From April the arc furnace shop No. 2 of Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works intends to increase smelting volumes by a third – with the help of one more arc furnace with the volume of 12 tons and the project capacity of 27 thousand tons of steel per year. Previously the company used only 2 furnaces, with…Details
Oskol Electrometallurgical Works has mastered the manufacture of rolls of the run-out table for the continuous casting machine No. 6. The rolls manufactured by OEMK repair-mechanical shops surpass their foreign analogues. The OEMK rolls are made of three parts, while the imported rolls are solid, and thus less maintainable. The new rolls have already passed…Details
According to the Lipetsk region customs office, in January-February exports increased by 19.5% YoY, to $781.3 million. Foreign trade turnover exceeded $893 million. In the export structure NLMK ferrous metals account for 94.9%. Far foreign countries account for 94.1% of the total foreign trade turnover ($840.7 million). The main trade partners of the Lipetsk region…Details
In 2017 Donetskstal increased losses 3.6-fold YoY, to 8.185 billion UAH.
According to the company statement, its assets as of late 2017 totaled 16.5 billion UAH.
The company current liabilities amounted to 34.878 billion UAH, and its consolidated accounts receivable – 7.701 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)
The committee of the primary workers union at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has again claimed the increase of salary to the equivalent of 1 thousand euro from April 1 at the employee conference. “Increase the average monthly salary to AMKR employees from April 1 to the level of 1 thousand euro in UAH equivalent according to…Details
The state enterprise Mirnogradugol has concluded an agreement with Leader Promsnab LLC on the delivery of 709 electric brushes valued at 199.94 thousand UAH. The cost of one electric brush with the size of 12.5x32x40 mm is 282 UAH with VAT. The goods have to be delivered within 3 days of the receipt of order.…Details
Energomashspetsstal has hosted a conference with the employees. The company director of economic issues Lyudmila Ulyaschenko and the union chairman Victor Serbin made the reports. In her report Lyudmila Ulyaschenko touched upon the main economic results of the previous year, calling them successful. “In particular, the average salary level last year increased by 20%. In…Details
The gold-extracting company Petropavlovsk has concluded an agreement with Gazprombank for the delivery of 96 thousand ounces of gold. The deliveries will be prepaid. “This forward contract with Gazprombank provides us with much flexibility in working capital management”, Petropavlovsk finances director Andrei Maruta noted. As of late 2017 Petropavlovsk had forward contracts for the delivery…Details
Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works is testing new excavator ropes with polymer coating. This is a new investment project to produce multistrand ropes, including with polymer coating. In December BMK will put into operation new machinery – a rope machine and an extrusion line. Thus, the company will be able to produce ropes with 6-12…Details
In January Russia increased aluminum billets exports by 50.8% YoY, to 301.6 thousand tons. According to the customs statistics, the revenue grew by 98.6%, to $602 million. This is the record for the past several years. The average price of aluminum in January was $2000 per ton FOB Russian border, up by 3.6% MoM and…Details
The cost of gold, silver, palladium and platinum decreased in Azerbaijan on March 28, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 17.68 manats, to 2283.882 manats per troy ounce compared to the price on March 27. The cost of silver decreased by 0.34 manats, to 28.1112 manats…Details
Belarusian specialists are examining a promising gold-bearing site in Sudan, Vasily Kolb, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Natural Resources, Head of the Geology Office of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry, declared on March 28. The agreement to allow Belarusian specialists to search for and extract gold in Sudan was reached…Details
This year Kuzbass Fuel Company intends to increase coal mining by 21% YoY, to 15.9 million tons. In 2017 coal output grew by 13% YoY, to 13.2 million tons. Investments in the development will reach 3 billion rubles, including 1.4 billion rubles in the purchase of mining machinery. The company will also finance social programs…Details
