Ukraine: AMKR seeking logistics company to deliver metal to ports and iron ore to Europe

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih (Dnipropetrovsk region) is experiencing significant difficulties in transporting 5 million tons of steel products from the enterprise to the Black Sea ports of Ukraine and delivering 2.5-3 million tons of iron ore concentrate to consumers in Eastern Europe, company CEO Paramjit Kahlon has stated. “One of the biggest problems at the…

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Russia: Severstal Steel Ropes supplies products to EuroChem – VolgaKaliy

The Volgogradsky subsidiary of Severstal Steel Ropes has supplied 173 tons of steel ropes to the Gremyachinskoye deposits of EuroChem – VolgaKaliy. The cooperation of the companies started 7 years ago. “EuroChem – VolgaKaliy is our long-time and reliable partner, it’s a constantly developing company. Cooperation means development not only of the company, but of…

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Ukraine: ISD officially states loss of control over Alchevsk Works and Alchevskkoks in uncontrolled territory

Industrial Union of Donbas (ISD) Corporation has officially announced the actual loss of effective managerial control over its production assets (industrial sites and office premises in Alchevsk, Luhansk region), including PJSC Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, PJSC Alchevsk Coke and Chemical Plant (Alchevskkoks) and PJSC Ecoenergy, which together constitute a significant part of the ISD…

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Ukraine: Volnogorsk Combine employees to strike

At midnight from December 19 to December 20 employees of the Volnogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine will begin a strike.

The operation of the company will halt.

The employees will be striking at the checkpoint and the railroad exit.

The employees, among other things, demand the increase of wages. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM finishes machinery repair

The Kirovgrad subsidiary of Uralelectromed – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov – has finished the scheduled capital repairs of the shaft furnace No. 1. Investments in repair exceeded 77 million rubles. The specialists have produced and assembled over 320 tons of metal structures, including 120 tons of doghouses. Repair lasted for 28 days, and over 200 repairmen were…

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Kazakhstan: Eurasian Resources implements Industry 4.0 technology

Eurasian Resources has implemented the Industry 4.0 technology at its Kacharsky mine.

With the investments of $10 million the new module automated system of manufacturing processes now plans shipping and delivery of products.

This means the mine can in real time control the mining process to increase output. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest presents Mariupol Ilyich eco-modernization projects

Metinvest has presented the projects of ecological modernization of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works to the public. Within the sintering factory reconstruction the company is replacing gas-purifying equipment. Sintering machines Nos. 1-7 have been repaired. This is expected to decrease air pollution in the city by 40%, while dust emission at the works will…

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Latvia: Liepājas metalurgs to resume production in February 2018

Liepājas metalurgs may resume production in February 2018, said potentially insolvent KVV Liepājas metalurgs’ investor, Israel-based businessman Igor Shamis. “In the next two, three months, we could do all we need to restart the steel melting furnace,” said Shamis. His partner in the deal is the experienced Swiss steel trader Trasteel Trading Holding. The company’s…

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Russia: Dauria obtains 768 kg of gold

During the washing season of 2017 Dauria has obtained 768.2 kg of gold, up by 6.9% YoY.

Next year the company has to obtain 550 kg of gold.

Dauria is developing alluvial gold sites on the territory of Zabaykalye region. (Ukrainian metal)