Ukraine: coke export-import in 2020

In 2020, Ukraine increased export of coke and semi-coke 4-fold YoY, to 58.093 thousand tons valued at $8.702 million, up 3.2-fold. According to the State Customs Service, the main customer was Turkey (65.95%), followed by Georgia (11.52%) and Poland (9.75%). Last year Ukraine imported 382.148 thousand tons of coke and semi-coke valued at $82.421 million,…

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Kazakhstan: worker trapped at ArcelorMittal Temirtau mine

At 09:53 p.m. on January 13, increased methane gas emission and coal small fraction fines were released during the exploratory well drilling at the Lenin mine of the ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC coal department, the Emergency Situations Ministry’s press service reported. Reportedly one worker is left trapped underground. The rescue works are underway. (Kazinform/Ukrainian metal)

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Kyrgyzstan: gold ore exports decrease

“Thanks to construction of gold-processing plants, we are moving away from the practice of exporting ore and concentrates,” the acting Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Artem Novikov said at Dzhamgyr gold field. Vertex Gold Company is engaged in ore mining there. The company was the first to resume work after the October 2020 events. Thanks to…

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