In 2016 Holding Cable Alliance (uniting cable assets of the UMMC) processed 37.5 thousand tons of copper, up by 12% YoY. The increase was caused by the major modernization of industrial sites and the expansion of the product range. 2016 saw new machinery assembled at all HCA companies. Thanks to this they were able to…Details
In 2016 Korshunovsky Mining and Processing Works, a part of Mechel, mined 8.2 million tons of ore, up by 4% YoY. Iron ore concentrate output remained almost flat YoY at 2.7 million tons. All the products were sold on the local market, with 98% of the iron ore concentrate supplied to Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel…Details
The existing system of railroad car division under Ukrzaliznytsia negatively affects the Ukrainian economy and has considerable corruption risks, Metallurgprom president Alexander Kalenkov wrote in his letter to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groysman. “Because of the lack of open wagons in Q4 2016 mining companies undersupplied for export up to 10% of the…Details
The Yuzhnodonbasskoye Mine Group No. 1 has chosen the individual entrepreneur Ushakov the winner of the tender to supply timber. The offer of the businessman was 3.58 million UAH. The offer of another participant – I.S.I. Wood Ukraine (2.48 million UAH) – was rejected because of the error in the documents. Instead of the total…Details
RM-Steel is the largest Russian manufacturer of special shaped sections for shipbuilding. In 2016 the increase in consumption of steel strips according to GOST R 52927-2015 for shipbuilding was witnessed in Russia. At present RM-Steel produces A, B, D, A32-D40, E36, A40S and D40S steel grades. The production of D32W steel strips is being developed.…Details
The administration of the Kemerovo region has signed an agreement on socio-economical cooperation with Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, which owns several mines, a processing factory and service companies in the area. This year coal output in the region is expected to increase by 1 million tons. The company will spend 0.5 million rubles on…Details
In 2016 DTEK mined 4.5 million tons of anthracite coal on the occupied territories of Donbass, up by 36.3% YoY. The A-grade coal there is mined by DTEK Rovenkiantrazit and DTEK Sverdlovantrazit. In particular, Rovenkiantrazit mined 2.2 million tons of coal and Sverdlovantrazit – 2.3 million tons, up by 43% and by 30% YoY respectively.…Details
According to the International economic rating “Best of the Best” Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex was named “Company of 2016”. The new status has been confirmed by Standard Chartered Rating GmbH (Germany), International Rating Association (Hong Kong) and Summit International Awards (Ukraine). “This prize is the high evaluation of both the company reputation on the whole,…Details
In 2016 the state enterprise Volynugol had to mine 310 thousand tons of coal. The enterprise mined 185.4 thousand tons, or 59.8% of the plan. At the end of the year average daily output improved, in particular to 622 tons, up by 108.88 tons QoQ. This year the target for the enterprise is 391 thousand…Details
In 2018 the managing company Siberian Mining and Metallurgical Company plans to start processing Evraz West-Siberian Iron and Steel Works furnace wastes into pig iron. According to the company, the project is currently in development, and the investments are estimated at 200 million rubles. “SGMK has large stocks of metallurgical raw materials arising from the…Details
In 2016 Altai-Koks produced 4.06 million tons of coke, up by 0.7% YoY. Capacity loading remained high – over 95%.
The company supplied some 84% of the coke produced to the local market, including 76% within NLMK Group. The rest was exported to Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Germany, Belgium and Finland. (Ukrainian metal)
Kazakh coal producers are interested in entering new markets in Europe and Asia after the reduction in coal export to Russia, Executive Director of the Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises Nikolai Radostovets said. Russia is set to replace Kazakh coal imports to its own coal, within the program of industry development until 2030.…Details
The National Tariff Commission of Pakistan after finishing the antidumping investigation into imports of cold-rolled coil and sheets originated from China and Ukraine has introduced safeguard measures. According to an official report of the commission, the decision on imposing antidumping duties was made on January 19, for the period of five years. Cold-rolled products are…Details
In 2017 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to keep sinter ore output volumes on the last year level – 850 thousand tons.
