Ukraine: AMKR spends 600 million UAH on environment

In 2018 overall expenses of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih on environmental issues exceeded 600 million UAH. According to the company press service, in particular, gas-purification equipment was repaired at the sintering machines Nos. 1 and 5, the flanged beam machine No. 6, and the converter No. 3. In the mining department crushing and ore processing factories…

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Russia: Izhstal awarded for quality

Izhstal has been awarded by the governor of the Udmurtia Republic for the quality of its products. The company produces over 1 thousand steel grades according to national and international standards and norms. In 2018 the company successfully passed the audits for the compliance of its quality management system to ISO 9001:2015, 305/2005/EU and also…

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Russia: gold exports down in 2018

Russia’s gold exports fell by 70% YoY, to 17.047 tons in 2018, the Assay Chamber at the Finance Ministry, which is responsible for state control over exports and imports of precious metals and stones, said in a report on February 19. According to the finance ministry, Russia’s gold refineries increased output by 2.45%, to 314.42…

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Ukraine: DTEK coal output down on 2018

In 2018 DTEK decreased coal output by 1.9% YoY, to 27.186 million tons.

Gas coal mining grew by 5.3%, to 24.13 million tons.

At the same time anthracite coal was not mined.

Obukhovskay mine increased output by 4.9%, to 3.05 million tons.

Coal concentrate production dropped by 9.2%, to 12.36 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Sibcable uses 3 thousand transportation units to deliver products

In 2018 Sibcable surpassed its delivery plan. The company used over 3 thousand automobiles, 13 railroad cars and some 100 containers. According to the transport-warehouse department representatives, cars and trucks are the fastest and the cheapest way of transportation, especially oSibcablen short distances. Railroad helps out when it is necessary to transport to Siberia or…

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