In 2017 the Kharkiv Works named after Frunze increased net profit by 30.31% YoY, to 69.6 million UAH. According to the company statement, its assets as of late 2017 totaled 567.436 million UAH. The company current liabilities were on the level of 118.799 million UAH, while the consolidated accounts receivable – on 99.935 million UAH.…Details
The gold-extracting company Pavlik, a part of Arlan, intends to have commissioned the second stage of the mining and processing works at the Pavlik deposits by late 2019. The project presupposes the construction of another gold-extracting factory on the basis of the existing works with the capacity of 5 million tons of ore per year.…Details
Dalzoloto LLC is busy prospecting at the Delken territory. The work started in 2016. In late 2018 the company intends to register at least 10 tons of C1+C2 gold reserves. Forecast resources total 31 tons of R1 gold. On another site the prospecting started in 2017 and is expected to end in 2022. The prospecting…Details
This year the Orotukan Alluvial Company LLC intends to obtain 300 kg of alluvial gold.
According to the company statement, the sand-washing season will start on May 1.
Last year the company obtained 296.6 kg of gold.
The company owns 11 licenses for alluvial gold sites in the Magadan region. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 the gold-extracting company Priisk Solovievskiy increased revenue by 12% YoY, to 6.605 billion rubles. EBITDA grew by 5.8%, to 2.769 billion rubles. Net profit totaled 2.231 billion rubles, up by 7.6% YoY. The increase of financial indexes has to do with the growth of the gold output. In particular, last year the company…Details
In January-February Ukraine decreased coal mining by 27.57% YoY, to 5.335 million tons. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, power-generating coal output dropped by 36.4%, to 3.96 million tons, while that of coking coal grew by 20.3%, to 1.374 million tons. In February coal mining decreased by 27.8% YoY, to 2.676 million…Details
Zabaykalye region intends to implement a pilot project of granting individual entrepreneurs patents to extract gold at lesser deposits and alluvial sites.
The project will solve the problem of illegal extraction of gold in the region.
The entrepreneurs will be given small sites, rejected by major companies. (Ukrainian metal)
The development of the Tekhutskoye mine has not been stopped, it has just been suspended, and the operation will start in late 2018 – early 2019. The program to develop the copper-molybdenum deposits was approved by the government in November 2007. The deposit is the second largest in the country as to copper reserves after…Details
In January-February Kirov Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works increased the output of copper sheet by 40% YoY. The output started growing in H2 2017, increasing by 24% YoY. The increase has to do with the growth of demand from various local companies due to their modernization. In January the works commissioned a new plate manufacturing line.…Details
A new arc furnace with the volume of 12 tons will start operating in April at ZEMZ. Its capacity is 27 thousand tons of steel per year. Previously the company operated only 2 furnaces, which provided the combined output of 3800 tons of liquid steel per month. The commissioning of another furnace will increase output…Details
Norilsk Nickel has started replacing bridge cranes in the nickel electrolysis shop of Kola Iron and Steel Works. It is planned to assemble 8 new bridge cranes with the cost of some 200 million rubles. The maximum lifting capacity of each new crane will be 20 tons. The replacement of cranes is one stage of…Details
In 2017 Dneprospetsstal received 53.677 million UAH. According to the company statement, the cost of its assets increased by 33.7% YoY, to 7.945 billion UAH, while its accounts receivable grew by 15.7%, to 1.55 billion UAH. The company fixed liabilities decreased by 41%, to 1.644 billion UAH, while current – increased by 60%, to 4.9…Details
The largest open-hearth furnace in Russia has been shut down at Vyksa Iron and Steel Works, a part of OMK. The technology became obsolete, and the company will switch to new techniques. “The shutting down of the open-hearth furnace manufacture will decrease air pollution by 90%. All the workers of the closed shop will be…Details
Russian metals producers can sustain at least $2 billion losses from a 25% U.S. import duty on steel and about $1 billion from a 10% aluminum duty, Deputy Industry and Trade Minister Viktor Yevtukhov declared. “Concerning the losses of our companies, tentative estimates show at least $2 billion from the steel duty and $1 billion…Details
PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the biggest steel company of Ukraine, has announced its financial results for 2017. Key financial results are as follows: Net income from sales – $2.489 billion (UAH 66.19 billion). Net profit – $0.19 billion (UAH 5.06 billion). Amount of investments (CAPEX and OPEX) – $0.338 billion (UAH 9 billion). In recent…Details
In 2017 Energomashspetsstal received 930.56 million UAH of losses, down by 38% YoY. According to the company information, since the beginning of the current year its uncovered losses totaled 7.89 billion UAH (7.013 billion UAH in 2017). In 2016 EMSS decreased losses 2-fold YoY, to 1.498 billion UAH. Last year the company assets dropped slightly…Details
On March 22 the arc furnace No. 1 was put into operation. Now the steel manufacture of Belarus Iron and Steel Works operates in normal mode with 3 furnaces. On March 12 repairs at the arc furnace No. 3 were completed. The repairmen were able to finish the work 3 days earlier. On March 17…Details
Mine named after Matrosov, a part of Polyus, plans this year to mine 5 tons of gold at the Natalkinskoye deposits in Magadan region. When the project reaches its full capacity, the output will total 12 tons per year. Together with other enterprises, Natalka could bring the combines gold output of the region to 40…Details
In 2017 Berezitovsky Mine LLC, a part of Nordgold, produced 2.933 tons (94.3 thousand ounces) of gold, up by 18% YoY. According to the company press-service, the increase has to do with the growth of the manufacturing efficiency as well as commissioning of the third stage of the quarry. Last year the company mined some…Details
A new drilling rig began operating in the Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works quarry.
It has been purchased under the renovation program to replace outdated machinery.
The efficiency of the new rig is 7% higher.
The new machine also boasts increased lifetime of 2 years and decreased terms of repairs. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Raspadskaya increased deliveries of coking coal to Evraz Ukraine enterprises 9-fold YoY, to 506 thousand tons. The share of Evraz Ukraine in the total sales of coal concentrate grew to 8% in 2017 from 1% in 2016. Last year the company sold 7.494 million tons of coal concentrate and ordinary coal, up by…Details
In February Evraz NTMK decreased railroad sales of rolled metal by 6.1% YoY, to 280.2 thousand tons.
In January-February sales dropped by 12.7%, to 586 thousand tons.
In particular, supplies to domestic consumers decreased by 7.5%, to 289.2 thousand tons, and for export – by 17.2%, to 296.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Gaz-Alliance, controlled by the renegate businessman Sergey Kurchenko, has been appointed the only supplier of coal from the Kiev-uncontrolled territories. According to Vladislav Brig, a member of the so-called People’s Council of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, on March 14 the Russian Ministry of economic development prohibited the…Details
In 2017 Raspadskaya received $319 million of net profit, up 1.7-fold YoY.
According to the company statement, its revenue grew 1.7-fold, to $868 million.
The gross profit reached $459 million, up 2.2-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased net profit by 87% YoY, to $190 million (5.06 billion UAH). According to the company statement, net income totaled $2.489 billion (66.19 billion UAH). Investments last year reached $0.338 billion (9 billion UAH). “This year AMKR will continue investing in developing capacities. The planned amount for this year is…Details
In February metal exports from Ukraine dropped by 5.5% MoM, to 638.6 thousand tons.
According to the state enterprise Derzhzovnishinform, revenue decreased by 4.4%, to $828.8 million.
In January revenue from metal exports was $867 million. (Ukrainian metal)