Ukraine: mining output up in May 2018

In May industrial output in Ukraine increased by 2.2% MoM and by 2.9% YoY.

According to the State Statistics Service, in January-May the industrial output grew by 102.6%.

In particular, in mining and quarrying it increased by 102%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap deliveries to Amurmetal up in May 2018

In May, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of ferrous scrap to Amurmetal totaled 46.6 thousand tons.

This is higher than in April by 17.2%, and 10-fold than in May 2017.

In January-May the company received 170 thousand tons of scrap, up 4-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosgeologia to examine coals in Sakhalin

VNIGRIugol, a part of the state holding Rosgeologia, has begun the summer season at the Lakhskaya field in Sakhalin.

The agreement on the work was concluded in autumn 2017.

The specialists will have to examine the quality of the coal and determine its grade contents. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz expands the capacity for the processing of railway wheels

Evraz NTMK completes preparations for launching the fifth railway wheel machining line. The line has already been assembled, and four new automated machines have been installed at the wheel shop. Currently the wheel-block robotic transport and handling equipment, chip breaker and disposal systems, a cutting-fluid management station are being mounted. Cable networks and fences that…