Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke to make sulfur acid manufacture environment-friendly

Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has begun the capital repair of the sulfur acid mill in the desulfurization shop No. 2. According to the company statement, this will make the manufacturing process environmentally cleaner and allow increasing product quality and output. Investments in the reconstruction will amount to 31 million UAH. The Haldor Topose machine…

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Russia: UEM silvered output up

Uralelectromed increased copper powder wares with silver coating by 15% YoY in January-September. By the end of the year the company intends to have produced 70 tons of such powders. According to the marketing department director Andrei Senkov, output increase is the result of the favorable local market situation (as the company mostly sells locally)…

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Russia: Evraz ZSMK modernizes arc furnace

Evraz ZSMK has finished reconstructing its electric arc furnace. Investments totaled 300 million rubles.

The reconstruction will decrease manufacturing expenses, while improving productivity.

Time to produce steel will also decrease, and the output will go up by 100 thousand tons, to 931 thousand tons per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS confirms correspondence to new quality standard

Energomashspetsstal has successfully passed the quality management system audit for the correspondence with the new ISO 9001:2015 requirements.

The audit has been carried out by TUV Thuringen.

The auditors have checked 16 manufacturing divisions at random.

Following the check TUV Thuringen recommended granting EMSS the international certificate of ISO 9001:2015 correspondence. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: Kazakhmys copper output up in January-September 2017

In January-September Kazakhmys produced 169.4 thousand tons of copper cathodes, up by 3.7% YoY.

Average copper contents in ore were 0.99%, up from 0.95% in January-September 2016 and by 8.1% from the target.

Factories processed 21.8 million tons of ore.

In 2016 Kazakhmys produced 225.657 thousand tons of ore, up by 2.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Izhstal increases supplies to Kalashnikov concern

In January-September Izhstal increased metal deliveries to Kalashnikov concern 2.6-fold YoY.

Izhstal supplies hot-rolled metal of stainless, high-speed, tool and bearing steels, as well as cold-rolled belts and sections.

In 9 months Izhstal supplied 1.8 thousand tons of metal to Kalashnikov concern.