Russia: Kuzbass coal output up in 2018

In 2018 Kuzbass region extracted 255.3 million tons of coal, up by 5.7% YoY.

In particular, pits yielded 165.8 million tons and mines – 89.5 million tons.

The output of coking coal was 73.2 million tons, and power-generating coal – 182.1 million tons.

Factories processed 182.1 million tons, up by 6.1%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal output up in 2018

In 2018 Severstal increased steel output by 3%, to 12.04 million tons mostly due to the commissioning of the ladle furnace No. 2. Pig iron output remained unchanged at 9.15 million tons. Consolidated sales grew by 2%, to 11.18 million tons. Coking coal concentrate sales from Vorkutaugol increased by 2%, to 3.37 million tons. (Ukrainian…

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Russia: ChEMK fined for environment violations

The prosecutors of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District have checked the compliance with the environment legislation by Chelyabinsk Electrometallurgical Works.

As a result, multiple violations have been found.

In particular, ChEMK pollutes the Makar-Ruz and Yengai rivers, stores wastes, and violates fire and industrial safety.

The company has been fined for 1.5 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)