Following the auction Drazhnik LLC has received the right to develop the alluvial gold site. The Koro-Samyr site was sold to the company for 62.634 million rubles. 2 more companies participated in the auction. Since 2001 the company has been prospecting at the site. Koro-Samyr C1 balance reserves amount to 353.4 kg of gold, while…Details
In January-March Nizhny Novgorod region sold 322 billion rubles worth of industrial products, up by 13.8% YoY. According to the regional ministry of industry, metal companies sold 41.8% more goods, while metal wares sales increased by 25.9%. “The metal industry growth mostly has to do with the operation of the Vyksa Iron and Steel Works.…Details
Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Works has hosted an annual meeting of shareholders, who jointly own 98.3% of the voting shares. It was decided to distribute the net profit for 2017 in full, as well as a part of net profit of past years, to the total amount of 5.46 billion rubles to pay dividends. The size of…Details
Bratsk Ferroalloys Works has repaired the electric equipment of the smelting shop furnace No. 1. The furnace repaired smelts over 44 tons of FS-75 ferrosilicon for exports and up to 57 tons of FS-65 ferrosilicon for the domestic market per day. That’s some 25% of the total output. The repair was carried out in two…Details
In March Russia produced 5.7 million tons of steel, down by 10% YoY (5.15 million tons in February). In January-March steel output dropped by 6.7%, to 16.55 million tons. Ukraine increased steel output by 4.7% YoY, to 1.711 million tons (1.608 million tons), with 5.225 million tons produced in Q1, down by 2.8% YoY. In…Details
In 2017 Susumanzoloto received 1.8 billion rubles of net profit, down by 18% YoY. The company revenue grew by 31%, to 13.39 billion rubles. Gold sales revenue totaled 13.27 billion rubles, also up by 31%. Last year the company acquired three enterprises – Nedra LLC for 71.5 million rubles, Sever LLC for 705 million rubles…Details
Olkon, a part of Severstal, has finished the drying season, which has lasted for half a year. The drying complex has been operating in a stable mode. In the 2017-2018 season the technological and qualitative indexes of the iron ore concentrate corresponded to the standards, including by moisture content. The average capacity of the drying…Details
In March Russia produced 4.3 million tons of pig iron, down by 5.5% YoY (3.885 million tons in February). In January-March pig iron output dropped by 3.4% YoY, to 12.485 million tons. Ukraine increased pig iron production by 7.6% YoY, to 1.678 million tons (1.632 million tons), with 5.247 million tons produced in 3 months,…Details
In January-March Amur region yielded 4.24 tons of gold, down by 9.3% YoY.
Petropavlovsk mines provided for the main part of the output – 1.4 tons at Pokrovsk, 1.12 tons at Albynsk, and 0.87 tons at Malomyr.
Gold mining in Amur region in 2017 grew by 15.6% YoY, to 25.77 tons. (Ukrainian metal)
By 2021 Kolmar intends to have mined 22 million tons of coal at the Yuzhnaya Yakutia territory of rapid development. “18 million tons of coal will be extracted from mines. That’s 12 million tons at Inaglinskaya-2 mine (two stages of 6 million tons each) and 6 million tons at the Denisovsky GOK mine. 4 million…Details
The government has ordered to include 20 land plots into the Komsomolsk territory of the rapid development in Khabarovsk region to carry out investment projects on construction and modernization of tin-mining enterprises. The order has been submitted by the Ministry of the Far East development. As the result of the projects’ implementation, the volume of…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has assembled a new fine crusher. It will be in operation for some 12 years. The crusher was produced by Uralmashzavod and was equipped with the 500 kW engine. The capacity of the crusher is over 600 tons of ore per hour. The company operates 8 fine crushers. 5 have already been replaced,…Details
VSMPO-Avisma has decided to stop developing the Centralnoye deposits in Tambov region. The corporation acquired the right to develop the deposits in July 2011 for 1.473 billion rubles. In 2016 the start of the development was shifted to 2019. The corporation has prolonged its license till 2029. It was also interested in attracting partners to…Details
The operation of the Port Eastern Gates – Primorye Works in Nakhodka was suspended following the checks on April 28.
It was found out that the company was handling coal without the permission to pollute air.
The checks followed the complaints of Nakhodka citizens on coal dust originating from coal handling. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-March Metinvest decreased steel output by 4% YoY, to 1.825 million tons. At the same time pig iron manufacture grew by 9%, to 2.156 million tons. Iron ore concentrate production increased by 4%, to 6.924 million tons. Pellets manufacture grew by 48%, to 1.723 million tons. The group has decreased coking coal output by…Details
In January-March Ukraine imported 291.3 thousand tons of steel, up by 24.4% YoY. Domestic market increased consumption by 13.1%, to 1.056 million tons. Import’s share grew from 25.07% to 27.6%. The shares of flat and long rolled metal in imports were almost equal – 48.5% and 47.9%, as opposed to 37.5% and 61.5% in Q1…Details
At a meeting on April 27 the Board of Directors of NLMK Group, an international steel company with operations in Russia, the US and the EU, approved the new composition of the Group’s Management Board as follows. The new Management Board is: Grigory Fedorishin – President (Chairman of the Management Board), Mikhail Arkhipov – Vice…Details
At a meeting held on April 27, NLMK Group’s Board of Directors recommended the company’s shareholders to approve payment of Q1 2018 dividends of 5.73 rubles per share at the upcoming Annual General Shareholder Meeting (AGM), which would be held on June 8. NLMK Group’s Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders approve dividends of 5.73…Details
The Board of Directors of NLMK Group held a meeting on April 27 during which the agenda for the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM), to be held on June 8, was approved. The list of persons entitled to participate at the AGM will be based on the NLMK Shareholder Register as of May 14. NLMK…Details
The net profit of the Russian metals producer Norilsk Nickel increased by 30% YoY, to 48.8 billion rubles in January-March, as calculated under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS), the company said in a statement. Revenue rose by 28%, to 120.99 billion rubles. Gross profit grew by 34%, to 75.6 billion rubles, sales profit by 36%, to…Details
The prices of gold and platinum increased, while the prices of silver and palladium decreased in Azerbaijan on April 30, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold increased by 6.6215 manats, to 2246.8815 manats per troy ounce in Azerbaijan compared to the price on April 27. The cost of…Details