Ukraine: Toretsk mine caves-in killing one

During the cave-in of rock at a mine in Toretsk (Donetsk region) one miner perished.

The cave-in occurred at the depth of over 1 thousand meters.

8 miners were in the shaft at the moment. One of them was killed. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NMTP ferrous metal throughput up in January-October 2018

In January-October the consolidated throughput of NMTP terminals totaled 116.946 million tons, down by 2.4% YoY.

Ferrous metals and pig iron accounted for 11.165 million tons, up by 11.3% YoY.

Non-ferrous metals throughput dropped by 13.3%, to 0.826 million tons, and of iron ore raw materials – by 4.8%, to 2.011 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KUZOTsM output up in January-November 2018

In January-November Kamensk-Uralsky Non-ferrous Metals Processing Works produced 22 thousand tons of wares, up by 3% YoY.

Non-ferrous metals output was 18.8 thousand tons, up by 11%.

The increase in output is the result of the exhibition activity development.

This year the company has participated in 5 major international exhibitions. (Ukrainian metal)

Kyrgyzstan: company to develop idle Makmal named

Manson Group Company has won the competition to create a joint venture on the basis of the branch of Makmalzoloto industrial combine, press service of Kyrgyzaltyn OJSC reported. According to it, applications were submitted by three companies – Manson Group, Shynkykiyuan Frunze and Central Asian Metallcom companies. All of them suggested creating a joint venture…


Ukraine: Lvivugol miners October 2018 salary debts cleared

On December 14 the state enterprise Lvivugol completely cleared its salary debts to miners for October.

The enterprise received payment for coal sales, which was spent to clear the debt.

The amount of salary to be paid for October was 147 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk processes over 300 thousand tons of metal

Since the start of its operations in December 2013, Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk has processed over 300 thousand tons of metal. The mini-CTL since the start of the year has produced 1.5 million billets, while the laser-welding site manufactured 1 million billets. Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works is the main supplier of rolled metal for processing at Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk.…


Ukraine: DCH extends DMZ CEO office

DCH has extended the office of the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works CEO Gennady Bergman.

He will be in the office until December 31, 2019.

The decision was taken by the supervisory board on December 14.

DCH purchased DMZ from Evraz in March. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: silicon metal to be produced

Russia is suffering from the shortage of silicon metal. All the metal is purchased in China or EU. Thus, Italian Tenova and Codest decided to create a silicon cluster. The project includes the construction of a plant to produce silicon metal with the capacity of 36 thousand tons per year. Investments will reach $134.5 million.…


Russia: gold output in Yakutia to grow in 2018

In 2018 Yakutia is expected to extract 26 tons of gold, up by 1.2 tons YoY.

Last year the output was 24.788 tons.

By 2024 the local government expects to have entered the top-3 regions in Russia in gold output. (Ukrainian metal)