In January-April, Ukraine decreased exports of ferrous metals via its seaports by 2.9% YoY, to 5.36 million tons. According to the Association of Sea Trade Ports of Ukraine, in particular, the export of pig iron dropped by 32%, to 773.77 thousand tons, rolled metal – by 2.6%, to 3.27 million tons, and scrap – by…Details
In January-April, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works increased rolled metal production by 23.1% YoY, to 1.141 million tons. Steel manufacture grew by 22.8%, to 1.304 million tons, and that of pig iron – by 2.3%, to 1.552 million tons. In April the company produced 291 thousand tons of rolled metal, 338 thousand tons of…Details
In January-April, Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works produced 190 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 30% YoY. The output of steel dropped also by 30%, to 226 thousand tons, and of pig iron – by 31%, to 216 thousand tons. In April, DMZ produced 45 thousand tons of rolled metal, 61 thousand tons of…Details
In January-April, Zaporozhkoks decreased output by 2% YoY, to 283.2 thousand tons of coke.
At the same time, in April the company produced 70.7 thousand tons of blast furnace coke, up by 5.1 thousand tons YoY.
Zaporozhkoks produces 10% of all Ukrainian coke. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-April, Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine produced 833 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 6.6% YoY. Steel manufacture grew by 3.9%, to 878 thousand tons, while that of pig iron dropped by 11.2%, to 785 thousand tons. In April, DMK produced 244 thousand tons of rolled metal, 251 thousand tons of steel and…Details
In April, Kazakhstan produced 0.389 million tons of steel, up by 7.7% YoY. In 4 months output dropped by 0.2%, to 1.524 million tons. According to the Ministry of the National Economy, the manufacture of rolled metal decreased by 20% in April, to 0,211 million tons, and by 40.7%, to 0.602 million tons in January-April.…Details
In January-April, Irkutsk region extracted 4630.2 kg of ore and alluvial gold, up by 7% YoY. In particular, ore gold accounted for 4304.8 kg, and alluvial gold output totaled 325.4 kg. Polyus Verninskoye extracted the most gold – 2518.4 kg. It is followed by Vysochaishiy with its subsidiary Ugakhan – 859.2 and 646.5 kg of…Details
In April, railroad transportation of cargo in Perm region totaled 3.9 million tons, up by 5.1% YoY. In particular, railroad transported 31.4 thousand tons of ferrous metals, up by 39.6%, and 41.4 thousand tons of iron and manganese ore, up by 90%. At the same time the transportation of scrap dropped by 11.7%, to 37…Details
Severstal Steel Decisions has produced welded beams of weather-resistant steel manufactured at the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The beam samples are showcased at the Metal Structures 2019 exhibition in Moscow. The chemical composition of the steel allows creating a protective layer on the surface, which provides for the usage of the structures without paint…Details
The operation of the Yubileynaya iron ore mine, a part of Sukhaya Balka, has been suspended because of smoke. The rescuers received information that smoke appeared at the depth of 1500 meters in the mine. 11 miners were working at the site. They have been safely taken to the surface. The supposed reason of the…Details
The Interdepartmental Commission on International Trade on May 14 decided to open an antidumping investigation regarding the import of seamless hot-rolled steel pipes from China into Ukraine. As reported by the press service of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, the ministry received a complaint from the national manufacturer, which reported that…Details
In January-April, Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex increased iron ore output by 6.2% YoY, to 1.505 million tons. The enterprise sold 1.688 million tons of ore, up by 8.7%. In April, ZZhRK mined 381.6 thousand tons of ore, up by 1% from the plan, with the iron content of 60.88%, and sold 464.4 thousand tons of…Details
Em-Kat LLC (Saransk) intends to invest 559.8 million rubles in the modernization of the wire rod manufacture. Of these funds 300 million rubles will be provided as a loan by the Fund of the Industry Development. Em-Kat plans to construct a new shop and assemble additional lines. This will help increase output to 15 thousand…Details
In January-March, Rusal received $2.17 billion of revenue as opposed to $2.74 billion in Q1 2018.
The decrease is due to the drop of aluminum prices by 13.9%, to $1859 per ton.
EBITDA fell by 60.5%, to $226 million.
Net profit decreased by 49.8%, to $273 million. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-March, Russia exported 909.2 thousand tons of aluminum, up by 37.1% YoY. According to the Federal Customs Service, the revenue increased by 36.7%, to $1.63 billion. Nickel exports dropped by 7.2%, to 31.2 thousand tons valued at $378.5 million, down by 15.2%, ferrous metals – by 1.1%, to 7.26 million tons at $3.59 billion,…Details
In January-March, Ferrexpo exported 2.63 million tons of pellets. In particular, PGOK exported 2260.1 thousand tons and EGOK – 369.9 thousand tons. Metalloinvest (Russia) exported 1410.7 thousand tons of pellets (Mikhailovsky GOK – 1176.7 thousand tons and Lebedinsky GOK – 234 thousand tons). Metinvest shipped 1223 thousand tons of pellets abroad (SevGOK – 640.1 thousand…Details
Centerra Gold Inc. and Kumtor Gold Company have summed up their operating results in the first quarter of 2019. In the first three months of 2019, Kumtor Gold Company produced 150,308 ounces or 4,675.10 kg of gold and contributed more than 1.51 billion soms in taxes and mandatory payments. Kumtor produced 150,308 ounces of gold…Details
In January-April, Ukraine increased ferroalloys exports by 1.7% YoY, to 314.073 thousand tons valued at $345.188 million, down by 4.1%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main customers were Turkey (17.61%), Italy (16.06%) and the Netherlands (9.36%). Ukraine also imported 16.223 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 1%, valued at $49.434 million, up by…Details
Severstal Distribution has commissioned a new shaped sheet line at the Cherepovets Service Metal Center. The new machinery will expand the product range and increase output by 20-50%. The line produces two types of sections of rolled metal with zinc and polymer coating: S-8 and MP-20. The machinery can process metal with the thickness of…Details
Last year, Klyuchevsk Ferroalloys Works produced 20.3 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up from 13 thousand tons in 2017, including 7.9 thousand tons of metallic chromium, 10.7 thousand tons of ferrochromium, 274 tons of ferrotitanium and 585 tons of other ferroalloys. The company also sold 37.9 thousand tons of slag products and 19.3 thousand tons of…Details
Payments on environmental tax are growing but they are not used in Ukraine for environment protection purposes. Most of this money goes to national budget and not to local one, and is spent for anything but not for environment. It is necessary to change the mechanism for distribution and spending of this money as well…Details
The state enterprise Selidovugol has ordered Vostokmash LLC repair valued at 139.93 million UAH.
This year the company will have to repair 167 sections of mechanized anchoring 1Kd-90 at 838 thousand UAH apiece at the Mine Ukraine.
The price of the deal is 0.3% below the expected cost (140.3 million UAH). (Ukrainian metal)
In April, Energomashspetsstal shipped 460 tons of supporting rolls to Europe. The products were shipped to Germany, Romania, France, Spain and Italy. In particular, the rolls were delivered to ArcelorMittal Galati, AМ Eisenhüttenstadt, AМ Fos-sur-Mer, ArcelorMittal Piombino S.p.A. and ArcelorMittal Atlantique et Lorraine Seremange HSM, as well as to Aperam. One supporting roll weighing 33…Details
In April, Vitim started extracting alluvial gold in Irkuts region.
In just one month the company has extracted 200.2 kg of gold.
At the same time, in April 2018 the company yielded 206 kg of gold.
This year Vitim intends to extract 2800 kg of gold.
The extraction season will last till November. (Ukrainian metal)