Rosgeologia will carry out prospecting works within the Spokoyninsky ore node in Aldan district of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). According to the tender documents, the enterprise will have to investigate the site with the size of 178.7 square km. Their main task is to estimate the forecast resources of R2 ore gold in the…Details
The state enterprise Selidovugol has been transferred 15 million UAH. According to Mikhail Volynets, the chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine, the money will be spent to partially pay salary debts to the employees. Earlier the minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik declared, that of the 85 million UAH on salary…Details
In May industrial output in Ukraine increased by 2.2% MoM and by 2.9% YoY.
According to the State Statistics Service, in January-May the industrial output grew by 102.6%.
In particular, in mining and quarrying it increased by 102%. (Ukrainian metal)
The EU is ready to cooperate with Ukraine to reduce the risks in the energy sector, in particular, to assist in closing the exhausted and dangerous coalmines. “I congratulate Ukraine on including the tasks of decarbonization of its economy in the strategy until 2035. This means a cautious approach to solving the challenging issues in…Details
The environment activists of Mariupol, one of the most polluted cities in Ukraine, protest against construction of a new continuous casting machine No. 4 with the capacity of 2.5 million tons and the ladle furnace instead of the outdated CCM No. 1 with the capacity of 0.75 million tons per year at Mariupol Ilyich Iron…Details
PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih started installing new diesel engines, Cummins, produced in the USA, at its locomotives. In the result of modernization, the company has already got one locomotive with a new engine. Three more locos with new American engines will be available by the end of the year – the contract has been signed…Details
The prime cost of 1 ton of coal at some state mines exceeds 18 thousand UAH. “When people say of Rotterdam+, which is 2.5 thousand UAH, the state buys coal at 18 thousand UAH per ton”, the minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik said. In particular, the help to Selidovugol mines with the…Details
In May, according to the railroad statistics, direct supplies of ferrous scrap to Amurmetal totaled 46.6 thousand tons.
This is higher than in April by 17.2%, and 10-fold than in May 2017.
In January-May the company received 170 thousand tons of scrap, up 4-fold YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
VNIGRIugol, a part of the state holding Rosgeologia, has begun the summer season at the Lakhskaya field in Sakhalin.
The agreement on the work was concluded in autumn 2017.
The specialists will have to examine the quality of the coal and determine its grade contents. (Ukrainian metal)
MMK investments in environment protection measures this year will reach 5.5 billion rubles, up by 40% YoY. According to the company chief specialist of the environment protection laboratory Maxim Yurchenko, since 2004 the environment management system has been running at MMK, which in 2016 was certified to confirm to ISO 14001. Last year the company…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has shut down its factories for 72 hours as scheduled to carry out machinery repairs. More than 200 repairmen participated in the work. “For the first time in the company history the specialists had to restore the lining of the wall between medium and small crushing bunkers”, the company manufacturing and pellets director…Details
The prices of main precious metals varied in Azerbaijan on June 22, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold increased by 2.8645 manats, to 2,154.6225 manats per ounce compared to the price on June 21. The cost of silver increased by 0.1318 manats, to 27.7474 manats per ounce. The…Details
Korshunovsky Mining and Processing Works has started the program to renovate the fleet of its 130-ton BelAZ dump trucks. According to the company press service, the renovation will help increase output. So far KGOK has already purchased two Cummins engines, and the company specialists have repaired three more engines. At present the working fleet at…Details
Evraz NTMK completes preparations for launching the fifth railway wheel machining line. The line has already been assembled, and four new automated machines have been installed at the wheel shop. Currently the wheel-block robotic transport and handling equipment, chip breaker and disposal systems, a cutting-fluid management station are being mounted. Cable networks and fences that…Details
Russian state geological exploration company Rosgeo has won a contract to explore ore gold on the Spokoininskoye deposit in the republic of Yakutia with a bid of 160 million rubles. The works must be completed before 2021. The resource estimate is 40 tons of ore gold under the P2 category under the Russian industrial standards.…Details
Pavlik Gold estimates the cost of scaling up production of an ore enrichment plant at the Pavlik deposit at 15.5 billion rubles. “A significant increase of the reserves will allow us to raise capacity of the ore enrichment plant to more than 10 million tons of ore and more than 12 tons of gold per…Details
Russian Copper Company intends to buy the rights to develop the Malmyzhskoye copper-porphyry deposits in Khabarovsk region. IG Copper LLC will be the seller. The company owns 51% in the project. The estimated price of the deal is $200 million. The deal is to be finalized in Q3. The license for the Malmyzhskoye project is…Details
The decrease of cargo trains throughput in the direction of Mariupol has affected the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works output. In particular, the company pig iron manufacture in June is decreased by 25 thousand tons. Raw materials stocks are enough for 1-2 days, while the losses of non-received currency revenue and non-fulfillment of obligations…Details
The prices of main precious metals varied in Azerbaijan on June 21, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 14.374 manats, to 2,151.758 manats per ounce compared to the price on June 20. The cost of silver decreased by 0.144 manats, to 27.6156 manats per ounce. The…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works is on the verge of the being shut down because of the sulfuric acid shortage. “In 7 days we will completely run out of the sulfuric acid, the raw materials, without which our operation is impossible”, the company CEO Musa Magomedov wrote on his Facebook page. According to him, the…Details
Energomashspetsstal has started producing rolls for Primetals Technologies (Austria) under the contract signed in April. The company has ordered 4 supporting rolls with the combined weight of 105 tons. The rolls will be delivered to the customer in Q1 2019. Within the project to construct a new plat mill 1700 at ArcelorMittal Lazaro Cardenas in…Details
The AvtoVAZ delegation headed by the company president Yves Caracatzanis has visited MMK. The parties discussed cooperation issues and prospects of creating new steel grades for car industry. This is the first Yves Caracatzanis’ visit to MMK since his appointment in early June. AvtoVAZ is one of MMK’s largest partners – last year the company…Details
In May the steel sections shop of Severstal-Metiz set a record of bulk output (2.923 thousand tons) and sales (over 3 thousand tons).
“Severstal-Metiz is actively developing various product routes and expanding sales markets. The quality of our products is constantly improving”, the company CEO Sergey Kovryakov noted. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 the total volume of funds that Zaporizhstal spent on its social obligations reached 400 million UAH. According to the company statement, last year it fulfilled all the 122 measures provided for by the social contract. Last year the average salary at the works grew by 25%, and is now one of the highest…Details
The proposal by Chaarat Gold to acquire Kumtor does not provide sufficient benefits to Centerra, CIBC analytics said. As the organization notes, analysis suggests that the proposal does not provide sufficient benefits to Centerra, given its future funding obligations, despite improving the geopolitical risk profile. According to the analytics, the sale of Kumtor will significantly…Details
The prices of precious metals decreased in Azerbaijan on June 20, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 42.9505 manats, to 2,166.1315 manats per ounce compared with the price on June 14. The cost of silver decreased by 1.148 manats, to 27.7593 manats per ounce. The cost…Details