Russia: VEB.RF, Sberbank and Gazprombank to cover 70% of $3 billion in Udokan project

Russian state banks VEB.RF, Gazprombank, and Sberbank will provide financing to Baikal Mining Company belonging to billionaire Alisher Usmanov that would cover up to 70% of a $2.9-billion Udokan copper deposit, Baikal Mining Company said in a statement. The shareholders of Baikal Mining Company have already invested 28.5 billion rubles and they will cover at…

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Russia: Rusal replaces board of directors

Rusal has replaced the members of its board of directors, On February 14, the executive director Sergey Popov resigned, having been elected to a governmental office. Yevgeniy Kuryanov has been appointed in his stead. From February 14, Maxim Poletayev, Randolf Reinolds, Kevin Parker, Nicolas Jordan and Christopher Burnam were appointed to the board of directors…

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Russia: Nornickel buying machinery for Kola

In 2019 Norilsk Nickel will invest around 2.8 billion rubles in buying new machinery and equipment for Kola Iron and Steel Company. Nornickel intends to buy 1467 pieces of various machines. Severniy Mine will see a lot of its outdated machinery replaced, including underground dump trucks, loading machines, self-propelled drilling machines, etc. (Ukrainian metal)

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