Ukraine: AMKR agreement on reconciliation commission for settling collective labor dispute signed

Following almost 26 hours of discussion, the representatives of the employer PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and labor collective, despite of disagreements, reached an agreement to create reconciliation commission for settling collective labor dispute, which was registered earlier with the order of National Mediation and Conciliation Service in Dnipropetrovsk region. The parties have agreed to delegate…


Ukraine: DMK increasing salary

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, is increasing the salary of its employees by 25-30%.

According to the company statement, the salary increase follows the order of the CEO Alexander Podkorytov.

From April 1 the salary has been increased by 23%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: EZOCM awaiting Schmidt wire machine

Within the program of major machinery modernization Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works is expecting the delivery of the Schmidt drawing machine for wire manufacture. “The machine absolutely meets the requirements of our company. It is much up-to-date than its analogues, used in our drawing manufacture now. Because of that the highest quality of products is…


Ukraine: AMKR on the start of reconciliation procedures with the representatives of labor collective

The meeting of employer PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and the representatives of labor collective began on May 3 with a purpose to start reconciliation procedures. As of early May 4, it has already lasted for over 18 hours. The employer signed an agreement regarding the creation of reconciliation commission in order to settle collective labor…


Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat sets output record in April 2018

In April Uzmetkombinat produced the record-high volume of rolled metal – 94.5 thousand tons, including 27.7 million tons of milling balls.

The company is one of the largest metal enterprises in the country.

In January-April output totaled 336.9 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Magadan region coal output up in Q1 2018

In January-March Magadan region mined 223.3 thousand tons of coal, up 1.8-fold YoY.

Kolyma Coal Company LLC, developing the Verkhne-Arkagalinskoye deposits, has provided for 70% of the total volume.

In 2017 Magadan region coal enterprises decreased mining by 16.7% YoY, to 330.9 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Uchaly GOK gets new loader

Uchaly Mining and Processing Works has received a new Sandvik LH514 loader.

This is the third loader to arrive at the works in the past 3 years.

The cost of the machine exceeds 40 million rubles.

The lifting capacity of the loader is 14 tons. It will operate underground. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest loses 15 thousand employees in 2 years

Metinvest has placed on its Facebook page a video, where it says that it employs 80 thousand people all over the world.

In December 2015 Metinvest claimed having employed 94 thousand people.

Such a drastic decrease is explained with the loss of control over assets on Ukraine-uncontrolled territory. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output up in January-April 2018

In January-April Ukraine increased pig iron output by 9% YoY (including results of January-February 2017 at the uncontrolled territories of Donbass), to 6.89 million tons. Without the Russia-seized territories the output grew by 18%. Steel smelting dropped by 1% with seized territories, but increased by 5%, to 6.9 million tons without them. Rolled metal output…