Turkmenistan: iron ore reserves discovered

Turkmengeologia State Corporation of Turkmenistan has discovered iron ore deposits at the “Gyzylgaya-V” area of the Chagyl deposit in the Gyzylgaya settlement of the Turkmenbashi district in the country’s Balkan region. The presence of the corresponding components in the iron ore necessary for the production of cement has been confirmed. During the geological exploration work,…

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Uzbekistan: Russian company delivers first batch of equipment to TMP

The Russian group of companies MetProm has carried out the first delivery of the main technological equipment to the Tashkent Iron and Steel Works (TMP). The manufacturer of the equipment delivered was the Italian concern Danieli, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of metallurgical equipment. When choosing a supplier, not only the cost of equipment…

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Russia: NLMK Group consolidates digital transformation and IT practices

NLMK Group has appointed Dmitry Kholkin to the newly created position of NLMK Group’s Vice President for Digital Transformation and IT. Previously, he served as Vice President for Digital Transformation. The new function is formed by merging digital transformation and IT practices. Elena Demyanova, NLMK Group’s former Vice President for the Development of Information Systems,…

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Russia: Severstal narrows guidance for 10-15-billion ruble bonds

Russian steelmaker Severstal has narrowed the coupon guidance for its 10-15-billion ruble bonds to 8.65-8.75% annually, which corresponded to an 8.84-8.94% annual yield to a 5-year buyback offer, a banking source reported. The initial guidance was set at 8.65-8.85% annually. The issue carries semiannual bonds. Technical placement is preliminarily scheduled for April 9. VTB Capital,…

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