Kyrgyzstan: agreement with Centerra to ensure more efficient operation of Kumtor

New strategic agreement between the government of Kyrgyzstan and Centerra Gold Inc. “completely justifies itself in terms of ensuring a more efficient and stable operation of the enterprise”, the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev stated during a visit to Kumtor mine in Issyk-Kul region. According to the Information Support Department of the Government’s Office,…

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Russia: coal output to grow in 2019

In 2019 coal output could grow by 1.1%, to 445 million tons, according to a forecast of social-economic development for 2020 and 2021-2022. In 2024 the expected output could be 510 million tons and in 2022 – 483 million tons. In 2018 Russia exported 196.8 million tons of coal, including 23 million tons of coking…

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Ukraine: metal output down in September 2019

In September Ukraine produced 1.759 million tons of steel, down by 9.2% MoM. Pig iron manufacture decreased by 4.6%, to 1.744 million tons, while that of rolled metal grew by 3%, to 1.583 million tons. In 9 months Ukraine produced 16.41 million tons of steel, 15.47 million tons of pig iron and 14.1 million tons…

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Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions delivers all metal for CherMK foundry yard construction

Severstal Steel Decisions has produced over 3 thousand tons of metal structures for the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works blast furnace No. 3 first foundry yard. To produce structures the company used high-strength plates manufactured at CherMK mill-2800 and mill-5000. Severstal Steel Decisions will supply more than 10 thousand tons of metal structures for the…

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