In January-June Ukraine increased carbon steel semi-finished products exports by 8.6% YoY, to 3.811 million tons, valued at $1.603 billion, down by 4.2%. According to the State Fiscal Service, exports went to Italy (30.58%), Egypt (15.35%) and Algeria (8.39%). In 6 months Ukraine imported 30.48 thousand tons of semis, up by 34.9%, valued at $18.388…Details
In January-June Ukraine decreased ferroalloys exports by 2.6% YoY, to 459.161 thousand tons, valued at $505.271 million, down by 6.2%. According to the State Fiscal Service, Turkey accounted for 17.13% of exports, Italy for 15.6% and the Netherlands for 9.62%. In 6 months Ukraine imported 22.075 thousand tons of ferroalloys valued at $72.873 million, down…Details
Amur Zoloto LLC, extracting gold in Khabarovsk region, obtained 805.5 kg of the precious metal in January-June, up by 40% YoY. The Yubileyniy Mining and Processing Works processed 59.5 thousand tons of ore mined at the Krasivoye deposit. Perevalniy GOK processed 59.7 thousand tons of ore. Buor and Udachniy sites yielded 120.3 kg of alluvial…Details
Severstal and Evraz Inprom are launching a technical platform of joint sales at the market.severstal.com under a pilot project. The goal of the joint project is to expand the geography of sales in Russia by using the warehouse infrastructure of partners. Now any client of the company can buy hot-rolled sheet from the warehouse in…Details
Igor Khafizov has been appointed CEO of Mechel-Mining.
He has replaced Pavel Shtark, who has been appointed the Mechel deputy CEO on prospective development.
Khafizov has been working for Mechel for 27 years. Since 2017 he has been Mechel-Mining deputy CEO.
He was responsible for the operation of Yakutugol and Elgaugol. (Ukrainian metal)
In June Ukraine procured 324 thousand tons of scrap, down by 10% MoM. All the amount was supplied to the domestic metal companies, down by 8%. No scrap was exported in June (8 thousand tons in May). In January-June 1725 thousand tons of scrap were procured, down by 9% YoY. Domestic metal companies received 1688…Details
In June Ukrainian metal companies received 670 thousand tons of coke, down by 21% MoM. In particular, the delivery of domestic coke fell by 15%, to 660 thousand tons, and imported – by 83%, to 10 thousand tons. In 6 months coke deliveries decreased by 2%, to 4.7 million tons, including 4.39 million tons of…Details
In January-June Ukraine produced 5.19 million tons of bulk coke with 6% moisture, down by 3% YoY. In June delivery of coking coal to by-product coke enterprises dropped by 26% MoM, to 950 thousand tons. In particular, delivery of Ukrainian coal grew by 28%, to 310 thousand tons, while imports fell by 36%, to 640…Details
In June Ukraine exported 3.42 million tons of iron ore raw materials, down by 9% MoM. In 6 months exports grew by 12%, to 20.75 million tons. Delivery of raw materials to domestic metal companies in June was 2.2 million tons, on par with May. In January-June deliveries dropped by 5%, to 14.6 million tons.…Details
In June Ukrainian metal companies increased natural gas consumption by 7% MoM, to 150 million cubic meters. In 6 months consumption dropped by 5% YoY, to 890 million cubic meters of natural gas. At the same time electricity consumption in June dropped by 3% MoM, to 950 million kW-h, and in 6 months – by…Details
In the Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) long products shop, the overhaul of the two-thread fine-wire mill 170 was completed. Repair works on the unit were carried out simultaneously with the reconstruction work. As part of the modernization of the mill, which took place from May to June, the heating furnace was reconstructed, the…Details
Delivery of limestone to industrial companies via railroad in January-June increased by 7% YoY, to 5.6 million tons.
In May deliveries grew by 22%, to 1.1 million tons, the highest growth since the start of the year.
Metal industry increased purchases by 7%.
At the same time Zaporizhstal decreased purchases somewhat. (Ukrainian metal)
As a result of a fire at the mine named after Stashkov of DTEK Pavlogradugol in the village of Maryina Roscha 6 miners have been hospitalized with light injuries. The accident happened on July 10. Wooden elements of the anchoring at the depth of 350 meters took fire. At that time 350 miners were underground,…Details
The Krasnoturyinsk-Polymetal LLC managing director Andrey Lisitsin has named new period when the processing works in the Krasnoturyinsk advanced development territory will be constructed. Thus, the commissioning is planned for 2022-2023. Previously it was planned to put the works into operation in late 2020. The reasons for the shift in plans have not been voiced.…Details
The largest Petropavlovsk shareholder Kenes Rakishev has confirmed that the autoclave hydrometallurgical complex at the Pokrovsky mine in Amur region is scheduled to be commissioned in September. The autoclave started operating in a test mode last December. The first gold ingot was also received that month. 4 autoclaves are assembled at the mine. In September…Details
In January-June Zagorsky Pipe Works sold 313 thousand tons of pipes, up 1.5-fold YoY. The main customer of the company was Gazprom. ZTZ has successfully finished testing K65 pipes. In 6 months personnel number has dropped from 1669 employees in January to 1528 in June. The company has spent 1.5 million rubles on social projects.…Details
Ruspolymet has finished constructing the complex to produce metal powders and granules. The enterprise with the cost of 1.25 billion rubles is launched by Ruspolymet subsidiary – Grankom with the financial help from the Ministry of industry and trade (a loan of 750 million rubles). Some 100 jobs will be created. Of Grankom’s powders tool…Details
The special economic zone of the industrial-manufacturing type Titanovaya dolina in Sverdlovsk region has welcomed three new residents, which will operate in the spheres of machine-building, metallurgy and electrical engineering. The combined investments in the projects reach 1.5 billion rubles. In particular, Tagil Steel will construct a plant to produce pipes for construction market. Over…Details
In January-June Ukraine decreased pipes exports by 10% YoY, to 327.8 thousand tons, valued at $361.3 million, up by 9.7%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the share of pipe exports in the overall volume of foreign trade reached 1.48%. Ukraine exported 244 thousand tons of seamless pipes valued at $307.9 million, 73.5 thousand tons…Details
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved the merger of Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works with the national nuclear power company Energoatom. The Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman has ordered the developers of the project to work it out till the end. VostGOK is the only uranium ore miner and uranium concentrate processor in Ukraine and the…Details
In January-June Ukraine imported 10.5 million tons of coal valued at $1.476 billion, down by 4.2% YoY.
According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia accounted for 62.4% of deliveries.
USA supplied 31% of coal concentrate and Kazakhstan – 4.22%. (Ukrainian metal)
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) took part in the 10th International Industrial Exhibition INNOPROM 2019 in Yekaterinburg. At the exhibition, MMK presented technology, developed at the plant in 2018 for the production of rolled sheet cryogenic steel grade 0H9, which was widely used in the production, storage and transportation of liquefied and compressed natural…Details
Severstal will construct the ball-rolling mill No. 3 at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The machine will produce balls with the diameter of 65 to 100 mm. The two operating mills produce balls with the diameter of 20 to 60 mm. Investments will reach 840 million rubles. The capacity of the new mill will be…Details
In January-May Russia exported 17.519 million tons of ferrous metals, down by 8.8% YoY. According to the Federal Customs Service, without ferroalloys, pig iron, wastes and scrap exports totaled 11.753 million tons, down by 7.6%. Semi-finished carbon steel exports dropped by 5.6%, to 6.417 million tons, and flat carbon steel – by 13.4%, to 2.926…Details