In January-March Irkutsk region mined 2220 kg of ore gold, down by 17% YoY, or by 444 kg. At present gold is mined by Druza, Pervenets, a part of Polyus, and Vysochaishiy. In particular, Druza mined 150.3 kg of gold, down by 5% YoY, Pervenets – 1267.9 kg, down by 1.6% YoY, and Vysochaishiy –…Details
According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in January-March Russia produced 898 thousand tons of metal structures, up by 15.5% YoY.
In March metal structures output increased by 11% MoM and by 6.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Krasnoyarsk Krai intends to produce 57.7 tons of gold, down by 8.1% YoY. According to the regional ministry of industry, energy and trade, nickel output would grow by 7.3% YoY, to 180 thousand tons. Last year the region yielded 62.8 tons of gold, up by 21.5% YoY, and 167.7 thousand tons of nickel.…Details
According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in January-March Russia produced 14.6 million tons of rolled metal, up by 2.5% YoY.
Pig iron manufacture dropped by 1.1%, to 13 million tons, while that of pipes increased by 10%, to 1.5 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, has completed the repair of its sintering machine. In 7 days the company specialists have repaired all the equipment of the machine. Thanks to the replacement of filters the pollution from the machine decreased. The ChMK sintering factory operates 4 sintering machines with the total capacity…Details
In January-March Altai-Koks, a part of NLMK, produced 1.03 million tons of coke, up by 16% YoY. The company capacities were 95% loaded.
On Russian market Altai-Koks sold 88% of its coke, with 80% – inside the NLMK group. The rest was exported to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Germany, Belgium and Finland. (Ukrainian metal)
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works, a part of Industrial Union of Donbass, is expecting the return of VAT at the volume of 1.2 billion UAH by April 28, which will allow putting the company back into operation by May. “On April 13, our economists checked the VAT reimbursement volumes with the regional department of the…Details
In 2016 Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, increased taxes payments by 16% YoY, to 176.7 million UAH. In particular, the state budget received 93.7 million UAH, regional – 43.7 million UAH, local – 39.3 million UAH, or 53%, 25% and 22% respectively. The budget of Gorishniye Plavni received 29.1 million UAH,…Details
Mechel reports that the Expert Council of Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry’s Industrial Development Fund approved a loan for Mechel’s Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works (ChMK) to implement a project for production of rails, beams and other structural rolls meant for export. The project’s cost totals 1.52 billion rubles, including 300 million rubles to be…Details
Ormet, a part of Russian Copper Company, continues the construction of an underground mine at the Dzhusinskoye deposit, Chelyabinsk region. Currently, the surface objects of the mine are being assembled, ore is mined at the prepared site as part of a pilot project for approbation of development systems, which should guarantee the safety of mining…Details
Severstal has announced its operational results for Q1 2017. According to its press release, hot metal output remained largely unchanged, decreasing only by 1%, to 2.34 million tons (Q4 2016 – 2.36 million tons) compared with the previous quarter. Crude steel production declined by 2%m, to 2.86 million tons (2.92 million tons). Crude steel output…Details
The first eco-loan, given by the Ministry of ecology and natural resources for the new cleaning machinery, has been granted to Zaporizhstal. “There are first loans in Zaporozhye, we’re also working on 20 more loans. Entrepreneurs say they cannot put a new filter into operation, as they don’t have funds. And we offer loans, so…Details
In Q1 NLMK Group sales grew by 1% QoQ, to 3.7 million tons. Steel output totaled 4.2 million tons (flat QoQ), with facilities running at 96% capacity. Finished product sales increased by 7%, to 2.44 million tons, down by 5% YoY, driven by the growth in flat product sales from the Lipetsk site to export…Details
In January-March Uralskaya Kuznitsa, a part of Mechel, manufactured 25 thousand tons of products, up by 40% YoY, a record for the past 10 years “The considerable increase in the first quarter, when a decline is traditionally observed, has been achieved thanks to the growth of orders from railroad car-building companies”, the company managing director…Details
The VSMPO-Avisma board of directors has recommended the shareholders to decide on the distribution of 2016 profits. In 2016 the company net profits reached 26.6 billion rubles, with the additional net profits of previous periods at 2.4 billion rubles. The board suggested paying a part of the undistributed profits for 2016 (15.07 billion rubles) as…Details
OEMK, a part of Metalloinvest, is constructing a shop to receive oxidized pellets. The construction is a part of the project to modernize the metallizing complex No. 2. In 2010 the same work has been carried at the metallizing complex No. 1, resulting in the output increase by 100 tons of pellets per hour. The…Details
In January-March miners of Kuzbass yielded 57 million tons of coal, up by 6% YoY. According to the Kemerovo region coal industry department, the share of power-generating coal reached 41.2 million tons, up by 6.2% YoY, of coking coal – 15.8 million tons, up by 5.3%. In March miners yielded 19.8 million tons of coal,…Details
In 2016 Stalkanat-Silur received 34.49 million UAH of net profits.
The company net income went up by 16%, or by 212.5 million UAH, to 1.53 billion UAH.
In 2015 Stalkanat-Silur received 194.98 million UAH of losses, having increased its net income by 18% YoY, to 1.32 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2016 Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex received 838.41 million UAH of net profits, down by 8.26% YoY, or by 75.5 million UAH. The company net income increased by 51%, or by 1.5 billion UAH, to 4.453 billion UAH. In 2015 KZhRK received 913.912 million UAH of net profits, having decreased its net income…Details
Energomashspetsstal has concluded a contract with Voestalpine Stahl GmbH for the delivery of rolls. According to the company statement, for the Austrian enterprise it will produce two supporting rolls for cold-rolling mills with the total weight of 66.5 tons. EMSS has already got down to the order, the rolls will be supplied to the customer…Details
Vyacheslav Mospan has returned from his vocation to Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works as the CEO, while the ex-director of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works Alexandr Podkorytov has been appointed his first deputy. According to the company statement, April 13, saw the meeting of the management with the employees, where the CEO announced that the…Details