Kolmar, the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and Baosteel Resources (China) have concluded an agreement to continue cooperation. The memorandum provides for a long-term cooperating and exports of coking coals to China. By 2021 Kolmar intends to have increased coal mining and processing at all of its enterprises to 20 million tons. The company has started…Details
ChTPZ will buy 49.813% of shares in Eterno LLC for 5.3 billion rubles from Mountrise Limited. According to the company statement, the shares have to be paid for not later than on November 1. The deal was concluded on September 10. Eterno LLC is the joint project of ChTPZ and Rosnano to produce joint parts…Details
Ukraine can easily solve the problem of Crimean Titanium and the environment catastrophe, which the Russian occupants have created in the town of Armyansk. For this the plant has to stop operation. “The only raw material that the company needs is ilmenite. The ore containing titanium is mined in Ukraine, and then from Odessa is…Details
Eastern Mining Company and Marubeni Corporation (Japan) have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. The companies will be developing the loading and warehouse infrastructure of the main EMC logistics hub – the coal seaport of Primorsk. EMC investment program until 2022 presupposes the development of manufacturing capacity to 20 million tons. This year the…Details
The Trading House MMK LLC intends to sell 250 thousand tons of metal in Kazakhstan in 2018. Kazakhstan has become the first country where a foreign office of the company opened due both to the proximity to MMK and the developing economy of the region with high metal consumption. The first office was opened in…Details
In 2018 the titanium manufacture of Chepets Mechanical Works turns 10. The company has mastered the manufacture of 300 types of products of titanium and alloys under the program of import substitution. In particular, it can produce capillary, ribbed and extremely thin-walled seamless pipes, as well as pipes with spiral ribs for reactor machinery on…Details
Yakutugol is commissioning new machinery at its Neryungrinskaya processing factory.
The company has acquired a Magnis separator and Warman sludge pumps.
The cost of the new machinery is 12 million rubles.
The factory operates 65 pumps and 36 separators. (Ukrainian metal)
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has received a certificate for the manufacture of rails for railroads with the speed of 250 km per hour. The first deliveries are scheduled for October. The quality of rails has been evaluated in several stages. “From October we will start supplying rails to the Russian Railways. They will be…Details
Severstal, Rosnano and Windar Renovables S.L. (Spain) have concluded an agreement on the creation of a joint enterprise Bashni VRS to produce steel towers for wind power turbines. They will be produced in Rostov region. Initial investments in the project will reach 750 million rubles. The share of Severstal will be 24.5%. The group will…Details
The construction of the Tashkent Iron and Steel Works is scheduled to be finished in December 2019. At present metal structures are being assembled at the site. The first products are expected to be produced in spring 2020. The turnkey contract for the construction of the works valued at 287 million euro was concluded with…Details
Corum Druzhkovka Machine-Building Works has produced anchoring for the Pokrovskoye Mine Group. All the 200 sections have been shipped, and assembled at the new long face commissioned on August 21. The reserves of the long face are over 1.4 million tons of coal. The high quality of the anchoring allows using it at two such…Details
In January-August DTEK Energo increased gas coal output by 2.5% YoY, to 15.5 million tons. In particular, DTEK Pavlogradugol mined 13 million tons of coal, on par with the last year level. DTEK Dobropolyeugol increased output by 16.7%, to 2.5 million tons. “Our task is to surpass the last year output level by 1.5 million…Details
In January-June Ferrexpo invested over 1.4 billion UAH (more than $52.9 million) in the development of its Poltava, Yeristovo and Belanovsky Mining and Processing Works. In particular, PGOK received 938 million UAH ($35.1 million), while EGOK and BGOK – 474 million UAH ($17.8 million). The projects to maintain manufacture at PGOK amounted to 333 million…Details
Uralelectromed is constructing the second stage of the steel structures manufacture. The work is scheduled to have ended by 2019. The capacity of two stages will be 8 thousand tons of metal structures per year. The estimated cost of the second stage construction is 380 million rubles. The construction of the second stage of the…Details
In summer Develens LLC received 9 orders from state mine groups to supply machinery valued at 106.51 million UAH. In particular, the state enterprise Yuzhnodonbasskoye Mine Group No. 1 has placed orders valued at 48.6 million UAH. Conveyer costs 33.95 million UAH, while narrow shearer costs 14.65 million UAH. The state enterprise Mirnogradugol placed orders…Details
In July-August Ukrzaliznytisa concluded 27 agreements with Interpipe Ukraine LLC on the purchase of wheels valued at 254.48 million UAH. The cost of most agreements was less than EUR 133 thousand. Interpipe will supply 13547 wheels produced by Interpipe NTZ in 2017-2018 at 19080 UAH apiece. The value of the order is 0.5% below the…Details
The Velikomostovskaya mine of the state enterprise Lvivugol has exceeded its annual plan by 112.6%.
On September 10 the mine completed its annual plan on rock mining.
Since the start of the year the enterprise has mined 1550 meters of rock. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-August the Republic of Buryatia extracted 3482.8 kg of gold, down by 2% YoY. In particular, ore gold accounted for 2269.8 kg, on par with the previous year results. The republic has also obtained 1213 kg of alluvial gold, down by 5%. In January-July gold output totaled 2929.7 kg, up by 7% YoY. (Ukrainian…Details
Rushydro and Rusal have taken a pause in the construction of the Taishet Aluminum Plant because of the sanctions. Earlier the Rushydro CEO Nikolai Shulginov noted that the company deemed it necessary to review the initial conditions of participation in the project. Rusal began constructing the plant in Irkutsk region in 2006, but had to…Details
In January-August deliveries of steel products to construction companies (including imports) decreased by 7.8% YoY. Bars accounted for 43.6% of the total deliveries. The result dropped by 8% YoY. Shapes and sections accounted for 34%, down by 8%. The share of roofing steel, including galvanized, was 8.1%, down by 11.7%. The share of steel pipes…Details
In June-August direct deliveries of ferrous scrap to the major metal companies and pipe plants totaled 4.31 million tons.
According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 13.7% YoY.
At the same time it is down by 2.8%, up by 22.6% and by 12% compared to 2014, 2015 and 2016 respectively. (Ukrainian metal)
According to the statistics committee of the Ministry of National Economy, in August Kazakhstan produced 0.374 million tons of steel (0.367 million tons in July), down by 5.2% YoY. In January-August steel manufacture dropped by 0.5%, to 3.061 million tons. Flat rolled metal output grew by 7.1%, to 2.017 million tons, with 0.279 million tons…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works will take part in the Expert Group for the Development in Russia of Standards for the Implementation of Technology and Innovation. A unified methodology will increase demand for Russian technology and help boost Russian companies’ competitiveness. The standards will constitute recommendations on working with external innovations, along with other measures…Details
The prices of precious metals varied in Azerbaijan on September 12, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold decreased by 0.5355 manats, to 2,029.222 manats per ounce on September 12, compared to the price on September 11. The price of silver decreased by 0.0787 manats, to 23.9715 manats per…Details