Russia: Lebedinsky GOK confirms quality management system correspondence to ISO

The British Standards Institution has audited the quality management system of Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works for compliance with the new version of ISO 9001:2015. As the result of the inspection the BSI experts have confirmed the correspondence of the current system to the standard and granted the ISO 9001:2015 compliance certificate to the company.…


Russia: Revda Works develops new technique

Revda Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has developed a technique to manufacture new products – cold-deformed pipes with outer diameter of up to 80 mm of S70600 copper-nickel alloy. Such pipes have improved surface quality, corrosion resistance, strength and thermal conductivity. The pipes are in demand by Russian and foreign companies dealing with energy machine-building. (Ukrainian…


Ukraine: pellets exports in January-October 2017

In January-October Ferrexpo exported 8.491 million tons of iron ore pellets. In particular, its Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 6.331 million tons of pellets, while Yeristovo GOK – 2.16 million tons. Meanwhile Metalloinvest exported 4.711 million tons of pellets (Mikhailovsky GOK – 2.76 million tons, Lebedinsky GOK – 1.951 million tons). Karelsky Okatysh, a…


Ukraine: ISD loses AMK

Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, situated on the temporarily uncontrolled territory of Ukraine, and a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, has been transferred to the management of Vneshtorgservice of the fugitive businessman Sergey Kurchenko. The same earlier happened with the number of Metinvest companies. At present, according to sources, representatives of the company…


Kazakhstan: coal exported to Finland and Japan

In January-October Kazakhstan exported 23.4 million tons of coal. “Kazakhstan’s coal is mainly exported to the Russian Federation, Central Asia, and several countries of Europe. This year, we have shipped high-quantity coal, more than 2.4 million tons, to Finland. We have started exporting our coal to Japan (the government of the Russian Federation has issued…


Ukraine: Donetsk region coal output down in January-October 2017

In January-October the part of Donetsk region, controlled by Ukraine, decreased coal output by 26.8% YoY, to 8.7 million tons.

According to the Main office of the State Statistics Service in the region, in October coal mining increased by 3.5% YoY, but dropped by 37.9% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)