The unscheduled check has revealed that the ArcelorMittal Temirtau combined heat and power plant No. 2 has not provided the city of Temirtau with the required volume of heating. “Since the beginning of the heating season the CHPP No. 2 has not been keeping the necessary temperature of the heating carriers stipulated by the plan.…Details
In 2017 Shubarcol Komir mined 10.45 million tons of coal, including 3.3 million tons for the household needs of the population, up by 100 thousand tons YoY. The company is the main supplier of social coal. One third of coal for household needs is produced there. This year Shubarcol intends to mine some 12 million…Details
In 2017 Khabarovsk region increased gold output by 18.6% YoY, to 23.147 tons, which was a historic record. The ore gold output was 19.114 tons. This year the output is expected to increase by 1.3% YoY, to 23.45 tons. At the same time, gold manufacture in Buryatia dropped last year by almost 4%, to 5.678…Details
In 2017 MMK increased its net profit by 7% YoY, to $1.189 billion. According to the company statement, its revenue grew by 34%, to $7.546 billion, with EBITDA up by 3.9%, to $2.032 billion. Last year MMK produced 12.86 million tons of steel, 10.163 million tons of pig iron and 11.333 million tons of rolled…Details
In 2017 Dneprospetsstal increased steel output by 9.1% YoY, to 258.5 thousand tons.
According to the company statement, rolled metal manufacture grew by 11.8%, to 169.2 thousand tons.
The cost of the products manufactured last year totaled 8.187 billion UAH, up by 30.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In January Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works increased concentrate output by 0.6% YoY, to 1.053 million tons. According to the company statement, sinter manufacture dropped by 35.5%, to 131.4 thousand tons. The decrease is the result of the market situation change. In 2017 UGOK produced 12.27 million tons of concentrate and 1.858 million tons of…Details
The mining company Kun-Manye, a daughter enterprise of Amur Minerals Corporation, plans in 2019 to design and in 2022 to construct a metal works at the copper-nickel deposits in Amur region. The projected capacity of the works is 6 million tons of ore per year. For such a major project the company will have to…Details
By 2025 Kamchatka region intends to have increased gold output to 17.5 tons, or up 2.6-fold compared with 2017. New enterprises to be commissioned in the region will mostly boost the output. In particular, in Q1 the first gold-extracting line with the capacity of 2 tons will be put into operation at the Ozernovsky GOK.…Details
In 2018 Irkutsk Aluminum Works will be the first aluminum producer in Siberia to pass the ASI certification. Not only the manufacturing process at the works will be certified, but the complete manufacturing chain starting from obtaining and preparing raw materials as well. Rusal plans that its Bauxite of Timan and Ural Aluminum Works will…Details
The Zapolyarny subsidiary of Norilsk Nickel will this year receive 55 units of special mining machinery valued at 1.6 billion rubles. The largest number of machines (17) will be sent to the Komsomolsky mine, 13 units – to Taymyrsky mine, 10 – to Mayak, 7 – to Oktyabrskiy, 6 – to Kayerkanskiy and 2 –…Details
NLMK-Kaluga Electrometallurgical Works has started selling a new type of metal for construction – 65 mm channel. The first batch of 2.6 thousand tons has been successfully shipped to customers in the Central Federal District. The mastering of the new product allowed the company to enter the growing segment of the market, the import share…Details
Energomashspetsstal has finished shipping machinery to Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited.
According to the company press service, under the contract it has produced 3 turbine rotors of low pressure.
The first rotor was shipped in December 2017, and the other two – in January.
The total weight of the machinery is 200 tons. (Ukrainian metal)
The board of directors of Russia’s Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has recommended paying 0.806 rubles per common share in dividends for 2017, the company said in a statement on February 6. In 2017 the company paid 0.869 rubles per share in dividends for January-June and 1.111 rubles per share, or a total of…Details
Uzbekistan plans to increase coal production to 11.1 million tons by 2021 to meet the needs of the population and industry. The Uzbek Ministry of Economy announced the approval of the Program for the further development and modernization of the coal Industry for 2017-2021. Given that in 2017 the volume of coal mining amounted to…Details
Azovstal Iron and Steel Works was the largest VAT recipient in January among metal and mining companies – UAH 768.9 million refunded (UAH 381.5 million in December 2017). According to the State Treasury Service, it was followed by ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih with UAH 584 (UAH 659.4 million) and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works with…Details
In 2017 Vysochaishiy increased gold output by 37% YoY, to 224.5 thousand ounces (6.983 tons), mostly because of the growth at Taryn GOK. This year the company expects the output to grow to 280-300 thousand ounces. The increase will be the result of Taryn GOK and Ugakhan site GOK reaching their project capacities. Revenue from…Details
Last year over 1 thousand cargo cars were sent for repairs because of the damages done by the customers. The most careless customer of the Pridneprovskaya railroads is ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, which has damaged over a half of all cars. Other car-damaging clients of the Ukrainian railroads are Zaporizhstal, Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine and…Details
In 2017 DTEK Pavlogradugol was enlisted in the TOP-100 major taxpayers, having paid around 3.5 billion UAH of taxes, up by 900 million UAH YoY. Some 937 million UAH were paid in the Western Donbass, including 166.6 million UAH to Pavlograd, 125.5 million UAH to Ternovka, around 111.5 million UAH to Pershotravensk, 430.7 million UAH…Details
Kazakhstan Electrolysis Works has shipped the first ever batch of liquid aluminum to Giessenhaus LLC. “The volume of the batch was 5 tons. In just 1 hour all the metal has been loaded into a special vacuum-ladle, which keeps the required temperature. The delivery time was around an hour and a half. During delivery aluminum…Details
In late 2017 the prospecting works were completed at the Tuylkusay site in Kostanay region. Estimated reserves of gold there are 5.3 tons. Rare-earth metals have also been found. A plant with the capacity of 48 thousand tons of refractories will be constructed in the city of Arkalyk. The cost of the project is 0.9…Details
The Third Mining and Geological Company LLC has registered gold reserves of the Chulbatkan field in Khabarovsk region. C1+C2 resources amount to 20.7 million tons of ore and 32.8 tons of gold with the average contents of 1.58 g per ton. The local ministry of natural resources hopes to get the first gold by the…Details
The converter No. 1 has been repaired in the metal shop of Karabashmed.
Even though repairs provide for the faultless operation of the metal machinery, this fall the company intends to put three new Kumera converters into operation. Their capacity is 150 tons.
Karabashmed will also assemble new gas-purifying equipment. (Ukrainian metal)
A new tungsten-processing plant and a mining-processing complex will be built in the Primorye region under the agreement with the Volfram Company, which also presupposes the stabilization of Lermontovsky GOK operations.
Investments in all the projects for 2018-2025 are estimated at 1.5 billion rubles.
Some 500 jobs will be created for the locals. (Ukrainian metal)