Ukraine: AMKR invests in automotive equipment

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih continues to invest in new automotive equipment. Last week three new 45-ton dump trucks BelAz-75473 were released for the performance of steelmaking wastes disposal. The total cost of dump trucks amounted to 26 million 700 thousand UAH. Aleksey Smirnov, Deputy Director of Motor Transport Department, PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih: “As of…


Russia: rolled metal deliveries to service metal centers up in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of rolled metal to the major service metal centers, specializing in metal wares manufacture, totaled 200.6 thousand tons.

The results increased by 21.6% YoY.

In January-June deliveries reached 1.15 million tons, up by 7.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to ferroconcrete companies down in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct deliveries of rolled metal to the companies producing ferroconcrete structures as well as housing-building companies totaled 12.7 thousand tons.

In annual comparison the results dropped by 28%.

In January-June supplies totaled 92 thousand tons, down by 34.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: EZOTsM develops technique to plate titanium with iridium

Since the start of the year Yekaterinburgskiy Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has been carrying out a major strategic project to produce precision parts of precious metals alloys. The new method allows plating titanium electrodes with iridium oxide. Trial samples of such electrodes have been sent to several customers, and positive results have already been received.…


Kazakhstan: gold output to grow

Prime Minister Bakytzhan was presented a project for the construction of Altyn Ex mining and metallurgical plant in Altyndy. The company is currently developing the Yubileynoye field, one of the largest deposits of gold-bearing ores in the country. Also, according to the founder of the enterprise the construction of the plant will increase productivity, and…


Russia: Zolotinka gold output down

As of July 1, the gold-extracting company Zolotinka LLC has extracted 42 kg of gold in Amur region, down by 29% YoY. According to the regional ministry of natural resources, as of July 1, 2017 the gold output amounted to 59.1 kg. The company is extracting alluvial gold at two sites: in the Ostrovnaya River…


Russia: scrap exports through ports of Nakhodka and Vostochniy prohibited

The Primorye region stops exporting ferrous scrap and wastes through the seaports of Nakhodka and Vostochniy.

The new rules come into effect on July 22.

The scrap export limitation will be valid for 5 months.

So far this year Nakhodka customs has approved 95.5 thousand tons of scrap for exports. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions supplies metal structures to theme park

Severstal Steel Decisions has resumed supplies of metal structures for the closed theme zone of the Dream Isle amusement park in Moscow.

As of June, the company has produced and shipped 2.268 thousand tons of metal structures, made of Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works steel.

Assembly of the metal structures started in March. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KZOTsM share on flat rolled metal market to grow

Kirov Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has finished the main stage of its capacity modernization. The company is commissioning three machines with the combined cost of 1.4 billion rubles: a cold-rolling mill, modernized transfer tables of the hot-rolling mill and the Salico slitting and shearing line. The Kvarto-450 cold-rolling mill modernization was the most expensive. The…