Ukraine: Lugansk region coal mining down in January-May 2017

Lugansk miners have decreased coal output this year.

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, Lisichanskugol mined 89.8 thousand tons of coal, down by 27% YoY.

Pervomayskugol mined 96.1 thousand tons of coal, down by 37.8% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal presents BF3 repair project at Hexagon

Zaporizhstal presented its blast furnace No. 3 reconstruction solutions at the Hexagon international conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The report was presented by the capital construction and investment director Alexei Lebedev. The report touched upon details of the reconstruction site and a very small territory. The company specialists have developed a number of innovative solutions…


Belarus: BMZ to reroute shipments due to European Union’s customs duties

The Belarus Iron and Steel Works will redistribute shipments due to the European Union introducing customs duties on Belarusian reinforcement bars, BMZ Director General Anatoly Savenok declared. He noted: “A strategy has been developed to redistribute our shipments to other target markets. Russia is one of them since the eastern neighbor is gradually recovering.” Polish…


Ukraine: SevGOK to get pumps from Sumy Frunze

Sumy scientific-manufacturing enterprise named after Frunze is finishing the order of Severniy Mining and Processing Works. The order presupposes the manufacture of two liquid-packed ring vacuum pumps. “One is ready, has been tested, painted and will soon be shipped. The second one is being assembled”, the enterprise said. These pumps are of the most powerful…


Ukraine: VostGOK mine shut down

Ingulskaya mine of the state enterprise VostGOK has stopped mining uranium ore. According to the mine union, the operation stopped on May 31, and the idleness has already resulted in the decrease of output by 45 million UAH, while the local and state budgets will not receive some 2.9 million UAH of various taxes. The…


Russia: Profil-Akras results for May 2017

In May Profil-Akras produced 15.6 thousand tons of pipes and sold 17 thousand tons, with 2.2 thousand tons exported.

The Pipe Works “Profil-Akras” named after Makarov specializes in the manufacture of electric-welded pipes for water and gas pipelines and heating systems. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Volnogorsk GOK buys 52 million UAH worth of dump trucks

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has ordered BelAZ Technocenter LLC the delivery of 51.73 million UAH worth of trucks.

This year the company will supply 6 quarry dump trucks BelAZ-75473 with the lifting capacity of 45 tons at 8.62 million UAH apiece. The trucks must have been manufactured not earlier than in 2011. (Ukrainian metal)

Azerbaijan: gold output sharply up in January-May 2017

In January-May Azerbaijan obtained 1741.6 kg of gold, up 2.2-fold YoY.

According to the State Statistics Committee, in May gold output totaled 1369.5 kg, up from 187.2 kg in May 2016.

Last year Azerbaijan mined 1894.1 kg of gold, down by 15% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DMK looking for insurance agent

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine has announced a tender for insurance services.

According to the company statement, a participant of the tender should be a legal entity, should have letters of recommendation and experience of working with iron and steel works. (Ukrainian metal)