Ukraine: Zhevago leaves PGOK SB

Konstantin Zhevago has left the supervisory board of Poltava Mining and Processing Works, the largest iron ore pellets producer in Ukraine. According to the company statement, Zhevago resigned on October 19. His office ended on November 3. He has been in the supervisory board for 20 years, but directly owns no PGOK shares. (Ukrainian metal)

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Russia: ММК signs contract with Sinosteel for supply of sinter plant equipment

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works has started construction of a new sinter plant as part of its long-term development strategy announced in November 2015 to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Commissioning of the new sinter plant will provide MMK’s blast furnaces with high-quality sinter produced using state-of-the-art energy-saving and environmentally safe technologies. The new plant…

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Russia: NLMK Group centralizes control over European investment projects

NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, Europe and the USA, is opening NLMK Europe’s Project Office, a new division for integrated planning and implementation of investment programs at the group’s European facilities. Konstantin Lagutin, NLMK Group’s VP for Investment Projects, said: “The new project office will allow us to integrate our…

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