Russia: gold output up in July 2019

Russian gold production rose by 12.9% YoY and by 10.6% MoM in July, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a report.

In January-July gold production grew by 21.5% YoY.

No absolute figures were disclosed. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZEMZ mulls cooperation issues with Hermith

Representatives of Hermith GmbH – Hermith Rus CEO Natalia Chernenko and the chief technical officer Sergey Altynbayev – have discussed further cooperation with the managing director of Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works Alexander Yefimushkin and director of reconstruction and development Andrey Lyska. In particular, the parties discussed the issues of titanium products manufacture for European and other…


Kyrgyzstan: Kichi-Chaarat concentration plant launched in Jalal-Abad region

Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev during his working trip to Jalal-Abad region took part in the ceremony of opening Kichi-Chaarat concentration plant in Chatkal district, the Information Support Department of the Government’s Office of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. Kichi-Chaarat CJSC, established in 2008, is located in the rural district Kanysh-Kiya of Chatkal district. Upon…


Kazakhstan: mining output up in January-July 2019

Industrial output in January-July in Kazakhstan grew by 2.7% YoY.

Non-ferrous ores mining increased by 17.2% and iron ore by 1.5%.

Coal exports went up by 1.9%, to 15.8 million tons.

Non-ferrous metallurgy saw an 8.1% growth in output and ferrous metallurgy – 94%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal and mining throughput at seaports in January-July 2019

In January-July seaports of Ukraine increased metal and mining cargo transportation. In particular, the transportation of ore grew by 29.5% YoY, to 20.15 million tons, while that of ferrous metals dropped by 2.1%, to 9.63 million tons. According to the Ukrainian Associations of Seaports, rolled metal transportation increased by 1.2%, to 6.14 million tons, and…