Russia: Evraz Kachkanarsky GOK ships 150 million tons of sinter

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…


Ukraine: 400 thousand UAH embezzled on Volynugol mine construction

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)

Russia: rolled metal deliveries from Ukraine up in May 2018

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)

Russia: Evraz ZSMK scrap purchases down in H1 2018

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)

Russia: ZTZ output up in H1 2018

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)

Russia: Trubodetal puts new shot blaster in operation

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)

Russia: MMK industrial park adds major European investor as resident

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…