Kazakhstan: TMZ ferrosilicomanganese exports to Russia up in H1 2017

In January-July Taraz Iron and Steel Works increased ferrosilicomanganese exports to Russia 2-fold YoY, to 4.658 thousand tons. According to the company statement, TMZ is increasing capacity. In August the company created an industrial park with the size of 41 hectares, where its manufacturing, administrative and warehousing premises are located, as well as gas infrastructure.…

Details

Ukraine: coal consumption down in July 2017

In July Ukraine decreased consumption of coal by 19.4% YoY, to 3.57 million tons, but up by 11.3% MoM.

According to the State Statistics Service, in 2016 Ukraine consumed 31.3 million tons of coal, up by 9.4% YoY.

In June coal consumption decreased by 21.5% YoY, to 3.2 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NMZK fire insignificant

A fire on the territory of Novosibirsk Iron and Steel Works named after Kuzmin has been extinguished.

The accident took place on August 27.

The firefighters have evacuated 6 people. There have been no casualties.

Furniture and employees personal belongings were on fire in the shop No. 4 basement. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: AMMC to develop new copper deposit

Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Combine, a monopoly copper producer in Uzbekistan, will execute a $420 million-worth project to develop Yoshlik II porphyry copper deposit by 2024, according to the decree of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The main parameters of the investment project have been approved in the document. The deposit should reach its designed capacity…

Details

Belarus: new prospects for Mogilev Metallurgical Works

The modernization of Mogilev Metallurgical Works opens up new prospects for the enterprise, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he visited the plant on August 25. Mogilev Metallurgical Works has implemented a high-technology project to produce rough axles for 1520 mm-gauge railway rolling stock. “I am glad that our designers and technicians demonstrate their…

Details

Russia: RZOTsM to assemble pressing line

Revdino Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works hosted a meeting of UGMK-OtsM, RZOTsM, Uralmekhanobr and SMS Group specialists on the delivery, assembly and commissioning of a new pressing line.

The equipment is expected to arrive in autumn.

The new pressing line will occupy the largest territory in the shop No. 38. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KSGOK ships 1 million tons of iron ore concentrate

Kimkano-Sutarsky Mining and Processing Works LLC since the start of its operations has shipped 1 million tons of iron ore concentrate. At present the daily loading is around 100 railroad cars, with 6 thousand tons of concentrate each. The products are exported to the Asian-Pacific countries. By late December the company will have reached the…

Details