Ukraine: ZALK profits up in H1 2018

In January-June Zaporozhye Aluminum Works increased its net profit 71.7% YoY, to 390.898 million UAH.

The uncovered losses as of the late June totaled 6.619 billion UAH.

In H1 the works did not produce anything.

In 2017 ZALK decreased net losses 2.9-fold YoY, to 279.486 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutia gold output up in H1 2018

In January-June the Republic of Yakutia increased gold output by 16% YoY, to 8055.26 kg.

Moreover, the output is 3.5% above the half-year target.

This year Yakutia intends to obtain 25 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: truck driver injured at UGOK

An accident happened at Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works on July 24.

A truck driver was injured while replacing wheels. He got his nose, jaw and hand damaged.

A special commission has been created to investigate the accident. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Komsomolskaya mine starts developing new long face

Komsomolskaya mine of Vorkutaugol has put into operation a new long face 612 with the reserves of 821 thousand tons of coal.

The length of the face is 300 meters, and the width – 2.2 meters.

The long face will be developed until April 2019. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UMMC expecting output increase in 2018

This year Ural Mining-Metallurgical Company intends to improve output.

In particular, it expects to produce 390-400 thousand tons of cathode copper. In H1 the company produced 190-200 thousand tons.

Zinc output is forecast on the level of 280 thousand tons, ferrous metals – 1 million tons, and coal – 45-46 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS and Ilva sign roll supplying contract

Energomashspetsstal has received a new order from Ilva SPA (Italy).

According to the agreement signed in February, EMSS will produce and deliver to Milan 3 supporting rolls for cold-rolling mills.

The total weight of the order is 84 tons.

The rolls have to be delivered in H1 2019. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZTZ sales up in June 2018

In June Zagorsky Pipe Works sold 43.4 thousand tons of metal via railroad, up 20-fold YoY.

In January-June deliveries grew 8-fold, to 153.8 thousand tons.

All metal via railroad is sold to domestic customers only. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Amurmetal sales up in June 2018

In June Amurmetal sold 49.5 thousand tons of metal, up 11-fold YoY.

In January-June sales reached 227.3 thousand tons, up 11-fold.

Russian customers received 80 thousand tons, while 147.6 thousand tons were exported. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap deliveries to Amurmetal up in June 2018

In June, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of scrap to Amurmetal totaled 53.6 thousand tons.

This is almost 80-fold more YoY.

In January-June deliveries reached 223.4 thousand tons, up 5-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)