In 2017 Berezitovsky Mine LLC, a part of Nordgold, produced 2.933 tons (94.3 thousand ounces) of gold, up by 18% YoY. According to the company press-service, the increase has to do with the growth of the manufacturing efficiency as well as commissioning of the third stage of the quarry. Last year the company mined some…Details
A new drilling rig began operating in the Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works quarry.
It has been purchased under the renovation program to replace outdated machinery.
The efficiency of the new rig is 7% higher.
The new machine also boasts increased lifetime of 2 years and decreased terms of repairs. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Raspadskaya increased deliveries of coking coal to Evraz Ukraine enterprises 9-fold YoY, to 506 thousand tons. The share of Evraz Ukraine in the total sales of coal concentrate grew to 8% in 2017 from 1% in 2016. Last year the company sold 7.494 million tons of coal concentrate and ordinary coal, up by…Details
In February Evraz NTMK decreased railroad sales of rolled metal by 6.1% YoY, to 280.2 thousand tons.
In January-February sales dropped by 12.7%, to 586 thousand tons.
In particular, supplies to domestic consumers decreased by 7.5%, to 289.2 thousand tons, and for export – by 17.2%, to 296.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Gaz-Alliance, controlled by the renegate businessman Sergey Kurchenko, has been appointed the only supplier of coal from the Kiev-uncontrolled territories. According to Vladislav Brig, a member of the so-called People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, on March 14 the Russian Ministry of economic development prohibited the…Details
In 2017 Raspadskaya received $319 million of net profit, up 1.7-fold YoY.
According to the company statement, its revenue grew 1.7-fold, to $868 million.
The gross profit reached $459 million, up 2.2-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased net profit by 87% YoY, to $190 million (5.06 billion UAH). According to the company statement, net income totaled $2.489 billion (66.19 billion UAH). Investments last year reached $0.338 billion (9 billion UAH). “This year AMKR will continue investing in developing capacities. The planned amount for this year is…Details
In February metal exports from Ukraine dropped by 5.5% MoM, to 638.6 thousand tons.
According to the state enterprise Derzhzovnishinform, revenue decreased by 4.4%, to $828.8 million.
In January revenue from metal exports was $867 million. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-February Russia increased raw and semi-raw platinum output by 5% YoY, and silver – by 48%.
According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in February platinum output grew by 3% YoY, and silver – by 3.3%.
As to January platinum manufacture increased by 56.9% and silver – by 51.3%. (Ukrainian metal)
In February Kuzbass mined 12.6 million tons of coal, up by 5.9% YoY. Underground output totaled 6.9 million tons, down by 6.2%. Coking coal mining reached 5.5 million tons, up by 3.8%, and power-generating coal – 14 million, up by 6.9%. In January-February Kuzbass yielded 38.6 million tons of coal, up by 3.5%. Factories processed…Details
In January Russia exported 711.6 thousand tons of flat unalloyed rolled metal, up by 1.6% MoM and by 17.8% YoY.
According to the customs statistics, revenue grew by 3.5% MoM and by 41% YoY, to $421 million.
