Kazakhstan: AMT to receive another batch of NKMZ machinery

ArcelorMittal Temirtau is reconstructing its hot-rolling mill-1700 in the sheet-rolling shop No. 1. The goal of the project is to replace outdated machinery and increase capacity. The machinery is supplied by Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works (Ukraine). So far the company has shipped machinery for the second stage of repairs. Soon NKMZ specialists and AMT employees will…

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Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions ships metal structures for office construction

Severstal Steel Decisions has completed the shipping of metal structures for the construction of an office building in the village of Ozeretskoye in Moscow region.

The total floor area of the building is 120 square meters.

The company has supplied 140 tons of metal structures. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS ships 200 tons of rolls to local companies

In August Energomashspetsstal produced and supplied over 200 tons of working and supporting rolls to Ukrainian customers.

In particular, the rolls have been delivered to Zaporizhstal, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, Azovstal, etc.

All these enterprises are long-time partners of EMSS.

The rolls will be used at hot- and cold-rolling mills. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal sales down in August 2018

In August Severstal decreased sales by 0.1% YoY, to 488.6 thousand tons.

This is the lowest level since July 2017.

In January-August sales grew by 5.3% YoY, to 5.45 million tons.

Russian customers received 3.66 million tons, up by 0.5%, while exports increased by 16.8%, to 1.8 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR renting land in accordance with the law

The land in Shyrokivskiy district of Dnipropetrovsk region for construction of tailing pond is in state ownership and possession was delivered to PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih legitimately, explained Yuriy Martynyuk, General Legal Counsel of Legal Administration of the company. – Not all people are aware of this issue. Please explain, what was in the beginning?…

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Russia: NLMK-Ural exports down in January-August 2018

In August NLMK-Ural metal sales via railroad totaled 130 thousand tons, up by 13.4% YoY.

In January-August sales grew by 13.3% YoY, to 900 thousand tons.

Sales to Russian customers totaled 621.2 thousand tons, up by 26.1%, while exports dropped by 7.7%, to 278.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: deliveries of scrap to NLMK-Kaluga up in August 2018

In August NLMK-Kaluga received 112.2 thousand tons of ferrous scrap via railroad.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 2.8% YoY.

In January-August scrap deliveries totaled 886.2 thousand tons, up by 9.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Amur Works starts processing concentrate from Kazakhstan and Latin America

Polymetal has started processing raw materials from Latin America at its Amur Hydrometallurgical Works. “Amur HMW is operating like a hub. Since the second half of 2017 we have been processing concentrates of other companies. These are concentrates from the Far East, Siberia and even Kazakhstan. We have also processed a small batch from Latin…

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Russia: scrap deliveries to NLMK-Ural up in January-August 2018

In August direct scrap deliveries to NLMK-Ural totaled 176 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 4.1% YoY.

In 8 months ferrous scrap deliveries reached 1.11 million tons, up by 2.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK-Kaluga exports up in August 2018

In August NLMK-Kaluga increased sales of metal via railroad by 2% YoY, to 91.8 thousand tons.

In January-August the company sold 752.2 thousand tons of metal, up by 5.2% YoY.

Sales to Russian customers accounted for 306.3 thousand tons, down by 1.8%, while exports grew by 10.5%, to 446 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: former workers of Crimean Titanium plant explain hazardous emissions

Ukrainian journalists tracked down former employees of the Crimean Titanium plant, who explained why a chemical disaster occurred. The reason lays in grave violations of the technology process to dispose of hazardous substances – leftovers of titanium production. “For three years, hydrolysis acid has been drained into settling reservoirs in full violation of technology,” ex-worker…

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