Russia: KUMZ completes testing hot-rolling mill finishing stand

Under the project to commission new capacities of the second stage of the new rolling complex, the Kamensk-Uralsky Iron and Steel Works is finishing testing the finishing stand of the Danieli-Freling hot-rolling mill. The tests started in July. The project will allow the company supplying new semi-finished products to customers. The design capacity of the…


Russia: OMZ-Spetsstal constructs gouging chamber

OMZ-Spetsstal has completed construction and started commissioning a new gouging chamber.

The new unit with exhaust system will improve labor conditions and prevent air pollution.

The gouging chamber has been constructed under a program to modernize manufacturing capacities. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Buryatia extracts 586 kg of gold in August 2018

In August the Republic of Buryatia extracted 586.8 kg of gold, including 285.9 kg of ore gold and 300.9 kg of alluvial gold.

In January-August gold output reached 3516.5 kg.

In particular, ore gold accounted for 2269.8 kg and alluvial gold – 1246.7 kg.

Last year the region yielded 5677.9 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR finally appoints CFO

Sergey Plichko has been appointed chief financial officer, chief accountant of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

He has been the acting CFO and CA since February 17, 2017.

Plichko has been appointed since September 21 for an indefinite term. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: EZOTsM to increase exports to Armenia

In late August a delegation of the Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works visited Armenia. There the company representatives met with top-managers of a jewelry works, a large manufacturer of basalt continuous fibers and cement, etc. “These companies are already our customers. We supply them with such products as laboratory wares, affined metals, machinery to produce…


Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions supplying metal structures for logistics complex near Moscow

Severstal Steel Decisions has shipped over 250 tons of metal structures for the construction of an Ozon e-store logistics complex in the Moscow region. Metal structures have been produced at the manufacturing site in Oryol of steel manufactured by Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. Moreover, in Q3 the company supplied over 200 tons of welded…