% of the total output over the period under review, while coal production at the state…

Ukraine: wages at Sukhaya Balka up

The salary of Evraz Sukhaya Balka miners was increased by 20% from May 19.

“As the result of the May 10-11 strike with the demand to increase salary, the company decided to increase wages by 20%”, the chairman of the Independent Miners Union Mikhail Volynets wrote on his Facebook page. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Nordgold gets $75-million loan from UniCredit

Nordgold has concluded an agreement with UniCredit Bank on the $75-million loan. “The company is successfully implementing its long-term strategic and operational goals, and the loan agreement with the UniCredit Group bank demonstrates our financial stability and opulence. We are glad of the cooperation with the bank and look forward to mutually beneficial work”, Nordgold…