Terrorists from the occupies territories of Donetsk region, the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, created and supported by Russia, have sent all the employees of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works into a forced 2-months vacation. According to the press service of the Chief Intelligence Service, the situation at the terrorists-occupied lands is worsening. In particular, manufacturing…Details
In January-June Ukraine exported 19.303 million tons of iron ore and concentrate valued at $1.362 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total exports was 6.6%. China imported $388.128 million worth of iron ore and concentrate (28.5%), Poland – $145.155 million (10.6%), the Czech Republic – $145.109 million (10.6%). Other…Details
In October the joint-stock company Pavlik intends to confirm the availability of 90 tons of additional gold reserves at its deposits in Magadan region. At present the company deposits stand at 154 tons of gold. Thus, they will increase to 244 tons. The gold-mining combine at the Pavlik deposits was put into operation in August…Details
Stocks of anthracite coal at Ukrainian thermal power plants (TPP) grew by 3% from June 27 to July 5, to 698,300 tons, according to the Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s press service. At the same time, the stocks of gas coal decreased by 3.6% from 1.824 million tons to 1.759 million tons. In general,…Details
In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct deliveries of rolled steel to construction companies totaled 17.7 thousand tons, down by 37.2% MoM and by 3.4% YoY. In May the results were up by 8.8% MoM and down by 8.7% YoY, in April – up by 9.6% and down by 8.8% respectively. In January-June construction…Details
NLMK has completed its project begun in 2015 on the replacement of dust-gas filtering equipment at its refractory shop. As the result dust emissions have decreased by 18%, and the dust captured is returned to the manufacturing process as raw materials. The tests of the new electric filters have been carried out at the lime…Details
Metalloinvest and KamAZ have negotiated the conditions of the three-year agreement on prices for high-quality rolled metal (SBQ) produced by Oskol Electrometallurgical Works (OEMK), which will come into effect on January 1, 2018. The discussion was held during the visit of the first deputy CEO, commercial director of Metalloinvest Nazim Efendiyev to KamAZ, where he…Details
Throughput of Rosterminalugol JSC, the largest dedicated coal port in the Baltic region, a part of Russia’s largest coal port holding Port Management Company LLC, is to grow by 16%, to 21 million tons in 2017, Yevgeny Korban, Managing Director of the terminal, declared. According to him, investments will total some RUB 300 million in…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has sent an open letter to the president of Ukraine Petr Proshenko, the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, the general prosecutor Yuri Lutsenko and the Krivoy Rog city mayor Yuri Vilkul. The company CEO Paramjit Kahlon voiced against the discriminative attitude to AMKR, connected with the increase of the land tax. The company…Details
To resume operation at Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, a financing of 4 billion UAH is needed, as well as new raw materials sources. “The enterprise is in the poor condition now. The accounts are arrested, there are over 40 claims as to debts, and the machinery…Details
On July 3 Ukrzaliznytsia announced a tender to buy tyres valued at 73.69 million UAH.
Interpipe Ukraine LLC won all the five lots. The difference with the expected price was 0.8%.
It should be noted that Interpipe prices were not the lowest. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-June Ukrainian power companies imported $1.257 billion worth of coal, up 1.8-fold YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied 50.2% of the coal, USA – 27% and Canada – 8.7%. Russian share increased to $631.1 million from $446.3 million in January-June 2016. US increased sales from $95.9 million ton $340.5 million. Canada…Details
By 2019 the city of Cherepovets will have constructed the new works to produce metal structures and process metal. The works will be constructed on the Cherepovets Industrial park site. Private investments are planned in the volume of 700 million rubles across three stages. The works will create 170 jobs. The works with two shops,…Details
Three people were killed as a methane blast rocked the Zapolyarny copper and nickel mine of Norilsk Nickel, the company said in a statement on July 7 citing preliminary data. “According to preliminary data, vapors of methane exploded during construction works. Preliminary data show that three workers died at the site of the blast and…Details
Rosterminalugol JSC throughput in January-June grew by 43% YoY, to 11.3 million tons. In June the terminal exported 2.2 million tons. In 2016, throughput of Rosterminalugol grew by 3.4% YoY, to a record high result of 18 million tons (over 60% of coal transshipment in the ports of Russia’s Baltic Basin). In 2016, Managing Port…Details
In January-June Neva-Metal CJSC (stevedoring company of Severstal) handled about 1.6 million tons of cargo, which is close to the result of January-June, the company said. In the reporting period, the company’s container throughput totaled about 48,000 TEUs. CJSC Neva-Metal is a part of a transport division of Severstal Russian Steel of Severstal Group. Neva-Metal…Details
Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has created an interagency working group to tackle the crisis situation in coal industry. Resolution No. 450 dated June 21 has been posted on the government’s website. The deputy prime minister of Ukraine has been appointed head of the group and the energy and coal industry minister is his deputy. (Interfax-Ukraine/Ukrainian…Details
The auction to prospect, develop and mine gold at Kedrovskiy site in Khakasia failed, as there was only one offer – from ZapSibNK LLC.
The starting price of the site with the reserves of 77 tons was 60.946. The license would have been granted for 25 years. (Ukrainian metal)
In June Russian metal companies shipped 1.15 million tons of metal to the local market via railroad, down by 7% MoM and by 0.8% YoY. In May deliveries increased by 6.9% MoM and by 0.7% YoY. In January-June railroad deliveries of metal totaled 6.87 million tons, up by 2% YoY and by 0.7% from the…Details
The Good Price Appraisal Company has evaluated the assets of Guryevsk Iron and Steel Works (Kemerovo region). According to the company, GMK assets are valued at 822.66 million rubles. The works is in the bankruptcy proceedings, and the court hearings are scheduled for November 14. The real estate of the works is estimated at 6.47…Details
The repair of the copper furnace at Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has been finished in advance. The annual repair was expected to last for 112 hours, but was finished 6 hours earlier. The 64 employees of the company in three shifts removed 300 tons of refractories and then assembled 300 tons of new brickwork. (Ukrainian…Details
Ural Turbine Plant will supply a steam turbine T-42/50-2.9 to Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works. The turbine, capacitor, generator, heaters, pump equipment and pipelines will be assembled at the central electric plant of MMK. All the machinery will be supplied in Q2 2018. The new turbine will replace the AT-25 turbine, produced by the Ural…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has received the certificates of correspondence of two rebars types to the Belarus standards. The certification allows ChMK to supply rebars to Belarus. The BelCertificate specialists checked the manufacturing process at ChMK and inspected the technological chain of the production of S240 rebars with 8-22 mm diameter and S500 rebars…Details
The NLMK Group bars division has opened up its first retail warehouse in Yekaterinburg. The new site will allow the company to supply small batches of rolled metal and metal wares to its clients. The first sales have already taken place. The warehouse boasts two cranes with the lifting capacity of 10 tons, a large…Details
In January-June the Metallokonstruktsia works exported 338 million rubles worth of metal structures, up by 35% YoY.
According to the Ulyanovsk regional administration, the company is one of the major local exporters.
At present the company is finishing construction of the new galvanizing shop. (Ukrainian metal)
Buribay Mining and Processing Works, a part of UMMC, expects to receive 222.8 million rubles of net profits in 2017, down by 4.4% YoY. Revenue is expected to increase by 10.5%, to 1.45 billion rubles. This year the company plans to decrease concentrate manufacture prime cost and improve its quality (copper contents to 20%, while…Details