The energy supplies to the Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have been renewed. “Avdiivka and the works have received electricity. Repairs to be continued. We don’t know what tomorrow brings, but as for now Avdiivka Coke is operational”, Metinvest reported. The energy supply to the works has been several times stopped this year because of…Details
According to the Chelyabinsk region authorities negotiations are underway with 3 companies interested in buying Ufaleinickel from the current owner. At present the work is idle. 700 employees have nothing to do, and 500 of them have received notification on resignation. The Verkhny Ufalei town council is engaged in creation of new and temporary jobs…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, has carried out the scheduled repair of its 2300 hot-rolling mill.
The overhaul has been conducted by the works’ employees.
The scheduled repairs will ensure the stable and effective operation of the mill until the next overhaul. (Ukrainian metal)
Lipetsk Gipromez, one of the largest engineering and project design companies in the Russian metals and mining industry and part of NLMK Group, has been rebranded and renamed NLMK Engineering. The changes to the company’s name, logo and strategic positioning are a reflection of the extensive development it has undertaken over the last two years.…Details
PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to purchase each premises located at Lavrenyova and Chystopilska streets (also known as “Zhukovka village”) in Saksahanskiy district of Kriviy Rih at the price of UAH 450 thousand. In general, this is 32 single-story dwelling houses and outbuildings constructed in 1950-1955, located in dangerous zone of ground motion due to…Details
Residents of Batken region opposed development of Shambesai gold deposit. The State Committee of Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use tried to tell them about the advantages of the project. Representatives of Z-Explorer Company held a presentation of Shambesai project with explanation of the proposed technology for development of the field and measures for environmental protection,…Details
Metal and metal wares share in the total exports to far foreign countries reached 9.1% in January 2017 (8% year ago). According to the Federal Customs Service, the monetary volume of the exports grew by 66.4% YoY, and physical – by 12%. Copper and copper alloys exports increased 2.2-fold, aluminum – by 17.6%, iron and…Details
A new long face has been put into operation at the mine named after Lenin, operating within the Yuzhny Kuzbass coal company. The reserves of the long face are estimated at 369 thousand tons of coking coal. The length of the long face is 120 meters. The coal will be supplied to Russian iron and…Details
In January the share of metal and wares in the imports from far foreign countries totaled 5.3% (5.4% in 2016), with monetary volume up by 34.4% YoY, and physical volume – by 36.8%. According to the Federal Customs Service, ferrous metals imports increased by 39.5%, with pipe imports down by 24.3%, and iron and alloyed…Details
The Russian court has arrested the ex-general manager of Severstal Vadim Larin in his absence on the accusation of bribing during the state checks of the company mines in Vorkuta. At present the Investigation committee of the Komi Republic has no information of his whereabouts. In early February it was believed he was in UK.…Details
The chairman of the government Dmitry Medvedev believes that metal structures for ski lifts at ski resorts, which are currently imported, could be produced in Russia. “We understand that the whole number of structures, including metal structures, used in lifts, we purchase abroad at high price. It’s quite possible to produce them here”, he said.…Details
In 2017 Electrozinc, a part of UMMC, will invest 476 million rubles (up by 19% YoY) into the repair, replacement of the old and purchase of new equipment. Maintenance repairs of 420 objects including 23 capital repairs have been scheduled this year at Electrozinc. Their cost is 340 million rubles. 136 million rubles will be…Details
Severstal will invest 22 billion rubles into the development of Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works and other Severstal Russian Steel assets. According to the company statement, 55% of the amount will be invested in the maintenance projects, the major of which is the reconstruction of the coking battery No. 4. The rest will be spent…Details
The L5-UM Larssen sheet piling produced at Evraz NTMK is used in the reconstruction of the Magadan trade seaport berths. The deliveries commenced in February. By May the works will have shipped 3 thousand tons of sheet piling to the Far East. The Larssen sheet piling is the unique product of Evraz NTMK, no other…Details
A new plant for the production of metalware for industrial use is planned for construction on the territory of the Free Economic Zone Angren. Memorandum on the project was signed in the framework of the Uzbek-Turkish business forum between management of the FEZ Angren and Director of DAL Teknik Makina Sanayi Ve Tigaret AnonimSirketi Gaudet…Details
Problems of Makmal reached the walls of the Parliament. Last week, the state of affairs at the gold mine was discussed by the parliamentarians of the committee on the fuel and energy complex and subsoil use. It was also attended by the head of Kyrgyzaltyn Almaz Alimbekov. He said that Makmal reserves were depleted. With…Details
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has ordered magnesium valued at 43.85 million UAH from Titan Ukrainy LLC. By the end of the year the company will have supplied 406 tons of MG-90 magnesium at 108 thousand UAH per ton. In August 2016 the same company sold it 28% cheaper to ZTMK – at 77.23 thousand…Details
In February Zaporozhogneupor increased unmolded refractories output by 18% YoY.
The company produced 720 tons of unmolded refractories, in particular 181 tons of refractory concretes and masses and 539 tons of insulating and slag mixes.
In January-February Zaporozhogneupor increased output by 35% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-February Ukraine exported 1.116 million tons of carbon steel semi-finished products, valued at $409.31 million, down by 12.1% and up by 36.6% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumers were Italy (19.83%), Egypt (19.77%) and Turkey (19.24%). At the same time Ukraine imported 717 tons of steel semis valued at…Details
In 2016 DTEK mined 33.2 million tons of coal, or 74.33% of all the coal mined in Ukraine. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, last year Ukraine mined 44.68 million tons of coal, with 5 million tons being coking coal and 39.68 million tons – power-generating coal. DTEK Pavlogradugol yielded the largest…Details
In January-February Ukraine imported 184.376 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate valued at $28.457 million, up by 69.6% and 2.2-fold YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, the South African Republic (61.36%), Ghana (35.1%) and Gabon (2.37%) were the main suppliers. At the same time Ukraine has sharply decreased manganese ore and concentrate…Details
In January-February Ukraine imported 2.46 million tons of coal valued at $357.59 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $247.24 million worth of coal, or 69.1% of the total imports, USA – $65.4 million (18.3%), and Kazakhstan – $20.45 million (5.7%). Other countries supplied 6.9% of all coal, or $24.51 million. Coal imports…Details