Ukraine: SevGOK sells 1.5 million tons of premium pellets

In January-October Severniy Mining and Processing Works sold 1.5 million tons of high iron content pellets to metal companies of Ukraine and Europe. The high-quality pellets have been produced following the experiments of using concentrate from two mining and processing works – Severniy and Ingulets. As the result iron content increased from 63.8% to 65%.…

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Russia: Chinese to produce tin in Yakutia

The Republic Investment Company and its daughter enterprise Yanolovo have concluded an agreement with the Chinese investment fund YaZuan Investment Co. Ltd on development of tin-bearing deposits on the territory of Yakutia.

Yanolovo obtained the license to develop Tirekhtyanskoye tin deposits in 2015. Raw metal output could be 500-3.5 thousand tons per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: local rebars to be used in construction of light rail transport

Kazakh manufacturers have great and unrealized potential of participation in major construction projects. “For example, ArcelorMittal Temirtau produces some 400 thousand tons of rebars per year that could be used in construction. At the same time we import over 340 thousand tons of rebars. Local rebars could be used in the project of the light…

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Ukraine: coal output down in October 2017

In October Ukraine mined 2 million tons of coal, down by 25.9% YoY. According to the State Statistics Service, this does not take into account the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and the Antiterrorist operation zone. October output increased by 4.3% MoM. In January-October Ukraine mined 20.2 million tons of coal, down by 16.4% YoY.…

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