Kazakhstan: RCC signs cooperation memorandum with Kazgeologia

The Russian Copper Company and the National prospecting company Kazgeologia have signed a memorandum of cooperation in seeking out and developing non-ferrous and polymetallic ore deposits on the territory of Kazakhstan. “RCC has been operating in Kazakhstan for almost 15 years. We see the interest of the authorities in the cooperation development with Russian companies.…


Russia: MMK’s environmental efforts and resource management recognized by industry competition

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) won the XV industry competition titled “Metal and Mining Enterprises with Highly Effective CSR”. The competition participants were 61 metal and mining enterprises. For the second year in a row, MMK is amongst the winners in the category “Environmental Protection and Resource Management”. MMK’s investments in environment protection last…


Ukraine: striking miner gets into hospital

Nikolai Kovalchuk, an employee of the Novovolynskaya-10 mine, who took part in the underground strike demanding salary debts to be cleared, ended up in the hospital. According to Mikhail Volynets, chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, he suffered from vomiting and bleeding. Kovalchuk has been taken to the hospital by the mining rescuing…


Russia: ChelZinc shareholders left without dividends

Chelyabinsk Zinc Works has held an annual shareholders meeting.

It was decided not to distribute the profit of 5.4 billion rubles for 2017.

Thus, dividends for 2017 will not be paid. (Ukrainian metal)