Ukraine: AMKR to shut down open-hearth furnace in March 2020

The Ministry of Energy and Environment Protection has held a meeting with ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. “The deputy ministers Roman Abramovsky and Konstantin Chizhik have met with the company management to discuss investment plans and environment protection obligations. Attention was drawn to the necessity to shut down open-hearth manufacture in March and comply with requirements to…

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Russia: Amurstal CEO replaced

The meeting of Amurstal shareholders decided to replace the CEO of the company. As a result, Grigory Freidin, representing the largest shareholder – Moscow businessman Pavel Baulsky, has become the new director. The new management suspects embezzlement of 2 billion rubles at the company. At present the company is not operating, as there is no…

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Russia: Mikhailovsky GOK produces 1.8 million of high-grade iron ore concentrate using fine screening technology

The first phase of Derrick Fine Screening Technology was launched in four technological sections of the beneficiation plant on September 3, 2019. As a result, 3.7 million tons of iron ore concentrate are expected to be produced in 2020 at the fine screening technology sections. Beneficiated concentrate with increased iron content and reduced silica level…

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Armenia: Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development joined

The Government of the Republic of Armenia, through its Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, has expressed its commitment to good governance of the mining sector by joining the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF). “We are pleased to welcome Armenia as the IGF’s 75th member,” said Greg Radford, Director, IGF.…

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