Ukraine: Lviv mine collapses

A cave-in happened at the Lesnaya mine at the depth of 830 m.

According to the Lviv regional state administration Lesnaya mine of the state enterprise Lvivugol is situated in the village of Silets.

“Three employees, local dwellers, were injured”, the administration noted.

They have been brought to the hospital. (Ukrainian metal)

Tajikistan: 1384 thousand tons of coal mined

In January-September Tajikistan mined 1384 thousand tons of coal, up by 21 thousand tons from the whole 2016 yield. “This is the highest result in the history of the republic”, the Ministry of industry and new technologies reported. The high results have been secured by Fon-Yagnob (617 thousand tons), Talco-Resource (286 thousand tons) and the…

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Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke to make sulfur acid manufacture environment-friendly

Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has begun the capital repair of the sulfur acid mill in the desulfurization shop No. 2. According to the company statement, this will make the manufacturing process environmentally cleaner and allow increasing product quality and output. Investments in the reconstruction will amount to 31 million UAH. The Haldor Topose machine…

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Russia: UEM silvered output up

Uralelectromed increased copper powder wares with silver coating by 15% YoY in January-September. By the end of the year the company intends to have produced 70 tons of such powders. According to the marketing department director Andrei Senkov, output increase is the result of the favorable local market situation (as the company mostly sells locally)…

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Russia: Evraz ZSMK modernizes arc furnace

Evraz ZSMK has finished reconstructing its electric arc furnace. Investments totaled 300 million rubles.

The reconstruction will decrease manufacturing expenses, while improving productivity.

Time to produce steel will also decrease, and the output will go up by 100 thousand tons, to 931 thousand tons per year. (Ukrainian metal)