Russia: Altai-Koks coke output up in 2016

In 2016 Altai-Koks produced 4.06 million tons of coke, up by 0.7% YoY. Capacity loading remained high – over 95%.

The company supplied some 84% of the coke produced to the local market, including 76% within NLMK Group. The rest was exported to Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Germany, Belgium and Finland. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR to retain sinter ore output levels

In 2017 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to keep sinter ore output volumes on the last year level – 850 thousand tons.

At present sinter ore is mined at the speed of 10-12 thousand tons per month.

The ore reserves are estimated at 24 million tons, enough for 15 years of operation. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold output down in 2016

In 2016 Russia decreased gold ingot output by 7.8% YoY, with December 2016 being the 5th consecutive month when the gold output decreased. In December 2016 gold output dropped by 4.6% YoY, but increased by 6.2% MoM. The Gold Manufacturers Union or Russia expects that in 2016 the country will produce 297 tons of gold,…


Russia: OSPAZ hits record with fasteners sales in 2016

In 2016 Orel Steel Works, a part of Severstal-metiz, sold some 24 thousand tons of fasteners.

According to the company information, this is an absolute record in the works history.

Last year Severstal-metiz enterprises sold over 520 thousand tons of products, up by 3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: PMH output up in 2016

In 2016 the Industrial-Metallurgical Holding, the largest coke manufacturer and pig iron supplier in Russia, mined 2.21 million tons of coking coal, up by 16.8% YoY. According to the company statement, its coal concentrate production increased by 19.8% YoY, to 2.637 million tons, while that of iron ore – by 1.2%, to 5.023 million tons,…


Ukraine: coal output up in 2016

In December 2016 Ukraine (not taking into account the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea and the ATO zone) mined 2.6 million tons of coal, up by 3% YoY. According to the State Service of Statistics, the output dropped by 0.5% MoM. In 2016 Ukraine mined 29.5 million tons of coal, up by 4.7% YoY. Coal…


Russia: throughput of Neva-Metal down in 2016

In January-December 2016 Neva-Metal CJSC (stevedoring company of Severstal) handled about 3.2 million tons of cargo, down by 2% YoY. Container throughput totaled about 96,000 TEUs. CJSC Neva-Metal is a part of a transport division of Severstal Russian Steel of Severstal Group. Neva-Metal specializes in transshipment of containerized and general cargo delivered to its terminal…