Kola Iron and Steel Company is finishing the testing of the machinery in the zinc-cleaning site of the nickel electrolysis shop. This is one of the components of a new investment project to implement a new electrowinning technique. Instead of traditional anodes insoluble anodes will be used in electrolysis baths. To switch to the new…Details
Rosgeologia will carry out prospecting works within the Petenikanskaya field.
The site is in the Magadan region.
The total size of the site to be inspected is 470 square km.
The project has to be carried out by the end of 2020. (Ukrainian metal)
The United Metallurgical Company has choseOMKn Danieli as the supplier of the main machinery to produce seamless pipes at Vyksa Iron and Steel Works. The works will be able to produce seamless casing, compressor-pump and oil and gas pipes. Commissioning of the machinery is scheduled for 2021. The design capacity will be 500 thousand tons…Details
In January-June Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works produced 2251 million kW-h of electricity, up by 1% YoY.
“The increase allowed driving the consumption of our own electricity to 77.2% of the total amount, which is one of the best results in the industry”, Severstal Russian Steel CEO Vadim Germanov said. (Ukrainian metal)
Oskol Electrometallurgical Works, a part of Metalloinvest, has been named among the best Russia suppliers to one of the largest car concerns in the worlds – Groupe PSA. In particular, OEMK was named the Best Plant to supply high quality steel rods. “We are constantly working to improve steel quality to correspond to the highest…Details
Stoilensky Mining and Processing Works, a part of NLMK Group, has produced its 10-millionth ton of pellets at its pelletizing plant, one of the largest in Europe. Launched in November 2016, the pelletizing plant was able to reach design capacity of 6 million tons of pellets per year in 6 months. In 2018 the plant…Details
Business Armenia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ARGA-Eurosteel on the investment of $850,000 and the construction of a new factory for the production of equipment from stainless steel. The document was signed by the Business support team leader at Business Armenia Hayk Mirzoyan and ARGA-Eurosteel CEO Garen Salkhanian. According to the MOU, Business…Details
Centerra Gold Inc. has agreed with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to further extend the First Longstop Date under the Strategic Agreement for Environmental Protection and Investment Promotion previously entered into with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on September 11, 2017. The First Longstop Date under the Strategic Agreement originally expired on April…Details
Zaporizhstal has put into operation a new 5-section cooling tower, produced in Israel. Investments in the project totaled 40 million UAH. The new tower will decrease water intake from the river Dnepr by 4.8 million cubic meters per year. Electricity savings will reach 1 million kW-h. Since 2012 Zaporizhstal has spent 8.8 billion UAH on…Details
Interpipe has certified its compressor-pump pipes with thread joints UPM-J according to the highest gas-proof requirements CAL IV (Connection Application Level) of the ISO 13679. “The certification according to ISO 13679 CAL IV is very important, as the pipes are used in the shafts many times. We are expanding the range of premium solutions for…Details
In January-May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 6.56 thousand tons of corrosion-resistant steel from Ukraine valued at $29 million. This is down by 27.3%, but up by 3% YoY respectively. Bars account for some 80% of deliveries. At the same they decreased by one third. Seamless pipes accounted for 1 thousand tons, down…Details
In January-June Uralskaya Kuznitsa increased sales by 43%, to 98 thousand tons.
UralKuz increases railroad axles output. Axles sales grew by 69%.
The company has been manufacturing products for railroad transport since 1995. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-June Khabarovsk region obtained 9871 kg of gold, up by 8% YoY. In particular, Resursy Albazino LLC mined over 3500 kg of gold, Svetloye GOK – 1600 kg and Okhotskaya Mining and Geological Company – 500 kg. All the three companies are parts of Polymetal. Silver output reached 24961 kg, down by 9% YoY.…Details
Since the start of cooperation with Gazpromtrubinvest, Severstal has supplied the company with over 2.1 million tons of metal products. Severstal ships hot-rolled coils to the company, which are then used to produce electric welded oil and gas, compressor-pump and casing pipes with the diameter of 60-426 mm. In particular, in 2017 metal deliveries reached…Details
In January-June NLMK produced 6.49 million tons of steel, up by 3% YoY. Pig iron output totaled 6.15 million tons, up by 7%. Galvanized rolled metal manufacture grew by 19%, to 424 thousand tons. Transformer steel output reached 54 thousand tons, up by 28%. In June the 2000-mill set a daily output record of 20.78…Details
In May Turkey imported 83 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 89.2% YoY. In January-May imports reached 644 thousand tons, up by 113.5%. Russia supplied 418 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 178.53% YoY and Ukraine – 154 thousand tons, up by 58.45%. Deliveries from Brazil totaled 53 thousand tons, up by 525.43%.…Details
Severstal has suspended deliveries of metal to Iran this year without stating terms or reasons. According to the company statement, earlier in the year it delivered inconsiderable volumes of metal to Iran. The company did not name the precise volume of deliveries, or the time frame of the suspension, and did not comment on the…Details
Belarusian specialists are busy doing geological prospecting work for the sake of gold extraction in Sudan, Belarusian Deputy Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Andrei Khmel reported on July 19. The agreement on inviting Belarusian specialists to search for and extract gold in Sudan was reached as Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko visited the country. “A…Details
Results of the work to find gold, copper, platinum, and uranium ore in Belarus were revealed by Vasily Kolb, Deputy Head of the Central Office for Natural Resources, Head of the Geology Office of the Belarusian Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Ministry, at a press conference on July 19. According to the source, work to…Details
Prices of precious metals in Azerbaijan continued their decline on July 19, which they started on July 16, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold decreased by 4.1 manats, to 2082.0325 manats per ounce on July 19, compared to the price on July 18. The price of silver decreased…Details
Belenergomash-BZEM LLC has concluded a contract for the manufacture of 2200 tons of metal structures for the Nitric Acid Works in the city of Navoi (Uzbekistan). The order comprises main and supplementary metal structures, roof and wall sandwich-panels, doors, windows, water pipeline system, etc. The company has already finished 3D-modelling and designing the structures, and…Details
Omsuchanskaya gold-extracting factory has processed 20 million tons of ore and commissioned its second thickener. Omsuchanskaya Factory is the main processing center of the Dukat hub of Serebro Magadana, a part of Polymetal. In addition to the Dukat ore the factory processes ore from the Galtssovoye, Lunnoye and Verkneye Menkeche deposits. In 16 years of…Details
Gaysky Mining and Processing Works has purchased new mills for its repair-mechanical plant under the program to replace and modernize outdated machinery. Investments this year total 2 billion rubles. Since the start of the year over 20 units of mining machinery, both domestic and imported, have arrived at the enterprise. Two milling machines valued at…Details
Mikhailovsky Mining and Processing Works has become the winner of the MMK supplier competition in the category of iron ore pellets. “The main criteria of the competition are the quality of the products, their demand, as well as the innovative and scientific-technical component”, MGOK commercial director Ivan Buyanov said. “The iron ore raw materials purchased…Details
In January-June Severstal increased steel output by 6% YoY, to 6.03 million tons. Pig iron manufacture grew by 1%, to 4.61 million tons. At the same time in Q2 pig iron output dropped by 4%, to 2.26 million tons, and steel – by 1%, to 3 million tons. Overall steel sales in H1 increased by…Details
Metinvest has attracted a loan of 43.2 million euros for 7 years to finance the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The loan is covered by the Austrian export guarantee issued by Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG. The money will be spent to finance the construction of the continuous casting machine No. 4 at Mariupol Ilyich by…Details