In January-June Russia exported 3.3 million tons of pig iron, up by 34.6% YoY, valued at $1106 million, up by 48.6%. According to the customs statistics, US imported the most pig iron (51.4%, up by 6.1%). Hong Kong started importing Russian pig iron in late 2017 and in 6 months purchased 478 thousand tons. Italy…Details
The governor of Donetsk region Alexander Kuts has discusses with the directors of mines, mayors of mine towns, representatives of power suppliers, Pension Fund, etc. what to do to make the state coal enterprises profitable. “At present there are 15 state coalmining enterprises in the region. As of August 23 they have mined 1.3 million…Details
In July Ukraine increased steel output by 11.4% YoY, to 1.82 million tons, but dropped to the 13th place from the 12th in the Worldsteel rating. The first place is traditionally occupied by China (81.24 million tons, up by 7.2%). Iran took Ukraine’ place, having produced 1.98 million tons of steel, up by 13.2%. In…Details
In January-June Rusal Bratsk Aluminum Works decreased net profit 1.4-fold YoY, to 1.062 billion rubles.
According to the company statement, the revenue dropped by 0.1%, to 47.149 billion rubles.
The company does not comment on the reason of the decrease. (Ukrainian metal)
In July Amurstal (ex-Amurmetal) shipped 61 thousand tons of metal, up 6-fold YoY.
In January-July sales increased 9.4-fold YoY, to 288.3 thousand tons.
This year the company has supplied 95.2 thousand tons of metal to domestic customers and exported 193 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In July railroad deliveries of scrap to Amurstal (ex-Amurmetal) totaled 68.2 thousand tons.
The deliveries grew 30-fold YoY.
In January-July scrap deliveries to the company increased almost 6-fold YoY, to 292 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
At least 6.5 billion rubles are needed to resume operation of the flooded mines in Partizansk. And the work will last for some 3 years. Suchan-Ugol LLC announced its planes to revive coal industry in Partizanks in January. At present the company is a resident of the Free Port of Vladivostok. The company intends to…Details
In January-July Amur region extracted 12312 kg of gold, down by 14.5% YoY. The decrease is due to the drop of output at Albyn and Pokrovsk mines of Petropavlovsk Plc. Of the total volume 8703 kg (-19%) were provided by the companies developing ore gold deposits. Alluvial gold output remained on the previous year level…Details
The arc furnace shop No. 3 of Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works has produced the corrosion- and heat-resistant steel EP-410-Sh according to technique, developed by the company specialists. The steel was produced using the electroslag remelting. The slabs with the sizes of 150x500x1200 mm and 210x500x1400 mm were produced to be further processed at the sheet-rolling mills.…Details
In July loading of ferrous metals increased by 8.2% YoY, to 6.6 million tons. Since the beginning of the year the railroad has transported 46.1 million tons of ferrous metals, up by 11.6% YoY. The increase in July was due both to local (+10%) and export (+20%) transportation. Deliveries to Taiwan grew 2.6-fold, to Italy…Details
PJSC Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and mining companies, will reduce its emissions to the atmosphere by almost 700 tons per year following the reconstruction of the coke oven battery No. 4 (KB-4) at the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The project, with a total cost of approximately 6 billion rubles,…Details
DTEK Dnepro Grid has decided to limit the delivery of electricity to Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works from August 28 because of the debt of 48 million UAH. “At present the debt of the plant has amounted to 48 million UAH. We have several times agreed not to take measures because of a large number of sub-users…Details
Energomashspetsstal will produce supporting rolls for 2 ArcelorMittal iron and steel works. According to the company statement, two hot-rolling rolls will be shipped to ArcelorMittal Eisenhüttenstadt (Germany). The total weight of the order is 67 tons. The delivery is scheduled for May and August 2019. Another supporting roll weighing 107 tons will be produced for…Details
In January-July the Belarus Iron and Steel Works (BMZ trademark) increased the export of products by 35% YoY, the company’s press service reported. In January-July BMZ exported 1.14 million tons of metal products worth more than $724 million. The export growth made up 135% from the same period in 2017 in money terms and 105.5%…Details
The prices of precious metals increased in Azerbaijan on August 28, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold went up by 4.913 manats, to 2,056.439 manats per ounce on August 28, compared to the price on August 27. The price of silver grew by 0.0469 manats, to 25.2991 manats…Details
The net profit of Russia’s gold producer GV Gold fell by 9.5% YoY, to $19 million in January-June, as calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said. Revenue soared by 70%, to $146 million. Operating profit grew by 52%, to $43 million. Adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by…Details
Coal reserves of Russia are estimated at 200 billion tons, or 5.5% of the world total. Magadan region has four major coal territories: Arkagalinskaya, Omsukchanskaya, Omolonskaya and Okhotskaya. Three companies mine for coal in the region: Kolyma Coal Company LLC, Association of Business Partnership LLC and North-Eastern Coal Company LLC. Last year Kolyma Coal Company…Details
The blast furnace No. 4 of Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has produced the 85-millionth ton of pig iron. This is the second largest blast furnace in Severstal volume-wise. The furnace was first blown on March 27, 1969. The first pig iron was produced on March 29, 1969. The volume of the furnace is 2.7…Details
In January-June, according to the railroad statistics, steel supplies for the construction of the Sila Sibiri (Power of Siberia) gas pipeline totaled 100.7 thousand tons, down by 28% YoY, by 61% from 2016 and by 35% from 2015. Steel pipes constituted the main part of the deliveries (87%), with large diameter pipes accounting for 6%,…Details
In January-July Ukraine exported 9.01 million tons of rolled metal, up by 6.1% YoY. 83.8% of the rolled metal produced was exported. The share of semi-finished products in exports grew to 44.52% from 40.78% last year. The share of the flat rolled metal was 34.05% against 34.44%, and of bars – 21.43% against 24.78%. The…Details
In January-July rolled metal consumption on the domestic market grew by 5.27% YoY, to 2399.5 thousand tons. At the same time imports increased by 13.03%, to 785.9 thousand tons. Ukrainian companies supplied some 1.74 million tons of metal to the domestic market, up by 36 thousand tons. The share of flat rolled metal in the…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has reached the pre-war output levels. “All the shops are operating. The company has started employing engineers”, the President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko declared. He added that people believed in the Ukraine authorities providing for free life in Avdiivka. “Avdiivka has also become a symbol of Ukrainian stability, efficiency and…Details
In January-July Amur Zoloto LLC, extracting gold on the territory of Khabarovsk region, produced 789.5 kg of gold. In particular, the Yubileyniy GOK at the Krasivoye deposits produced 44.4 thousand tons of ore gold, with Yubileynaya factory processing 59.3 thousand tons of ore and producing 538.6 kg of gold and 333.9 kg of silver. Perevalnaya…Details
The Shakhta Ugolnaya Company, mining coal in Chukotka Autonomous District, has joined the Beringovsky area of advanced development. Within the area, the company will modernize its capacities and in 3 years acquire new machinery – a belt conveyer, a combine, winches and other equipment. The total volume of investments will reach 250 million rubles. The…Details
In January-June Raspadskaya sold 391 thousand tons of coking coal to Evraz Ukraine companies, up by 69% YoY. Evraz share in Raspadskaya sales grew to 11% from 7% last year. All in all in 6 months the company sold 4.382 million tons of coal and coal concentrate, up by 22% YoY, with 2.488 million tons…Details
The prices of precious metals increased on August 27, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold increased by 31.824 manats, to 2051.526 manats per ounce on August 27, compared to the price on August 24. The price of silver grew by 0.4952 manats, to 25.2522 manats per ounce. The…Details