Russia: Kosaya Gora ferromanganese output up in January-October 2018

In January-October Kosaya Gora Iron and Steel Works increased ferromanganese sales by 2.3 thousand tons YoY, to 53.6 thousand tons.

In 10 months the works mined 62 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 9.1 thousand tons.

In January-October 2018 the company produced 52.9 thousand tons of ferromanganese and sold 51.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mikhailovsky GOK confirms management system correspondence to international standards

Mikhailovsky Mining and Processing Works has successfully passed the integrated management system audit. The TUV SUD Management Service GmbH (Germany) experts have checked the energy management system for the compliance with ISO 50001:2011. The quality management system was check for compliance with ISO 9001:2015, labor and health safety management system – with OHSAS 18001:2007 with…


Russia: NLMK Group to develop energy efficient transformer manufacture together with consumers

NLMK Group, an international steel company, has signed a memorandum on industrial cooperation with electrical equipment manufacturers from the Eurasian Economic Union. NLMK plans to promote the development of the technology to manufacture next generation energy efficient transformers from high-permeability electrical steel (HGO). The memorandum has already been signed by transformer manufacturers from Russia, Belarus,…


Ukraine: Zaporizhstal resumes BF4 operation

Zaporizhstal has put into operation the blast furnace No. 4 after capital repairs.

Investments in the project totaled some 100 million UAH.

The repair lasted for 15 days.

The capacity of the blast furnace is 1.1 million tons of pig iron per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: AMT to resume operation by December 10, 2018

ArcelorMittal Temirtau intends to have completely resumed operation by December 10.

Some shops have already resumed operation after a major pipelines accident on November 10.

The key task is to launch the converter shop.

The manufacture of rebars was resumed on November 22. (Ukrainian metal)