Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia buys 55 million UAH worth of metal from Metinvest

Panyutino Wagon-Repair Works, a subsidiary of Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) has ordered Metinvest-SMC LLC the delivery of metal valued at 55.88 million UAH. This year the company will supply 2520 semi-finished axles manufactured by Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine at 22176 UAH apiece. The price of the contract is 0.1% below the expected cost of the…

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Russia: coal output up in Chukotka

In January-July Chukotka Autonomous District mined 364 thousand tons of coal, up by 41%. Beringpromugol LLC has contributed the most to the output increase. In 7 months the company mined 304.3 thousand tons of coal, up 2.3-fold YoY. Shakhta Ugolnaya decreased coal output by 43%, to 59.8 thousand tons. Last year the region yielded 445…

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Russia: NLMK to improve sales flexibility

NLMK has finished assembling new machinery under the project to expand the shipping sites in the hot-rolling shop. The increase of the area to process rolled metal and the development of the infrastructure will create a reserve of hot-rolled coils for the periods of seasonal fluctuations of demand. NLMK supplies hot-rolled metal in coils and…

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Russia: CherMK enters active phase of hydraulic roll screwdown repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has started construction works within the project to modernize hydraulic roll screwdowns of edging stands and horizontal stands of the mill-2000 in the sheet-rolling shop No. 2. Investments in the project total 1 billion rubles. At present the general contractor is constructing foundation pits for the pump stations and prepares…

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