Russia: Severstal chooses contractor to build coke-oven battery No. 11 at CherMK

Severstal has chosen a contractor to carry out main works to construct a coke-oven battery No. 11 at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works with the design capacity of 1400 thousand tons per year.

The main contractor is Koksokhimmontazh (Moscow).

The subcontractors are Intech (St. Petersburg) and Koksokhimmontazh-2 (Cherepovets). (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: Uzmetallsavdo to double sales

Last year Uzmetallsavdo sold 30-35 thousand tons of various metal products.

This year it is planned to reach 70 thousand tons.

The company is a major metal supplier. Its clients are Almalyk and Navoi metal plants, as well as construction companies.

In November 2018 the company celebrated its 80th anniversary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR culture house collapses

A ceiling of the unused culture house belonging to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih between the third floor and the roof with the size of 1 thousand square meters collapsed.

One person was injured.

The total size of the floor is 2 thousand square meters.

The accident happened on January 15. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutia in top-3 gold miners

Yakutia has entered the top-3 gold-mining regions in Russia.

For the first time since Soviet Union the region has exceeded the level of 28 tons of gold output in 2018.

Oil and coal output was 12 and 17.7 million tons respectively. (Ukrainian metal)