Ukraine: coal imports up in H1 2018

According to the State Fiscal Service, in January-June Ukraine imported 11.084 million tons of coal, up by 40.7% YoY, valued at $1.531 billion, up by 21.8%. Russia supplied $962.723 million worth of coal (62.88%), USA – $483.95 (31.61%), Canada – $48.365 million (3.16%) and other countries – $26.028 million (2.35%). At the same time in…


Ukraine: Mirnogradskaya Factory to process 136 million UAH worth of coal

Donetsk region state mine groups have concluded 2 agreements with the Mirnogradskaya Central Processing Factory to process coal for the total amount of 136.3 million UAH. The state enterprise Selidovugol has ordered processing of 660 thousand tons of coal at 145 UAH per ton (95.7 million UAH) until June 2019. The state enterprise Toretskugol will…


Ukraine: EMSS sends 100 tons of rolls to Mariupol Ilyich

In June Energomashspetsstal shipped over 100 tons of supporting rolls to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.

The rolls have been produce under the agreement signed last October.

EMSS has to produce some 500 tons of rolls for Mariupol Ilyich.

The rolls will be used at hot- and cold-rolling strip mills. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous scrap railroad deliveries up in June 2018

In June railroad deliveries of ferrous scrap to the metal works and pipe companies totaled 1.44 million tons, up by 7.6% MoM and by 10% YoY.

In January-June scrap deliveries dropped by 1.6% YoY, to 5.93 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-Gonvarri-Kaluga confirms standard correspondence

In June Severstal-Gonvarri-Kaluga LLC successfully passed the re-certification audit for the correspondence to the international standards of ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016. Bureau Veritas carried out the re-certification audit. SGK management system is certified according to ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007. The first certification was carried out in 2011 according to…


Ukraine: Volynugol mines cut off grid

The electricity supplier has cut the state enterprise Volynugol mines off grid because of the debt. “Since the second shift on July 4, the Regional Electric Networks has stopped supplying electricity to the Volynugol mines”, Mikhail Volynets, chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, wrote on his Facebook page. According to him, the regional…


Kazakhstan: RCC signs cooperation memorandum with Kazgeologia

The Russian Copper Company and the National prospecting company Kazgeologia have signed a memorandum of cooperation in seeking out and developing non-ferrous and polymetallic ore deposits on the territory of Kazakhstan. “RCC has been operating in Kazakhstan for almost 15 years. We see the interest of the authorities in the cooperation development with Russian companies.…