Ukraine: pellets exports in January-July 2019

In January-July Ferrexpo exported 5.995 million tons of iron ore pellets. In particular, Poltava GOK exported 5.267 million tons and Yeristovo GOK – 728 thousand tons. At the same time Metinvest (Russia) exported 3.762 million tons of pellets (Mikhailovsky GOK – 3.144 million tons and Lebedinsky GOK – 618.5 million tons). Metinvest exported 2.952 million…

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Russia: Severstal-Metiz passes management system certification for car industry

Severstal-Metiz has confirmed the correspondence of its quality management system to the IATF 16949:2016 and ISO 9001:2015 standards. The IATF 16949:2016 certificate confirms that the company quality management system corresponds to the requirements of the car industry enterprises. It allows the company to continue supplying to the largest car manufacturers. The certificate is valid till…

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Russia: Ministry of Natural Resources confirms effectiveness of MMK’s environmental program to improve air quality in Magnitogorsk

Magnitogorsk has been excluded from the list of cities with the most polluted air in 2018, according to a report by the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Thanks to MMK’s large-scale environmental program, the Comprehensive Air-quality Index (CAI) indicator for the city will have been reduced to a low level by 2025. The…

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LIVE FUTURES REPORT 05/09: SHFE base metals prices rise on easing trade tensions, softer dollar; Ni, Pb buck trend

With the exception of nickel and lead, base metals prices on the Shanghai Futures Exchange were up during the morning trading session on Thursday September 5, with the complex buoyed by improved risk sentiment following an easing of geopolitical tensions and softer dollar. Investors’ appetite for risk has grown following favorable geopolitical events overnight that…

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