Ukraine: AMKR holds meeting with Subsoil Service

Mauro Longobardo, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, held a working meeting with Roman Opimakh, the Chairman of the State Service for Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine. During the meeting, they discussed cooperation between the regulator and the company last year, plans in the mining industry for 2021, as well as further initiatives of Services aimed…

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Ukraine: Azovstal invests 50 million UAH in CCM modernization

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has invested over 50 million UAH in the Primetals system to control metal level in the continuous casting machines crystallizers. “We constantly modernize the technological processes control and automation systems, which allows receiving high-quality products according to the customers’ requirements”, the company CEO Enver Tskitishvili said. (Ukrainian metal)

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Ukraine: pipe output down in 2020

In 2020, Ukraine decreased pipe manufacture by 16.3% YoY, to 854 thousand tons. The Ukrtruboprom Association enterprises produced 538 thousand tons of pipes, down by 24.8%. In December 2020, Ukraine produced 71 thousand tons of pipes, including 44 thousand tons by Ukrtruboprom. Interpipe decreased output in 2020: Interpipe NTZ – by 33.7%, to 145 thousand…

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Russia: Chukotka gold output down in 2020

Gold production on Russia’s Chukotka peninsula decreased by 0.16% YoY, to 25.42 tons in 2020, a representative of the regional government’s department for natural resources and environment reported in January 19. Production of silver fell by 4.99%, to 106.105 tons. Production of Chukotka Mining and Geological Company, a unit of Kinross Gold, fell by 5.4%,…

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