Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich reaches new stage of major investment project realization

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started the next stage of the large investment project – the assembly of the roof metal structures of the fourth continuous casting machine building. “1.5 thousand tons of metal structures have been assembled so far”, the manager of the project Vladimir Kozlovsky reported. Foundation is also laid for…

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Russia: Nornickel Bystrinskoye reserves up

Norilsk Nickel has reevaluated the reserves of the Bystrinskoye deposits in the Zabaikalye region.

According to a company representative, combined ore and metal reserves increased by 10-25%. After the reevaluation copper reserves have increased by 11%, to 2.3 million tons, gold by 25%, to 9.5 million ounces. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Donbass mine licenses cancelled

The State Service of Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine has stopped the special licenses to use subsoil at DTEK Sverdlovskantrazit, DTEK Rovenkiantrazit and DTEK Komsomolets Donbassa, seized by the Russia-supported militants, until the antiterrorist operation is over. The licenses have been stopped based on the letters of the above-mentioned companies. On March 15, DTEK announced…

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Ukraine: metal output down in January-July 2017

In January-July Ukraine produced 11.9 million tons of steel, down by 18% YoY. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, rolled metal manufacture dropped by 19%, to 10.2 million tons, pig iron – by 22%, to 10.96 million tons. Coke output decreased by 21%, to 5.95 million tons. In 2016 Ukraine produced 24.2 million tons of rolled steel, 21.41…

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