At present sinter ore is mined at the speed of 10-12 thousand tons per month.
The ore reserves are estimated at 24 million tons, enough for 15 years of operation. (Ukrainian metal)
The Dalnevostochnaya Power Company plans to limit the supplies of the heating energy to Amurmetal, as the works has been increasing its debts for heating since November 2016. In November 2016 the company debts totaled 15 million rubles, increasing to 20 million rubles in December 2016. According to the power company, in January the debt…Details
In 2016 Russia decreased gold ingot output by 7.8% YoY, with December 2016 being the 5th consecutive month when the gold output decreased. In December 2016 gold output dropped by 4.6% YoY, but increased by 6.2% MoM. The Gold Manufacturers Union or Russia expects that in 2016 the country will produce 297 tons of gold,…Details
In 2016 Kazakhstan will mine 60 tons of gold, the vice-minister on investments and development Albert Rau forecasts. “In 1990 we mined less than 20 tons of gold, in 1997 dropped to 6 tons. In 2015 we mined 57 tons, last year we hope to reach 60 tons”, he said. Thus output increase is expected…Details
In 2017 MMK-ugol plans to increase coal mining to 4.14 million tons from 3.42 million tons in 2015. For this the company will increase investments – from 1.99 billion rubles to 3 billion rubles. “Capital investments will be directed to the development of mines”, the company CEO Vladimir Kharchenko said. MMK-ugol also intends to prepare…Details
By the end of January Interpipe will have produced and supplied 3 thousand units of railroad tyres to Ukrzaliznytsia enterprises. According to the company statement, the tyres will be used to repair locomotives and battery locomotives. Interpipe won the tender to supply tyres in December 2016. “The main requirement of Ukrzaliznytsia was the production in…Details
Interpipe has officially registered its trademark with the Ministry of trade and industry of Saudi Arabia. This is the second country after the United Arab Emirates, where the company registered its trade mark to battle fake steel pipes. “In the past 5 years we supplied over 80 thousand tons of pipe products to Saudi Arabia.…Details
In 2016 Azerbaijan mined 1894.1 kg of gold, down by 15% YoY. According to the State Statistics Committee, in December 2016 the country mined 133.5 kg of gold, all the gold was sent for processing. In 2015 Azerbaijan mined 2229.3 kg of gold, up by 19.1% YoY. At present Azerbaijan mines gold and silver at…Details
In 2016 Mechel-Service, the metal trading company of Mechel, increased sales by 6% YoY. In particular, the company sold 1.9 million tons of metal. The growth was marked in rebars (by 6%), beams (by 24%), strips (by 31%), metal wares (by 5%), stainless steel (by 8%) and shaped sections (by 6%). Pipe sales showed the…Details
In 2016 Evraz shipped some 5 thousand tons of rolled metal for the construction of Universiade-2019 objects. In December 2016 Evraz NTMK flange beams and ZSMK bars were supplied to the construction site of the sport complex Rainbow in Krasnoyarsk. Evraz NTMK produced 4 types of flanged beam of low-alloyed steel to be used under…Details
In 2016 Orel Steel Works, a part of Severstal-metiz, sold some 24 thousand tons of fasteners.
According to the company information, this is an absolute record in the works history.
Last year Severstal-metiz enterprises sold over 520 thousand tons of products, up by 3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2016 Russian metal companies produced 69.6 million tons of steel, up by 0.3% YoY. Ferrous rolled metal output dropped by 0.2% YoY, to 60.3 million tons, that of steel pipes – by 11.5%, to 10.1 million tons. In December 2016 steel output grew by 4.6% MoM and by 8.7% YoY. Rolled metal production increased…Details
In 2016 the Industrial-Metallurgical Holding, the largest coke manufacturer and pig iron supplier in Russia, mined 2.21 million tons of coking coal, up by 16.8% YoY. According to the company statement, its coal concentrate production increased by 19.8% YoY, to 2.637 million tons, while that of iron ore – by 1.2%, to 5.023 million tons,…Details