Russia: copper output down in 2016

In 2016 Ural Mining-Metallurgical Company plans to produce 350 thousand tons of copper, down by 10% YoY. Copper content in ore is dwindling, even though ore mining remains the same – around 24-25 million tons. The company expects the situation to improve in 2020-2021, when new capacities are put into operation and ore mining increases.…

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Ukraine: NKMZ produces 3 crushers for AMKR

Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works has produced 3 crushers for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. “Crushers will be used to break mineral resources used in metal manufacture”, said the company in its statement. The capacity of the reversible hummer crusher is 250 tons per hour, and that of the four-roll crusher – 16 tons per hour. All crushers will…

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Ukraine: Ilyich starts producing new DX52D rolled steel

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing galvanized rolled metal of low-carbon DX52D grade steel. Order for that rolled metal came from several consumers around Ukraine. “We have developed the optimal chemical composition, rolling parameters and the production technology”, said the company CEO Yuri Zinchenko. A part of the metal ordered has already…

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