Russia: new vertical mills under commissioning at Talnakh Concentrator

Three new fine-grinding vertical mills Vertimill VTM3000 manufactured by Metso Minerals are under commissioning at Talnakh Concentrator, Polar Division of Nornickel as a part of introduction of new technology for high-grade and cupriferous ores enrichment. The equipment is unique for both Polar Division of the company and Russian operations. VTM3000 will be the first application…

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Ukraine: AMKR replaces financial director

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has dismissed Ashokkumar Sitaram Sonthalia from the office of the financial director, chief accountant and appointed Pavel Zadorozhny acting FD instead. According to the company statement, Sontalia resigned. He has been in the office since June 2012. He owns no company shares. Zadorozhny has been appointed for an indefinite time and he…

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Ukraine: DZM appoints supervisory chairman

The supervisory board of Dniepropetrovsk Metal Structures Works named after Babushkin has appointed Ulyana Semchishin its chairman. According to the company statement, Semchishin has been appointed for 3 years, and previously worked as the director of Ferkon Holding Ltd. The supervisory board has also appointed a new secretary – Margarita Semenova, an ex-director of Rudne…

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Ukraine: UGOK chooses life insurer

Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works has chosen the insurance company Ingroup to insure the life of its employees. According to the company statement, 437 employees will be insured, with 124 being employees of the automobiles park in Zheltye Vody, 88 – Ingul mine, and 75 – of Smolinskaya and Novokonstantinovskaya mines, as well as the…

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Ukraine: rolled metal deliveries to local market up in H1 2016

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company notes the increase in rolled metal (without tubes) supplies to the local market by 34.8% YoY, to 1.93 million tons, in January-June.

With pipes deliveries totaled 2.15 million tons, added the company.

Metal imports in H1 increased by 58% YoY, to 0.31 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)