UMMC signs debut EUR100m PXF syndicated loan

Ural Mining Metallurgical Company (UMMC), one of the top Russian producers of copper, zinc and other precious metals in Russia signs a debut EUR100m syndicated loan. Mandated Lead Arrangers, Bookrunners and Lenders are Raiffeisen Bank International AG, AO Raiffeisenbank, PJSC ROSBANK and SOCIETE GENERALE. Raiffeisen Bank International AG and AO Raiffeisenbank acted as documentation agent…

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The steel billet import price in Egypt fell in the week to Thursday August 22, with market activity limited because buyers want to wait until the court makes a decision on safeguard duties.

The steel billet import price in Egypt fell in the week to Thursday August 22, with market activity limited because buyers want to wait until the court makes a decision on safeguard duties. Egypt’s Administrative Court suspended the temporary duties in July, prompting a flurry of court activity, which eventually led to the final session to discuss the…

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Northern European Business Activity Remains Lethargic, As The Summer Holiday Period Approaches

Hot rolled coil demand, in Denmark, is better than in many other European countries, but shows little sign of improvement. Swedish business activity is quite steady, having recovered from a downturn during the spring. Cheap Russian slab supplies put downward pressure on coil values, in Finland. Demand is healthy, in the Netherlands and market participants…

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MMK’s environmental and energy efficiency projects recognised by UNIDO award

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) was awarded a certificate by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) for its contribution to sustainable development and environmental initiatives in the Chelyabinsk region, as well as for the successful implementation of its ‘Energy Management of Industrial Enterprises’ programme. UNIDO is a specialised agency of the United Nations,…

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TMK and NOVATEK signed a Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement

PJSC TMK (TMK) and PJSC NOVATEK (NOVATEK) signed a Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement at the 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Dmitry Pumpyanskiy, Chairman of TMK’s Board of Directors, and Leonid Mikhelson, Chairman of NOVATEK’s Management Board signed the document. The agreement outlines key policies and approaches for supplying TMK’s premium casing and tubing…

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RUSAL and the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation announce completion of the vaccination against Ebola with a Russian vaccine

UC RUSAL together with the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, announced the completion of the vaccination against the Ebola virus in the Republic of Guinea. Two thousand people have received the GamEvac-Combi vaccines during the testing programme conducted in Guinea at the Scientific Diagnostic Centre for Epidemiology and Microbiology (SDCEM). The centre was…

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