Russia: OEMK starts assembling machinery of the rolled metal thermal treatment site

Oskol Electrometallurgical Works is constructing a site of rolled metal thermal treatment with the annual capacity of 70 thousand tons. The company specialists have started assembling the main machinery; the first section of the first furnace has already been assembled. It is expected that the first rods will be thermally treated in late 2019 –…

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Russia: Rusal given BB- Stable rating by Fitch

The international ratings agency Fitch Ratings has granted Rusal the long-term rating of BB- with the stable outlook. Rusal has been operating successfully even under US sanctions. Moreover their impact was limited and their implementation had been several times postponed, thus the company did not feel the overall impact of the sanctions, Fitch said. (Ukrainian…

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