Russia: TMK to develop innovative pipes for Gazprom

Chairman of Pipe Metallurgical Company Dmitriy Pumpyanskiy and chairman of Gazprom Alexei Miller have signed a roadmap to develop pipe products with integrated registering, processing and commuting components. TMK will produce for Gazprom innovative large diameter pipes with built-in sensors to control pressure, temperature and deformations in real-time mode. The pipes will be specially marked…

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Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions ships metal structures to Vorkutaugol

Severstal Steel Decisions has sent the first wagon of metal structures to Vorkutaugol. The structures will be used to construct lifting machine premises at the Komsomolskaya mine. In particular, the company has produced metal structures for the frame of the building. The metal structures weighing over 100 tons have been produced at the Orel manufacturing…

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Russia: Lermontovsky GOK produces 235 tons of tungsten concentrate

In January-August Lermontovsky Mining and Processing Works produced 235 tons of tungsten concentrate. The company employs 240 locals from the Svetlogorye village. In April LGOK resumed operation after a scheduled shut down. Since February the company has been assembling new machinery. Last year LGOK received 250 million rubles from the regional budget to resume operation.…

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Russia: Metalloinvest and Signify complete second stage of lighting modernization at LGOK, MGOK and OEMK

Signify (previously Philips Lighting) has modernized lighting systems at three Metalloinvest enterprises: Lebedinsky and Mikhailovsky Mining and Steel Works as well as Oskol Electrometallurgical Works. All in all the company has replaced over 5 thousand lamps in 15 shops. As the result of the second stage of the large-scale program to modernize lighting at Metalloinvest…

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Ukraine: Interpipe loses UAH 3.8 million because of journalist investigation

In early September Ukrzaliznytsia announced a tender to buy tyres for rolling stock valued at UAH 47.7 million. Two companies participated – Interpipe Ukraine and Intervtorprom. Neither decreased their offers, thus raising suspicion. Journalists of the “Railroad without corruption” project found out that the companies often participated in such trades. This time all the documents…

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