Ukraine: Lvivugol miners October 2018 salary debts cleared

On December 14 the state enterprise Lvivugol completely cleared its salary debts to miners for October.

The enterprise received payment for coal sales, which was spent to clear the debt.

The amount of salary to be paid for October was 147 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk processes over 300 thousand tons of metal

Since the start of its operations in December 2013, Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk has processed over 300 thousand tons of metal. The mini-CTL since the start of the year has produced 1.5 million billets, while the laser-welding site manufactured 1 million billets. Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works is the main supplier of rolled metal for processing at Severstal-SMC-Vsevolozhsk.…


Ukraine: DCH extends DMZ CEO office

DCH has extended the office of the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works CEO Gennady Bergman.

He will be in the office until December 31, 2019.

The decision was taken by the supervisory board on December 14.

DCH purchased DMZ from Evraz in March. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: silicon metal to be produced

Russia is suffering from the shortage of silicon metal. All the metal is purchased in China or EU. Thus, Italian Tenova and Codest decided to create a silicon cluster. The project includes the construction of a plant to produce silicon metal with the capacity of 36 thousand tons per year. Investments will reach $134.5 million.…


Russia: gold output in Yakutia to grow in 2018

In 2018 Yakutia is expected to extract 26 tons of gold, up by 1.2 tons YoY.

Last year the output was 24.788 tons.

By 2024 the local government expects to have entered the top-3 regions in Russia in gold output. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal to supply 300,000 tons of rolled stock to ZTZ

Russian steelmaker Severstal will supply 300,000 tons of rolled stock to the Zagorsky Pipe Plant (ZTZ) in 2019 for production of large diameter pipes, the companies said in a joint statement after signing a relevant agreement. “Severstal already has experience in metal supplies for ZTZ. Such agreements provide an opportunity to build long-term mutually beneficial…