Russia: Rusal changes heads of two aluminum smelters

Rusal announced senior staff appointments within Aluminum Division. Oleg Buts has been appointed Managing Director of Irkutsk Aluminum Smelter (IrkAZ). Prior to the appointment, Buts worked as the Director of Department for Production System Training at Production Development Directorate of Rusal. He will replace Evgeny Kuriyanov, who has been appointed Managing Director of Krasnoyarsk Aluminum…

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Ukraine: Corum Group occupied 52% of mining machinery market in 2015

Corum Group estimates its share on the Ukrainian market of mining machinery in 2015 at 52%.

According to the company CEO Yakov Sidlyarenko, local sales in 2015 dropped by 6.6% YoY, to 72.7%.

Corum is the largest mining machinery manufacturer in Ukraine and a part of System Capital Management. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: zinc concentrate output up in January-July 2016

In January-July Russia increased zinc concentrate output by 39.3% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in July zinc concentrate output went up by 13.3% YoY and by 16.3% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke import-export in July 2016

In July Ukraine imported $23.11 million worth of coke, while exports totaled $2.43 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the major supplier of coke in July was Poland ($11.04 million). In January-July Ukraine imported $140.26 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $15.52 million. In June coke imports totaled $33.59 million,…

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Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $60.29 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $9.58 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in July was Turkey ($15.13 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $399.4 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $48.39 million. In June ferroalloys exports reached $65.15…

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Ukraine: court forbids giving Ukrmekhanobr to third parties

The Commercial Court of Donetsk region has prohibited the State Property Fund to give the assets of the state scientific-manufacturing enterprise Ukrmekhanobr (Dniepropetrovsk region) to other legal entities or to prevent the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works from using them. The court has also prohibited anyone to take any decisions to prevent, stop or…

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal reporting limestone deficiency

Zaporizhstal has reported shortages of limestone due to the problems with railroad transportation in Donetsk region. “The unsolved problems with railroad transportation from the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk region affect Zaporizhstal. We have been using only Ukraine-produced limestone. But now due to difficulties with delivery of this raw material from our major supplier – Komsomolskoye…

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