In March Zaporizhstal produced 325 thousand tons of steel, up by 9.2% YoY. According to the company statement, pig iron output increased by 6.7%, to 286.5 thousand tons, rolled metal – dropped by 3.1%, to 273.3 thousand tons. In Q1 Zaporizhstal produced 825.5 thousand tons of pig iron, 944.5 thousand tons of steel and 790.3…Details
The Amur artel has decreased its output plan because of the thinning of deposits. This year the new platinum output target is 1400 kg, down from 1526 kg in 2016. The constant decrease in Konder deposits output has been observed for several years. In 2014 the artel yielded 3794 kg of platinum, in 2015 –…Details
The state gas-extracting company Ukrgazdobycha has agreed with Interpipe on the delivery of 12597 tons of casing pipes for 720.487 million UAH. The company will supply 880 tons of 508 mm casing pipes valued at 94.977 million UAH, 7886 tons of 632-80 casing pipes for 386.5 million UAH, 3505 tons of Premium class casing pipes…Details
On March 31, PJSC MMC Norilsk Nickel signed an agreement to sell its equity interest in the company, which owned the Legion TI Business Center, to RCP Investments Ltd for the total consideration amount of approximately $100 million. As part of Nornickel’s non-core assets disposal program, the company’s Board of Directors approved the transaction on…Details
It is not profitable to use Kazakh coal after the modernization of Bishkek HPP, the expert Rasul Umbetaliev said on April 3. According to him, the government offers Electric stations JSC to purchase 550,000 tons of Kazakh coal. Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use Duishenbek Zilaliev has repeatedly stated that…Details
The design time of the tailing dump and the gold processing plant at Jerooy will be extended until August, the chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use Duyshenbek Zilaliev said at the meeting with the residents of Talas region. Talas town hosted a discussion on the development of Jerooy deposit located…Details
The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Trading House Eco-Service LLC the delivery of petroleum valued at 11.760 million UAH. By the end of the year the company will have supplied 417 tons of A-92 Euro petroleum at 28.2 thousand UAH per ton. The current wholesale price of A-95 petroleum is…Details
In 2016 Kharkiv Coke Works received 1.511 million UAH of net profits, down 5.1-fold YoY. According to the company statement, its undistributed profits totaled 30.128 million UAH. In 2016 KhKZ increased current liabilities by 36.3%, to 472.47 million UAH, fixed liabilities – by 13.3%, to 470.385 million UAH. The company assets increased by 20%, to…Details
On March 28, the mine group Pervomaiskoye mined the first million tons of coal this year – the second among DTEK enterprises. This year the result was achieved one month earlier than last year and two weeks ahead of schedule. The high result was achieved thanks to the timely putting of long faces into operation.…Details
On March 28, the state enterprise Lvivugol received 11.8 million UAH of state financial support.
All the money was spent to pay salary to the miners.
According to the Lviv regional state administration department of fuel-energy complex and energy saving, thanks to this support, the February salary was paid in full. (Ukrainian metal)
According to the National Statistics Office, in January-February the trade volume with Turkey, the country’s main trade partner, reached $198.39 million, including $35.04 million of exports (up by 17.3% YoY) and $163.35 million of imports (down by 3.5%). Non-alloyed steel and pig iron semi-finished products exports occupied the third position in the total Georgian exports…Details
In March Kimkano-Sutarsky GOK produced 120 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate. By summer output is expected to increase to 250 thousand tons. At present the company employs 1.2 thousand people. Before it reaches target capacity it will need some 300 specialists more. This year the company plans to pay 300 million rubles of taxes…Details
In 2016 VSMPO-Avisma received 26.633 billion rubles of net profits, up 1.9-fold YoY.
In 2015 the corporation profits totaled 14.4 billion rubles against 4 billion rubles in 2014.
