In 2017 Zaporozhogneupor increased output of molded refractories by 8% YoY, to 102.571 thousand tons. According to the company statement, manufacture of high-aluminous wares grew by 27%, to 16.246 thousand tons, magnesia wares – by 15%, to 43.652 thousand tons, while that of chamotte refractories dropped by 3%, to 42.672 thousand tons. In December 2017…Details
In 2017 Russkiy Ugol mined 842 thousand tons of coal in Krasnoyarsk region, up by 4% from the plan and by 7% YoY. The increase is the result of the new machinery acquisition. Thus, the company purchased 55-ton BelAZ trucks, Komatsu excavators and bulldozers. Russkiy Ugol started developing the Sayano-Partizansky pit in 1991, but only…Details
A new investor – the Region Group of Companies – appeared at the Saratov Works of Reservoir Metal Structures, which is in the insolvency procedure. “We have decreased expenses to the minimum. January and February are already loaded, we have no debts. We hope that the situation improves”, the company CEO Mikhail Savran said. (Ukrainian…Details
Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works goes on with its projects to expand the grade and section portfolio. In particular, in 2017 it started manufacturing new grades of heat-resistant steel (ep99id, ep648vi, ep718 and ei943). These grades are widely used in the manufacture of structure elements and parts operating under high temperature. Last year ZEMZ also started manufacturing…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has sold 1.5 million tons of rail and beam rolled metal since the corresponding mill has been put in operation. ChMK rails are shipped to the Russian Railroads and used in Moscow subway construction and industrial sites of major companies, as well as exported to Belarus and Kazakhstan. The main…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has received a successful supervisory audit of its environmental management system by meeting the requirements of a new version of the international standard ISO 14001. Following the assessment, specialists representing the authoritative international certification body TÜV Nord Cert (Germany) confirmed that the system entirely met the requirements of the…Details
NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company with operations in Russia, the USA, and the European Union, is the first steelmaking company in the CIS to introduce new generation SAP S/4HANA business suite. This platform will not only streamline current business processes but also enable the use of cloud, Internet of Things and Machine Learning technologies…Details
Ukraine in 2017 increased exports of titanium-containing ore and concentrate in natural terms by 26% compared to 2016, to 583,772 tons. According to customs statistics released by the State Fiscal Service, during this period exports of titanium ore and concentrate in monetary terms increased by 25.3%, to $105.235 million. Major exports were made to the…Details
In 2017 Tajikistan mined 1.7 million tons of coal, having set a record. 18 enterprises mine for coal in the republic. The 4 largest promised to mine 1.5 million tons of coal. Other companies obtained some 200 thousand tons. For the past four years Tajikistan has been mining record-high volumes of coal: 870 thousand tons…Details
In 2017 Chukotka region yielded 25.348 tons of gold, down by 13.14% YoY. Silver output dropped by 19.59%, to 130.839 tons. Alluvial gold output reached 2327.35 kg, up by 9.5% YoY. Ore gold extracting decreased by 14.92% YoY, to 23.021 tons, mostly because of the thinning of reserves. Last year the regional authorities expected gold…Details
In January-November 2017 Armenia increased metal output by 11.4% YoY after the drop of 6.3% in 2016. According to the National Statistics Service, ferromolybdenum output grew by 3.9%, to 6098 tons. In November 2017, 577 tons were produced, up by 12.3% MoM. Molybdenum concentrate output in 11 months increased by 3.8%, to 10133 tons, with…Details
In February Magadan region will hold auctions for the sale of 11 sites of alluvial and ore gold. All participation offers are accepted through February 12. Sites in Omsukchansk, Severo-Evensk, Srednekansk, Tenkin and Khasyn districts will be offered for sale. The cost of the lots depending on the site ranges from 1 million to 17.6…Details
The Lipetsk pipe company Svobodniy Sokol has purchased assets belonging to the insolvent Lipetsk Iron and Steel Works Svobodniy Sokol for 756.2 million rubles. According to the company CEO Igor Yefremov, this includes premises, metal and special machinery, lease right, patents, trade marks, railroad transport and social objects. The starting price of the lot was…Details
Kolyma gold-extracting companies have confirmed the 2017 gold output on the level of 32.7 tons.
In 2018 they have received orders for 32 tons of gold.
At the same time the real forecast for the year is 37 tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Uralmashzavod has completed the final stage of dragline 11/75 shipping.
The corresponding contract with VostokUgol (Novosibirsk region) was signed in October 2016.
The machine will be operating at the Vostochniy pit and is expected to start working in Q1. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 metal industry showed positive trends resulting mostly from external factors: the strengthening of the ruble, increase of the outer demand, accessibility of investments, etc. The following factors influenced the metal industry the most: – the increase of world prices by 40% on average, – and the growth of other income 2.2-fold because of…Details
Energomashspetsstal will produce a batch of working rolls for Evraz-DMZ. According to the company statement, the corresponding contract was concluded in November 2017. The total weight of the rolls will be 184.7 tons. The rolls will be used in the bar-rolling mills of Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works. The delivery is scheduled for the second…Details
In 2017 DTEK Energo enterprises mined 22.9 million tons of gas coal, up by 8.2% YoY. According to the group statement, in December 2017 DTEK Pavlogradugol and DTEK Dobropolyeugol mined around 2 million tons of gas coal, up by 2.1% YoY. Last year DTEK Pavlogradugol extracted 20.1 million tons of coal. In 2018 DTEK Energo…Details
The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Energy Trade Group LLC the delivery of natural gas valued at 139.36 million UAH. By December the company will have supplied 14.08 million cubic meters of gas at 9900 UAH per cubic meter. The price is 1% lower than the expected cost of purchase…Details
The state enterprise Selidovugol has concluded 2 agreements on coal processing valued at 116 million UAH. This year the Central Processing Factory Rossiya and the Central Processing Factory Ukraina will process 400 thousand tons of coal each at 145 UAH per ton. The ash content in the coal after processing should not exceed 28%. In…Details
The US Department of Commerce has set the final volume of the antidumping duty on the import of carbon and alloyed steel wire rod from Ukraine. Duty for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works is set at 44.03%, for other Ukrainian manufacturers at 34.98%. The United States International Trade Commission has to…Details
Lermontovsky Mining and Processing Works has shipped the third wagon with 100% tungsten concentrate to its customers. Since the start of operation – in November 2017 – the company has shipped over 73 tons of concentrate. By the end of January LGIK intends to have shipped one more railroad car with 24.5 tons. After that…Details
In 2017 Rusolovo produced over 1 thousand tons of tin, up by 60% YoY. This year the company intends to increase output by 10% YoY. By 2022 the annual ore processing volume is expected to have reached 1 million tons yielding around 6.5-7 thousand tons of tin concentrate a year. Rusolovo is developing the Festivalnoye,…Details
In 2017 UralKuz increased output volumes by 28% YoY. Last year the company sold 96 thousand tons of stampings, up by 28% YoY. In December 2017 UralKuz sold over 10 thousand tons of stampings, the maximum for the past 30 years. The metal to manufacture hot-formed products is supplied by Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works.…Details
Zagorsky Pipe Works has become a supplier of large diameter pipes for Gazprom investment projects. The access was granted thanks to the expanded review of the company product correspondence to Gazprom standards. “We have walked a long way to get the right to supply pipes to Gazprom. Since the start of our operation we have…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) occupies the highest position among steel producers in the National Ratings of Procurement Transparency in 2017 in the “Private commercial buyers” category. The awards ceremony for the highest rated organizations took place at Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow. Among the participants were representatives from state, regional,…Details