ArcelorMittal Temirtau is starting the implementation of the project on the reconstruction of the dust extraction units No. 5 and 6 at the sinter shop. The company plans to invest some 330 million tenge in the project. Under the reconstruction it is envisioned to assemble highly efficient bag hoses with the air purification rate of…Details
Tominskoye Mining and Processing Works has started preparing the territory for the construction of the new enterprise. “The first stage of the factory construction will end in late 2019. By that time all the manufacturing units of the processing factory will have been constructed,” the GOK CEO Valery Ulanovsky said. The mining and processing works…Details
Evraz ZSMK has put into operation a new 320-ton converter in its steelmaking shop. The old machine was shut down on April 10. Replacement works have been finished in less than 3 months. Investments exceeded 1 billion rubles. The converter has been designed and produced by Yuzhno-Uralsk Machine-Building Works. The new gas-purifying units will decrease…Details
Amurmetal, which resumed operation in late July, exports over 60% of its products to the Southeast Asia. “We deliver to Thailand, the Philippines, and Korea, which don’t have large steel capacities because of the lack of energy resources, but do have rolling manufacture. We supply our steel billets there, they roll them and sell locally…Details
In late 2017 Velta intends to start constructing the mining and processing complex on the basis of Lekarevskoye titanium ores deposits in Kirovograd region in case it gets the license from the State Service of Geology and Subsoil Use. The Kirovograd regional council on August 22 approved of granting the company the right to use…Details
The net profit of Russian metals and mining group Mechel, attributable to shareholders, fell by 40% YoY, to 4.994 billion rubles in January-June, as calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said on August 23. The entire profit fell by 38%, to 5.682 billion rubles. EBITDA grew by 56%, to 40.227 billion rubles,…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has signed a contract with the leading manufacturer of machinery for ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH. This year the company has started reconstructing the 1700 sheet-rolling shop. “The signing of the contract for the basic engineering of the mill is the next step”, the company CEO…Details
Coal mining in Ukraine (not taking into account the temporary occupied territory of Crimea and Sevastopol, as well as the ATO zone) in July decreased by 26.9% YoY, to 1.9 million tons.
According to the State Statistics Service, coal mining also dropped by 1.9% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)
Beringpromugol (subsidiary of Australia’s Tigers Realm Coal), which is an anchor resident of the Priority Development Area Beringovsky (Beringovsky PDA) in Chukotka, is going to build a coal processing plant in the framework of the Amaam field development project by 2019, press center of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East cites…Details
The Insulation Pipe Works has finished delivering insulated pipes and fittings for T Plus Group.
The pipes will be used to construct heating network in the cities of Penza, Kirov and Saratov.
The length of pipes totaled 7.5 km. (Ukrainian metal)
Russia supplies some 10 million tons of coal to Ukraine annually and intends to retain the market. “I don’t think that the first coal batch from US will affect us. Mostly because we supply coking coal for metal enterprises. Ukraine used to get the power-generating coal from the DPR and LPR (Russia-created terrorist organizations of…Details
According to Ukrmetallurgprom president Alexander Kalenkov, the situation with provision of mining and metal companies with railroad cars is stable – it’s still bad. “In 10 days, despite our efforts to improve situation, the progress in railroad car supplies is mostly unseen – the same 18%”, he said. He noted that while some companies could…Details
Zoloto Kamchatki, a part of Russian multi-industry holding Renova Group, plans to invest 22.3 billion rubles in the development of the Kumroch gold deposit in the Kamchatka region and construction of a mining and processing plant. At present, the first stage of the plant is being designed. The gold mill is to have an annual…Details
Three uranium tailings in Kyrgyzstan will be subject to reclamation, liquidation and conservation. This is reported by the company RosRAO. According to it, on August 22, RosRAO State Enterprise (“Rosatom” State Corporation) was selected as the winner in a tender for work at three tailing sites in Kyrgyzstan: Tuyuk-Suu (liquidation), Dalneye (conservation) and Kaji-Sai (recultivation).…Details
In January-July Ukraine exported 22.687 million tons of iron ore and concentrate valued at $1.545 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore and concentrate share in the total export in monetary terms was 6.5%. China imported the most – $442.523 million (28.6%), Poland – $165.157 million (10.7%) and Slovakia – $163.31 million (10.6%).…Details
Chernomorsky Shipbuilding Works has shipped a lined barrel mixer to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The diameter of the mixer is 2.8 meters, and its length is 10 meters. It is used in sinter manufacture for sinter caking before blast furnace processes. To produce the mixer the company used 80 tons of rolled metal.…Details
On August 21 Lviviugol received 30 million UAH from the coal sale.
The money was spent to pay July salary to miners.
According to the Lviv state regional administration fuel and energy saving department, the miners received 54% of their salary. (Ukrainian metal)
In April-June Lysva Iron and Steel Works received 217.9 million rubles of net losses. Losses in Q1 totaled 57 million rubles. Thus, in H1 the works received 275.2 million rubles of losses against 20 million rubles of net profit in H1 2016. Sales earned the works some 2.79 billion rubles, up by 3% YoY. In…Details
AK Processing intends to put into operation a cathode copper works in Urdzhar region in the East-Kazakhstan district. The cost of the project is 4.58 billion tenge. The works will have the capacity of 2520 tons of copper per year. It will be put into operation in 2018. AK Processing is the daughter company of…Details
In January-June Zhairem Mining and Processing Works received 5.503 billion tenge of net profits, up 2.4-fold YoY. EBITDA also increased 2.4-fold, to 6.962 billion tenge, with gross profit up 2.3-fold, to 9.324 billion tenge. The company assets have increased by 16.8%, to 36.729 billion tenge, with liabilities up by 6.4%, to 6.842 billion tenge. Zhairem…Details
In January-June Russia increased imports of galvanized steel with polymer coating by 36.6% YoY. According to the Federal Customs Service, Russia imported 269.5 thousand tons of steel, with 59% supplied by China, followed by South Korea and Kazakhstan. Chinese price was $789.4 per ton, Kazakhstani – $997.5, and Korean – $1226 per ton. In June…Details
Novgorodsky Iron and Steel Works has completed the scheduled repair of its MAERZ furnace. All the work has been done without side contractors. “Thanks to the combined efforts of the NMZ employees we have completed the repair 18 hours ahead of schedule. This allowed us to start heating the furnace and make products earlier”, the…Details
VIZ-Stal will get new crane machinery for its cold-rolling shop: the company has concluded an agreement with a machine-building works. The bridge crane of the latest generation with the lifting capacity of 22 tons will improve cargo transportation by 10% compared with the previous machine. The company will receive the crane in November, and it…Details
In January-June Metalloinvest increased its net profit by 36.7% YoY, to $585 million.
The group earnings reached $3.032 billion, up by 57%. EBITDA was $1.061 billion, up by 99.1%.
Metalloinvest net debt totaled $3.602 billion. (Ukrainian metal)
Uraltrubprom has supplied a batch of pipes to Europe of a rare size: 323.9 mm with the wall thickness of 20 mm.
The pipes are manufactured according to EN 10219.
The weight of the batch was 92 tons.
The pipes will be used in construction structures. (Ukrainian metal)
The prosecutor’s office of the Donetsk region is investigating the fatal injury of a constructor of the Mine constructing group No. 1 at the Pokrovskoye Mine Group.
At present the prosecutors believe that the safety rules when working at a highly dangerous site have been violated. (Ukrainian metal)