Russia: UEM modernizes ore-smelting furnace

The Uralelectromed subsidiary on the manufacture of non-ferrous metals alloys has modernized one of the two ore-smelting furnaces. According to the subsidiary director Tagir Khafizov, the modernization will allow for a more precise control of the raw materials loading technique and will improve labor conditions. The repairmen have dismantled the old lining and disassembled the…

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…

Russia: Uralelectromed prepared for winter

Uralelectromed has taken a number of measures to prepare shops for the winter period. In particular, technical maintenance of the power shop machinery has been carried out: eight pumps, six boilers, two de-aerators, four filters and boiler machines. The company has also carried out a major work to thermomodernize premises, cabins of excavators, locomotives and…

Russia: UEM commissions short-drum furnace

The Uralelectromed subsidiary has put into operation after a scheduled repair an Engitec Technologies short-drum furnace. The inner insulation layer of the furnace has been replaced. The work cost some 2.5 million rubles. Refractory bricks of two types were used to assemble new lining. The short-drum furnaces are heated to 1200 degrees C to produce…

Russia: Uralelectromed non-ferrous metals alloys subsidiary to increase repair capacities

The Uralelectromed subsidiary – Manufacture of non-ferrous metals alloys – is finishing the reconstruction of the repair shop. The work started back in 2016. Not only premises, but also machinery undergoes repair and replacement. As the result of the reconstruction the shop capacities will increase, and the product range will expand. Labor conditions are expected…

Russia: UEM finishes coke deck repairs

Proizvodstvo polymetallov (Polymetal manufacture), the subsidiary of Uralelectromed, has commissioned the coke deck of the railroad shop after repair.

Its length is 113 meters and height – 8 meters.

The coke deck is an important transportation unit of the manufacture.

The cost of the project is 4 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM commissions new machinery

Uralelectromed has commissioned a new converter in the metal shop of its subsidiary – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov (Polymetal manufacture). The machine produces blister copper. It has replaced an outdated machine. The cost of the project is 40 million rubles. The company expects the new converter to operate for 30-40 years. The UEM subsidiary operates 4 converters…

Russia: UEM confirms Ural gold quality

Uralelectromed has demonstrated the highest quality of refined gold, having confirmed its international status of Good delivery.

The status has to be confirmed by LBMA members every three years.

Uralelectromed has been a member of LBMA since 2006.

For three years UEM has been producing 10.5 tons of gold per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM output up in 2017

In 2017 Uralelectromed produced 378.4 thousand tons of copper cathodes, up by 10.3% YoY. Silver ingots manufacture grew by 17.4%, tellurium – by 10% and blue stone – by 49.5%. At present the company is busy constructing the second stage of the copper electrolysis shop. The capacity will increase to 400 thousand tons. Last year…