The State Property Fund has announced the sale of the Aluminum Foil Works in Zaporozhye. The starting price is 966.43 million UAH, or 1.16 billion UAH with VAT. The fund accepts all offers by April 3. The company has not been operating since the date of its creation – in 2004. It employs the director,…Details
The Vysochaishy Company intends to get the state support from the Ministry of economical development for the investment projects in the Baikal region. The company wants to get into the list of regional projects participants by submitting an inquiry to the ministry of the economical development of the Irkutsk region. The Vysochaishy project deposits are…Details
The processing factory of the Kolskaya Mining and Metal Company will receive a new automated system of technological process management. The previous complex is completely outdated. Moreover its spare parts are no longer produced. The modernization process is carried out gradually. In 2016 new machinery was assembled at the slurry pumping station. Now the specialists…Details
According to Vadim Dorofeev, the senior manager on coated metal sales of Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, the coating market passed the lowest level of decline last year. In 2016 galvanized steel consumption in Russia totaled 2.88 million tons, down by 2% YoY, while the polymeric coating sector saw an increase of 1%, to 1.9…Details
Ukraine: Metinvest announces loss of control over operations on temporarily non-controlled territory
Following a request by the non-recognized republics to re-register legal entities in the so-called “DNR” and “LNR”, Metinvest declares a complete loss of control over the operations of all assets on the temporarily non-controlled territory (NCT). Unidentified people arrived at the group’s enterprises and demanded that the assets be re-registered under the jurisdiction of the…Details
The net profit of the metals producer Norilsk Nickel increased by 47%, to $2.531 billion in 2016, as calculated under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said in a statement on March 15. Revenue fell by 3%, to $8.259 billion. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) decreased by 9%, to $3.899…Details
In April Ukrainian metal companies expect steel output to drop by 15% form the March planned results, to 1.7 million tons from 2 million tons. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, the April plan also presupposes the decrease in rolled metal output by 16.7%, to 1.5 million tons, and pig iron by 21%, to 1.5 million tons. Such…Details
The Commercial court of the Volyn region has initiated the bankruptcy procedure of the state enterprise Volynugol. The procedure started on March 2. The insolvency case was opened following the claim of the state enterprise Regional Power Grid, which itself has been in the bankruptcy procedure since December 7, 2015. The debt of Volynugol to…Details
In February deliveries of scrap to metal companies decreased by 10 thousand tons MoM, to 220 thousand tons, or the 76% of the necessary volume. Scrap stocks at the metal companies in February decreased by 15 thousand tons, to 105 thousand tons as of March 1. In January-February metal companies received 450 thousand tons of…Details
Directors of DTEK‘s enterprises, such as Komsomolets Donbasu Mine PJSC, Mospyne Coal Refining Company LLC, PEM-Energovuhillia PJSC, Skhidenergo LLC (Zuivska Thermal Power Plant), Donetskoblenergo PJSC, Tekhrempostavka LLC, Sverdlovanthracite LLC, Rovenkyanthracite LLC, Electronaladka LLC, Vysokovoltni Merezhi LLC and DTEK Service LLC, which are situated within the temporarily uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, have received…Details
The Kremlin never recommended Metalloinvest and Severstal to start supplying iron ore to the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, the Russian president spokesman Dmitry Peskov declared. At the same time, according to him, Russia does everything possible to “ease the situation” on Donbass. Earlier mass media reported on the readiness of the Russian metal…Details
At present Techno Tube, a part of Special Steels and Alloys company, operates 8 pipe-welding lines, including 6 TIG lines and 2 LAZER lines. According to the SSA CEO Semen Serikov, modernization allowed the works to produce 480 tons of welded pipes in December 2016. In 2017 the company plans to start producing 500 tons…Details
In February Ukrainian metal companies decreased gas consumption by 25 million cubic meters MoM, to 175 million cubic meters. Average daily gas consumption totaled 6.3 million cubic meters, down by 0.2 million cubic meters. In January-February metal companies consumed 375 million cubic meters of gas, up by 18% YoY. Average daily consumption totaled 6.4 million…Details
On March 1-13, the average daily metal output dropped by 7-9% MoM. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, as of March 14, 17 out of 28 blast furnaces (61%), 13 out of 21 converters (62%), 7 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces (78%) and 6 out of 16 arc-furnaces were in operation. Alchevsk, Yenakievo and Donetskstal Iron and Steel…Details
The Lugansk regional customs paid 265.4 million UAH to the state budget in January-February, up by 79.6 million UAH YoY. The largest product groups generating imports are coking coal (171.7 million UAH, or 64.8% of the total import revenues), anthracite (27.6 million UAH, 10.6%) and iron concentrates (7 million UAH, 2.7%). Alchevsk Iron and Steel…Details
OMZ-Spetsstal, a part of OMZ, has concluded an agreement with the Admiralteyskie Verfy shipyard to deliver metal billets for the Project 636 Varshavyanka submarines. The company will produce billets of special steel grades with mechanical treatment. This is not the first cooperation of the two companies. Previously OMZ-Spetsstal produced and supplied forgings and sheets for…Details
On April 4, the Investment Fund of Kazakhstan will try to sell 29.77% of the Uralsk Metal Constructions and Galvanizing Works shares.
