Russia: MMK to spend 3 billion rubles on BF shop repairs

The council on the strategic development of the MMK Group has approved the project on the construction of the blast furnace slag dry cooling machine.

The cost of the project is 3 billion rubles.

It will undergo an expertise soon.

The project will be carried out by Shlakservice LLC, a part of MMK. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Evraz Yuzhkoks reelects supervisory board and changes name

The new shareholders of Evraz Yuzhkoks have changed the company name to Yuzhkoks and reelected the supervisory board. The board chairman Alexander Maryanchuk, as well as the Evraz-DMZ, Evraztrans Ukraine LLC and Evraz Ukraine LLC legal department director Lyudmila Garmash and Evraz-DMZ sales management customs declaration department director Dmitry Skotarenko have been removed from the…


Russia: Zabaykalye region coal output down in January-April 2017

In January-April Zabaykalye region shipped 7.186 million tons of coal, down by 7.6% YoY.

According to the regional ministry of natural resources, in January-April 2017 7.777 million tons of coal were shipped from coal deposits.

In 2017 the region mined 21.3 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Meta replaces CEO

Oleg Ryabko has been appointed the new CEO of the scrap-procuring group of companies Meta. In his new office Ryabko will be responsible for the management of the scrap-procuring business, improving its efficiency, reaching financial and manufacturing goals, etc. Andrei Pavlov, who has previously managed the company, decided to leave the office as his contract…


Russia: TMK IFRS EBITDA up in Q1 2018

Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) of the Russian pipe producer TMK increased by 13% YoY, to $160 million in January-March, as calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said in a statement on May 18.

Revenue grew by 35%, to $1.274 billion. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: SinTZ profit down in Q1 2018

In January-March Sinarsky Pipe Works received 94 million rubles of net profit, down 6-fold YoY.

At the same time the company revenue increased by 1.5 billion rubles, to 10.45 billion rubles.

Gross profit dropped from 1.7 billion rubles to 1.2 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: tungsten output down in Q1 2018

In January-March Zabaykalye region produced 290.3 tons of tungsten concentrate, down by 45.7% YoY. The decrease has to do with the drop of output volumes at Novoorlovsky Mining and Processing Works. Two companies are developing tungsten deposits in the region – Novoorlovsky GOK and Bom-Gorkhonsky Mine LLC. Novoorlovsky GOK develops and processes tungsten ore of…