Russia: coal exports up in January-April 2017

In January-April Russia exported 58.216 million tons of coal, up by 3% YoY.

According to the Ministry of energy, in April coal exports reached 14.9 million tons.

Coal output in January-April totaled 132.62 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal output in Lugansk down in January-April 2017

In January-April two coalmining enterprises of Lugansk region considerably decreased output.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Lisichanskugol output dropped by 29.4% YoY, to 67.5 thousand tons of coal, and Pervomayskugol – by 38.2%, to 78.3 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal-Metiz supplies products for Rostov NPP

Severstal-Metiz has supplied high-strength rebar ropes in polyethylene coating for the repair of the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant first reactor framework.

The ropes have been manufactured in compliance with the Federal norms and safety rules in nuclear industry.

Previous suppliers of such ropes have been from Europe. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Interpipe expecting pipe demand rise

After Ukrgazdobycha attracted world operators of deep drilling the Ukrainian market of steel pipes for oil-and-gas extraction will see a sharp increase of demand. “Until then there will be no increase of demand on the local market”, Interpipe chief finance and economy officer Denis Morozov said. At the same time Ukrgazdobycha increased oil-and-gas pipes purchases.…


Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke puts two coke shops into operation

After three months of forced idleness Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Plant has put the second manufacturing wing into operation. 4 structural divisions of the enterprise renewed operation. This provided full-time labor for all the employees (around 4 thousand people). In late January because of the constant problems with electricity due to military activity the works…


Kazakhstan: PM familiarizes with new technologies at EvrazKaspianStal

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was briefed on the process automation system at EvrazKaspianStal, which allowed increased production volume and ensured high quality. The metallurgical plant is an innovative project implemented jointly with Russian partners. Company’s technical equipment and level automation meet the requirements of the Fourth Industrial Revolution “Industrialization 4.0” concept. The plant processes and…


Ukraine: Lviv Coal Company on sale

The Opposition block deputy Natalia Korolevskaya has put on sale the Lviv Coal Company, owner of the Chervonograd Central Processing Factory. All the key market players received offers: DTEK, Donbasenergo and the unofficial curator of the state coal industry Vitaly Kropachev, who owns three processing factories. In March the privatization of the Chervonograd Factory was…