The shares are evaluated at 161.2 million tenge. This will be the starting price.
As of the date of evaluation (September 30, 2016) the works was idle. (Ukrainian metal)
Two companies – Kintero Limited and Belismo Limited (both from the Seychelles islands) have become owners of 19.3% shares of Nikopol South Pipe Works each. In particular, Kintero Limited increased its stake from 0% to 19.338041%, while Belismo Limited – from 0% to 19.337861%. The Transportno-investitsionniye technologii LLC (Kiev) has sold its 38.675721% of NTPZ…Details
The total volume of investments by Kolmar into mining and processing complexes of Ingalinsky and Denisovsky in Yakutia is estimated at 28.4 billion rubles. This is envisaged in the agreements, signed by the Corporation of the Far East Development with Ingalinsky GOK and Denisovsky GOK on March 14. The companies are involved in the construction…Details
The deputy chairman of the Russian government Dmitry Kozak suggested the major industrial groups to supply iron ore to the militants of the so-called Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. In particular, Alisher Usmanov’s Metalloinvest and Alexei Mordashov’s Severstal representatives attended the meeting with Kozak. According to a source, the issue of iron ore deliveries to…Details
The Severniy Mining and Processing Works has stopped half of its pelletizing machines because of the railroad blockade of the occupied territories. “Ukrainian metal industry has dropped to the 5-year minimum, the companies have started shutting down. Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works operates only one blast furnace, the employees have received 25% of the January…Details
The state power-generating company Centrenergo plans to import 2.5 million tons of coal through seaports starting in May. In particular, through the Yuzhny seaport it will import 1.5 million tons of coal, through Transinvest-service terminal and Chernomorsk port – 500 thousand tons each. The expected cost of the transportation services is 646 million UAH. (Ukrainian…Details
The ChTPZ group has made a trial delivery of large diameter pipes (LDP) to Africa. The company has supplied over 2 thousand meters of LDP for the Ain Sukhna Product Hub liquefied gas transportation and storing project in Egypt. The pipes with the diameter of 711.2 mm and the wall thickness of 12.7 mm made…Details
In 2016 Severstal supplied over 22 thousand tons of metal to Russian shipbuilding companies, up by 34% YoY. According to the company statement, Severstal products are used both in civil, and military shipbuilding. The company produces all the range of shipbuilding steels. Last year Severstal started producing PC F500 W strength plate with 70 mm…Details
The processing factory of the Korshunovsky Mining and Processing Works, a part of Mechel, saw the replacement of 4 magnetic separators.
“The output of the new equipment is 100-160 tons per hour. Last year we replaced 6 separators and plan to replace 4 more this year”, the factory director Dmitry Oler said. (Ukrainian metal)
The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) has sent the first, ‘trial’, consignment of its coal to Russia.
“Today first 95 wagons of coal departed. This is a trial consignment,” DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko said.
Zakharchenko did not elaborate on any specific characteristics of the coal supplied. (Interfax-Ukraine/Ukrainian metal)