Russia: steel deliveries to construction companies down in October 2018

In October direct deliveries of steel to the companies manufacturing ferroconcrete structures, as well as house building factories totaled 13.4 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 25.1% YoY.

In January-October deliveries of steel reached 147 thousand tons, down by 30.8% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK management systems’ effectiveness confirmed by audit

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) Group has successfully passed the external supervisory audit of its quality management systems (QMS), environmental management systems (EMS) and industrial and labor safety management systems (ILSMS) for compliance with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001, IATF 16949, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The audit conducted by external auditors…


Russia: NLMK Group at Metal-Expo 2018

NLMK Group, a global steel company with operations in Russia, the European Union, and the USA will take part in Metal-Expo’2018, the 24th International Industrial Exhibition that will be held on November 13-16 at Pavilion No. 75, VDNH (Moscow). This year, the company will present “NLMK Priority” stand. The concept of the stand embodies one…


Ukraine: Interpipe NMTZ to become private

Shareholders of Interpipe Novomoskovsk Pipe Works intend to turn the enterprise from public joint stock company into a private one. The issue will be discussed at the extraordinary meeting scheduled for December 14. The shareholders also want to renew the statutory documents, as well as documents on the general meeting, supervisory board, revision commission, etc.…


Ukraine: Dneprospetsstal steel output up in October 2018

In October Dneprospetsstal increased steel output by 13.6% MoM, to 21.968 thousand tons.

According to the company statement, rolled metal output dropped by 3%, to 12.837 thousand tons.

In January-October steel manufacture grew by 2.4%, to 210.120 thousand tons, while rolled metal output fell by 2%, to 138.425 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR gets AvtoKrAZ truck tanker to transport coke gas condensate

AvtoKrAZ and Everlast have produced a truck tanker for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

The tanker is used to transport and temporarily store coke gas concentrate.

The volume of the tank is 10 cubic meters.

This is the first time that AMKR has ordered machinery from AvtoKrAZ. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap deliveries to metal plants up in October 2018

In October deliveries of scrap to the major metal and pipe plants via railroad totaled 1.54 million tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 3.8% YoY.

In January-October scrap deliveries grew by 4.3% YoY, to 11.78 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)