VSMPO-Avisma revenues in 2016 increased by 5%, to 76.2 billion rubles. Sales profits increased by 3%, to 30.3 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)
The European Commission has decided not to impose temporary duties on hot-rolled metal from Ukraine, Brazil, Iran, Serbia and Russia, as it is still investigating whether the countries violated the rules of fair competitiveness. Thus the preliminary antidumping duties are not imposed from April 7. But the commission will have to decide by October 7,…Details
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa forecasts that scrap deliveries to Ukrainian companies will increase in March by 23.5% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons, to 205 thousand tons. The increase in deliveries has to do with the high price of 6150 UAH per ton, as well as the expectations of the scrap procurers and traders that…Details
The Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) has claimed resistance of head of Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works LLC and its investor to returning the company to state ownership. SAPO said on its Facebook page that despite the attempts to hinder the return of the company to management of the state, this process is taking shape:…Details
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works has shut down its last blast furnace. “Because of the blockade the works shut down its last blast furnace. DMK used to get coke from Alchevsk Coke and Chemical Plant. Now the deliveries are impossible”, the people’s deputy from the opposition Alexander Vilkul wrote on his Facebook page. He also…Details
In 2016 Buryatzoloto, a part of Nordgold, decreased all its financial indexes. In particular, net profits dropped 6.9-fold YoY, to 651.32 million rubles. EBITDA also decreased 6.9-fold, to 818.761 million rubles, sales profits totaled 2.614 billion rubles, down by 22% YoY. The company revenues dropped by 10.3%, to 8.044 billion rubles. In 2016 at its…Details
In 2016 Raspadskaya decreased coking coal supplies to Evraz Ukraine enterprises 3.6-fold, to 56 thousand tons. Evraz Ukraine share in Raspadskaya coal supplies decreased by 1% from 3% in 2015. Last year Raspadskaya sold 6.439 million tons of coal, with 3.627 million tons being exported. Most of the coal exported (except for Ukraine) was sold…Details
In 2016 the net profits of Uralelectromed decreased by 23.6% YoY, to 2.17 billion rubles. Revenue, on the other hand, went up to 28.9 billion rubles from 26 billion rubles in 2015, while sales jumped from 18.3 billion rubles to 22.97 billion rubles. The company says revenue growth was the result of output and sales…Details
In 2016 Sredneuralsky Copper-Smelting Works, a part of UMMC, increased its net profits 10-fold YoY. According to the company statement, it received 2.912 billion rubles of profits, as opposed to 300 million rubles in 2015. In 2014 the company reached the highest volume of net losses – 5.2 billion rubles. Revenues in 2016 increased by…Details
Gaysky Mining and Processing Works, a part of UMMC, is assembling a ball mill with the volume of 18 cubic meters at its processing factory. It is expected to be put into operation in mid-Q2. “When the new mill is put into operation, we will be able to use a more powerful mill with the…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, has produced over 200 tons of rebars for the construction of a wind park in Ulyanovsk region. The first Russian wind park, a wind power plant of several generators united in a network, near the village of Krasny Yar will consist of 14 generators with the…Details
In January-February, Poltava Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, exported 1.71 million tons of iron ore pellets. Karelsky Okatysh exported 944 thousand tons of pellets, Lebedinsky GOK – 728 thousand tons, Mikhailovsky GOK (all three – Russia) – 466 thousand tons. Central Mining and Processing Works exported 305.1 thousand tons of iron ore…Details
Zaporizhstal has completed large-scale assembly of metal structures at the blast furnace No. 3 being reconstructed. According to the company statement, over 7 thousand tons of metal structures have been assembled. “We are moving to the construction of the new blast furnace No. 3 with confidence. A couple of days ago we have reached the…Details
The Mogilev-based steel mill MMZ has started shipping rough-forged railway axles to Russia, Valery Fishman, Head of the Central Office for Innovations and Investments of the Belarusian Industry Ministry, reported on 30 March. According to the source, two significant projects have been implemented by the Belarusian Metallurgical Company lately. The first one is the production…Details