Ukraine: metal and mining products railroad transportation in January-September 2019

In January-September Ukrzaliznytsia increased iron and manganese ore transportation by 3.5% YoY, to 51.8 thousand tons. According to the State Statistics Service, ferrous scrap transportation dropped by 17.7%, to 1.8 thousand tons. Transportation of ferrous metals decreased by 2.9%, to 14.6 thousand tons, and coke – by 9.2%, to 3.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

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Russia: MMK and ChelPipe hold anniversary coordination council on strategic cooperation

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant (ChelPipe) held their 25th coordination council, dedicated to cooperation between the two companies. The meeting was attended by MMK Deputy General Director for Sales Sergey Ushakov, Director for Procurement and Logistics of ChelPipe Alexey Talnikov, as well as representatives of the technical, production and commercial…

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Russia: CherMK starts assembling hydrochloric acid regeneration machine

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has received equipment for the assembly of the hydrochloric (muriatic) acid regeneration machine No. 2. The construction of the machine is planned under a large-scale program to start producing wide rolled metal valued at some 8 billion rubles. The machine will be regenerating the used hydrochloric acid and returning it…

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