Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has signed an agreement with Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH for the delivery of equipment to reconstruct the sheet-rolling mill 1700 valued at over $25 million. According to the contract the Austrian company will develop the project of the mill reconstruction and in 2018 will supply new equipment to improve…Details
In January-September Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant produced 97127.8 tons of copper cathodes, up by 8.6% YoY. Copper wire rod output went up by 6.1%, to 72.784 tons, silver – by 2.3%, gold – by 30%. “This year we intend to produce 128 thousand tons of copper cathodes, up by 5% YoY”, the company CEO Andrei…Details
In September Sakhalin enterprises mined over 900 thousand tons of coal, or 5.6 million tons in January-September, up by 10% YoY. Coal in the region is mined by 10 companies. Solntsevsky coal pit LLC and Gornyak LLC provide the most coal. Last year the region mined 7.2 million tons of coal, up 1.3-fold YoY. (Ukrainian…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has expanded the range of products for European market. In particular, it has added two new types of flanged beams manufactured at the rail and beam shop. Now the European certificate also covers IPB and IPBL beams. The products are manufactured according to DIN 1025. The first batches have already…Details
Novgorodsky Iron and Steel Works has purchased a Chetra MKSM-800 forklift valued at 1.7 million rubles.
The new forklift has the Deutz diesel engine.
At present NMZ operates 2 forklifts. (Ukrainian metal)
Izhstal can now produce large diameter rolled metal on its 450 mill.
This will increase average monthly output by 4-5 thousand tons.
The maximum diameter has been increased from 120 mm to 180 mm.
The company has already shipped 1 thousand tons of metal with 130-150 mm diameter to car manufacturers. (Ukrainian metal)
Since the start of the gold-harvesting season the Alexandrovskaya-1 LLC has obtained 94 kg of gold at its sites in Amur region. This year the company operates at the Jalon and Juvaskit deposits. Sand washing is underway. This year the company plans to obtain 100 kg of gold. Last year Alexandrovskaya-1 operated at the Juvaskit,…Details
In January-September PPGHO fulfilled its uranium production schedule.
In particular 1232 tons of the metal have been supplied to the nuclear industry.
In addition, some 2.3 million tons of coal have been shipped to consumers. (Ukrainian metal)
Alardinskaya mine has yielded the 2-millionth ton of coal since the start of the year.
The record ton was mined at the 3-39 long face. The first million tons was mined from the face in June.
Alardisnakay coal is shipped to Evraz works. (Ukrainian metal)
Alexander Astakhov has been appointed the new managing director of Blagoveschensk Rebars Works, a part of OMK. He has been working with the company since 1999. Lately he has been the manufacturing director and the acting managing director. “The work of the BAZ occupies an important position in the OMK strategy. Alexander Astakhov is an…Details
The State Fiscal Service has checked the Severniy Mining and Processing Works and found the non-payment of 1.3 billion UAH to the budget in 2012-2016. “We fear that mining and processing works do not pay rent in full, and in large volumes”, the Service said. Of the amount SevGOK has to pay some 875 million…Details
Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel plans to launch the first stage of its Bystrinsky GOK ore mining and processing plant on October 31, the government of the Zabaikalsky region said in a statement quoting governor Natalya Zhdanova. “We planned the launch of the facility’s first stage on October 31. We also discussed prospects for the…Details
The TsNIIchermet named after Bardin has developed the final edition of the GOST 5949 standard “Metal products of stainless steels and corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant alloys. Technical specifications”. “The standard has been developed on the initiative of the metal works – manufacturers of corrosion- and heat-resistant rolled steel to replace the GOST 5949-75 “Corrosion- and heat-resistant…Details
In January-September Rosterminalugol transshipped over 18.2 million tons of coal.
In the whole 2016 the company shipped 18.1 million tons.
In September Rosterminalugol loaded 2.25 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)
The miners of the Djebariki-Khaya pit of Yakutugol have finished shipping coal to Yakutia because of the end of the summer navigation. The summer navigation this year started in mid-May. In 4.5 months miners shipped almost 310 thousand tons of coal. The fuel is supplied via Yakutian rivers to the 14 northern and central districts.…Details
Metinvest has suggested the European Commission to replace the fixed antidumping duty with price obligations. “Thus, Ukraine is still negotiating the possibilities of replacing this regime of delivery limitations”, a source in the government reported. According to the source, the EC decision clearly states, that unlike with suppliers from other countries, with Ukraine the EU…Details
Supervisory boards of Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works have replaced the acting CEO Kirill Avramenko with the chief accountant Tatiana Zaytseva. According to the companies’ information, the matter was discussed on October 4. Zaytseva has been appointed the acting CEO of KhTZ and EMZ since October 5 for an indefinite term.…Details
Energomashspetsstal has sent another batch of billets to one of the largest Kharkiv works – Electrotyazhmash.
The total weight of the batch is 90.5 tons.
The delivery has been carried out under the contract concluded in July.
The parts will be used in the manufacture of power machinery. (Ukrainian metal)
Electrozinc has carried out cold tests of the new gas blower in its sulfur acid shop. The new machine will be the 12th since the works has been commissioned. The current machine has been operating since 1981. It will be replaced with a Piller machine valued at 500 thousand euros (33.8 million rubles). The maximum…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has transferred 29 million UAH to the city budget. This is half of the cost of Ocheretino – Avdiivka gas pipeline construction. “We have kept one of our promises to the citizens of Avdiivka – we have transferred money for the construction of the gas pipeline”, the company CEO Musa…Details
The State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of Kyrgyzstan announced the holding of auctions. Issyk-Ata field with a starting price of $26,160 is put up for auction. A large part of the area (up to 60%) is covered with glacial deposits of considerable thickness. The increased gold content is caused by the presence…Details
In January-September Ukraine increased copper and copper wares imports by 56.4% YoY, to $62.24 million. According to the customs statistics, exports grew by 69.1%, to $92.725 million. In September copper imports totaled $7.911 million, and exports – $10.946 million. Nickel imports in 9 months dropped by 16.7%, to $55.721 million ($5.057 million in September). At…Details
In January-August Kazakhmys produced 151.2 thousand tons of cathode copper, up by 6% YoY. Average copper contents in the ore totaled 0.96%, which is higher than last year (0.94%) and by 4.2% from the planned. In 8 months the corporation mined 18852.341 thousand tons of ore, factories processed 19 million tons. In 2017 Kazakhmys intends…Details
The length cutting service center of Tyumenremdormash has started testing new machinery. The new complex cost investor 226 million rubles. The project is carried out with the help of the regional government. In particular the government paid 27.3 million rubles as the first installment. The service center produces strips of almost any size with the…Details
In January-August sales of industrial products (goods and services) totaled 1.354 trillion UAH, up by 25.95% YoY.
According to the State Statistics Service, in August sales in mining and quarrying industry increased by 28.8% YoY, with exports up by 27.6%.
Metal output accounted for 17.8% and mining for 15% of the total volume. (Ukrainian metal)
The Russian businessman Igor Shamis could become a new owner of KVV Liepajas metalurgs. He wanted to acquire the works back in 2014, but lost to the Ukrainian KVV Group. The Latvian Privatization Agency chairman Vladimir Loginov confirmed that the Cabinet of Ministers would decide on the new owner in October. Last week a new…Details