Russia: Profil-Akras output down in 2018

In 2018 the pipe works named after Makarov “Profil-Akras” manufactured over 122 thousand tons of pipes and shipped 124 thousand tons. The results were below those of the previous year. According to the company, 2018 was difficult both for the employees and customers. The market price fluctuations affected sales and purchase planning. Dealer project suffered…

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Ukraine: NZF output up in 2018

In 2018 Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 788.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 3.6% YoY.

In particular, the manufacture of silicomanganese grew by 7.1%, to 735.69 thousand tons, and of other ferroalloys – 9.3-fold, to 13.1 thousand tons.

At the same time the production of ferromanganese decreased by 45.4%, to 40.14 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: uranium to be supplied to India

Uzbekistan and India have signed an agreement on long-term uranium supplies. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a meeting in the framework of the Dynamic Gujarat International Summit on January 18. “Uzbekistan jointly with Indian partners will create a technopark of advanced information technologies in Tashkent and a…

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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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