In January-June Russia produced 25.6 million tons of pig iron, down by 1.4% YoY. Rolled metal output grew by 0.2%, to 30.8 million tons. Pipes, sections and fittings manufacture dropped by 1.2%, to 6.1 million tons. In June Russia decreased pig iron output by 3.1% YoY, but increased that of rolled metal and pipes –…Details
In May Russia imported 82.4 thousand tons of manganese ore and concentrate, down by 22.3% MoM and by 9.7% YoY. In 5 months imports dropped by 19.2%, to 389.8 thousand tons. Deliveries from the South Africa and Kazakhstan decreased by 25% and 28% respectively, to 51 and 13 thousand tons. In monetary terms since the…Details
In May Russia exported 2.5 thousand tons of titanium, up by 8% MoM and by 4.8% YoY. In 5 months exports totaled 11.5 thousand tons, up by 2.3% YoY. USA and Germany increased titanium imports from Russia by 18.5% and by 31% respectively. Deliveries to US accounted for 27.4% of the total exports, and to…Details
In May Russia imported 3.5 thousand tons of raw zinc, down by 22.6% MoM, but up by 370.1% YoY. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan decreased deliveries by 27%, while Peru increased almost 2-fold. In 5 months imports grew by 295%, to 22.4 thousand tons. In monetary terms since the start of the year imports have increased by…Details
In May Russia exported 12.5 thousand tons of nickel matte to Finland, up by 26.2% MoM, but down by 25.1% YoY. In 5 months exports totaled 48.4 thousand tons, down by 36.5% YoY. In monetary terms exports since the start of the year have increased by 28.8%. Export prices in May dropped by 3%, to…Details
In May Russia imported 3.6 thousand tons of copper scrap and waste, down by 13.4% MoM, but up by 17.9% YoY. In 5 months imports totaled 15.5 thousand tons, up by 45.1% YoY. The main suppliers were Germany (958 tons, up by 40% MoM) and Kyrgyzstan (664 tons, down 2-fold). In monetary terms since the…Details
In May Russia exported 357.2 tons of long rolled copper products, down by 22% MoM, but up by 0.5% YoY. In 5 months exports totaled 2.1 thousand tons, up by 2.9% YoY. The main importer was Belarus, accounting for 40%, followed by Germany (16.6%). In monetary terms exports since the start of the year have…Details
In January-June Cable Alliance Holding plants increased copper processing by 15% YoY, to 22.5 thousand tons. Electrocable processed the most – over 10.1 thousand tons, up by 23%. Aluminum processing totaled 818 tons. Sibcable increased copper processing by 14%, to 8.5 thousand tons, and processed 980 tons of aluminum. Uralcable in 6 months processed some…Details
Severstal Steel Decisions has finished designing and producing a full-scale building of a shop for a woodworking enterprise in Kondopoga, Republic of Karelia.
The project has been made to order.
The size of the building is 1194 square meters. (Ukrainian metal)
This year Metinvest will spend some 50 million UAH on the project to implement LED-lighting at the Severniy Mining and Processing Works. The old lamp replacement will improve the working conditions of the employees and will let save around 25 million UAH per year. At present the enterprise has a new lighting system at the…Details
Ukrmetallurgprom and the Ukrainian Association of the Limestone Industry have signed a memorandum of cooperation. The memorandum presupposes the coordination of actions in relations with Ukrzaliznytsia, in particular, the pressure on the state monopoly tariff policy, which should take into account the interests of large clients. The parties will also share experience in implementing pilot…Details
The state enterprise Lisichanskugol has ordered the Mirnogradskaya Central Processing Factory coal-processing services valued at 32.7 million UAH. This year the company has to process 226 thousand tons of DG (0-200) coal at 145 UAH per ton. The purchase was done by a negotiations procedure, as the previous three purchases were cancelled due to the…Details
In June Dneprospetsstal decreased steel output by 10.8% MoM, to 16.4 thousand tons. Rolled metal output fell by 7.6%, to 12.6 thousand tons. The value of the goods produced in June decreased by 14.5%, to 662.9 million UAH. In January-June DSS decreased steel output by 15.8% YoY, to 107.2 thousand tons, and rolled metal –…Details
Satka Pig Iron Works intends to buy 100% of voting shares of the Kosaya Gora Iron and Steel Works. The companies produce pig iron and ferromanganese. They are the two largest ferromanganese suppliers on the Russian market. KMZ estimated the market at 154.8 thousand tons and called SChPZ its main competitor. The SChPZ share was…Details
In January-June Russky Ugol sold 515 thousand tons of Krasnoyarsk region coal, up by 4% YoY. The coal was mined in the Sayano-Partizanskiy Pit. The growth of sales is due to the increase of exports. Three fourths of the Krasnoyarsk coal is exported. In 2018, for the first time ever, Sayano-Partizanskiy Pit coal output exceeded…Details
In January-June Petropavlovsk increased gold sales by 12% YoY, to 225.1 thousand ounces.
Dore gold output grew by 15%, to 225 thousand ounces. In particular, in Q2 the company produced 117.3 thousand ounces of gold and sold 117.5 thousand ounces.
The production forecast for this year is 450-500 thousand ounces of gold. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-June the net loss of Mechel totaled 352.683 million rubles, down 22.3-fold YoY.
Revenue grew 1.6-fold, to 9.813 billion rubles. Gross profit increased 1.6-fold, to 9.795 billion rubles.
Sales profit was 9.039 billion rubles, up 1.6-fold. (Ukrainian metal)
The Commercial court of appeals has ruled to recover from ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih the debt for the land lease. The company was not paying full land lease in 2017-2018. The court ruled to recover the debt from one of the four sites. The next session of the court will be held on September 9. (Ukrainian…Details
In May Russia imported 113.9 tons of raw copper, up by 100.9% MoM and by 0.1% YoY.
In 5 months imports dropped by 58% YoY, to 622.6 tons.
Since the start of the year in monetary terms imports have decreased by 53.9%.
In May import prices dropped by 10.7%, to $14.1 per kg. (Ukrainian metal)
This washing season Diana LLC intends to extract 100 kg of gold. The company is operating its only license site in the Rodionovsky Brook valley in Magadan region. The washing season started on May 20. So far the company has obtained 45 kg of gold, down by 30% YoY. The washing season will end in…Details
Birobidzhan Metal Structures Works is finishing the construction of its main sandwich-panel shop on the Amuro-Khiginskaya territory of advanced development in the Jewish Autonomous District. Investments in the project totaled 937 million rubles. 40 employees already work at the plant, and 156 additional jobs will be created when the construction is complete. This year the…Details
The Amur region gold-extracting enterprise KHERGU intends to yield 650 kg of the precious metal this season, down by 18.4% YoY. The drop is due to the decrease of gold content in the sand. The company started the washing season on April 29. So far, the output target has been 41.2% fulfilled, as the company…Details
Since the start of the washing season Kseniyevskiy Priisk has extracted 648.1 kg of alluvial gold, up by 44.9% YoY. The company is developing sites in the Zabaikalye region. The output growth is due to the modernization of the machines operating at the sites. The corrected output target for this year is 1300 kg. Thus,…Details
Oskol Electrometallurgical Works has turned 45. OEMK is the only enterprise of the full cycle in Russia that implements the technique of direct iron reduction. In 2018 the company produced almost 4 million tons of iron ore pellets, 3.2 million tons of DRI and 3.4 million tons of steel. OEMK was created in 1974. The…Details