Ukraine: Interpipe buys 48.5 thousand tons of scrap from Ukrzaliznytsia in 2017

In 2017 the state company Ukrzaliznytsia supplied 48.5 thousand tons of metal scrap to Interpipe. “Ukrzaliznytsia’s entering the scrap market was a very important and long-awaited move. They sold 157.2 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, and we bought 48.5 thousand tons from them”, Interpipe CFO Denis Morozov said. According to him, those companies that…


Russia: ZEMZ starts assembling unique machinery

Within the project to construct the press-forging complex Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works has started assembling machinery. In particular, the company assembles the press frame. The machinery is produced by Danieli and assembled by the contractor company Prokatmontazh. The weight of the press frame is 64 tons. To assemble it a Grove automobile crane with the lifting…


Russia: Krasniy Octyabr increases product range

In 2017 Krasniy Octyabr Iron and Steel Works was busy modernizing its thermal and treatment machinery. At the same time the company started manufacturing new types of products. In particular, last year Krasniy Octyabr started producing cold-rolled sheet with the thickness of 0.8-3.5 mm and hot-rolled sheet of corrosion-resistant steel and heat-resistant chrome-nickel alloys. For…


Tajikistan: uranium mining not to resume

Tajikistan is prospecting for uranium not to resume mining, but to evaluate the reserves. “This does not mean we will return to uranium mining”, the director of Main geology department at the government Zarobiddin Fayzullozoda said. “Uranium was actively processed on the territory of Tajikistan under the Soviet Union. The work on prospecting started in…


Russia: UEM metal structure galvanizing up in 2017

In 2017 Uralelectromed galvanized 50.3 thousand tons of metal structures, up by 26 tons YoY.

The main customers were companies producing electricity stands and road fences.

Moreover, UEM has galvanized around 200 tons of structures for the construction of arenas in Yekaterinburg and Volgograd for the World Cup. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM assembles furnace for rare elements

Uralelectromed has put in operation a new kiln made to order by Bosio.

The kiln has been assembled at the electrolysis copper slurry-roasting site.

The capacity of the kiln is 2.6 tons per day. The roasting temperature is 600-650 degrees C. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Viz-Stal modernizing crane machinery

Viz-Stal has started assembling the new bridge crane to service the cold-rolling shop. The project is valued at 36 million rubles. The new-generation crane manufactured in Russia will replace the outdated previous machine. Its improved lifting capacity (22 tons instead of 20) will increase the speed of operation by 10%, while the energy-saving technologies will…


Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for Essar Steel

Energomashspetsstal will supply rolls to Essar Steel.

According to the contract signed in January, EMSS will produce and supply 6 supporting rolls for the hot-rolling mills.

The total weight of the order is 242.9 tons.

A part of the rolls will be delivered in Q3-Q4, while the rest in Q1-Q2 2019. (Ukrainian metal)