Russia: Evraz and VEB.RF to create JV over Sibuglemet

Russian state development corporation VEB.RF and mining giant Evraz may create a joint venture basing on coal producer Sibuglemet. VEB.RF may contribute Sibuglemet to the joint venture to get a 25% stake, while Evraz may obtain a 75% stake after contributing coal producers Yuzhkuzbassugol, Raspadskaya, and Mezhegeiugol. According to a source familiar with a top…

Russia: Evraz reconstructing Tashtagol mine

Evraz is carrying out a project to reconstruct the Tashtagol mine. The project will improve the company raw materials safety thanks to the increase of iron ore mining 1.5-fold, from 2.2 million tons to 3.25 million tons per year. Investments in the project will reach 6.8 billion rubles. The balance reserves of the mine as…

Russia: Evraz sales down in Q3 2018

In Q3 Evraz decreased its consolidated steel sales by 10.3% YoY, to 3.1 million tons. The decrease is due to the drop in pig iron manufacture. Rolled metal sales fell by 1.2%, mostly because of the decrease in the railroad rails, wheels and flat metal sales. Semi-finished steel products sales fell by 0.7%. Coking coal…

Russia: Evraz shareholders change ownership structure

Evraz has reported that its key shareholders have changed the structure of the company ownership. Previously they owned 62.74% in the company through the Cyprus-based Lanebrok Limited, but now their stakes have been transferred to their own companies. Thus, Roman Abramovich indirectly owns 30.52% of Evraz through Greenleas International Holdings Lt with BVO; Alexander Abramov…

Russia: Evraz declares record-high profit in H1 2018

Net profit of Evraz in January-June grew to $1.145 billion from $86 million in H1 2017.

Free money flow increased from $549 million to $661 million, while the debt dropped by $646 million, to $4.786 billion.

Consolidated EBITDA went up by 65.5%, to $1.906 billion. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz steel output down in H1 2018

Steel production of the U.K.-based mining giant Evraz, which operates mainly in Russia, shrank by 2.3% YoY, to 6.832 million tons in January-June, the company said in a statement on July 26. Cast iron production fell by 7.7%, to 5.252 million tons in the period. In April-June the company’s steel output fell by 3.9% QoQ,…

Russia: Evraz continues selling slabs to US

Evraz still supplies slabs to the United States, despite the duty of 25%. According to the Evraz vice president on finances Nikolay Ivanov, “on one hand, the products sold to the US became more expensive, while on the other, because of the duty, as expected, domestic prices have grown“. “So we are still supplying slabs…