Ukraine: Zaporizhstal reporting limestone deficiency

Zaporizhstal has reported shortages of limestone due to the problems with railroad transportation in Donetsk region. “The unsolved problems with railroad transportation from the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region affect Zaporizhstal. We have been using only Ukraine-produced limestone. But now due to difficulties with delivery of this raw material from our major supplier – Komsomolskoye…

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Ukraine: MGOK and Valki-Ilmenit produce 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in H1 2016

In January-June Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both parts of Group DF and situated in Zhitomir region, produced 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate. “Output depends solely on the ilmenite buyers demand and contracts concluded. There is a slight decrease in mining YoY. But we are interested to mine only what we need,…

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Russia: thickeners underflow heating unit assembled at Norilsk Concentrator

Automated Warman pumping station equipped with thickeners underflow heating unit was installed at Norilsk Concentrator. After closure of agglomeration shop of Nickel Plant one of its sections was additionally equipped with automated Warman pumping unit and thickeners underflow heating unit. Later, the section became a part of Norilsk Concentrator, which is a structural division of…

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