Russia: Evraz sales down in Q3 2018

In Q3 Evraz decreased its consolidated steel sales by 10.3% YoY, to 3.1 million tons. The decrease is due to the drop in pig iron manufacture. Rolled metal sales fell by 1.2%, mostly because of the decrease in the railroad rails, wheels and flat metal sales. Semi-finished steel products sales fell by 0.7%. Coking coal…


Russia: NLMK trading house starts online sales from Kazan warehouse

The NLMK trading house is starting online sales of rebars from its warehouse in the city of Kazan.

The first customers will be provided with a discount from each ton ordered.

The warehouse offers 12 types of rebars in rods and 8 types of rebars in coils.

The minimum order is 4 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: AMT invests 3 billion tenge in processing factory modernization

The processing factory of the Orken-Atasu will enter the new 2019 year with a completely modernized complex. Investments of ArcelorMittal Temirtau in the project will reach over 3 billion tenge. The factory employees have completed the manufacturing plan of iron ore mining and processing in advance. Thus, the factory was ready for the large-scale reconstruction…


Russia: MMK to modernize coke manufacture

MMK and Sinosteel Equipment & Engineering Co have signed a memorandum of intention and cooperation in the project to reconstruct the MMK coke manufacture. The parties have agreed to conclude agreements for the construction of objects under the project. The project presupposes the construction of the coke-oven battery No. 12, reconstruction of the recovery plant,…


Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for ISD Dunaferr

Energomashspetsstal has concluded an agreement to supply rolls to the ISD Dunaferr.

According to the company statement, for the Hungarian plant it will produce 7 backing rolls for hot- and cold-rolling mills.

The weight of the whole batch is 174.8 tons.

According to the schedule, the rolls will be delivered in July-October 2019. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pipe exports up in September 2018

In September Ukraine exported $70.387 million worth of steel pipes, up by 42.2% YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, imports dropped by 4.5%, to $12.399 million. US saw the largest exports – $9.615 million. In January-September pipe exports grew by 39.9%, to $554.955 million, while imports – by 46.2%, to $123.547 million. In August…


Ukraine: semi-finished steel products imports up in January-August 2018

In January-August Ukraine exported 4.431 million tons of semi-finished steel products valued at $2.12 billion, as opposed to 3.83 million tons valued at $1.1451 billion last year. In 8 months Ukraine imported 28.665 thousand tons of steel semis valued at $17.335 million, up from 7.362 thousand tons at $3.968 million. The Western Europe countries accounted…