Russia: Severstal spends 48 million rubles to modernize 2000-press at CherMK

The Uralsky Engineering Center has supplied to Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works and installed the new system of press management, as well as the complex to purify liquids and the system to lubricate the machine. “The cost of the investment project exceeded 48 million rubles. The modernization of the machine improved its productivity, product quality…

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Ukraine: ferrous metals exports revenue up in January-February 2018

In January-February Ukraine increased revenue from ferrous metals exports by 27% YoY, to $1.709 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 23.17% of the total exports revenue against 21.48% in January-February 2017. In February ferrous metals exports revenue reached $836.157 million. In 2 months ferrous metals imports grew by 59.8%, to…

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Russia: Severstal receives machinery for cold-rolled metal quality control

Severstal has received machinery of four quality control systems for its Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The investment project with the total amount of over 180 million rubles will improve cold-rolled metal surface quality. Under the contract Isra Surface Vision GmbH (Germany) has supplied modules of video cameras with high resolution, the equipment for lighting…

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Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for Essar Steel

Energomashspetsstal will supply 461.55 tons of supporting rolls for hot-rolled mills to Essar Steel (India).

According to the company statement, it will produce 12 supporting rolls.

The agreement is valid until August 2019.

The rolls will be used in stainless steel rolling. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Raspadskaya puts new long face into operation

The Uskovskaya mine of Raspadskaya Coal Company has put into operation a new long face.

Its reserves total 1.7 million tons of coking coal.

The monthly output is planned at the level of 250-270 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Pavlogradugol machines destroyed in fire

The automobile base of Pavlogradugol caught fire.

The fire has almost completely destroyed 17 automobiles.

In particular, according to the emergency service message, 9 buses and 8 cars were destroyed.

The fire covered the size of 900 square meters.

There were no casualties. (Ukrainian metal)