Russia: BMK HAV-metal wares sales up in January-October 2017

In January-October Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works increased sales of metal wares with high-added value. In particular, sales of stainless products for aviation, oil and gas, machine-building and automobile industries increased 2-fold. Sales of steel high-strength wire for ferroconcrete structures manufacture increased by 14% YoY, rebars threads for the construction of bridges and high-rise buildings…


Ukraine: AMKR appoints 3 CEO deputies

In early November ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih appointed 3 new deputy general managers. Thus, Vladimir Tesluyk has been appointed the deputy CEO on mining department manufacture. He will be responsible for the open-pit and underground mining operation, mining department technical service and CAPEX realization. Igor Romanyuk has been appointed the acting deputy CEO on metallurgical and…


Ukraine: Lugansk terrorists to mine gold

In 2018 the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, intends to start developing gold deposits. According to the head of the LPR Igor Plotnitsky, this will be an important step to improve the republic’s economy. “We’ll try mining our own gold. The enterprise will not be too profitable, but…


Russia: steel pipes market to grow in 2017

According to Sergey Alekseyev, the TMK marketing director, steel pipes consumption (except for large diameter pipes) will grow in Russia in 2017 by 8% YoY.

TMK retains its positions of the leading world manufacturer of pipes with 2798 thousand tons of pipes produced in January-September. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: third batch of U.S. coal arrives

The third batch of 80,000 tons of coal from the United States was delivered by the MG Explorer vessel to the state-run Yuzhny (“Southern”) Sea Commercial Port in Odessa region for Ukraine’s major power generating company PJSC Centrenergo, according to the port’s press service. “There is 80,000 tons of coal on board the bulk carrier.…