TMK has started manufacturing insulated tubings of the 89-48 mm size with triangular section thread connection according to GOST 633. The first batch of 5.2 thousand meters of tubings produced by Sinarsky Pipe Works has been shipped to Udmurtneft. The tubings were made to order. “We continue increasing the range of insulated tubing sizes. This…Details
In January-October the Pavlik Company obtained 5 tons of gold at the Pavlik gold-bearing deposits. Until the end of the year the company intends to obtain 1.1-1.15 tons of gold more. Thus, the total result for 2017 will be 6.1 tons of the precious metal. Last year Pavlik obtained 3.95 tons. The gold-extracting factory at…Details
The Kyshtym Copper Electrolytic Plant (Kyshtym, Chelyabinsk region, a subsidiary of the Russian Copper Company) has released its production results for the first 9 months of 2017. During that time, the plant produced over 97,128 tons of cathodes, up by 8.6% YoY. Copper rod production increased by 6.1%, to 72,784 tons, silver by 2.3% and…Details
Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, announces that it will be hosting its annual Capital Markets Day in London on November 2. Severstal’s Chairman, Alexei Mordashov, will open the event via video address. Alexander Shevelev (CEO), Alexei Kulichenko (CFO), Dmitry Goroshkov (Marketing Director), Sakari Tamminen (Senior Independent Director)…Details
The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC), an executive body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), has suspended a decision in an abuse of market dominance case of Russian steelmaker Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) on request of Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, the commission said in a statement. In September, the commission imposed a fine for violation of…Details
In August, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 29.1 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant rolled metal valued at $50 million, up by 15.7% and by 7.6% MoM and by 41.7% and by 48.2% YoY respectively. In July imports increased by 6.8% MoM in volume and by 12.7% in cost. In January-August Russia imported 190 thousand…Details
Taseyevskoye LLC, a part of Highland Gold Mining, intends in 2019 to start processing wastes of Baleyskaya Gold-extracting Factory No. 1 and obtain over 520 kg of gold per year. Expenses on the design works amount to $2.1 million. The company plans to develop the design documents and pass all the state procedures by September…Details
In 2018 DTEK intends to increase gas coal output in Ukraine by 1.5-2 million tons. “This year we will increase output by 1.5-2 million tons, to 23 million tons. And we intend to try to repeat this increase next year as well”, DTEK Energo deputy commercial director Dmitry Malyar said. In January-October DTEK imported 1.4…Details
The increase of the current coal price by 10% will improve the situation with paying salary to miners. According to the chairman of the Professional Union of Mining Industry Employees of Ukraine Victor Turmanov, the Ministry of energy and coal industry intends to increase state coal sales price from 2220 UAH to 2425 UAH per…Details
Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has received the first 63 MW power transformer produced by Power Machines – Toshiba. High-Voltage Transformers. The new machine will replace the outdated one. The cost of the investment project is 200 million rubles. Reconstruction will be complete in Q3 2018. This is the third power transformer supplied by Power…Details
Chepets Mechanical Works has started manufacturing industrial ingots of intermetallic titanium alloys of increased weight (up to 1480 kg) for the aviation industry. The main advantages of these alloys are the high melting temperature, increased strength, plastic and fatigue properties, good high temperature strength at the temperature of up to 700 degrees C and better…Details
Debang Guangdong is initiating a construction of a new metal cluster in the Far East. In particular, an electrometallurgical works will be built. According to the Ministry of the development of the East, investments will total $2 billion. The projected capacity of the first stage of the enterprise will be 1-3 million tons of metal…Details
In October Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 1.115 million tons of concentrate, up by 7.8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 26.1%, to 168.3 thousand tons. In January-October UGOK increased concentrate output by 11.1% YoY, to 10.285 million tons, while that of sinter decreased by 10.2%, to 1.56 million tons.…Details
