Russia: MMK again in environment TOP-10

MMK has once again entered the first ten of the Russian fuel-energy and metal industry environment ratings in H1 2017. The company occupied the 10th position among other 33 companies, thus retaining its results of the previous half year and being the only metal company to get to the top ten. Among MMK environment initiatives…

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Ukraine: AMKR to once again manufacture flat rolled metal

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to construct 2 continuous casting machines for the manufacture of slabs. The project could start after the machines Nos. 2 and 3 are constructed. By April 2019 the construction and commissioning should have been complete. As the result, some 4 million tons of steel will be produced using the continuous cast…

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Russia: ZTZ 80% loaded

By the end of the year Zagorsky Pipe Works will have supplied some 121 thousand tons of pipes to Gazprom. “Since May we have been manufacturing pipes for Gazprom. We have concluded several agreements for the delivery of pipes for repairs”, the company corporate communications deputy director Igor Gusenkov said. At present the capacities of…

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Russia: lighting at three Metalloinvest enterprises becomes more energy efficient

Philips Lighting, a leader in global lighting solutions, has completed the first stage of large-scale renovation work on the lighting systems at three Metalloinvest enterprises: OEMK, Lebedinsky GOK and Mikhailovsky GOK. As part of the project, ready-made lighting systems have been installed at a total of 17 production facilities. As a result of the modernization…

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Russia: Uraltrubprom sales up in January-August 2017

In January-August Ural Pipe Works increase pipes manufacture by 13.3% YoY, to 163.55 thousand tons.

In particular, the company produced 111.81 thousand tons of oil pipes, up by 16.7% YoY, and 51.7 thousand tons of section pipes, up by 6.5%.

Pipe sales increased by 12%, to 162.78 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest Zaporozhye works employ young specialists

Metinvest enterprises in the city of Zaporozhye: Zaporizhstal, Zaporozhogneupor, Zaporozhkoks and Zaporozhye Casting and Mechanical Works – will employ 250 young specialists. In 5 years Zaporozhye companies employed over 2 thousand graduates from schools and higher educational establishments. The enterprises have a number of educational and motivating programs to improve professional and personal qualifications. Zaporizhstal…

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Ukraine: AMKR to finish coke battery No. 5 construction in H1 2018

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to have finished construction of the coke battery No. 5 by H1 2018. According to the project and program director of the investment and engineering department Yegor Klimenko, the cost of the project to reconstruct the coke battery No. 6 begun in July is $128 million, and together with coke battery…

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