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)
Uralelectromed is finishing construction of the second stage of the steel structures manufacture. The commissioning of the manufacturing complex is scheduled for early 2019. The area of the second stage will be identical to the first, that is 8 thousand square meters. The cost of the new site is 400 million rubles. The second stage…Details
Mikheyevsky Mining and Processing Works has started testing a new pulp feed line node. It will enable quickly switching pulp feeding between the first and the second tail dumps. The capacity of the new node will exceed that of the previous equipment some 10-fold. The commissioning of the new node is scheduled for Q1 2019.…Details
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)
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)
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has achieved a new record indicator for the resilience of the refractory lining of the main arch of the two-hearth furnace (THF) at the electric steel smelting shop. Refractories, which face the internal surface of a furnace, withstood 1,321 melts. The previous highest indicator (1,265 melts) was set just…Details
Government of Kyrgyzstan is interested in the operation of Kumtor, the President Sooronbai Jeenbekov told at a press conference. He noted that Kumtor took an important place in the country’s economy. “We, of course, are not afraid to sue, denounce and raise the issue of the nationalization of Kumtor. But this is not a solution.…Details
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…Details
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted the law “On amendments to some bills of Ukraine on creating conditions to provide state support to coal industry”. The bill No. 9049 was supported by 230 members of the parliament. The law extends till January 1, 2022 the prohibition of the arrest of state coal enterprises accounts. This is…Details
Billets intended for the construction of the second unit of the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant (Turkey) were accepted at Energomashspetsstal. The company is the chief supplier of billets of the NPP main machinery. The billets were inspected on December 10 to 13. This year EMSS has shipped 1408 tons of products to Turkey. Now the…Details
In November-December under the program to modernize its transport fleet Mechel received some 150 open cars valued at 467 million rubles. The main suppliers were Altaivagon and Ruzkhimmash. The cars were both purchased and leased, At present Mechel-Trans operates some 11 thousand pieces of rolling stock. Next year it plans to buy 1 thousand open…Details
The South-Caucasus Railroad and GPMGold have signed an agreement to organize gold-bearing ore transportation from the Sotskoye deposit to Ararat Gold-Extracting Factory. According to the document, the volume of ore to be transported over 269 km is 1.5 million tons, up by 10% YoY. Last year 1.18 million tons of ore were transported. Since 2008…Details
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)
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.…Details
In 2018 TMK Chermet invested 120 million rubles in development. In particular, the company has purchased 28 new machines – KamAZs with cranes and manipulators, Volvo bolster-type tractors and semi-trailers, as well Liebherr unloaders. The company has also invested in the modernization of weighing and radiation control machinery, as well as restored over 5.5 thousand…Details
Severstal Russian Steel has completed the autumn repair campaign at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works and Severstal Bar Works Balakovo. Overall the group has carried out 10 capital repairs valued at 1.8 billion UAH. In particular the blast furnace No. 2, converter No. 3 and mill-2000 have been repaired. The latter allows now producing sheet…Details
In 2018 Metinvest gave 150 million UAH for social projects in Mariupol, investing over 1.4 billion UAH in environment protection. The city health industry received over 16 million UAH, and education – some 20 million. The group also helped repair the Theater Square and construct a fountain, spending 35 million UAH. Investment in environment protection…Details
The US Department of Trade will keep the antidumping duties on the delivery of construction steel rebars from Ukraine and some other countries. The third revision of the duty terms was initiated on June 1. On December 7 the results were published. US still believe that the cancellation of the duties will result in the…Details
149 days ago EU set a quota for the delivery of metal from Ukraine. The quota will be valid for 51 days more. As of December 14 Ukraine has supplied 2.4 million tons of hot-rolled metal to EU, or 58.11% of the quota. Cold-rolled metal quota has been 47.18% fulfilled (622.1 thousand tons), alloyed and…Details
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 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.…Details
According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, rolled metal output in January-November totaled 56.3 million tons, up by 2.3% YoY. In November manufacture dropped by 0.6% MoM, but grew by 4.6% YoY. In 11 months Russia produced 47.4 million tons of pig iron, down by 0.2% (down by 2.8% MoM, but up by 1.7%…Details
In 2018 Rosszoloto LLC extracted 677.3 kg of gold, up by 31.8% YoY. The company is developing alluvial gold deposits in Amur region. The increase in the output began in 2016. While that year the enterprise washed 313 kg of gold, in 2017 the result was 514 kg. The company founded in 2003 has 10…Details