Tajikistan: joint EBRD/EU delegation discusses remediation of uranium legacy

The effort to address the legacy of Soviet era uranium mining in Central Asia is making substantial progress, according to the EBRD News Center. Following the establishment of the multilateral Environmental Remediation Account for Central Asia (ERA) framework agreements have now been signed with Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, where the fund will operate. The operations…

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Ukraine: India assigns market status to exporters during antidumping investigation

The Directorate General of Anti-Dumping & Allied Duties (DGAD) of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry of India has assigned a market status to Ukraine in an antidumping investigation into supplies of cold-rolled steel. The Economic Development and Trade Ministry of Ukraine reported that the market status in the antidumping investigation where the ministry and…

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Ukraine: Azovstal reelects Tskitishvili

The supervisory board of Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has reelected Enver Tskitishvili the company CEO.

His office has been prolonged from April 4, till April 2, 2018.

In 2016 Azovstal received 558.417 million UAH of net profits as opposed to 1.835 billion UAH of losses in 2015. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Trubodetal passes Gazprom audit

Trubodetal, a part of OMK, has passed an inspection audit of its quality management system according to Gazprom 9001-2012 standard. The commission checked the quality management system efficiency, evaluated the operation of inner auditors as well as the results of the corrective measures following the previous check in March 2016. “We regularly improve our business-processes,…

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Ukraine: AMKR open-heart down for overhaul

According to the previously developed repairs schedule PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has stopped its twin hearth furnace No. 6 (THF-6) of the open-hearth shop. Due to prolongation of THF-6 exploitation term by 2020 the company elaborated the range of compensating measures, which were being imposed from the beginning of 2017. To minimize fugitive emissions the…

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