Evraz Kachkanarsky Mining and Processing Works has shipped the 150-millionth ton of sinter to the blast furnace shop of Evraz NTMK. This sinter has improved metallurgical qualities. Iron contents reach 57%, and vanadium pentoxide – 0.55%. The sinter shop produces over 3.5 million tons of sinter per year. It operates 2 sintering machines. Evraz NTMK…Details
During the construction of a mine in Lviv region, the prosecutors have uncovered embezzlement of funds.
The Chervonograd prosecutor’s office has found out that during the mine construction, the volume of the works was illegally increased by 400 thousand UAH.
The mine belongs to the state enterprise Volynugol. (Ukrainian metal)
In June under the contract with ArcelorMittal, Energomashspetsstal shipped several batches of rolls to the enterprises. The total volume reached 400 tons. The working and supporting rolls of the EMSS brand will be used in cold- and hot-rolling mills. In particular, for ArcelorMittal Temirtau EMSS shipped 116 tons of supporting rolls. 200 tons were supplied…Details
In May, according to the customs statistics, Russia imported 91.9 thousand tons of bars and sections from Ukraine, up 1.8-fold YoY.
In January-May imports totaled 485.6 thousand tons, up 2-fold YoY.
This also represents some 75% of the total Russian imports of bars and sections. (Ukrainian metal)
In June, according to the railroad statistics, Evraz ZSMK received 176.3 thousand tons of scrap, down by 3.9% YoY.
In 6 months scrap deliveries reached 597.7 thousand tons, down by 16.3% YoY.
The company occupies the fourth place in the industry on scrap deliveries via railroad. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-June Zagorsky Pipe Works sold 199982 tons of pipes, up 5.5-fold YoY.
June accounted for the sale of 50 thousand tons of pipes.
Gazprom was the main customer.
The company has also mastered the manufacture of pipes with the wall thickness of 32 mm. (Ukrainian metal)
The Taborniy Mine in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) has set a new record of gold output. In June it produced 395 kg of gold, the highest result in its history. Since January the mine has extracted 3600 thousand tons of ore, up by 30% from the target. The previous record was set in June…Details
Evraz NTMK plans to increase capacities to manufacture products for the construction market. According to the company managing director Alexei Kushnarev, the works is mastering the manufacture of 18 new sections. The company will be able to produce beams and sheet piles for the construction sphere. Evraz NTMK has already provided 8 thousand tons of…Details
Uralelectromed has commissioned the first stage of the steel structure manufacture with the capacity of 6 thousand tons per year. This will allow supplying metal structures to the UGMK enterprises and get an important place on this market in the Urals region. 300 tons of metal structures have already been produced. The new manufacturing site…Details
Trubodetal has put in operation a new shot-blasting machine to process pipeline joints.
Investments total 30 million rubles.
The new machine has been assembled in the thermal-press-welding shop No. 1. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2018 DTEK Energo plans to increase gas-group coal output by 5-7% YoY, to 24-24.6 million tons. According to the company CEO Dmitry Sakharuk, this year DTEK will import up to 2 million tons of coal, including 1 million tons for the Lugansk Power Plant (from anthracite mines in Russia) and for Krivoy Rog PP,…Details
PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK), the Chelyabinsk Region’s Investment Development Agency, together with Rusfoundryconsult and SEEIF Ceramic, a.s. (Czech Republic) have signed a cooperation agreement at the international industrial exhibition Innoprom 2018 in Yekaterinburg. The agreement was signed by CEO of MMK Pavel Shilyaev, Director of the Chelyabinsk Region’s Investment Development Agency, Alexey…Details
PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) is taking part in the 9th International Industrial Exhibition Innoprom 2018 in the city of Yekaterinburg. The main theme of the event is digital technologies, therefore MMK has an important role to play in the exhibition as the leader in information technologies in the domestic iron and steel…Details
Gold output of Magadan region increased by 14.39% YoY, to 358.961 tons in January-June, a representative of the regional government’s natural resources department reported. Ore gold output rose by 25.52%, to 9.062 tons, while alluvial gold fell by 3.38%, to 4.37 tons. Silver output dropped by 2.82%, to 358.961 tons in the period. Magadan region’s…Details
The prices for main precious metals in Azerbaijan decreased on July 12, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 10,931 manats, to 2115,9645 manats per ounce, compared to the price on July 11. The cost of silver decreased by 0,1883 manats, to 26,914 manats per ounce. The…Details
Geologists calculated how much Kyrgyzstan might get from the development of deposits, Duishenbek Kamchybekov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Association of Miners and Geologists, reported. According to him, Issyk-Kul region may receive $9.4 billion from development of deposits, Talas – $1.5 billion, Chui – $1.8 billion, and Jalal-Abad – $9.2 billion. “Batken region is…Details
Kyrgyzstanis should understand that the mining industry would help to develop the regions, the President of the Association of Miners and Geologists of the Kyrgyz Republic Orozbek Duisheev declared. According to him, Kyrgyzstan is rich in natural resources, but the local population often opposes development of the deposits. “The president said that we needed to…Details
The Cabinet of Ministers has provided 324 million UAH to the coal industry, with the state enterprise Mirnogradugol getting 45 million UAH and Selidovugol – 68 million. Selidovugol received the most in order to support the recently appointed CEO Alexei Klimchenko and ease the labor tension. 15 million UAH will be spent to pay the…Details
The miners insist on approving the draft law on amendments to the decree “On the state budget of Ukraine in 2018” to provide 2.8 billion UAH to the coal industry. “This will allow us buying machinery and equipment and keep jobs”, Mikhail Volynets, the chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, said. The miners…Details
In January-June Elgaugol LLC mined over 2.5 million tons of coal in the South Yakutia, up by 31% YoY. Coal processing increased by 19%%, to 1.26 million tons. Sales grew by 38%, to 1.9 million tons. “We are maintaining the good working pace that we have gained earlier in the year. Our task is to…Details
In January-June the average delivery time of ferrous scrap to metal companies by Russian Railroads totaled 5.1 days, up by 17.2% YoY. At the same time for the batches not exceeding 260 tons (77% of all shipments) the delivery time was 5.37 days, up by 17.7% YoY. The batches of more than 1 thousand tons…Details
In January-June Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works mastered the manufacture of several new alloys and rolled metal types. In particular, in February ZEMZ started manufacturing a new heat-resistant alloy on the iron-nickel basis. In the same month the company mastered the manufacture of slabs with the size of 140×450 mm of an exceptionally hard alloy on the…Details
Miners of the state enterprise Mirnogradugol have stopped working because of the salary debts. In particular, the mine Kapitalnaya, which employs 3500 miners, stopped operating. According to Mikhail Volynets, the chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, the wage debts at Mirnogradugol reach 90 million UAH. Later miners from the Central mine and the…Details
Corum will produce a special scraper for the Osinnikovskaya mine. The machinery is expected to be supplied by the end of the year. “This is the first scraper for Kuzbass, and we are sure it will pave way for the new stage of operations on this strategic market”, Corum Group manufacturing director Alexander Dyatlov said.…Details