In 2017 Kuzbassrazrezugol mined over 46.3 million tons of coal, up by 4.5% YoY. In particular, coking coal mining reached 6.2 million tons. Sales totaled 42 million tons, up by 5.7% YoY, with 29.5 million tons (70.2% of the total volume) exported. 12.6 million tons were supplied to the domestic market. The company factories processed…Details
In January Zagorsky Pipe Works started manufacture and first shipments of pipe products for the project of gas-transportation capacities repairs for the supply of Gazprom gas. The total volume of Gazprom investments in the project is 11 billion rubles. Under the contract ZTZ will supply around 35 thousand tons of large-diameter pipes (530-1420 mm). The…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has put in operation a new Atlas Copco DM-45HP drilling mill.
The machine can drill holes with the diameter of 203 mm and less.
So far this is the only drilling mill of that type at Karelsky Okatysh. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Ingulets Mining and Processing Works produced 10.256 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 10.5% YoY. In December 2017 concentrate output totaled 911 thousand tons, up from 854 thousand tons in November 2017. In 2016 InGOK decreased concentrate production by 1.3% YoY, to 11.464 million tons. At the same time its annual…Details
Whether you’re scrapping, dismantling, or collecting metal detritus generated by your trade (plumbers, electricians, etc.), collecting metals for recycling is an important process. It can also be quite challenging. Thankfully, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you collect more metal, faster, and more safely. Let’s discuss some of the most important…Details
In December 2017 Dneprospetsstal produced 23062 tons of steel, up by 14.4% MoM, as well as 14477 tons of rolled metal, up by 7.3%. The combined cost of products manufactured in December 2017 was 806179 thousand UAH, up by 9.5% MoM. In 2017 the company produced 258568 tons of steel and 169226 tons of rolled…Details
In 2017 the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) mined 16.82 million tons of coal, up by 41.5% from the 2013 results. The increase has to do with the investment projects, in particular, of Kolmar – at $1 billion. At first the company mine coking coal and sold it as power-generating coal at low price. But then…Details
In 2017 the Stepnoy pit, a part of Russky Ugol, mined 4.2 million tons of power-generating coal. The pit was commissioned in 1993. Coal processing increased by 3%, to 3.5 million tons. In 2017 Russky Ugol began the reconstruction of the pit processing factory. When it is finished, the capacity will grow by 1 million…Details
In 2017 Izhstal produced 432 thousand tons of metal, up by 14% YoY. Steel output grew by 21%, to 315 thousand tons, and rolled metal – by 3%, to 352 thousand tons. The 450 rolling mill saw the largest increase – by 46%. “The positive dynamics is the result of the increase of sales to…Details
In 2017 the major Ukrainian ferroalloy manufacturers – Nikopol and Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plants (NZF and ZZF) – produced 1.03 million tons, down by 0.11% YoY. According to the Ukrainian Association of Ferroalloys Manufacturers, silicomanganese production decreased by 0.5%, to 810.67 thousand tons, while that of ferromanganese grew by 9.6%, to 114.5 thousand tons. Ferrosilicon output…Details
An explosion occurred at the Zhdanovskaya mine in the city of Zhdanovka in the occupied Donetsk region. 2 people perished. According to the so-called ministry of accidents of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, at the moment of the explosion there were 316 people in the mine. It is…Details
Interpipe could be hit with the antidumping duty of 34.22% when supplying seamless wheels to the Eurasian Economic Union. The Department of protection of the inner market has calculated the duty for Interpipe when selling wheels in 2016 on the level of 34.22%. The decision on the duty imposition should be taken in a month…Details
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes that in February ferrous scrap prices will increase by 2.56% MoM, or by 200 UAH per ton. “At present the price is around 7800 UAH (per ton). That’s some 700 UAH more than in mid-December 2017. I think by the end of the month it will have increased by 200…Details
VSMPO-Avisma had to evacuate 35 personnel of its facility in the Bereznyaki locality of the Perm region after 100 kilograms of molten chlorine salts spilled out of malfunctioning equipment, a source in the emergency services of the region reported. Two units of gas and smoke rescue service are at the site using special substances to…Details
Kazakhstan and South Korea intend to further develop cooperation in geological sphere. Chairman of the Board of the Kazgeology JSC Galym Nurzhanov and South Korean Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kim Dae-sik discussed cooperation in the field of geological exploration, the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development reported on January 19. At present,…Details
The new ambassador of Nigeria to Armenia Ibrahim Khamzat said his country was interested in developing and deepening relations with Armenia, especially in economic sphere.
