Ferrexpo Plc intends to get a renewable credit line for $500 million until September 30, 2021. According to the agenda of Poltava Mining and Processing Works shareholders meeting scheduled for July 17, the borrowers will be Ferrexpo Finance plc, Ferrexpo AG, and Ferrexpo Middle East FZE, while PGOK will act as the pledge. PGOK shareholders…Details
PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih launches flashmob #stayinukraine “I stay to work in Ukraine” for those patriots of their country, town, company, who are not ready to capitulate abroad and who are energetic enough to support Ukraine during tough transformational period of changes. Currently PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the biggest steel and mining plant of Ukraine,…Details
Interpipe Ukraine LLC has increased tyre prices for Ukrzaliznytsia by 12%.
Lviv Locomotive Repair Plant announced it wanted to conclude a deal with Interpipe for the delivery of tyres valued at 18.96 million UAH (15.8 thousand UAH apiece).
Last year Interpipe sold tyres to Ukrzaliznytsia 12% cheaper. (Ukrainian metal)
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih used to pay 0.9% of the estimated value for its 8 thousand ha of land. On April 21, the local authorities increased the land tax to 1.01%. With the increase of the tax, revenues of the Krivoy Rog budget have also increased. The Opposition block deputy in the city council Valery Gresko…Details
RusHydro may decide to participate in completion of UC RUSAL’s construction of a $1.4-1.6 billion Taishet Aluminum Smelter within two or three months, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, chairman of RusHydro’s board of directors, reported. “I think that probably within two or three months a decision will be made,” he said. RUSAL offered RusHydro a…Details
The Sulyukta coal deposits have been put up for sale. According to the State committee on industry, energy and subsoil use, the starting price of site No. 5 is $3.8 thousand. According to the estimates, the reserves of the deposits are 381190.5 tons. The local site Vostochy has been put up for sale at $6154…Details
In January-April Russia imported 3374 tons of copper pipes for conditioning, up by 6% YoY and by 10% from the 2015 level. According to the customs statistics, 23% of pipes were imported from Greece, up 2.8-fold YoY. The average price on the Russian border in April was $7305 per tons. Serbia supplied 22% of pipes,…Details
This year Mechel-Service has already supplied 6.5 thousand tons of rebars for the construction of housing in Chelyabinsk. The company supplies rebars to almost all major construction sites in the city. One of the latest was the batch of metal for the construction of Gagarin Residence in the downtown. All the rebars are manufactured by…Details
By the end of 2018 the Electrostal Tyumeni works will have reached its manufacturing capacity of 550 thousand tons of rolled metal per year. At present the company produces 380 thousand tons per year. The output increase will be achieved with the help of a number of investment projects. The employee number will also increase…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has finished an overhaul of its sintering machine. The machine has been shut down for 8 days. The cost of the repair is 9 million rubles. The ChMK sintering factory operates 4 sintering machines with the combined capacity of over 5 million tons per year. Overhauls of the machines are…Details
On June 19-23 the group of companies Demidov held negotiations with its partners in the Northern Caucasus, discussing pipe market situation and cooperation prospects. At present the order portfolio of Novocherkassk subsidiary of Ryazan Pipe Works is full. Next month the company will sell 3800 tons of electric welded pipes. In June the subsidiary sold…Details
In June Ukrazaliznytsia held 2 large auctions on the sale of 229.04 million UAH worth of steel scrap. Interpipe NTZ bought 22.5 thousand tons of scrap valued at 113.17 million UAH. The company bought scrap No. 4 (wheels, tyres, beams, etc.) at 5029 UAH per ton. Interpipe’s only competitor was ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. Metinvest-Resource LLC…Details
The assets of Cherepovets Metal Structures Works have been put up for sale. The auction will be held on August 11. The offers are accepted since June 26. The minimal price of the works is 150 million rubles, but the auction will start from 247.1 million. All the assets are sold in one lot, including…Details
The Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine HR director Anatoly Polivoda reported that so far 750 employees had resigned from the works. At present the company employs slightly over 9.5 thousand people. But according to Polivoda, by the time the DMK starts operating again, many more people would have decided to look for new job. (Ukrainian…Details
NLMK Group announces changes to its IT and R&D management team, which are both key vectors of the group’s forthcoming Strategy 2022. Dr. Bruno Charles De Cooman has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice President for Research and Development. The position covers the coordination of activities of the group’s research centers at…Details
In order for Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine to operate all its three furnaces $150 million are needed.
According to the management, the company has enough raw materials for 10 days of 2 furnaces operation, provided in three days coal and coke will start arriving at the works. (Ukrainian metal)
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has stated that Ukraine will purchase at least 2 million tons of coal from the United States. “We’ve agreed on American coal supplies from Pennsylvania at competitive prices, we will have the full assistance from the department of the Ministry of Trade and Energy, the new Administration and Congress that…Details
Chelyabisnk Tractor Works has concluded a contract for delivery of three bulldozers to Norilsk Nickel. The companies have been cooperating for many years, and all the tractors supplied to the metal works are specifically designed for operation in the North. This time ChTZ will supply two B11 tractors and one B10M. At first the tractors…Details
In May Russia produced 5.953 million tons of steel, down by 1.5% YoY. In January-May steel output in Russia totaled 29.835 million tons, up by 2% YoY. Ukraine decreased steel output in May by 25.5% YoY, to 1.689 million tons. In 5 months steel output decreased by 15.8% YoY, to 8.91 million tons. Kazakhstan produced…Details
The ecological situation in Donbass is threatening, and the mines on the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions are in critical situation. “7 mines are completely destroyed and cannot be restored. There are currently 115 Ukrainian mines on the occupied territories, from where the equipment has been stolen, some of them are flooded. The…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works has been visited by the deputies of the European Parliament, diplomats and the Verkhovnaya Rada deputies within the regional environment monitoring. The delegation got acquainted with the manufacturing process, evaluated the environment program and witnessed the aftermath of the shelling. Despite the location of the works in the military zone,…Details