Tajikistan: TALCO to be completely modernized

TALCO intends to increase aluminum capacities to 300 thousand tons per year by 2020. According to a company representative Igor Sattarov, it has all the possibilities of reaching the goal thanks to the current economical situation, positive market prospects and implementation of the new aluminum manufacture technique. Previously TALCO capacity was 600 thousand tons of…


Russia: Kandalaksha port exports 1 million tons of coal

Kandalaksha Sea Trade Port keeps increasing coal throughput.

Since the beginning of the year the port has exported over 1 million tons of coal, up 3-fold YoY.

This year the port has serviced 38 vessels and over 14 thousand open wagons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK again in environment TOP-10

MMK has once again entered the first ten of the Russian fuel-energy and metal industry environment ratings in H1 2017. The company occupied the 10th position among other 33 companies, thus retaining its results of the previous half year and being the only metal company to get to the top ten. Among MMK environment initiatives…


Ukraine: AMKR to once again manufacture flat rolled metal

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to construct 2 continuous casting machines for the manufacture of slabs. The project could start after the machines Nos. 2 and 3 are constructed. By April 2019 the construction and commissioning should have been complete. As the result, some 4 million tons of steel will be produced using the continuous cast…


Russia: ZTZ 80% loaded

By the end of the year Zagorsky Pipe Works will have supplied some 121 thousand tons of pipes to Gazprom. “Since May we have been manufacturing pipes for Gazprom. We have concluded several agreements for the delivery of pipes for repairs”, the company corporate communications deputy director Igor Gusenkov said. At present the capacities of…