Russia: ferrous metals deliveries to agriculture machine producers up in September 2018

In September direct railroad deliveries of ferrous metals to the major Russian manufacturers of tractors, combines and other agricultural machines totaled 24.1 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is up by 22.2% YoY.

In 9 months deliveries grew by 0.9% YoY, to 189 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: car manufacturers increase steel purchases in January-September 2018

In September direct railroad deliveries of rolled steel to Russian car manufacturers (AvtoVAZ, KamAZ, GAZ, AMO Zil, Sollers, OAT, etc.) totaled 99.2 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 10.7% YoY.

In 9 months deliveries reached 812.65 thousand tons, up by 6.41% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: metal deliveries to ship-builders down in September 2018

In September direct railroad deliveries of rolled steel, pipes and semi-finished products to the major shipbuilding and repairing enterprises totaled 8.1 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 41.4% YoY.

In 9 months deliveries dropped by 21.8% YoY, to 85.5 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Russia processing factory bought

Ukrdorinvest LLC (Kiev) has purchased 73.5% of the Central processing factory “Russia” shares (Donetsk region).

As of Q2, 75.49% of shares belonged to DRFC LLC, while Ukrdorinvest owned only 24.5%.

Two more processing factories wanted to buy shares – Ukraina and Mirnogradskaya.

Ukrdorinvest also owns 24.5% in Mirnogradskaya processing factory. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal consumption to grow

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry believes that in 2019 power-generating coal consumption by power plants will grow by 4.4% YoY, to 27.75 million tons. In particular, it is expected that 5.1 million tons of anthracite and 22.65 million tons of gas coal will be consumed. 4.67 million tons of anthracite will be imported,…

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Ukraine: state Oschadbank selling Kiev assets of Ukrvtorchermet

The state bank Oschadbank has put on sale the property complex of the Ukrvtorchermet in Kiev.

The company is a major procurer, processor and exporter of ferrous scrap.

The complex is situated on three land plots with the size of over 8 ha.

The initial price of the complex is 175 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ferrous scrap exports to Belarus up in September 2018

In September Russia exported 133.3 thousand tons of ferrous scrap to Belarus via railroad.

According to the Russian Railways statistics, this is up by 4.7% YoY.

In January-September scrap exports grew by 6.3%, to 1.08 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal structure companies down in September 2018

In September direct deliveries of rolled steel and pipes to Russian enterprises manufacturing metal structures totaled 53 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, this is down by 27% YoY.

In January-September deliveries reached 547.9 thousand tons, down by 12.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Elgaugol coking coal output up in January-September 2018

In January-September Elgaugol mined some 3.9 million tons of coal, up by 28% YoY.

The volume of the rock transported reached 8 million cubic meters, up by 12%.

1.9 million tons of coal were processed, up by 17%.

The sales totaled 2.7 million tons, up by 36.2%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Udokan first stage approved by Nature Agency

The department of the Russian Natural Surveillance Agency in Zabaikalye region has approved the state environmental expertise of the design documentation of the “Udokan Mining and Processing Works. First Stage” project. The first stage of construction envisages the manufacture of 12 million tons of ore per year. According to the expertise, Udokan fully meets all…

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Russia: Electrozinc to stop producing lead

Until the end of the year Electrozinc will liquidate its non-operating lead manufacture.

A part of the freed space will be used to construct a new electrolysis shop.

Investments in the project will exceed 100 million rubles.

The sinter department of the lead manufacture, operating since 1963, was shut down in 2012. (Ukrainian metal)