In 2017 Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Works decreased net losses by 48.5% YoY, to 120.281 million UAH. According to the company statement, its undistributed profit as of the end of 2017 totaled 359.17 million UAH. The company current liabilities dropped by 5.9%, to 1.629 billion UAH, while fixed liabilities grew by 11.3%, to 62.743 million UAH.…Details
The Space Heroes Mine Group, a part of DTEK Pavlogradugol, was the first in Ukraine to have mined 1 million tons of power-generating coal since the start of the year. The high yield is the result of the 2-fold increase of capacity at the mine. This has become possible due to the modernization of the…Details
In 2017 Petropavlovsk Plc received the net profit of $41.5 million, up by 30.9% YoY. According to the company statement, its revenue grew by 8.6%, to $587.4 million, while EBITDA dropped by 1.6%, to $196.8 million. Petropavlovsk is one of the 5 largest gold producers in Russia. Its main assets are in Amur region, where…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has received a new locomotive with two dump-cars. The machines were produced in Novocherkassk to order. “This is a unique machine. It has powerful engines. As we are now running 115-ton dump-cars, this is an advantage”, the company chief driver Denis Makarov said. This year the company will also receive 12 more dump-cars.…Details
In 2017 Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works increased net profits 3.52-fold, to 2.851 billion UAH. According to the company statement, its undistributed profits as of late 2017 totaled 7.16 billion UAH. The company current liabilities grew by 21%, to 12.925 billion UAH, fixed liabilities – by 7%, to 874.15 million UAH, and consolidated accounts receivable…Details
The net profit of Russia’s Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant rose by 35.7%, to 5.379 billion rubles in 2017, as calculated under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS), the company said in a report on March 28. Revenue rose by 26.7%, to 29.67 billion rubles, the gross profit increased by 14.2%, to 8.286 billion rubles, and cost of sales…Details
Security Institutions should check the winner of the auction for the sale of KVV Liepājas metalurgs rolling stock equipment – Austrian Smart Stahl GmbH, said Economy Minister Arvils Ašeradens. The minister said the buyer picked for KVV Liepājas metalurgs rolling stock equipment would be checked as soon as they transferred the money, thereby demonstrating readiness…Details
In January-February Ukraine consumed 527 thousand tons of metal, of which 193 thousand tons, or 36.6% were imported. In January-February 2017 local market consumed 788.1 thousand tons, of which 136.1 thousand tons, or 17.3% were imported. Thus, while the consumption fell by 33%, imports grew by 42%. The share of the flat rolled metal in…Details
In 2017 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works received 828.06 million UAH of net losses, up 5.4-fold YoY. According to the company statement, negative EBITDA grew 3.3-fold, to 966.21 million UAH. At the same time last year Mariupol Ilyich increased net income by 58.7% YoY, to 56.64 billion UAH. The uncovered losses as of late…Details
In 2017 Kamensk-Uralsky Iron and Steel Works received 769.35 million rubles of net profit, down 9-fold YoY.
In 2016 the net profit exceeded 6.8 billion rubles.
Revenue grew by 10%, to 24.98 billion rubles.
Sales profit last year increased by 10%, to 3.97 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)
Aktyubinsk Copper Company LLC has finalized the deal on attracting a $250-million loan. The money is given for 5 years. The banks have shown a particular interest in the deal. Natixis was its organizer and coordinator. 11 international institutions participated in the deal, including ING Bank, RCB Bank Ltd, Société Générale, etc. AMK produces copper…Details
In 2017 the Russian Copper Company received around 130 billion rubles of revenue, up by 6% YoY. The net profit in the period remained on the 2016 level at 16.2 billion rubles. Last year the RCC enterprises produced over 183 thousand tons of cathodes and 104 thousand tons of copper wire rod, up by 3%…Details
Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has increased its covered warehouse territory for metal scrap in the industrial port to 32 thousand tons. The new hangar (135x24x14 m) is made of metal carcasses weighing over 90 tons and a tent with double-sided PVC-coating. The increase of warehousing premises has to do with the growth of galvanized…Details