Russia: TMK sales down in H1 2019

In January-June TMK decreased pipe sales by 3% YoY, to 1.989 million tons. In particular, the sales of seamless and welded pipes dropped by 3% and by 4% respectively. At the same time the sales of large-diameter pipes increased by 48%. Sales of OCTG pipes remained almost unchanged at 948 thousand tons, growing in Russia…

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Russia: Bardin Institute developing GOST for cryogenic rolled steel

The center of metal products standardization and certification of the Central Research-Scientific Institute of the ferrous metallurgy named after Bardin has prepared the second edition of the draft national standard GOST R “Rolled plates of cryogenic steel”. The standard will be implemented for the first time. The document has been initiated by metal companies producing…

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