Russia: Schelmet to produce tin-plate

The authorities of the Schelkovo district of the Moscow region were presented the project of modernization of Schelkovo Iron and Steel Works and the putting into operation of the tin-plate line. According to the production workshop head Vladimir Merkulov, investments will total some 3.5 billion rubles. The main problem in the realization of the project…


Russia: Kolmar to construct 2 factories

In 2017-2019 Kolmar intends to spend some 17.4 billion rubles to develop the Inaglinsky mining and processing complex and 11 billion rubles to modernize the Denisovsky GOK in Yakutia. Inaglinsky includes an open-pit and Inaglinskaya mine, as well as the Inaglinskaya-2 processing factory. At present the open-pit yields some 2 million tons of coal and…


Russia: MMK steel output up in Q1 2017

In January-March MMK produced 3.066 million tons of steel, up by 1.4% YoY. According to the company statement, the total loading of capacities at the main site in Magnitogorsk exceeded 94%. Product sales dropped by 2.3% YoY, to 2.723 million tons. High added value products manufacture increased by 5.1%, to 1.313 million tons. The share…


Russia acknowledges supplying raw materials to Donbass metal works

The head of the Russian Federal Agency on state reserves Dmitry Gogin confirmed that Russia was supporting Donbass enterprises. Earlier the head of the Russian commission “on humanitarian aid” to the territories of the south-eastern districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine Sergey Nazarov declared, that “companies, affected by the economical and transport blockade,…


Ukraine: Interpipe Steel output up in Q1 2017

In January-March Interpipe Steel produced 181 thousand tons of steel, up by 23.1% YoY.

According to the company statement, in March the works produced 65 thousand tons of steel against 55 thousand in February.

In 2016 Interpipe Steel increased steel output by 2% YoY, to 614 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)