Russia: SUMZ processes quarter of copper slag

In 10 years Sredneuralsky Copper Works has processed over a quarter (26%) of metal slag, accumulated during 78 years of operation. According to the SUMZ chief environment engineer Marina Sycheva, each year the processing factory produces over 60 thousand tons of copper concentrate, which the works uses in its manufacture. Another product of slag processing…

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Ukraine: Azovstal, Mariupol Ilyich, Zaporozhogneupor and Zaporozhkoks CEO offices extended

The supervisory boards of Azovstal, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, Zaporozhogneupor and Zaporozhkoks, all parts of Metinvest, have extended the offices of their CEO – Enver Tskitishvili, Taras Shevchenko, Sergey Gorman and Vitaly Litovka respectively – for one more year. The decisions were taken on April 2. The offices have been prolonged from April…

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EAEU: duties on stainless steel and pipes from China and Malaysia prolonged

The Eurasian Economic Commission has extended the antidumping duty on cold-deformed seamless stainless pipes supplied to the territory of the Union from China and Malaysia.

The duty has been prolonged for the duration of another investigation – through January 18, 2019.

The volume of the duty is 19.15% of the customs cost. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coal exports up in Q1 2018

Export of Russian coal in January-March increased by 6.8% YoY, to 44.42 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.

In March coal exports from Russia totaled 15.638 million tons. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KUMZ commissions second stage of rolling complex

Kamensk-Uralsky Iron and Steel Works is commissioning the second stage of the rolling complex. The commissioning is carried out according to the schedule. The project will provide the manufacture of qualitatively new semi-finished products and increase the share of Russian wares of aluminum-lithium alloys in the total volume of supplies both to major local and…

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Ukraine: coal production up in March 2018

In March Ukrainian coal production reached 2.996 million tons of coal, which is 107% of the planned targets, the Trade Union of Coal Mining Industry of Ukraine informed with a reference to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry. In particular, the production of coalmines managed by the Energy Ministry made up 389,419 tons, which amounted…

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Latvia: Liepājas metalurgs equipment sold for 1.6 million euros

Smart Stahl GmbH (Austria) has confirmed the purchase of the rolling mill from the insolvent KVV Liepājas metalurgs for 1.6 million euros.

The equipment will be handed over to a trade company, created by Smart Stahl.

The deal will be finalized in early May. (Ukrainian metal)