In 2017 Kuzbass coal output increased by 6.2% YoY, to 241.5 million tons, including 65 million tons of coking coal and 176.5 million tons of power-generating coal. The regional factories last year processed 161.6 million tons of coal, up by 1.8 million tons YoY, including 59.1 million tons of power-generating coal (33% of the total…Details
In 2017 Trevozhnoye Zarevo, a part of Trans Siberian Gold Plc, mined 198 thousand tons of ore at the Asachinskoye gold-bearing deposits in Kamchantka. Gold output totaled 1217.7 kg, up by 8.1% YoY. In 2016 the company mined 1126 kg of gold. This year Trevozhnoye Zarevo will continue increasing output. In particular, it plans to…Details
RZhD Logistics has organized the delivery of 100-meter rails with the total weight of 7.5 thousand tons from Kazakhstan to Russia for the needs of the Russian Railways. RZhD and Aktyubinsk Rail and Beam Works signed a memorandum of cooperation on November 16, 2017. According to the agreement, ARBZ will export rails for the construction…Details
In 2017 Kuzbassrazrezugol mined over 46.3 million tons of coal, up by 4.5% YoY. In particular, coking coal mining reached 6.2 million tons. Sales totaled 42 million tons, up by 5.7% YoY, with 29.5 million tons (70.2% of the total volume) exported. 12.6 million tons were supplied to the domestic market. The company factories processed…Details
In January Zagorsky Pipe Works started manufacture and first shipments of pipe products for the project of gas-transportation capacities repairs for the supply of Gazprom gas. The total volume of Gazprom investments in the project is 11 billion rubles. Under the contract ZTZ will supply around 35 thousand tons of large-diameter pipes (530-1420 mm). The…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has put in operation a new Atlas Copco DM-45HP drilling mill.
The machine can drill holes with the diameter of 203 mm and less.
So far this is the only drilling mill of that type at Karelsky Okatysh. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Ingulets Mining and Processing Works produced 10.256 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 10.5% YoY. In December 2017 concentrate output totaled 911 thousand tons, up from 854 thousand tons in November 2017. In 2016 InGOK decreased concentrate production by 1.3% YoY, to 11.464 million tons. At the same time its annual…Details
Whether you’re scrapping, dismantling, or collecting metal detritus generated by your trade (plumbers, electricians, etc.), collecting metals for recycling is an important process. It can also be quite challenging. Thankfully, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you collect more metal, faster, and more safely. Let’s discuss some of the most important…Details
In December 2017 Dneprospetsstal produced 23062 tons of steel, up by 14.4% MoM, as well as 14477 tons of rolled metal, up by 7.3%. The combined cost of products manufactured in December 2017 was 806179 thousand UAH, up by 9.5% MoM. In 2017 the company produced 258568 tons of steel and 169226 tons of rolled…Details
In 2017 the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) mined 16.82 million tons of coal, up by 41.5% from the 2013 results. The increase has to do with the investment projects, in particular, of Kolmar – at $1 billion. At first the company mine coking coal and sold it as power-generating coal at low price. But then…Details
In 2017 the Stepnoy pit, a part of Russky Ugol, mined 4.2 million tons of power-generating coal. The pit was commissioned in 1993. Coal processing increased by 3%, to 3.5 million tons. In 2017 Russky Ugol began the reconstruction of the pit processing factory. When it is finished, the capacity will grow by 1 million…Details
In 2017 Izhstal produced 432 thousand tons of metal, up by 14% YoY. Steel output grew by 21%, to 315 thousand tons, and rolled metal – by 3%, to 352 thousand tons. The 450 rolling mill saw the largest increase – by 46%. “The positive dynamics is the result of the increase of sales to…Details
In 2017 the major Ukrainian ferroalloy manufacturers – Nikopol and Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plants (NZF and ZZF) – produced 1.03 million tons, down by 0.11% YoY. According to the Ukrainian Association of Ferroalloys Manufacturers, silicomanganese production decreased by 0.5%, to 810.67 thousand tons, while that of ferromanganese grew by 9.6%, to 114.5 thousand tons. Ferrosilicon output…Details
An explosion occurred at the Zhdanovskaya mine in the city of Zhdanovka in the occupied Donetsk region. 2 people perished. According to the so-called ministry of accidents of the Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, at the moment of the explosion there were 316 people in the mine. It is…Details
Interpipe could be hit with the antidumping duty of 34.22% when supplying seamless wheels to the Eurasian Economic Union. The Department of protection of the inner market has calculated the duty for Interpipe when selling wheels in 2016 on the level of 34.22%. The decision on the duty imposition should be taken in a month…Details
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes that in February ferrous scrap prices will increase by 2.56% MoM, or by 200 UAH per ton. “At present the price is around 7800 UAH (per ton). That’s some 700 UAH more than in mid-December 2017. I think by the end of the month it will have increased by 200…Details
VSMPO-Avisma had to evacuate 35 personnel of its facility in the Bereznyaki locality of the Perm region after 100 kilograms of molten chlorine salts spilled out of malfunctioning equipment, a source in the emergency services of the region reported. Two units of gas and smoke rescue service are at the site using special substances to…Details
Kazakhstan and South Korea intend to further develop cooperation in geological sphere. Chairman of the Board of the Kazgeology JSC Galym Nurzhanov and South Korean Ambassador to Kazakhstan Kim Dae-sik discussed cooperation in the field of geological exploration, the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development reported on January 19. At present,…Details
The new ambassador of Nigeria to Armenia Ibrahim Khamzat said his country was interested in developing and deepening relations with Armenia, especially in economic sphere.
In particular, he noted interest in developing cooperation in the mining sphere.
According to the ambassador, Armenia has a considerable experience in this industry. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Interpipe Steel produced 855 thousand tons of steel, up by 39% YoY. In December 2017 steel output dropped to 76 thousand tons from 78 thousand tons in November 2017. In 2016 the company increased steel output by 2% YoY, to 614 thousand tons. Interpipe Steel is the first iron and steel works built…Details
Kamensk-Uralsky Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works produced 23.6 thousand tons of metal in 2017, up by 17% YoY. Non-ferrous rolled metals output increased by 14%, to 20.5 thousand tons. Non-ferrous rolled metal accounts for 87% of the total output, with powder (3.1 thousand tons) – 13%. As to the various kinds of non-ferrous metals, rolled copper…Details
Trading house MMK LLC has opened its first subsidiary on the Far East – in the city of Vladivostok. The company warehouse is situated in the town of Artem. It has all the necessary crane machinery and can store up to 20 thousand tons of metal. The site offers all the MMK metal products: hot-…Details
OMZ-Spetsstal has put in operation a modernized turntable for the hydraulic press of open forging. The table is used to produce disk forgings with the diameter of up to 2200 mm and the ultra-low height of 150 mm. The unique structure of the turntable allows producing forgings weighing up to 10 tons. OMZ-Spetsstal expects that…Details
Russian oil and gas pipe producer TMK increased pipe sales by 10.6%, to 3.806 million tons in 2017, the company said in a statement. “The year was favorable for TMK, as the company raised sales by more than 10%. OCTG pipes were in especially high demand on our major markets, in Russia and in the…Details