Tokyo Rope Manufacturing has opened a new works in the city of Almaty. The enterprise boasts unique machinery to produce metal ropes, galvanized steel mesh, etc. The capacity of the works is over 17 thousand tons of steel products per year. The first stage of the works was commissioned in 2016, and the enterprise started…Details
The sales of the Armavir Electrometallurgical Works LLC did not take place. The auction saw the land plot of 85 ha, the site for the steel manufacture and other assets. The price slowly dropped from 248.4 million rubles to 124.2 million rubles, but no bids were made. The construction of the work was begun in…Details
The acting governor of Primorye region has signed the agreement on the development of tungsten ore deposits and the creation of the new enterprise – Malinovsky Mining and Processing Works. The agreement has also been signed by the Primorsky GOK CEO Vladimir Shagoyko and the director of its subsidiary the ore company AIR Vladimir Shepeta.…Details
In May NLMK-Kaluga shipped 102 thousand tons of rolled metal via railroad, up by 19% MoM, but down by 8.2% YoY.
In January-May railroad sales totaled 463.3 thousand tons, up by 13.8% YoY.
Deliveries to domestic customers reached 175.8 thousand tons, up by 17.1%, while exports – 287.4 thousand tons, up by 11.8%. (Ukrainian metal)
SMC-Kolpino, a part of Severstal Russian Steel, has started shipping steel billets to Tikhvin Wagon-Building Works. The total weight of the order is 230 tons. The delivery is scheduled to be finished in August. The billets are made by way of plasma cutting of plates produced by Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The thickness of…Details
Metalloinvest is modernizing the arc-furnace shop at Ural Steel. A contract has been concluded with Tenova (Italy) for the delivery of 2 arc-furnaces. They will be switched to the technique of FMF (flexible modular furnace), which zeroes the consumption of electrodes and electricity. The commissioning of the furnace No. 2 is scheduled for Q1 2019,…Details
Russia’s output of unrefined and semi-refined or powder platinum increased by 1.6% YoY and by 3% MoM in May, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement without disclosing absolute figures. Silver output increased by 11.9% and by 12.8% respectively. In January-May output of platinum grew by 4.4% YoY and of silver by 16.9%.…Details
In May Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant decreased railroad sales by 1.9% YoY and by 10% MoM, to 101.5 thousand tons. In January-May sales grew by 23.2%, to 560.8 thousand tons, with deliveries to domestic customers up by 53.2%, to 450.6 thousand tons, while exports dropped by 31.6%, to 110.2 thousand tons. In April ChTPZ increased…Details
In May Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works decreased railroad deliveries of rolled metal by 1.6% YoY and by 2.4% MoM, to 264.3 thousand tons. In January-May deliveries dropped by 1%, to 1.38 million tons, including to domestic market – by 3.6%, to 1.19 million tons, while exports grew by 19.8%, to 190 thousand tons. In…Details
Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman intends to initiate inspection of state coalmines. According to him, state mines are now subsidized from the budget because of the difference in price of coal mining and its sales. This year the budget envisions 900 million UAH for state mines, but these funds have already been spent. “We understand that…Details
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine decided to construct a new blast furnace. “We’re starting designing a new blast furnace. Our blast furnaces are very old. Thus, to replace the furnace No. 8, which has already been shut down, we will design and construct a new furnace”. The company CEO Alexander Podkorytov said. He did not…Details
In May Amurmetal shipped 43.2 thousand tons of metal to domestic customers and abroad via railroad, up by 3.5% MoM and almost 10-fold YoY. In January-May the sales totaled 177.8 thousand tons, up from 20 thousand tons in January-May 2017. This year deliveries to Russian customers reached 65.1 thousand tons, while exports –112.6 thousand tons.…Details
In January-May the throughput of Russian sea ports grew by 2.7% YoY, to 328.4 million tons, According to the Association of the Sea Trade Ports, in particular, the throughput of coal grew by 3.6%, to 63.7 million tons, ferrous metals – by 7.7%, to 13.3 million tons and ore – by 5.9%, to 2.9 million…Details
In January-May Beringpromugol LLC, which develops the Fandyushkinskoye field deposits on Chukotka, shipped 250 thousand tons of coal to the Beringovsky port. The navigation at the port, taking into account the climate conditions of the region, lasts for half a year – from June till October-November. The loading of the first ship will start on…Details
Far East Development Corporation and Amur Hydrometallurgical Works LLC have signed an agreement to process gold at the Komsomolsk territory of rapid development. The company intends to create the first in Russia hydrometallurgical complex to process refractory (rebellious) and twice-refractory gold and silver-containing concentrates, using the technique of the pressure oxidation. The project is estimated…Details
Evraz ZSMK has put into operation a machine to thicken slums from blast furnace gas-purifying equipment. With the new machinery the intake of water from the Tom River and the wastewater discharge will decrease by 3 million cubic meters. “In the past 6 years, the discharge of waste water has dropped by 15 million cubic…Details
Zagorsky Pipe Works has supplied pipes in PPU insulation to T Plus. The delivery included almost 4 thousand meters of pipes according to GOST 30732. Insulation was applied to pipes with the diameter of 630-1220 mm. “T Plus is our key partner on the market of pipes with PPU insulation. We can produce such pipes…Details
Severstal has concluded an agreement with Ural Works of Heavy Machinery to supply a foundry crane with the lifting capacity of 520 tons to the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The machine will be used in steel manufacture to lift and transport steel ladles. Investments in the project total 600 million rubles. This is the…Details
E.Connect assets, one of the co-owners of which is the Ukrainian ex-official Vladimir Zinevich, has purchased 2 mines in Gukovo (Rostov region, Russia) – Zamchalovskaya and Rostovskaya. The reserves of the Zamchalovskaya mine are 27.45 million tons of anthracite. The capacity of the mine is 1 million tons per year. The reserves of the Rostovskaya…Details
Kemerovo region authorities and the Polysayevskaya Coal Company LLC have signed a cooperation agreement. This year the company plans to mine 6.8 million tons of coal in the region. On the construction of infrastructure and other industrial objects the company will spend 3.27 billion rubles. Some 682 million rubles will be channeled into the improvement…Details
Gazprom chairman Alexei Miller and Chelyabinsk Pipe Works chairman Andrei Komarov discussed cooperation.
In particular, they spoke of the large diameter pipe supplies.
They also discussed development of pipes for sea deposits and new types of joints.
The companies have a program of cooperation in 2015-2020. (Ukrainian metal)
In May Kazakhstan produced 0.407 million tons of steel, up by 5.9% YoY and by 12.7% MoM. In January-May steel manufacture grew by 3.9%, to 1.935 million tons. Ferroalloys output totaled 0.181 million tons, up by 4.1% YoY and by 7.6% MoM, with 0.842 million tons produced in 5 months, up by 2.7%. Copper manufacture…Details
Sredneuralsky Copper Smelting Works has put into operation the Vanyukov furnace No. 1 after capital repairs.
The project envisioned the repair of the metallic frame of the furnace, loading tract, matte and slag mixers, refractory lining, etc.
SUMZ repairs furnaces every two years.
Thus, each year one of the SUMZ furnaces is repaired. (Ukrainian metal)
Evraz and the Russian Railroads have launched the system of electronic workflow. Each month Evraz sends to RZhD some 300 packets of paper documents. Each packet has dozens of documents. The switch to the electronic workflow will decrease time to prepare and send the primary documents from 8 to 1-2 days. The process took around…Details