Ukraine: SevGOK reconstructs drilling machines at Pervomaysky quarry

Severniy Mining and Processing Works has completed the program of drilling machines reconstruction at its Pervomaysky quarry. Investments into machinery overhaul totaled some 10 million UAH. According to SevGOK general director Pavel Timoshenko, the repair lasted for almost six months. 2 drilling machines have been completely repaired. “Now the maintenance and repair expenses will be…

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Russia: Mayak mine to be equipped with alcohol detecting turnstiles

As part of the program for monitoring employees’ physical state and increasing the occupational health and safety level at the operational sites, the Norilsk Nickel is planning to have installed full-height turnstiles with contactless ethanol breathalyzers at the Polar Division’s Mayak mine by the end of the year. These are full-height turnstiles equipped with fixed…

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (structural steel), June 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH24.854*

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427

427

June

355

355

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: AMKR appoints new marketing director

Anastasia Tatarulieva has been appointed the ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih deputy general director on marketing and sales. According to the company statement, she was appointed on July 20. “Tatarulieva is responsible for fulfilling business-plans on selling AMKR products on export and local markets, as well as finding new sales markets”, the statement reads. Earlier Tatarulieva worked…

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: bars (structural steel), June 2016

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Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.2575*

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498

498

June

498

498

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

World market: ArcelorMittal celebrating 10 years of industry leadership

On August 1, 2006 Arcelor and Mittal Steel merged to create ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel company. The past decade has not always been easy, but the tenth anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate ten years of industry leadership. With a focus on sustainability, quality and leadership as the main values, there is much to…

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Ukraine: Metinvest steel output up in H1 2016

In January-June Metinvest produced 4.18 million tons of carbon steel, up by 8% YoY.

According to the company statement, Q2 output totaled 2.19 million tons, up by 10% QoQ. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output up in January-July 2016

In January-July Ukraine produced 14.49 million tons of carbon steel, up by 10.5% YoY. Pig iron output went up by 16.3%, to 13.99 million tons, while that of rolled metal – by 10.5%, to 12.68 million tons, all YoY. Metallurgical coke production rose by 20.4%, to 7.56 million tons, while that of steel pipes dropped…

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: foundry pig iron, June 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH24.854*

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287

314

June

265

265

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)