Ukraine: Hugues Mingarelli visits PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih

Hugues Mingarelli, Head of the European Union Mission to Ukraine, visited PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. This is his first visit to Kriviy Rih and to the biggest mining and steelmaking plant of Ukraine. Along with the delegation Mingarelli held a meeting with the management of the plant, where numerous important issues were discussed, such as…

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Ukraine: Volnogorsk Works orders 4 million UAH worth of pallets

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has ordered Lormex LLC the delivery of wooden pallets valued at 4.34 million UAH. At first the company ordered 15.5 thousand fir pallets. But later, because of the price increase on the market, the cost went up by 30%. The total amount decreased to 4.02 million UAH, with the pallets…

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Kyrgyzstan: Centerra Gold calls announcement on acquisition of Kumtor “market speculation”

Centerra Gold Inc. called the news release issued by Chaarat Gold Holdings Limited on acquisition of Kumtor mine “market speculation”. Official comment of the company says. In March Centerra received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Chaarat concerning Kumtor mine located in the Kyrgyz Republic. Centerra promptly communicated to Chaarat’s advisers that it had no interest…

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Russia: Evraz Ukraine head transferred to Ural

Denis Novozhenov, who headed Evraz Ukraine, was appointed the director of the Ural division. “The division unites Nizhniy Tagil Iron and Steel Works and Kachkanarsky Mining and Processing Works. Novozhenov will continue developing Evraz assets in Sverdlovsk region according to the group strategy”, the company said. Novozhenov has been working at Evraz since 1996. This…

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Russia: Amurmetal to turn into Amurstal

D-Steel (Italy) specialists have started working at the only steel works in the Far East – Amurmetal. According to the plant CEO Sergey Kuznetsov, soon the company will double rolled metal output and improve rebars characteristics. “The reconstruction of the bar-rolling shop will be carried out in several stages. The first stage will increase furnace…

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Russia: Severstal-Metiz passes Sherdel Kaluga audit

Severstal-Metiz has passed the audit of its key client – the automobile components manufacturer Sherdel Kaluga.

Following the audit the company was granted the highest rating.

Such audits are carried every three years.

Severstal-Metiz wire is used to produce metal frames of cushions and seats. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZEMZ masters manufacture of stainless chrome-nickel alloy slabs

The rolling shop No. 1 of the Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works has mastered the manufacture of stainless chrome-nickel alloy EI-878 slabs. The slabs with the size of 150×500 mm were produced at the 1150-mill of the ingot with the diameter of 630 mm. Previously the works manufactured only forgings of this alloy. The metal has successfully…

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Ukraine: Metinvest successfully completes largest ever refinancing by Ukrainian corporate

Metinvest, the vertically integrated steel and mining group of companies, has announced the completion of the refinancing of its $2.271-million debt, consisting of the issuance of two tranches of bonds and the amendment and restatement of its pre-export finance (PXF) facility. As a result, Metinvest issued $1.592 million in new bonds and secured $765 million…

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Ukraine: Antimonopoly Committee prohibits Metinvest from buying Dneprodzerzhinsk Coke

Metinvest intends soon to eliminate all the claims from the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to purchase Dneprodzerzhinsk By-Product Coke Plant. “We’re preparing an offer to the Committee, which will satisfy them and allow us getting the green light to buy the plant”, Metinvest CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov said. The official refuse was received in March. “There…

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Russia: ChMK produces rebars for the first private zoological garden

Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works rolled metal is used to construct the open-air cages in the first private zoological garden in Russia in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.

In particular, ChMK rebars are used when constructing the cage with the pool for the polar bear.

Rolled metal was supplied by Mechel-Service. (Ukrainian metal)