Ukraine: $150 million needed to put DMK into operation

In order for Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine to operate all its three furnaces $150 million are needed.

According to the management, the company has enough raw materials for 10 days of 2 furnaces operation, provided in three days coal and coke will start arriving at the works. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: European delegation visits Avdiivka Coke

Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has been visited by the deputies of the European Parliament, diplomats and the Verkhovnaya Rada deputies within the regional environment monitoring. The delegation got acquainted with the manufacturing process, evaluated the environment program and witnessed the aftermath of the shelling. Despite the location of the works in the military zone,…

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Ukraine: Donetsk terrorists to flood mines

In the occupied Yenakievo (Donetsk region), the Russia-supported terrorists intend to flood the Poltavskaya and Yenakievskaya mines, which will result in the flooding of the Yuniy kommunar mine, where in 1979 an underground nuclear explosion was carried out. The electricity at the mines will be cut off on June 30, and the water will start…

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Russia: Uchaly GOK buys new machines

Within the modernization program Uchaly Mining and Processing Works has purchased 2 Caterpillar R1600H load-haul-dump machines at 32 million rubles apiece.

The volume of their ladles is 5 cubic meters.

The new machines will be used at the Uzelginsky mine. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: coalmine collapses in Komi Republic

The Intinskaya coalmine located in Russia’s Komi Republic, belonging to a small independent producer Intaugol, has collapsed with one miner staying under debris showing no observable vital signs, a source in emergency services of the republic reported. After collapse of the mine, 191 miners were brought up to the surface. Out of 16 miners that…

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Ukraine: Valki-Ilmenit operations stopped

The prosecutor’s office of the Russia-occupied Crimea has stopped trading operations of Valki-Ilmenit LLC in Zhitomir region without the special license to use subsoil resources.

This has been reported by the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko.

Valki-Ilmenit is the only quarry supplying raw materials to the occupied Crimean Titanium. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KMZ pig iron sales up in January-May 2017

In January-May Kosogorsky Iron and Steel Works increased share of sales of pig iron both locally and abroad 1.7-fold, from 47% to 81%.

The company has also increased the output of high-quality pig iron, having supplied 20.6 thousand tons to local and foreign customers, or 70% of the total sales in May. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output forecast for July 2017

In July Ukraine will produce 1.7 million tons of steel.

According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output will total 1.6 million tons and rolled metal – 1.4 million tons.

For June Ukrmetallurgprom forecast steel output on the level of 1.6 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)