Metalloinvest will construct the site of hot-rolled metal heat-treatment at OEMK. The capacity of the complex will be 70 thousand tons of high-quality bars (SBQ). Danieli will supply all the necessary machinery. The cost of the project is 3 billion rubles with VAT. The complex is expected to be commissioned in 2019-2020. In 2017 Metalloinvest…Details
This year Ukrzaliznytsia intends to finish the electrification of the Potoki – Zolotnishino route, which unites the main railroad with the Poltava Mining and Processing Works. This is expected to improve the efficiency of the company operation. According to Ferrexpo investors and communications director Ingrid MacMahon, the route electrification will decrease the time of products…Details
In January-April Ukraine increased metal exports by 4.6% YoY, to 5.159 million tons. In addition, 6.181 million tons of rolled metal were produced, with 5.16 million exported, or 83.5%. In January-April 2017 the share of exports was 81.7%. The share of semi-finished products in the exports volume was 43.9%, up from 40.3%. Flat rolled metal…Details
The Zaporozhye region prosecutors have filed a claim to the court to recover 20 million UAH to the city budget from one of the largest metal companies of the region – Zaporozhye Abrasive Works. The prosecutors have found out that the company has been using the land site of over 50 ha without any agreements…Details
The energy saving project at the DTEK Pavlogradskaya Central Processing Factory will allow the company saving 70% of electric energy on lighting. DTEK Esco has completely financed and assembled 650 new LED-lamps as well as replaced 6 km of cable network. “This modernization will allow us saving 1.1 million kW-h per year, or 1.8 million…Details
The regional state enterprise Primteploenergo has announced a tender to estimate the market value of the 100% stake in Lermontovsky Mining and Processing Works in order to take a decision on selling it. The maximum price of the contract is 3.8 million rubles. The work has to be carried out within 20 days. Earlier the…Details
In 2019 Rusal intends to start reconstructing the capacities of the Yaroslavskaya Mining Company LLC (Yaroslavsky Mining and Processing Works), which has been idle since September 2013. Commissioning of the enterprise is scheduled for Q3 2020. “The works used to produce calcium fluoride, which cost $406 per ton, while China and Mongolia sold it much…Details
Mechel intends to buy Izhevsk Works of Metallurgy and Machine-Building (Izhmetmash). A group of Mechel representatives has held a meeting with the local ministry of industry. According to Udmurtia governor Alexander Brechalov, those were the second negotiations with the potential buyers. Earlier the works was offered to Izhora-Metall. On July 9 Izhmetmash will be reorganized.…Details
The Segal foundry-press plant has put into operation a new press machine.
This is the seventh press machine operated by the company. It will help increase output and product quality, as well as strengthen positions on the Russian and foreign markets.
The city mayor Sergey Yeremin participated in the event. (Ukrainian metal)
Metalloinvest is improving its sales and operation planning efficiency. Within the Industry 4.0 business transformation program the company is using the Quintiq solution at all of its key enterprises: Lebedinsky and Mikhaylovsky Mining and Processing Works, OEMK and Ural Stal. “The Quintiq solution helps to efficiently optimize the whole delivery chain. It will help us…Details
The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has ordered SIA Zodiak Plus (Latvia) the delivery of sulfur valued at $1.23 million, or 38.95 million UAH without VAT. This year the company has to deliver 10 thousand tons of 9995 grade sulfur according to GOST 127.1-93 at $123 per ton or 3895 UAH per ton.…Details
In January-May Zaporizhstal increased rolled metal output by 13.8% YoY, to 1.5 million tons. Steel manufacture grew by 7.4%, to 1.7 million tons, and that of pig iron – by 28.5%, to 1.7 million tons. In May Zaporizhstal produced 311.1 thousand tons of pig iron, 320.4 thousand tons of steel and 307.1 thousand tons of…Details
KAZ Minerals intends to buy the controlling stake in the Baimskoye copper-porphyry deposit (Chukotka) development in June-July. The license to develop the deposit is owned by Baimskaya LLC. KAZ Minerals is expected to pay $1 billion and also submit a part of its shares. According to Goldman Sachs, the development of the Baimskoye deposits is…Details
Ormet has received the right to put into operation the first stage of the Djusinsky ore deposits. The project capacity of the mine is 220 thousand tons of ore per year. Investments in the first stage of the project totaled 2.4 billion rubles. Ormet obtained the license to develop the mine in 1999. In 2004-2014…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works underreceived another batch of coal, delivered by train. In June 2 the local police was informed that 1700 kg of coal disappeared from the cargo train. Earlier, on May 27 some 5 thousand tons of coal were stolen on the same route. Last year the police noted 112 thefts of…Details
With the delivery of 3 heading machines in June Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works will complete the supply of the large batch of machines to DTEK Energo.
According to the company statement, during the year 14 machines have been produced for DTEK Pavlogradugol.
The cost of the contract is not disclosed. (Ukrainian metal)
OTP Leasing and ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih have signed an agreement on the lease of 450 gondola cars produced at the Dneprovagonmash with the combined value of 600 million UAH. “This is our largest contract. The cars will be leased for 5 years”, the bank said. The gondola cars will be provided to the customer by…Details
Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has begun the capital repairs of the ore-processing factory No. 2.
According to the company CEO Alexander Gerasimchuk, the wet-crushing mills are being repaired.
“The repair will allow us to decrease unscheduled delays risks, thus stably producing high-quality concentrate”, he said. (Ukrainian metal)
Interpipe has warned its agents of the Internet-fraud attempts connected with incorrect bank info. “One of our traders has received fake documents with false bank info to pay for the goods. The criminals have created a false e-mail to send out bills with the domain similar to Interpipe’s”, the company reported. Interpipe is aware of…Details
Russian aluminum giant UC RUSAL’s Nadvoitsy Aluminum Smelter in the republic of Karelia lost a sales market due to the U.S. sanctions and has been storing its products at a warehouse for two months already, a source at the smelter reported on June 4. Warehouses have currently accumulated around 3,000 tons of aluminum. “The problem…Details
Lithuanian officials say that the US decision to impose tariffs on EU steel and aluminum imports is very disappointing, but does not mean a trade war. According to Deputy Foreign Minister Albinas Zananaviius, Lithuania is “very disappointed”, because the intensive talks between the European Commission and the United States, and efforts by other European countries…Details
The price of palladium increased in Azerbaijan on June 4, and the cost of other main precious metals decreased, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 12.4865 manats, to 2195.21 manats per ounce compared to the price on June 1. The cost of silver decreased by 0.0544…Details
Last week (May 28 – June 1) the price of one ounce of gold in Azerbaijan increased by 1.1135 manats or by 0.05%, to 2,209.4475 manats. The price of one ounce of silver decreased by 0.0565 manats or by 0.20%, to 27.95405 manats. The price of one ounce of platinum increased by 3.1535 manats or…Details
Zagorsky Pipe Works has put into operation a machine for the pipes geometrical parameters control. “The machine has reached the capacity of 25 pipes per hour. This will allow us making changes to the manufacturing flow and increasing the product quality almost in the online mode”, the company deputy CEO, operational director Sergey Toropov said.…Details