In January-September Russia exported 485.2 thousand tons of primary copper and copper wire rod valued at $2777 million. Sales volumes increased by 8.6% YoY, but were 5.6% lower than in 2015. Revenue increased by 34.4% YoY, but was lower than the indices of the 6 previous years. The share of primary copper is 78%. In…Details
In January-September Russia exported 6.5 million tons of flat rolled metal, up by 0.3% YoY. At the same time this was the highest export in the past 7 years. According to the customs statistics, revenue increased by 45.5% YoY, to $4 billion. This is the highest result for the past 3 years. The main importer…Details
In Q3 Nadezhdinsky Iron and Steel Works received 185.5 million rubles of net profit, down by 3% QoQ, while in Q3 2016 the company received 112 million rubles of net profit. In January-September NMZ received 447.9 million rubles of net profit, up from the net loss of 1.21 billion rubles in January-September 2016. In Q3…Details
In January-October Kazakhstan produced 19.2 thousand tons of uranium, down by 5.5% YoY.
According to the Ministry of Energy press-service, in 2016 uranium output totaled 24 thousand tons, in 2015 – 23.8 thousand tons.
Kazakhstan is the world leader in natural uranium mining. (Ukrainian metal)
In October Russia produced 6.225 million tons of steel, up by 5% YoY, with 6.025 million tons produced in September. In January-October steel output in Russia totaled 60.428 million tons, up by 3% YoY. Ukraine decrease output in October by 4.7% YoY, to 1.91 million tons (1.845 million tons in September), and by 10.9% YoY…Details
In January-October Suntarceolit LLC mined 19.2 thousand tons of coal, up by 20.8% YoY. According to the company statement, every year it renews its machinery park to keep the stable output level. Annual output quota is 25 thousand tons. “This year we have purchased 2 MAN trucks and a KAMAZ gasoline tank truck. Next year…Details
In October Russia produced 4.4 million tons of pig iron, down by 11.7% YoY (4.26 million tons in September). In January-October pig iron output totaled 43.136 million tons, down by 15.5% YoY. Ukraine produced 1.655 million tons of pig iron in October, down by 14.6% YoY (1.6 million tons), with 16.121 million tons manufactured in…Details
In mid-August ZEMZ received a batch of Bosio heating furnaces. Now the new batch of furnaces is being assembled in the export site of the rolling shop No. 3. The first 5 furnaces will be assembled and commissioned in January 2018. The company started assembly on November 7. The foundations for all the 5 furnaces…Details
The arbitrary court of the Kemerovo region has introduced 6-months bankruptcy proceedings at the Zarechnaya Coal Company.
Sergey Tushkov has been appointed the insolvency administrator. His report is expected on May 7, 2018.
The company accounts payable are 33.4 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has concluded an agreement with Mars-A LLC on the purchase of coal valued at 8.11 million UAH. By the end of the year the company will have supplied 1500 tons of coal of unknown grade at 5405 UAH per ton. The price meets the lower border of the top-10 summer…Details
On November 27, 21 miners of the Buzhanskaya mine went on strike. The miners of the third and the fourths shifts remained underground. The protest started after salary was not paid. “The Buzhanskaya miners were not paid August salary in full, and only 10% for September, with nothing for October”, the chairman of the Independent…Details
The Lugansk Power Enterprise LLC has published a list of debtors. According to the company statement on its Facebook page, Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, situated on the temporarily uncontrolled territory but reregistered on controlled territory, owes it 870.584 million UAH as of November 24. DTEK Sverdlovantrazit owes 463.145 million UAH, DTEK Rovenkiantrazit – 2.131…Details
In 2017 Khabarovsk region intends to mine 22 tons of gold. The previous record was set in 2004, when the enterprises of the region mined 21.1 tons of gold. In January-October the region obtained 19.845 tons of gold, up by 18.5% YoY, including 15.909 tons of ore gold and 3.936 tons of alluvial gold, up…Details
Interpipe has developed 26 new sizes of railroad wheels, 12 new sizes of axles, 6 sizes of wheel pairs and 32 regimes of thermal treatment. The new wheels have already received the necessary certificates in some European countries, and the sales have already started to France, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. This year Interpipe…Details
Data on 29 fields and 111 perspective areas of solid minerals in Uzbekistan will be presented at the Uzgeoinvest-2017 forum. The jubilee 10th international conference the “Investment Potential of Hard Minerals of Uzbekistan Uzgeoinvest-2017” will be held in Tashkent on December 6. The conference is traditionally organized by the State Committee of the Republic of…Details
In January-September the state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works received 351.81 million UAH of net profits, up 2.1-fold YoY. Net income increased by 52%, to 2.37 billion UAH. According to the company statement, its gross profit in 3 quarters increased 2-fold, to 618.72 million UAH. In 2016 VostGOK received 493.89 million UAH of net…Details
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works carries out a major reconstruction program to improve its positions on foreign markets. Thus, the company has signed an agreement with Primetals Technologies Austria for the delivery of machinery to reconstruct the 1700 sheet-rolling shop valued at over $25 million. “The world metal market is changing and we are…Details
The Trading House Attika LLC was not able to sell the Armavir Electrometallurgical Works for 248.4 million rubles. The auction has been cancelled as no bidders participated in it. AEMZ was put up for sale in October. The lot included, among other things, the 85 ha land plot for construction of an iron and steel…Details
In Q3 Seversk Pipe Works received 100.6 million rubles of net profit, as opposed to net loss of 42 million rubles in Q2 2017 and 396 million rubles in Q3 2016. In January-September the losses totaled 35.9 million rubles as opposed to net profit of 840 million rubles in January-September 2017. Sales in Q3 reached…Details
In 2018 the Tajik Aluminum Company plans to start developing the Konchochskay group of deposits. The deposits have large reserves of gold, silver, mercury, antimony and other metals. “In 2018 we will start mining and processing gold, silver and antimony”, the company said. TALCO obtained the license to develop the deposits in December 2015. The…Details
The number of faults in pipes supplied by Zagorsky Iron and Steel Works to Gazprom is the minimal in comparison with other pipe manufacturers. According to Gazprom, since late August and as of the first half of November, the ZTZ pipes fault index is 0.99% of the total supplies in the reporting period. That of…Details
Talnakh Processing Factory has repaired the belt conveyer No. 3. This is the main path for ore from Oktyabrsky and Taimyrsky mines to get to the factory. The machinery has been in operation since 1986, its length is 1695 m. The modernization of the conveyer allows managing the factory capacities that have increased to 10…Details
The metal machinery repair shop of Izhstal is 100 years old. In 1917 the main premises of the repair-mechanical shop were constructed. It also contained a smithy to produce horseshoes, nails, etc. In 1930s the shop organized a welding site, and after that the electrodes manufacture. During the war it produced parts for machine-guns and…Details
In January-September Russia exported 3.37 million tons of pig iron, down by 10% YoY, valued at $1.14 billion, up by 39.4%. According to the customs statistics, USA accounted for 65% of all exports, up by 24.2% YoY. Turkey imported 10%, up by 62.3%, followed by Italy with 6%, down 2-fold. In September Russia exported 675.3…Details