Russia: government sets scrap export quota

The Russian government has made a decision to impose temporal quoting of scrap exports. From July 1 till December 31, the delivery of ferrous metals scrap and wastes to countries other than EAEU members will be subject to quantitative limitations. The Ministry of Finances and the Ministry of Economical Development have approved of the decision.…


Ukraine: UMCC buys processing machinery in Australia

The United Mining and Chemical Company, which manages Volnogorsk Iron and Steel Works and Irshansk Mining and Processing Works, has purchased new processing machinery manufactured by Mineral Technologies for IrGOK. Investments totaled 29 million UAH. The machinery has already been delivered. In particular, the company has received 8 models of various types of spiral separators,…


Russia: Korolevsky Pipe Works expands pipe range

Korolevsky Pipe Works has expanded the range of its products.

In particular, the company has mastered the manufacture of electric welded pipes with the diameter of 168, 219 and 273 mm and the wall thickness of 4 to 8 mm.

St3, St20 and 09G2S steel is used in the manufacture of these pipes. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Bardin center preparing amendments to flanged beams GOST

The Center of standardization and certification of metal products of the Central scientific and research institute of ferrous metallurgy named after Bardin has prepared the first edition of amendments to the national standard GOST R 57837-2017 “Steel rolled sections. Hot-rolled flanged beams. Technical conditions”. The standard draft is being developed to make amendments taking into…


Ukraine: NZF output down in January-May 2019

In January-May Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant decreased output by 7.1% YoY, to 320.057 thousand tons.

In particular, the manufacture of silicomanganese dropped by 10.5%, to 291.98 thousand tons.

At the same time, the ferromanganese output increased by 28.1%, to 19.55 thousand tons.

The company also produced 9.04 thousand tons of other ferroalloys, up 2.4-fold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rusal to place 15-billion ruble bonds

Rusal Bratsk intends to place bonds valued at 15 billion rubles.

In particular, the company will place 15 million notes with the nominal value of 1 thousand rubles each.

The maturity will be 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)