In October railroad deliveries of steel to the warehouses of the major trading companies and networks amounted to 0.845 million tons. According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 13.5% YoY. In July-September the deliveries were down by 9.5-14.3%. In January-October steel deliveries to trading companies dropped by 3.7% YoY, to 8.8 million tons.…Details
In 2019 and 2020 Severstal will increase investments by 75%, to $1.4 billion, as opposed to $800 million on average in the past 7 years. “The major part of the investments has to do with the savings of expenses, including placing of conveyer belts at our mining enterprises and the savings of transport expenses. Others…Details
Russian gold producer Polymetal International has finished a feasibility study of the Nezhdaninskoye gold field under the JORC code, and expects commercial gold output from concentrate produced at the field to reach 155,000 ounces per year in the first 15 years of the field’s operation, the company said in a statement on November 12. Mineral…Details
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…Details
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…Details
The price of one ounce of gold decreased by 15.0535 manats or by 0.72% last week in Azerbaijan. Accordingly, the average price of one ounce of gold stood at 2088.7029 manats. The price of one ounce of silver dropped by 0.3144 manats or by 1.26%, to 24.8542 manats. The price of one ounce of platinum…Details
Prices of precious metals decreased in Azerbaijan on November 12, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold dropped by 24.191 manats, to 2,055.9035 manats per ounce on November 12 compared to the price on November 8. The price of silver fell by 0.59 manats, to 24.1205 manats per ounce.…Details
The gold output at the Verninskoye deposits, developed by Polyus Verninskoye, in Irkutsk region in Q3 grew by 12% QoQ, to 1.856 tons. Ore mining increased by 2%, to 755 thousand tons, while gold contents remained unchanged at 2.6 g per ton. Gold output also grew by 2% YoY. In January-September gold extraction at the…Details
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.…Details
In January-October Ukraine decreased ferrous metals scrap exports by 18.5% YoY, to 316.196 thousand tons, valued at $102.5 million, up by 11.3%. According to the customs statistics, presented by the State Fiscal Service, in October Ukraine exported 8.274 thousand tons of scrap, in September – 7.59 thousand tons, in August – 19.05 thousand tons, in…Details
Interpipe is preparing to start mass deliveries of railroad tyres to the CIS countries. For the past several years the main sales market was Ukraine. In particular, the main buyer was Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways). In 2017 Interpripe supplied over 2700 tons of tyres to the Ukrainian market, and in January-September – some 2300 tons. But…Details
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)
In 2019 DTEK Energo intends to increase gas coal output by 2.04% YoY, to 25 million tons. According to the CEO Dmitriy Sakharuk, because of the increase of capacity at DTEK Pavlogradugol and the commissioning of additional sites at DTEK Dobropolyeugol, the output has already been increased by 1.7 million tons. In January-September DTEK Energo…Details
In October Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works decreased concentrate output by 2% YoY, to 1.092 million tons. Sinter output grew by 9.4%, to 184.1 thousand tons. In January-October UGOK produced 10204.9 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 0.8% YoY, and 1407.7 thousand tons of sinter, down by 9.8%. In 2017 UGOK produced 12269.8 thousand tons…Details
The Energy and Coal Industry Ministry impeded the process of creating the National Coal Company, according to Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. “At the previous meeting we decided to allocate UAH 500 million for coal mines and to establish the National Coal Company. Now the process of its creation starts. The ministry had hampered this process…Details
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)
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)
In October railroad deliveries of rolled steel and pipes from the major metal companies to the Russian customers and for exports decreased by 5% YoY, to 4.96 million tons. Sales to the local market dropped by 6.2%, to 2.94 million tons, and exports – by 3.3%, to 2.02 million tons. In January-October metal sales via…Details
In October railroad transportation of ferrous metals in Russia totaled 6.1 million tons, down by 1.1% YoY. Deliveries to the domestic market reached 3.53 million tons, down by 0.6%. Exports grew by 1.2%, to 2.18 million tons, while imports dropped by 17.8%, to 317.6 thousand tons. In January-October ferrous metals railroad transportation increased by 8.1%…Details
In January-September Nordgold produced 675.9 thousand ounces of gold, down by 6% YoY. Gold sales earned the company $857.9 million, down by 5%. EBITDA dropped by 9%, to $345.5 million. Net profit decreased by 4%, to $109.2 million. The company has cut its 2018 output forecast from 950-1000 thousand ounces to 900-950 thousand ounces of…Details
300 million UAH, provided to the coal industry by the Cabinet of Ministers on October 24, were transferred to the accounts of the coalmining enterprises. The miners have already started receiving their salary. At the same time, this will only cover a part of the salary debts. For example, Lisichanskugol mines received 62 million UAH,…Details
In January-October Kazakh manufacturers increased prices by 16.4% YoY. The largest growth was witnessed in the mining industry – by 24.6%. In particular, coal prices grew by 10%, and metal ore – by 2.8%, In metal industry ferroalloys increased in price by 19%, and rolled ferrous metals by 18.2%. At the same time lead became…Details
In January-September Polyus received $2141 million of revenue, up by 8% YoY. Corrected net profit grew by 34%, to $1035 million. Capital expenditures went up by 4%, to $547 million. At the same time investments in the Natalka deposits development dropped by 35%, to $186 million. Investments in the Kuranakh deposits also decreased – by…Details
The ministers of investment and development, national economy and finances have signed a joint decree “On some issues of ferrous and non-ferrous metals scrap and waste transportation”. According to the decree, the transportation of scrap, as well as rails, pipes, and used railroad and wagon components, except for the scrap of alloyed steel is prohibited…Details
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine has started capital repairs of the converter No. 1 with the replacement of the waste-heat boiler. The length of the repair is expected to be 55 days, while usually it takes 80 days. The repair will be carried out under an agreement to improve environment in town of Kamenskoye. The…Details
Vysochaishiy has won an auction to prospect, develop and mine gold ore at the Svetlovskoye ore field site in Irkutsk region. The R1 resources of the site are estimated at 61 tons, and R2 – 59 tons. In 2017 Vysochaishiy produced 225 thousand ounces of gold, having become the 7th largest gold-processing enterprise in Russia.…Details