In 2017 Rusolovo produced over 1 thousand tons of tin, up by 60% YoY. This year the company intends to increase output by 10% YoY. By 2022 the annual ore processing volume is expected to have reached 1 million tons yielding around 6.5-7 thousand tons of tin concentrate a year. Rusolovo is developing the Festivalnoye,…Details
In 2017 UralKuz increased output volumes by 28% YoY. Last year the company sold 96 thousand tons of stampings, up by 28% YoY. In December 2017 UralKuz sold over 10 thousand tons of stampings, the maximum for the past 30 years. The metal to manufacture hot-formed products is supplied by Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works.…Details
Zagorsky Pipe Works has become a supplier of large diameter pipes for Gazprom investment projects. The access was granted thanks to the expanded review of the company product correspondence to Gazprom standards. “We have walked a long way to get the right to supply pipes to Gazprom. Since the start of our operation we have…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) occupies the highest position among steel producers in the National Ratings of Procurement Transparency in 2017 in the “Private commercial buyers” category. The awards ceremony for the highest rated organizations took place at Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow. Among the participants were representatives from state, regional,…Details
Toshkovskaya mine (a part of Pervomayskugol, Lugansk region) has put into operation a new long face.
Its length is 200 meters and the reserves are estimated at 150 thousand tons of coal.
With the output of 100 tons per day, the development of the long face will take 4 years. (Ukrainian metal)
Brovary Aluminum Works is the major aluminum sections manufacturer in Ukraine. At present the company can produce 20 thousand tons of sections. In 2011 the company halted operations. But when it entered the Alumeta Group, it was modernized and the operation resumed. BRAZ exports to 25 countries of Europe and the Near East. In 2016…Details
The Intradepartmental Commission on International Trade has imposed a 5-year antidumping duty of 15.2% on rebars and wire rod from Russia. The decision will come into effect from February 28. The commission has decided that in 2014-2016 because of the Russian dumping when supplying rebars and wire rod, domestic output decreased by 8.55% and the…Details
In 2017 the gold-extracting company Pavlik obtained 6.5 tons of gold in 2017, up 1.7-fold, or by 66.7%. In 2016 at the Pavlik deposit the company mined 3.9 tons of gold. This year the company intends to obtain 7 tons of gold. The gold-extracting factory at the Pavlik deposit was commissioned in August 2015. In…Details
In 2017 Amur region gold-extracting companies obtained 25.77 tons of gold, up by 15.56% YoY. Ore gold accounted for the most part of the yield – 17.53 tons, with alluvial gold at 8.24 tons. Petropavlovsk provided the most to the ore gold output last year, while the largest producer of alluvial gold was Priisk Solovievsky.…Details
The new melting furnace has been put into operation at the foundry shop of Astek-MT. The commissioning of the third furnace with the volume of 30 tons will increase the company output to 48 thousand tons of aluminum cylinder ingots per year. The new furnace has been produced taking into account all the environment protection…Details
In 2017 Ukraine mined 34.92 million tons of coal, down from 40.86 million tons in 2016. The Ministry of energy and coal industry mines obtained 4.83 million tons of coal. The mining plan (5.75 million tons) was 84.2% fulfilled. In 2016 the state mines yielded 5.79 million tons of coal with the target of 7.27…Details
In 2017 Ukraine exported 37.409 million tons of iron ore raw materials and concentrate valued at $2.588 billion, down by 4.6%, but up by 41.6% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total export was 5.9%. The largest importer of Ukrainian iron ore raw materials last year was China…Details
The United States International Trade Commission decided to review antidumping measures on the ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine and China. The Commission intends to determine whether the cancellation of the measures will result in damage to national manufacturers. In 2012 USITC retained the 163% antidumping duty on ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine until November 2017. Initially these…Details
NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company, has appointed Mikhail Arkhipov Vice President for Human Resources and Management System effective as of January 10. Arkhipov will coordinate HR management practices across all production sites of NLMK Group; ensure service support to business and further development of human capital management systems. The new VP will also promote…Details
Stoilensky, a part of NLMK Group, an international steel company with operations in Russia, the European Union and the USA, produced its six-millionth ton of pellets in the lead up to 2018. One of the largest pelletizing plants in Europe was launched at Stoilensky in November 2016. Having reached design capacity of 6 million tons…Details
In 2017 Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 12.27 million tons of concentrate, up by 8.8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 10.8%, to 1.858 million tons. In December 2017 UGOK produced 908.2 thousand tons of concentrate and 133.5 thousand tons of sinter, all down by 12% and 25.3% YoY respectively.…Details
In 2017 Ukraine decreased hot-briquetted iron imports by 94.7% YoY, to 2.376 million tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, imports in monetary terms decreased by 91.6%, to $649 thousand. All the HBI was imported from Russia. Ukraine neither exports nor re-exports HBI. The largest HBI producer in CIS is Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works…Details
In 2017 Russian Railroads throughput increased by 3.2% YoY, to 1.261 billion tons. According to the company statement, coal transportation grew by 9.1% YoY, to 358.5 million tons, iron and manganese ores – by 0.9%, to 110.5 million tons, ferrous metals – by 2.8%, to 73 million tons, and ferrous scrap – by 4.8%, to…Details
In 2017 Ferrexpo, owner of Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, sold 10.4 million tons of iron ore pellets, down by 11.1% YoY, while output decreased by 6.8%, to 10.444 million tons, mostly because of the crusher’s repair. 65% Fe content pellets manufacture dropped by 6.2%, to 9.885 million tons, while that of 62%…Details
According to the company statement, the total weight of the rolls will be 461 tons.
The corresponding contract was concluded in November 2017.
Delivery will be carried out by installments, according to the terms. (Ukrainian metal)
The Trade Union and the management of Full Gold Mining came to an agreement. The procedure for drawing up a collective agreement has begun, the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use reported. All parties of the conflict met with the head of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use, Ulanbek Ryskulov.…Details
Licenses for the exploration and development of two brown coal deposits in Kadamdzhai district of Batken region were put up for auction, according to the website of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use. The State Committee offers are to those wishing to develop Uch-Korgon deposit and engage in geological exploration of Yuzhniy…Details
Torex-Khabarovsk, the owner of the only steel producer in Russia’s Far East Amurmetal, and Hong Kong company Debang Guangdong International signed a letter of intent to create a metals cluster basing on capacities of Amurmetal, the Far East Development Ministry said in a statement on January 9. “The sides plan to start implementation of the…Details
Vice President of Full Gold Mining, which is developing Ishtamberdy gold deposit in Ala-Buka district of Jalal-Abad region of the Kyrgyz Republic, explained why the company fired 400 employees. He told this at a meeting with the head of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use Ulanbek Ryskulov. According to him, it is…Details
In 2018 Zaporizhstal intends to invest 34 million UAN in improving the life of its employees. According to the company statement, 19 premises with the size of over 6 thousand square meters will be repaired. “Since 2012 we have repaired 100 premises, and the organization of the comfortable rest for our employees is going on”,…Details
The Nikolaev Shipyard of Smart Maritime Group is working on the repair of LS-42 dredger for Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works sintering factory. The shipyard started repairs in autumn 2017. The companies have a vast experience of cooperation. Last year the shipyard produced a barrel mixer for the works, with the diameter of 2.8…Details