The steel and semiconductor industries of South Korea will take a direct hit if the trade war between the United States and China turns into a global tariff war, panelists said at a seminar organized by the Federation of Korean Industries on Sept. 9. The experts said the ongoing trade war between the United States…Details
The three-month copper price on the London Metal Exchange was slightly lower during morning trading on Tuesday September 10, falling below its nearby $5,800 per tonne support level amid broad complex weakness, while aluminium futures stayed above the $1,800 per tonne threshold. Volumes traded in copper over the morning have been moderate, topping the complex…Details
In January-June capital investments in metal manufacture, except for machines and equipment, grew by 38.3% YoY, to 12.33 billion UAH. According to the Service of State Statistics, this was 5.3% of the total amount of capital investments in Ukraine. Metal manufacture accounted for 11.18 billion UAH of investments. And the rest (1.14 billion UAH) fell…Details
Evraz NTMK has produced a batch of hot-rolled steel with round section with the diameter of 95 mm. Such rolled metal is used in machine-building, construction and pipe manufacture. The first batch of rounds with the volume of 220 tons was produced of carbon and alloyed steel according to GOST 1050-88 and GOST 4543-2016. All…Details
At the extraordinary meeting Severstal shareholders have approved of paying dividends for Q2 in the amount of 26.72 rubles per ordinary share as opposed for 45.94 rubles in Q2 2018. The dividends will be paid to the shareholders who are registered as of September 17. The total amount of dividends to be paid is 22.384…Details
In August Krasniy Octyabr produced almost 24.7 thousand tons of liquid steel: 24.1 thousand tons in the electric arc furnace shop No. 2 and 580 tons in the shaped castings shop. In July the output was 23.1 thousand tons, with 22.5 thousand tons produced in the electric arc furnace shop and 620 tons in the…Details
During the current washing season the Olbot gold-extracting team LLC intends to extract at least 100 kg of gold. The company is washing for gold on the territory of Susuman district of Magadan region in the valleys of the Bolshoy Khatynakh and Sabygyl-Stanovoy brooks. Olbot started its washing season in May. This year the gold…Details
Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant has fulfilled its duties to the National bank of Ukraine under an amicable agreement by clearing the PrivatBank debts on the refinancing loan. In May 2018 the NBU filed a claim to the Commercial Court of Dniepropetrovsk region to recover NZF assets pledged to PrivatBank to receive the refinancing loan. On August…Details
Stoilensky, a part of NLMK Group, a global steel company, has began construction of a new stage (Stage 3) of its thickening unit, a hydrotechnical facility that dewaters the slurry, and thickens the solids, before transporting them to dedicated tailing pits. The separated water is recycled and returned into the process. This project will enable…Details
Under an investment project to reconstruct Tashtagol mine the first self-propelled machines have reached the enterprise. A drilling rig, a boring machine and a loading machine have been commissioned at the depth of 280 meters. Until the end of the year the mine will receive three more machines. Until 2021 Evraz intends to have 20…Details
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said the operation of the Amulsar gold mine might start in Q4 2020 at the earliest, but that the most likely time frame was the first quarter of 2021. Pashinyan in a live Facebook address urged the residents of nearby settlements to unblock the roads leading to the mine. The Prime…Details
In January-August Ukraine exported 4.871 million tons of carbon steel semi-finished products, up by 9.9% YoY, valued at $2.044 billion, down by 3.6% YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main buyers were Italy (31.02%), Egypt (15.06%) and Turkey (7.86%). In 8 months Ukraine imported 34.471 thousand tons of semis, up by 20.7% YoY,…Details
Kolmar could start regular sales of coking coal to India in summer 2020. “We have signed spot contracts with Indian partners. The sales could start in the first quarter of 2020 with the launch of the Vanino port. I believe, next year the exports will become regularly”, Kolmar Group board of directors’ chairwoman Anna Tsivileva…Details
In June Russia imported 536 tons of tantalum, including scrap, down by 49.6% MoM and by 66% YoY. After a considerable increase in supplies China has decreased them 4-fold, to 51 tons, and Kazakhstan – by 37%, to 485 tons. In 6 months tantalum imports totaled 4.1 thousand tons, down by 41.8% YoY. In monetary…Details
In January-July the Republic of Buryatia extracted 4.456 million tons of coal, up by 29% YoY.
Razrez Tugnuisky contributed the most coal – 2.836 million tons, up by 58%.
This year the republic intends to extract 6.2 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-August Almalyk Mining and Processing Works manufactured 11.2 trillion sums worth of products, up by 8.1% from the target. Exports reached $578.4 million. With the help of a development program the company plans to increase its ore output more than 3-fold, to 100 million tons. Non-ferrous and precious metals output will grow 2-fold, and…Details
Until 2024 Norilsk Nickel will invest 700 billion rubles in the development of manufacture in the Norilsk industrial district in Krasnoyarsk region. The Sulfur project will receive some 200 billion rubles. The rest will be invested in the modernization of mines and processing factories. The Sulfur project is the project to recycle sulfur dioxide at…Details
Amurstal hosted a meeting with the delegation of Posco Deawoo. In 2018 a contract was signed for the delivery of 300 thousand tons of steel billets. “The Torex group of companies is selling the billets via two major companies – Samsung and Posco Deawoo. With them we have contracts. In the past two years Amurstal…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to spend 10.8 billion UAH to pay dividends. This amount corresponds to 2.81 UAH per ordinary share.
The dividends will be paid via the Ukraine’s depositary system.
AMKR is the largest manufacturer of rolled steel in Ukraine.
Mittal Steel bought 93.02% of Krivorozhstal in 2005 for 24.2 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)
Indian Express reported that Delhi police, a month after Steel Authority of India Limited chairman Mr Anil Kumar Chaudhary was assaulted by armed men, have established that it was a premeditated attack over a deal not going through. The special task force of the Crime Branch has arrested a 62-year old private contractor, Ashok Kumar…Details
ccused wanted to avenge loss of contract worth crores A coal contractor has been arrested for allegedly conspiring to attack Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) chairman Anil Kumar Chaudhary and make it look like a road rage case, the police said on Monday. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime Branch) Dr. Ram Gopal Naik confirmed…Details
Base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange exhibited mixed movements during morning trading on Tuesday September 10 while the complex reacts to global economic growth concerns and China relaxing its monetary policy. China’s disappointing trade data for August, with exports unexpectedly down 1% year on year, weighed on market sentiment at a time when…Details
The Philippine Star reported that Philippines local manufacturers have urged the Department of Trade and Industry and the city government of Manila to monitor hardware stores selling substandard steel angle bars, saying the use of these materials especially in billboards poses risks to life and property. The Steel Angles, Shapes, Sections Manufacturers Association of the…Details
The export price for Chinese ferro-silicon has reached a 27-month low amid persistent weak demand and tough international competition, Fastmarkets heard on Monday September 9. In Europe, the market extended its steady trend into a third week in a row, but losses were looming amid an expectation of weaker settlements for deliveries in the fourth…Details