In early February the sulfur acid shop of Electrozinc commissioned a new jet blower. The equipment valued at almost 500 thousand euro was put into operation by the supplier – Piller (Germany). The new machinery, assembled in September 2017, replaced the outdated equipment produced back in 1981. The jet blower will save the company some…Details
RM-Steel LLC has won a tender to supply bulb plates for the construction of the Voyevoda Project 23700 ship.
The company started supplying the metal in January.
The vessel will be able to carry 4 boats and 2 helicopters. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 the mining group of Olkon was able to meet its ore-mining target. “We were able to decrease the lag from the first half of the year on rock transportation from 600 thousand cubic meters to 200 thousand. Safety target was not reached. We will work on it this year”, the company director Alexander…Details
The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has approved of the creation of the Interpipe and Vallourec (France) joint venture. The committee has also granted Vallourec a right to acquire some assets of Interpipe Limited to allow it selling and promoting seamless pipes in EU. In November 2017 the Antimonopoly Service of Germany allowed Interpipe to create…Details
In January Belarus Iron and Steel Works decreased imports of ferrous metal scrap from Russia by 26.6% MoM and by 0.3% YoY, to 80.4 thousand tons. In 2017 BMZ increased scrap imports from Russia by 11.2% YoY, to 1.358 million tons, having almost repeated the results of the year 2015. Last year the company increased…Details
Almost 100,000 people have used the service center in 2.5 years since its creation. Social service provided by PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is used by both current employees and the retired workers. The principle of a “single window” enables shortening formal procedures and makes certificates and documents flow automated. Annually, more than 20 thousand of…Details
Militants decided to supply coal, mined on the territory of the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, to Turkey. “According to the representatives of the self-proclaimed Republic of Abkhasia, who visited Lugansk on January 29, businesses from Abkhasia and Turkey concluded agreements on the delivery of coal mined in…Details
In 2017 Russky Ugol increased sales of coal from the Stepnoy pit in Khakasia by 8% YoY. The company delivered 3.2 million tons of coal to local companies and abroad. Russky Ugol was created in 2002. Its manufacturing assets are situated in Amur region, Republic of Khakasia and Krasnoyarsk region. The company comprises 6 coal…Details
The United Aircraft Corporation and the special economic zone Titanium Vale have concluded an agreement to create a shop to machine-process titanium alloy wares.
The shop will increase titanium manufacture in the city of Verkhnyaya Salda. Thus, Russian aircraft constructors will be able to decrease prime cost. (Ukrainian metal)
The railroad shop of Gaysky Mining and Processing Works has received a new locomotive produced by Shadrinsk Assembly Works.
“The modernization program allows us to improve operation of the locomotive, as well as decrease fuel usage and pollution”, the company railroad shop director Alexander Makogon reported.
In particular, savings in fuel reach 20%. (Ukrainian metal)
Stevedore company Terminal Astafiev located in Russia’s Far East, has cut its coal handling by 95,500 tons, or by about 50%, to reduce handling of dust-forming cargoes and to improve environment in the city of Nakhodka, the Primorsky region’s government said in a statement on February 9. The region’s acting governor Andrei Tarasenko and the…Details
To fulfill the order of a major space industry company Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works decided to start developing a new alloy. The first stage was the smelting of a trial batch of the HN43BMTU-VD alloy in the open induction furnace. After all the tests the company was able to manufacture iron-nickel based heat-resistant alloy in the…Details
In January DTEK Energo supplied 1.4 million tons of gas-generating coal to its thermal power plants, up by 10.4% YoY. According to the company press service, anthracite deliveries decreased 3.3-fold YoY, to 207 thousand tons. At the same time, the current need in anthracite dropped because of the switching to gas coal. As of today,…Details
In January Ukraine increased coal imports 1.8-fold, or by 1 million tons YoY, to 2.25 million tons. According to the State Fiscal Service, the value of the coal imported was $281.16 million, up by 64.5% YoY ($170.897 million). In particular, Russia supplied $170.579 million worth of coal (60.67%), USA – $91.017 million (32.37%), Canada –…Details
In 2017 Interpipe increased sales by 35% YoY, to 767 thousand tons. According to the company statement, this is the best result in 3 years. In particular, pipe deliveries to the Ukrainian market grew by 29%, to 148 thousand tons, mostly because of the gas output increase. Combined sales in the Americas totaled 90 thousand…Details
Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has concluded an agreement with Imex Minerals LLC for the development of rock valued at 304.2 million UAH. This year the company will have to develop some 7.8 million cubic meters of rock and transport it to the distance of 2.5 km at the price of 39 UAH per cubic…Details
In January Energomashspetsstal and Kramatorsk Metal-Rolling Works LLC signed a contract for the delivery of working rolls for the hot-rolling mills. The contract envisages the manufacture and delivery of 119.6 tons of products. The terms of the contract are 10 months. The products will be supplied in parts, according to the schedule. This year EMSS…Details
In 2017 Sibcable increased copper processing to 15 thousand tons and aluminum – to 2.7 thousand tons. In 2016 the company processed 14.1 thousand tons of copper and 2.1 thousand tons of aluminum. The combined increase totaled 1.5 thousand tons. According to the company manufacturing director Sergey Lipovka, the growth of processing and manufacture is…Details
Mechel-Service has supplied over 7 thousand tons of rolled metal for the World Winter University Games to be held in 2019 in the city of Krasnoyarsk. Rebars and sections have been delivered to almost all the sites of the games: Platinum Arena Krasnoyarsk, Crystal ice arena, Perya-2 dormitory complex, etc. Last year Mechel-Service supplied 230…Details
In 2017 Izhstal increased output of high added value products manufacture. The highest growth was seen in cold-rolled belt – by 31%. Gauged bars manufacture increased by 5%, to 12.3 thousand tons. Metal wares output grew by 4% YoY, to 13.6 thousand tons. Sales to machine-building companies fell almost 2-fold last year. At the same…Details
In January Ukraine exported 3.027 thousand tons of coke valued at $884 thousand, down 4.3-fold and by 45.1% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main customers were Belarus (48.3%), Russia (27.6%) and Romania (16.87%). At the same time, Ukraine imported 156.913 thousand tons of coke valued at $44.598 million, up 2.1-fold and…Details
In January Ukraine exported 37.422 thousand tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate, down by 33.9% YoY, valued at $7.115 million, down by 1.8%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importers were Turkey (45.31%), the Czech Republic (15.73%) and China (10.32%). Last month Ukraine imported 805 tons of titanium-containing ores valued at $163 thousand.…Details
A number of media reported that on February 7 the Oleg Mkrtchan, CEO of the Industrial Union of Donbass, was detained in Moscow.
The corporation has no information on the reasons of the detainment.
Sources say the detainment might have something to do with the embezzlement of funds. (Ukrainian metal)
The Torex group of companies, the owner of the only steel producer in Russia’s Far East Amurmetal, has agreed to sell an unspecified stake in the plant to Hong Kong company Debang Guangdong International, Pavel Balsky, chairman of Torex board of directors, said on February 8. “We have reached an agreement, under which our Chinese…Details