Russia: two TMK plants get RZhD preferences

Russian Railways announce another decrease of tariffs for the transportation of ferrous metals and other goods. From January 1 till December 31, 2019 some Ural metal plants will get special tariff conditions. In particular, RZhD is introducing a 47% discount on inner transportation of ferrous rolled metals from the Polevskaya station to the Kamensk-Uralsky station.…

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Russia: MMK’s energy management systems’ effectiveness confirmed by auditors

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has successfully passed its second supervisory examination of energy management for compliance with the international standard ISO 50001, the certificate of conformity to which was first obtained in 2016. The audit was conducted by auditors of the certification body TUV Thuringen e.V. (Germany). The audit confirmed that the energy…

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners start getting October 2018 salary

On November 26 Lvivugol received funds from the sale of coal.

All the money was spent to pay salary to miners for October.

Still, the funds were enough only to cover 10% of the salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutugol replacing machinery at processing factory

Yakutugol is commissioning two filter-presses and three pumps at the Neryungrinskaya processing factory.

Investments exceed 37 million rubles.

Each press can process 24 tons of coal mass per hour.

The company plans to buy 5 more pumps shortly. (Ukrainian metal)