Russia: NLMK dust emissions down

NLMK has completed its project begun in 2015 on the replacement of dust-gas filtering equipment at its refractory shop. As the result dust emissions have decreased by 18%, and the dust captured is returned to the manufacturing process as raw materials. The tests of the new electric filters have been carried out at the lime…

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Russia: Metalloinvest increases rolled metal deliveries to KamAZ

Metalloinvest and KamAZ have negotiated the conditions of the three-year agreement on prices for high-quality rolled metal (SBQ) produced by Oskol Electrometallurgical Works (OEMK), which will come into effect on January 1, 2018. The discussion was held during the visit of the first deputy CEO, commercial director of Metalloinvest Nazim Efendiyev to KamAZ, where he…

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Ukraine: AMKR demands justice from Krivoy Rog authorities

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has sent an open letter to the president of Ukraine Petr Proshenko, the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, the general prosecutor Yuri Lutsenko and the Krivoy Rog city mayor Yuri Vilkul. The company CEO Paramjit Kahlon voiced against the discriminative attitude to AMKR, connected with the increase of the land tax. The company…

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Ukraine: coal imports up in H1 2017

In January-June Ukrainian power companies imported $1.257 billion worth of coal, up 1.8-fold YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied 50.2% of the coal, USA – 27% and Canada – 8.7%. Russian share increased to $631.1 million from $446.3 million in January-June 2016. US increased sales from $95.9 million ton $340.5 million. Canada…

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