The EU fixed duties on Russian hot-rolled metal, imposed on October 7, could open new ways for NLMK to enter the markets of Turkey and Asia, as well as strengthen the position of its European works. In H1 NLMK Le Louviere (Belgium) produced 770 thousand tons of hot-rolled metal with the mill capacity of 2.5…Details
In September Severstal-Metiz produced and sold a record of stabilized strands. According to the company statement, the steel rope shop produced 2.9 thousand tons of strands. This is the first record in manufacturing this type of product in the history of the shop. “Stabilized strands are in demand in the sphere of infrastructure construction. In…Details
In Volyn region miners have blocked the road leading to the customs check point Yagodin demanding to be paid salary for the past 2 months. Some hundred miners were at the pedestrian crossing near the Yagodin point demanding the meeting with the Volyn regional state administration chairman Vladimir Gunchik. Earlier the miners have already tried…Details
The Central Mining and Processing Works has completed the reconstruction of the pelletizing factory.
Now the enterprise is capable of manufacturing products corresponding to the best international quality standards.
Investments in the project totaled 52 million UAH.
With the reconstruction the factory efficiency increased by 7%. (Ukrainian metal)
The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Trading House Eco-Service LLC the delivery of construction lime valued at 25.19 million UAH. This year the company will have to supply 7 thousand tons of lime of the first grade at 2460 UAH per ton and 3 thousand tons of the second grade…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has signed an agreement with Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH for the delivery of equipment to reconstruct the sheet-rolling mill 1700 valued at over $25 million. According to the contract the Austrian company will develop the project of the mill reconstruction and in 2018 will supply new equipment to improve…Details
In January-September Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant produced 97127.8 tons of copper cathodes, up by 8.6% YoY. Copper wire rod output went up by 6.1%, to 72.784 tons, silver – by 2.3%, gold – by 30%. “This year we intend to produce 128 thousand tons of copper cathodes, up by 5% YoY”, the company CEO Andrei…Details
In September Sakhalin enterprises mined over 900 thousand tons of coal, or 5.6 million tons in January-September, up by 10% YoY. Coal in the region is mined by 10 companies. Solntsevsky coal pit LLC and Gornyak LLC provide the most coal. Last year the region mined 7.2 million tons of coal, up 1.3-fold YoY. (Ukrainian…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has expanded the range of products for European market. In particular, it has added two new types of flanged beams manufactured at the rail and beam shop. Now the European certificate also covers IPB and IPBL beams. The products are manufactured according to DIN 1025. The first batches have already…Details
Novgorodsky Iron and Steel Works has purchased a Chetra MKSM-800 forklift valued at 1.7 million rubles.
The new forklift has the Deutz diesel engine.
At present NMZ operates 2 forklifts. (Ukrainian metal)
Izhstal can now produce large diameter rolled metal on its 450 mill.
This will increase average monthly output by 4-5 thousand tons.
The maximum diameter has been increased from 120 mm to 180 mm.
The company has already shipped 1 thousand tons of metal with 130-150 mm diameter to car manufacturers. (Ukrainian metal)
Since the start of the gold-harvesting season the Alexandrovskaya-1 LLC has obtained 94 kg of gold at its sites in Amur region. This year the company operates at the Jalon and Juvaskit deposits. Sand washing is underway. This year the company plans to obtain 100 kg of gold. Last year Alexandrovskaya-1 operated at the Juvaskit,…Details
In January-September PPGHO fulfilled its uranium production schedule.
In particular 1232 tons of the metal have been supplied to the nuclear industry.
In addition, some 2.3 million tons of coal have been shipped to consumers. (Ukrainian metal)
Alardinskaya mine has yielded the 2-millionth ton of coal since the start of the year.
The record ton was mined at the 3-39 long face. The first million tons was mined from the face in June.
Alardisnakay coal is shipped to Evraz works. (Ukrainian metal)
Alexander Astakhov has been appointed the new managing director of Blagoveschensk Rebars Works, a part of OMK. He has been working with the company since 1999. Lately he has been the manufacturing director and the acting managing director. “The work of the BAZ occupies an important position in the OMK strategy. Alexander Astakhov is an…Details
The State Fiscal Service has checked the Severniy Mining and Processing Works and found the non-payment of 1.3 billion UAH to the budget in 2012-2016. “We fear that mining and processing works do not pay rent in full, and in large volumes”, the Service said. Of the amount SevGOK has to pay some 875 million…Details
Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel plans to launch the first stage of its Bystrinsky GOK ore mining and processing plant on October 31, the government of the Zabaikalsky region said in a statement quoting governor Natalya Zhdanova. “We planned the launch of the facility’s first stage on October 31. We also discussed prospects for the…Details
The TsNIIchermet named after Bardin has developed the final edition of the GOST 5949 standard “Metal products of stainless steels and corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant alloys. Technical specifications”. “The standard has been developed on the initiative of the metal works – manufacturers of corrosion- and heat-resistant rolled steel to replace the GOST 5949-75 “Corrosion- and heat-resistant…Details
In January-September Rosterminalugol transshipped over 18.2 million tons of coal.
In the whole 2016 the company shipped 18.1 million tons.
In September Rosterminalugol loaded 2.25 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)
The miners of the Djebariki-Khaya pit of Yakutugol have finished shipping coal to Yakutia because of the end of the summer navigation. The summer navigation this year started in mid-May. In 4.5 months miners shipped almost 310 thousand tons of coal. The fuel is supplied via Yakutian rivers to the 14 northern and central districts.…Details
Metinvest has suggested the European Commission to replace the fixed antidumping duty with price obligations. “Thus, Ukraine is still negotiating the possibilities of replacing this regime of delivery limitations”, a source in the government reported. According to the source, the EC decision clearly states, that unlike with suppliers from other countries, with Ukraine the EU…Details
Supervisory boards of Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works have replaced the acting CEO Kirill Avramenko with the chief accountant Tatiana Zaytseva. According to the companies’ information, the matter was discussed on October 4. Zaytseva has been appointed the acting CEO of KhTZ and EMZ since October 5 for an indefinite term.…Details
Energomashspetsstal has sent another batch of billets to one of the largest Kharkiv works – Electrotyazhmash.
The total weight of the batch is 90.5 tons.
The delivery has been carried out under the contract concluded in July.
The parts will be used in the manufacture of power machinery. (Ukrainian metal)
Electrozinc has carried out cold tests of the new gas blower in its sulfur acid shop. The new machine will be the 12th since the works has been commissioned. The current machine has been operating since 1981. It will be replaced with a Piller machine valued at 500 thousand euros (33.8 million rubles). The maximum…Details