Ukraine: UGMK reelects CEO

Shareholders of the Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company has reelected Valentin Sobchuk the general director.

According to the company statement, Sobchuk has been appointed till December 31, 2017.

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich starts constructing desulfurization complex

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started constructing the smoke desulfurizing complex withing its sintering factory gas-purifying system upgrade. The 900-million UAH project will decrease sulfur pollution by 43%. At present the work is being carried out at sintering machines No. 7, 8 and 9. Total investments in the sintering factory upgrade will amount…


Kyrgyzstan: 19.9 thousand tons of gold concentrate exported in 2 years

In 2015 Kyrgyzstan exported 9.9 thousand tons of gold concentrate, with 10.1 thousand tons exported in 2016.

Most of the concentrate this year was exported to China.

6 Kyrgyz companies are involved in ore exports: Kyrgyzaltyn, Altynken, Kaidy, Full Gold Mining, Kazakhmys Gold and Kurandy Development. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: FEZ Gomel-Raton registers manufacturer of high-precision metal products

Gomel-Raton Free Economic Zone (Gomel-Raton FEZ) hosted a new resident – KolosEuroTech, planning to manufacture high-precision metal products.

KolosEuroTech is a Belarusian-Polish joint venture, intended to invest more than $1 million in high-precision metal production at Gomel-Raton FEZ.

Gomel-Raton FEZ is now home to 81 resident companies. (Prime-TASS/Ukrainian metal)