Ukraine: EMSS and Voestalpine sign new contract on rolls delivery

Energomashspetsstal has concluded a new agreement to supply rolls to Voestalpine Stahl GmbH.

For its Austrian customer EMSS will produce three supporting rolls for the cold-rolling mills.

The total weight of the order is 117 tons.

The rolls have to be shipped in Q2-3 2020.

The companies have been cooperating since 2010. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: PPGHO to construct mine No. 6 ahead of schedule

Priargunskoye Manufacturing Mining and Chemical Enterprise named after Slavsky (PPGHO) intends to decrease the construction terms of the mine No. 6 in Zabaikalye region. Previously the company planned to start construction not earlier than in 2021 and commission it in 2023. Now it has been decided to decrease construction time 2-fold. Thus, the company intends…


Ukraine: Metinvest to modernize Mariupol Ilyich mill-1700

Metinvest enterprises are able to satisfy the local demand for galvanized metal with thickness less than 0.3 mm, Metinvest Holding marketing director Roman Kurashev said, commenting Russian and Chinese duties. “First of all, we will commission a modernized hot-rolling mill-1700 at Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, and thus will be using hot-rolled metal with…


Ukraine: semi-finished products exports-imports in January-July 2019

In January-July Ukraine increased semi-finished steel products exports by 6.6% YoY, to 4.36 million tons valued at $1.84 billion, down by 6.3%. Carbon steel semi-finished products exports totaled 4.32 million tons for $1.82 billion. The main customers were Italy (31%), Egypt (15.5%) and Algeria (8.2%). In 7 months Ukraine imported 32.2 thousand tons steel semis…


Russia: Evraz buys multi-purpose machines for mines for 714 million rubles

U.K.-based mining giant Evraz, which operates mainly in Russia, has purchased 714 million rubles worth of multi-purpose machines for coalmines, affiliate Raspadskaya said in a statement on August 13.

The machines will be installed on the Raspadskaya and Uskovskaya mines. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR electricity price up in July 2019

In July the price of electricity for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased by 20% MoM, which negatively affected the product cost. “The increase of electricity price will result in expenses growth. Electricity prices have grown not only for us, but also for many of our suppliers of services, raw materials and various products”, the company noted.…