Russia: NLMK Group 2016 results

In 2016, NLMK Group steel output increased by 4% YoY to a record 16.6 million tons; sales totaled 15.9 million tons (stable YoY). Group steelmaking capacities in 2016 were running at 96%, up by 3% YoY. Q4 2016 sales totaled 3.6 million tons (down by 4% YoY); steel output grew by 8% to 4.2 million…

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Ukraine: scrap deliveries from Chernobyl zone suppressed

Law enforcers together with the military have suppressed the delivery of 80 kg of scrap from the exclusion zone of the Kiev region.

In mid-January 3 Ukrainians were stopped some 100 meters from the exclusion zone while transporting around 80 kg of scrap.

The investigation revealed that they were stocking scrap to sell. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZTZ wins Yamal SPG pipe tender

Zagorsky Pipe Works has won a tender to supply pipes to Yamal SPG.

The company has to deliver 10 thousand tons of pipes with 530×25 mm and 530×28 mm size of X70 steel with insulation.

The pipes will be used in construction of the second stage of the Yuzhno-Tambeysk gas condensate deposits. (Ukrainian metal)