In October Zaporizhstal increased pig iron output by 17.8% YoY, to 372.4 thousand tons. According to the company statement, steel output dropped by 12.1%, to 292.5 thousand tons, rolled metal – by 6.9%, to 265.5 thousand tons. In January-October Zaporizhstal produced 3.11 million tons of pig iron, up by 1.7% YoY, 3.22 million tons of…Details
In October Ukraine produced 1.8 million tons of pig iron, 1.9 million tons of steel and 1.7 million tons of rolled metal, down by 3%, 2%, and up by 2% MoM respectively. As of the end of October 18 out of 28 blast furnaces (64%), 8 out of open-hearth furnaces (89%), 14 out of 21…Details
Metinvest has revealed the reports on the operation of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works (EMZ), Komsomolskoye Mine Group and Donetskkoks, situated in the pro-Russia militants controlled territory of Donetsk region. In particular, EMZ received net profit of 360.483 million UAH in 2016 as opposed to net loss of 544.546 million UAH in 2015. Komsomolskoye Mine…Details
Evraz ZSMK specialists have developed the technique to produce new kinds of rails. Preliminary tests have been successfully carried out at the works. The new DT400IK rails are the improved version of DT370IK for complex sites of railroad, with wear resistance 13% higher than ordinary rails. Another new product is DT350VS400 rails for the high-speed…Details
In January-September Nadezhdinsky Iron and Steel Works produced 388 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 4% YoY, or by 15.3 thousand tons.
More than half of the output is the products of the bars shop (up by 9%).
At present the company is negotiating the construction of the continuous-casting machine. (Ukrainian metal)
The Mikheyevsky Ore Mining and Processing Plant (Varnensky district, Chelyabinsk region) plans to adopt a three-stage ore grinding technology, which will produce finer ore particles than the existing two-stage crushing equipment. The separation of tiny impregnated copper particles from gangue material is expected to reduce the loss of valuable fractions in tailings and increase the…Details
Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has finished reconstruction of the stove No. 2 at the blast furnace No. 5 “Severyanka”. According to the company statement, investments in the project totaled 800 million rubles ($14 million). “The reconstruction will allow increasing temperature to 1250 degrees C, improving the CherMK largest blast furnace efficiency and decreasing coke…Details
NLMK Lipetsk, NLMK Group’s flagship production site, has completed guarantee testing of pulverized coal injection (PCI) technology at blast furnace No. 6 (with a capacity of 3.1 million tons per year), and at blast furnace No. 7 (with a capacity of 4.3 million tons per year). Tests confirmed that the equipment had reached design capacity.…Details
The state enterprise Selidovugol has ordered Zakhystprom Trade LL the delivery of mining rescuing equipment valued at 58750 thousand UAH. In particular, this year the company has to deliver the products of Dezega SP (Turkey): 4792 self-rescuers at 9500 UAH apiece and 3961 regenerative charges at 3340 UAH apiece. In June Selidovugol ordered another company…Details
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa forecasts that in November ferrous metals scrap prices will decrease by 3.1% MoM, or by 200 UAH per ton, to 6300 UAH per ton. In October scrap price averaged 6.5 thousand UAH per ton, but because of the low stocks metal companies increased it to 6750 UAH pert tons. Until mid-November…Details
In January-August Russia imported 107.7 thousand tons of steel pipes from Germany, up 11-fold YoY. June saw the record high results in all the history of imports from Germany – 53.7 thousand tons. In May and July imports were also rather considerable – around 25.5 thousand tons. But in August deliveries fell to 0.63 thousand…Details
In January-September Kazakhstan produced 62697 kg of raw gold, up by 16.3% YoY.
According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of the national economy, raw silver output totaled 792535 kg, down by 12.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
According to the American Iron and Steel Institute, in 2017 USA will import 35.9 million tons of steel, up by 20% YoY. Russian companies will contribute the most.
In January-August US imported 24.09 million tons of steel, up by 20.5% YoY.
In particular, Russia supplied 2.12 million tons, up by 65.6% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)