Russia: Uraltrubprom sales up in January-August 2017

In January-August Ural Pipe Works increase pipes manufacture by 13.3% YoY, to 163.55 thousand tons.

In particular, the company produced 111.81 thousand tons of oil pipes, up by 16.7% YoY, and 51.7 thousand tons of section pipes, up by 6.5%.

Pipe sales increased by 12%, to 162.78 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest Zaporozhye works employ young specialists

Metinvest enterprises in the city of Zaporozhye: Zaporizhstal, Zaporozhogneupor, Zaporozhkoks and Zaporozhye Casting and Mechanical Works – will employ 250 young specialists. In 5 years Zaporozhye companies employed over 2 thousand graduates from schools and higher educational establishments. The enterprises have a number of educational and motivating programs to improve professional and personal qualifications. Zaporizhstal…

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Ukraine: local coal to cost as imported

Lvivugol welcomes the increase of coal price for power-generating companies and combined heat and power plants. “I am sure that coal mined in Ukraine should not cost less than that purchased in other countries. If the difference in prices is removed, this will provide for the stable development of the mining industry and would stimulate…

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Ukraine: AMKR to finish coke battery No. 5 construction in H1 2018

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to have finished construction of the coke battery No. 5 by H1 2018. According to the project and program director of the investment and engineering department Yegor Klimenko, the cost of the project to reconstruct the coke battery No. 6 begun in July is $128 million, and together with coke battery…

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Ukraine: Zaporozhye Vtormet replaces acting chairman

The supervisory board of Zaporozhye Vtormet has relieved the acting chairman of the board Alexander Umrikhin of his duties, appointing the shop director Konstantin Beskorovayniy instead.

The term of the office has not been stipulated, but Beskorovayniy has been hired with a 3-month trial term.

Zaporozhye Vtormet procures and processes ferrous scrap. (Ukrainian metal)