Russia: Mechel-Service supplies rolled metal to produce mining machinery

Mechel-Service has supplied 1.2 thousand tons of rolled metal to Berezniki Mechanical Works (BMZ) in Perm region to produce conveyer mine equipment. BMZ is the largest manufacturer of processing, mining, metallurgical and chemical machinery. Since the start of the year Mechel-Service has supplied sheet and bars manufactured by Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works and Izhstal,…

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Russia: Rusal to suspend silicon manufacture

Rusal Kremniy-Ural intends to suspend the operation because of the unprofitability. “Under the stable trend of global silicon prices decrease, its manufacture in Russia becomes very unprofitable. That is why from December 1 we will suspend the manufacture of the silicon in the Urals until the prices are stabilized”, a Rusal representative noted. At present…

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Ukraine: ArcelorMittal to invest $1.8 billion in AMKR

Having purchased Krivorizhstal, ArcelotMittal has invested $4.4 billion in its Kriviy Rih asset, and in the nearest 5 years will invest $1.8 billion more. According to the company deputy CEO on metallurgical manufacture Alexander Ivanov, the main focus will be on the change in sinter manufacture, which accounts for some 70% of air pollution. “We…

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