In particular, he noted interest in developing cooperation in the mining sphere.
According to the ambassador, Armenia has a considerable experience in this industry. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Interpipe Steel produced 855 thousand tons of steel, up by 39% YoY. In December 2017 steel output dropped to 76 thousand tons from 78 thousand tons in November 2017. In 2016 the company increased steel output by 2% YoY, to 614 thousand tons. Interpipe Steel is the first iron and steel works built…Details
Kamensk-Uralsky Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works produced 23.6 thousand tons of metal in 2017, up by 17% YoY. Non-ferrous rolled metals output increased by 14%, to 20.5 thousand tons. Non-ferrous rolled metal accounts for 87% of the total output, with powder (3.1 thousand tons) – 13%. As to the various kinds of non-ferrous metals, rolled copper…Details
Trading house MMK LLC has opened its first subsidiary on the Far East – in the city of Vladivostok. The company warehouse is situated in the town of Artem. It has all the necessary crane machinery and can store up to 20 thousand tons of metal. The site offers all the MMK metal products: hot-…Details
OMZ-Spetsstal has put in operation a modernized turntable for the hydraulic press of open forging. The table is used to produce disk forgings with the diameter of up to 2200 mm and the ultra-low height of 150 mm. The unique structure of the turntable allows producing forgings weighing up to 10 tons. OMZ-Spetsstal expects that…Details
Russian oil and gas pipe producer TMK increased pipe sales by 10.6%, to 3.806 million tons in 2017, the company said in a statement. “The year was favorable for TMK, as the company raised sales by more than 10%. OCTG pipes were in especially high demand on our major markets, in Russia and in the…Details
The Central Mining and Processing Works has finished the project to modernize the mining machinery lighting system at the Gleevatsky, Petrovsky and Artemovsky quarries. Investments totaled 2.8 million UAH. Excavators and drilling mills have been equipped with 250 energy-saving LED-lamps. The equipment has been specifically prepared for the mining operations: they are impact-resistant, vibration-resistant and…Details
A new large deposit of gold ore has been discovered in the Rakhov district of Zakarpatye region. According to estimates, the reserves are 2.4 tons of gold. The only operating gold deposit in Ukraine is the Muzhievskoye. It has 55 tons of gold, and 1 million tons of zinc and lead, valued at around $3.8…Details
In 2017 Tajikistan exported 103 thousand tons of aluminum valued at $203 million. According to the Customs service, the average world price last year was $1970 per ton. In 2016 Tajikistan exported 132 thousand tons of aluminum at $1590 per ton, for the total value of $210 million, In January-October 2017 TALCO decreased output by…Details
In 2017 Amur Ugol mined 3.4 million tons of coal, having exceeded their manufacturing plan by 3%. The Severo-Vostochny pit, one of the oldest in the Far East, increased output by 10% YoY, to 1.4 million tons. It was put in operation in 1932. Over 2 million tons were mined at the relatively young Yerkovetsky…Details
Volzhsky Pipe Works hosted a meeting with the representatives of the local authorities. The deputy governor, chairman of the industry and trade committee of the Volgograd region Roman Bekov noted the positive experience of pipe makers who occupied leading positions in exports not only in the region, but in the country as well. The works…Details