Russia: gold output up in May 2019

In May Russia increased gold output by 11.5% YoY.

At the same time compared with April the output dropped by 16.3%.

In January-May gold manufacture in Russia grew by 24.4% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: MMZ speaks with Interpipe of scrap deliveries

Representatives of Moldova Iron and Steel Works held talks with Ukrainian companies on the resumption of scrap deliveries. “In April and May there were no deliveries. But I know for sure, that their representatives have come to Ukraine for negotiations. There are risks, especially in winter, when scrap procurement in Ukraine falls”, Interpipe CFO Denis…


Ukraine: Ferrexpo to buy 400 gondola cars

Until the end of the year Ferrexpo plans to buy 400 gondola cars.

The decision is due to the strategic plans of Ferrexpo to increase pellets output.

In early 2019 Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works purchased 200 gondola cars from Kryukovsky Works, bringing the combined total to 2.6 thousand cars. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: AGMK starts second stage of Kalmakyr mine railroad infrastructure construction

Almalyk Iron and Steel Works has started carrying out the second stage of the railroad infrastructure construction to the Kalmakyr mine. Kalmakyr Mine is the largest mining enterprise in the CIS, the base of Uzbek non-ferrous metallurgy. In 2016 the mine design capacity was increased to 30 million tons of ore per year. Under the…


Ukraine: DSS steel output down in May 2019

In May Dneprospetsstal decreased steel output by 11% MoM, to 18.4 thousand tons.

Rolled metal manufacture grew by 5.4%, to 13.7 thousand tons.

In January-May steel output dropped by 15.5% YoY, to 90.8 thousand tons, and rolled metal – by 14.1%, to 61.5 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: UEM developing steel structure manufacture

With the commission of new steel structure capacities, Uralelectromed will increase its output to 4.5 thousand tons.

Last year the company produced 3 thousand tons of metal structures.

The company also plans to master the manufacture of grating. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Trubodetal passes audit

Trubodetal has successfully passed the audit of its quality management system, environment and labor safety. The specialists of the TUV NORD CERT have noted the positive aspects of the plant operation in 2018: the mastering of new products and new markets, high level of personnel specialization, decrease of environment impact, etc. The quality management system…