Corum Svet Shakhtera has produced a KA200 shearer for the Space Heroes mine (DTEK Pavlogradugol). According to the company statement, the shearer is used to mechanical remove coal from breakage faces. For the Space Heroes mine the Kharkiv machine-builders have constructed a special version of the machine. In particular it provides for the better watering…Details
In January-April Chukotka Autonomous District mined 225.8 thousand tons of coal, up by 13.2% YoY.
Beringpromugol and Ugolnaya Mine are the main coalmining companies in the region.
In particular, this year Beringpromugol intends to mine 600 thousand tons of coal.
Last year the region yielded 445.3 thousand tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-April Neva-Metal, a part of the Severstal transport segment, handled 1.042 million tons of metal, down by 3% YoY.
According to the company statement, its container throughput totaled 22 thousand TEUs.
In 2017 the company handled 3.1 million tons of metal. (Ukrainian metal)
Severstal has chosen the supplier of the machinery for the foundry shop of the blast furnace No. 3 at the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The total cost of the contract is over 28 billion rubles. Under the contract TMT GmbH (Germany) will supply all the necessary machinery. The first deliveries are expected in Q2…Details
Trubprom has mastered the manufacture of large diameter pipes of stainless steel. Last year the company passed a number of procedures and obtained the permission to supply its products to the Russian nuclear power plants. But this resulted in some difficulties, as the domestic flat stainless steel manufacturers could not completely cover all the company…Details
The consortium consisting of British Steel, Greybull Capital and Estonian Baltic Metal Holding is interested in KVV Liepājas metalurgs’ recovery, not the purchase of its assets, says Greybull Capital partner Daniel Goldstein. He refused to go into detail as to why the consortium exited from last year’s KVV Liepājas metalurgs sale process. He did say…Details
The prices of main precious metals decreased in Azerbaijan on May 16, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 28,594 manats, to 2200,208 manats per troy ounce compared to the price on May 15. The cost of silver decreased by 0.2945 manats, to 27.7177 manats per ounce.…Details
In April Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works produced 5722 tons of liquid steel. All the electric steel shop sites have demonstrated increase in output. The rolling sector produced 4717 tons of blooms, up by 95 tons from the target, with stainless nickel-containing steel slab accounting for almost 800 tons. The slabs have been sent to Krasniy Octyabr…Details
In January-April Khabarovsk region obtained 4797.8 kg of gold, up by 8.5% YoY. Silver output totaled 16619.8 kg, down by 9%. The decrease has to do with the thinning of the Khakandzhinskoye deposits reserves. According to the regional Ministry of natural resources, silver output will continue falling. In 2017 Khabarovsk region obtained 23147 kg of…Details
Since the start of the year and as of May 15, Rosterminalugol has exported 8 million tons of coal. In 2017 the result was reached on May 17. The 8-millionth ton was a part of the batch loaded onto Post-Panamax bulker Proteas (83.5 thousand tons). The vessel has been the 13th at the terminal since…Details
Severstal Steel Ropes, a part of Severstal-Metiz, has developed an improved version of TU006 rope for the speed descent attraction. It features increased size of the plastic all-round compression, more wire and a unique core structure. These novelties make the rope smoother and more flexible, at the same time retaining its strength over the whole…Details
On March 24 a Zaporizhstal employee loaded ferrous scrap metal weighing 60 kg into his car and tried to drive with it out of the Balka Srednyaya. The thief has been detained by the security. The damage to the company was estimated at 455 UAH. On May 8 a Zaporozhye court fined the thief for…Details
In May iron and steel works in CIS countries increased wire rod price to $595-600 per ton FOB Black Sea from $580 per ton, according to Platts. Rebars became $20 more expensive ($560 per ton). The gap between prices of wire rod and rebars has widened to $35 per ton. One of CIS works has…Details
According to Victor Galasyuk, the chairman of the Verkhovna Rada committee on industrial policy, the situation with the provision of domestic metal companies with scrap is worsening, and immediate reaction of authorities is required. He reminded that in order to provide the stable operation of Ukrainian metal industry the Verkhovna Rada had increased the scrap…Details
Centerra Gold Inc. (Centerra) and Kumtor Gold Company (KGC) have summed up their operating results in the first quarter of 2018, the Media Relations Department of the company has reported. Kumtor produced 100,220 ounces of gold in the first quarter of 2018 compared to 127,400 ounces of gold in the same period of 2017. The…Details
Ukrgazvydobuvannya has concluded 6 agreements with Interpipe Ukraine LLC on the purchase of pipes valued at 3.04 billion UAH. The Victor Pinchuk company will supply 52 thousand tons of various pipes at 50-77 thousand UAH per ton. The pipes will be produced by Interpipe Niko Tube and Interpipe NTZ, as well as Siversk Pipe Works…Details
A 30-years old miner perished at the depth of 622 meters in the Centralnaya mine of the state enterprise Mirnogradugol.
“He went into the mine, where a rock cave-in later occurred. The miner fell from the anchoring and into the shaft”, the Donetsk region prosecutor’s office reports.
The police are investigating the accident. (Ukrainian metal)
In April railroad deliveries of rolled metal produced by NLMK to domestic customers and abroad totaled 1.08 million tons, down by 9.8% MoM, but up by 5.5% YoY. In March the results were +19.2% and +3.4%, while in February –11.4% and +2.3% respectively. In January-April the company shipped 4.4 million tons of metal, up by…Details
Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works has finished assembly of railroad to transport the floor-type loading machine at the thermal annealing furnaces site being constructed in the rolling shop No. 3. The foundation for the rails with the length of 48 meters each has been completed. At present the floor-type loading machine is being assembled. Bosio annealing furnaces…Details
Uralelectromed has started modernizing the pouring complex of the anode furnace No. 2 at the copper-smelting shop with the unification of two anode removers for two types of anodes – 260 and 392 kg (at present the complex produces anodes weighing 260 kg). This year the company will commission the second stage of the copper…Details
The board of directors of the Russian gold producer GV Gold has recommended that the shareholders approve payment of 2.238 billion rubles, or 40.6973 rubles per common share, in dividends for 2017, the company said in a statement on may 15. The amount includes 12.731 rubles per share of interim dividends for January-June 2017. The…Details
NLMK Group, a global steel company, announces that Sergey Karataev has decided to step down as NLMK Group’s Acting CFO. He has decided to continue his professional growth beyond the financial function as First Deputy General Director of Freight One (PGK), NLMK Group’s affiliate. NLMK Group is currently considering candidates for the CFO role. Details…Details
The gross output of raw and semi-processed gold in the powder form reached 28,848 kg in January-April, up by 8.4% YoY.
The overall output of raw and semi-processed silver in the powder form amounted to 334,194 kg, down by 6.5% YoY, the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh National Economy Ministry reports. (Kazinform/Ukrainian metal)
A delegation of the European Union and the International Atomic Energy Agency has arrived in Kyrgyzstan to study uranium heritage sites in Mailuu-Suu town, Jalal-Abad region. It is expected that experts will visit the tailing dumps in Ailampa-Sai, Kulmen-Sai, Koy-Tash valleys, as well as tailing dumps Nos. 6, 20 and 21. The specialists will be…Details