Russia: ferrous metals throughput down in January-July 2017

According to the Association of Sea Trade Ports, the Russian seaports throughput in January-July increased by 10.5% YoY, to 449.7 million tons.

Coal has demonstrated the highest dynamics – 89.3 million tons, up by 16%.

At the same time ferrous metal throughput decreased by 1.3%, to 16.6 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Ural Steel receives Belenergomash-BZEM equipment

Belenergomash-BZEM has produced and supplied equipment (metal structures, pipelines, buckstay systems and bellows expansion joints) to Uralskaya Stal, a part of Metalloinvest. The group invests into the development of manufacture and efficiency improvement of its enterprises. Recently Lebedinsky GOK has constructed the largest manufacture of HBI in Russia. The next project was the heating and…

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Ukraine: AMKR completing the preparation stage of CCM 2 and 3 construction

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is completing the preparation stage of Continuous Casting Machines (CCM) 2 and 3 construction, the work of which will enable to significantly increase production of cast billets. In the frames of the large-scale investment program of the plant the company will invest over $100 million in construction of two new CCMs.…

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Uzbekistan: second phase of largest copper deposit development starts

Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine (AMMC, Almalyk city, Tashkent region), a monopoly copper producer in Uzbekistan, has started implementation of the second phase of the “Development of the Dalneye deposit” project, the press service of the AMMC reported. The work was started on the instruction of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who arrived in Almalyk to…

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