The largest importer in January was Turkey (23.4%), followed by Iran (7.4%) and Poland (6.8%). (Ukrainian metal)
The shares of the Russian coal producer Raspadskaya dropped by around 15% on the Moscow Exchange after the company’s board of directors recommended paying no dividends for 2017, when the company’s net profit increased by 70%, to $319 million, according to the exchange’s data. The shareholders will consider the board’s recommendation at an annual general…Details
The state enterprise Mirnogradugol has ordered Erlight LLC the delivery of spare parts for belt conveyers valued at 91.95 million UAH. The company has previously supplied similar spare parts to the enterprise. For example, last year it received an order valued at 3.73 million UAH. The company supplies spare parts and equipment produced in Kursk,…Details
DTEK is negotiating with the State Property Fund and the Ministry of energy and coal industry the shutting down of the Belitskaya mine, a part of DTEK Dobropolyeugol LLC. “The Belitskaya mine operation is inefficient. But since it is leased, and not owned by DTEK, it cannot decide its fate on its own”, DTEK Dobropolyeugol…Details
The project on the development of the Durminskoye gold-silver deposits will require 3 billion rubles. “We are prepared to start developing the site this year. But now the issue of financing is critical. We’re negotiating with a potential investor”, the Eastern Mining-Ore Company LLC CEO Anatoly Petukhov said. By 2018 the company has carried out…Details
In January Russia increased ferrous metals imports by 31.7% YoY, to 598.8 thousand tons. According to the Federal Customs Service, the imports of ferrous metals, not counting pig iron, ferroalloys, waste and scrap, reached 439.3 thousand tons, up by 13.2% YoY. At the same time steel pipes imports dropped by 5%, to 43.1 thousand tons.…Details
In 2017 Evraz Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works received 2381.687 million UAH. According to the company statement, its assets totaled 4.333 billion UAH, current liabilities – 7.155 billion UAH, accounts receivable – 1.535 billion UAH and fixed liabilities – 572.736 million UAH. Steel output last year at Evraz DMZ dropped by 13.2% YoY, to 918…Details
This year DTEK intends to increase combined coal output at DTEK Dobropolyeugol and Belozerskaya 1.7-fold, or by 2 million tons, to 4.8 million tons. “In 2017 five mines yielded 2.8 million tons. This year we intend to reach 4.8 million tons, that is mine 2 million tons more. Actually, the normal capacity of Dobropolyeugol is…Details
In 2017 Druzhkovka Metal Wares Works increased net profit 2.5-fold YoY, to 88.448 million UAH. According to the company statement, undistributed profit as of the end of last year totaled 409.884 million UAH. Last year the company increased current liabilities by 57.3%, to 96.543 million UAH, while fixed liabilities dropped by 26.1%, to 16.316 million…Details
In 2017 Marganets Mining and Processing Works received 811.254 million UAH of net profit, as opposed to 882.735 million UAH of net losses in 2016. Undistributed profit last year totaled 575.906 million UAH. The company current liabilities decreased by 14.4%, to 1142.244 million UAH, and fixed liabilities – by 36.7%, to 353.212 million UAH. At…Details
In 2017 Chelyabinsk Pipe Works received 1.058 billion rubles of net profits, down 4-fold YoY. ChTPZ consolidated profit totaled 4.032 billion rubles, down by 37%. In Q4 2017 the works received 1.884 billion rubles of net profit, up from 39 million rubles in Q3. Revenue grew by 52%, to 37.4 billion rubles. In 2017 ChTPZ…Details
In 2017 consumption of aluminum in Russia increased by 11% YoY, and the trend is expected to continue in 2018 as well. In 2015 consumption fell by 9%, while in 2016 grew by 4%. This year it is expected to grow by 9%, in 2019 – by 13% and in 2020 – by 11%. In…Details
ChTPZ has carried out rebranding of its pipes with premium thread joints. Now on the Russian market these products will be represented under a combined name of ChTPZ Prime, and on the foreign market – Chelpipe Prime. “The rebranding is a part of the company strategy to develop and promote new types of products. Under…Details
In January Ukraine supplied 121 thousand tons of pig iron to Russia, up from 72.8 thousand tons in December 2017. Exports began in November 2017 and in 3 months reached 212.5 thousand tons. Some 65% of exports went to the Rostov region, and the rest – to the Stavropol region. Average price on the Russian…Details
In January Russia exported 1.18 million tons of semi-finished steel products, up by 2.4% YoY, but down by 13.8% MoM. According to the customs statistics, revenue grew by 28.2% YoY, but dropped by 10.5% MoM, to $569 million. The main destination of Russian slabs and billets export in January was Taiwan, which accounted for 18.5%.…Details
In 2017 DTEK Pavlogradugol, the largest coal miner in Ukraine, increased its net profit by 6.9% YoY, or by 44.68 million UAH, to 691.83 million UAH. According to the company statement, shareholders decided not to distribute the net profit of the last year and not to pay dividends. Last year DTEK Pavlogradugol produced 20.14 million…Details