Armenia: ELARD selected to carry out probe at Amulsar mine

Lydian Armenia CJSC (“Lydian Armenia”) has received formal notification from the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia that pursuant to the criminal investigation into alleged withholding of information by employees of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, an international consultancy group, Earth Link, and Advanced Resources Development (“ELARD”) has been selected to review all subject…

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Ukraine: pellets exports in 2018

In 2018 Ferrexpo exported 10.287 million tons of pellets. In particular, Poltava GOK exported 7.61 million tons and Yeristovo GOK – 2.677 million tons. Pellets exports by Metinvest totaled 5.374 million tons (SevGOK – 3.136 million tons and CGOK – 2.238 million tons). Karelsky Okatysh (Russia) exported 5.293 million tons, Metalloinvest – 4.204 million tons…

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Ukraine: 2018 Occupational health and safety results of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih

At the end of 2018, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih was one of the plants with the lowest frequency rate (0.38) among all ArcelorMittal’s assets in 14 countries (the third place). Benchmarking was done among the companies with the highest number of man-hours worked – over 16 million. Moreover, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has the lowest frequency rate…

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Ukraine: AMKR holds public hearings on three investment projects

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih introduced three investment projects at public hearings, which are construction of a new LFCC-2 and 3 and coke oven gas pipeline, as well as the reconstruction of the LSM 250-4. Particularly, reports on environment impact assessment as a result of project implementation as well as further operation of new and reconstructed facilities…

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Russia: Kolmar commissions new mining machinery

Last year Kolmar had some large-scale events. In particular, it started constructing excavations of the Vostochnaya Denisovskaya mine with the reserves of 4 million tons of coal. Preparation works for the construction of a new 12-million ton Inaglinskaya mine have been completed. The Denisovskaya mine received new machinery: a Sandvik MC-430 combine, two Joy self-propelling…

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Russia: Lebedinsky GOK gets new 220-ton BelAZs

Lebedinsky Mining and Processing Works, a part of Metalloinvest, has received three new BelAZ trucks with the lifting capacity of 220 tons.

The dump trucks have been purchased under an investment program to renew machinery and increase the manufacturing efficiency.

LGOK now has 11 such trucks. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EGOK purchases 200 open cars

Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, has purchased 200 open cars from the Kryukovsky Wagon-Building Works.

Of these, in December 2018 EGOK received 50 and in January – 25.

The rest will be delivered in February.

Following this purchase the overall railroad car fleet of Ferrexpo now exceeds 2600 pieces. (Ukrainian metal)