Uzbekistan: NMMC starts building new hydrometallurgical plant

Uzbekistan’s Navoi Mining and Metallurgy Complex JSC started construction of the fifth hydrometallurgical plant at the Auminza-Amantai gold ore deposit. The country’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attended the plant’s groundbreaking ceremony on March 28. The new plant, worth $396 million, is expected to annually process five million tons of ore. Navoi Mining and Metallurgy Complex is…

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Ukraine: court to hear lawsuit on termination of contract on ZTMK creation

Donetsk business court of appeals has satisfied a counterclaim of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) and ordered the business court of Zaporizhia region to hear the lawsuit of SAPO seeking the termination of the contract between the State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) and offshore company Tolexis Trading Limited (Cyprus), a part of Dmytro…

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Ukraine: AMKR to start repairing steelsmelting mill in April 2017

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is preparing for the overhaul of its steelsmelting mill in the open-hearth shop. “At present the open-hearth shop operates only the steelsmelting mill No. 6. The shutting down and putting of the machinery out of operation started in 1993, the open-hearth furnace No. 4 was shut down in 2011. In view of…

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Ukraine: SPF to privatize 5 mines

The State Property Fund of Ukraine intends to sell several mines this year. 5 mines are being made ready for privatization, according to the fund chairman Igor Bilous. “There are some 5 objects. The mines to be privatized are complex and economically burdened objects. There is a special law on mine privatization. They do not…

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