Russia: Tagmet produces 4 million tons of pipes

Taganrog Iron and Steel Works has produced 4 million tons of pipes.

The anniversary ton of pipes will go to the city of Surgut.

Tagmet was created in 1896, and is now one of the highly technological pipe works in the world. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kinross gold output down in Q1 2018

In January-March Kinross Gold produced 653.94 thousand ounces of gold equivalent, down by 3% YoY. In Russia gold output dropped by 16%, to 120.18 thousand ounces. At the Kupol and Dvoynoy mines in Chukotka output dropped because of the scheduled extraction of ore with low gold contents. In 2017 Kinross Russian enterprises produced 17692 kg…

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Russia: Metallinvest-Novosibirsk supplies rolled metal for HPP construction

In 2017-2018 Metallinvest-Novosibirsk supplied metal for a number of major construction projects in Krasnoyarsk and Novosibirsk regions. In particular, in October 2017 the company provided rolled metal for the construction of the Berezovskaya Hydro Power Plant. The company supplied 186 tons of rolled metal. And for the Berezki cottage town in the suburbs of Novosibirsk…

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Russia: VTB servicing 22% of gold-extracting market in Zabaykalye region

In 2017 VTB increased the number of gold-purchasing contracts with the Zabaykalye region enterprises by 32% YoY.

The bank concluded agreements to buy 2.9 tons of gold, or 22% of all gold produced in the region.

Last year Zabaykalye region yielded 13.2 tons of gold, up by 10% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Ministry of Economy discusses counter measures to US steel duties

The Ministry of Economic Development has hosted another meeting of the sub-commission on customs-tariff, non-tariff regulation and protective measures in foreign trade of the government commission on economic development and integration. In particular, the issue of US decision to impose special import duties of 25% on ferrous metal and 10% on aluminum was discussed. The…

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal passes energy audit

Zaporizhstal has successfully passed the second audit of the Energy management system for the correspondence with the ISO 50001:2011. The auditors have highly estimated the work of the company in energy resources management. Zaporizhstal has been certified and regularly confirming its compliance with the requirements of the international standards ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and OHSAS…

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Ukraine: AMKR awarded for implementation of energy-efficient solutions and use of alternative fuel

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has been awarded with a certificate for implementation of the best energy-efficient and resource-saving technologies that reduce the negative impact on environment. The company got the winner’s certificate during interregional conference, called Green Solutions of Business – Uniting for Sustainable Development, which took place in Dnepr. The Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council, the…

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Russia: Ruspolymet profit down in 2017

In 2017 Ruspolymet received 199.6 million rubles of net profit, down by 25% YoY, as calculated under the International Financial Reporting Standards.

At the same time, the company income totaled 8.65 billion rubles, up by 10.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mangazeya Mining gold output down in 2017

In 2017 Mangazeya Mining Ltd LLC produced 24.3 thousand ounces of gold, down by 11.2% YoY.

The main reason of the drop is the low gold contents in the ore.

Ore mining grew by 2.7%, to 951 thousand tons.

Last year gold sales totaled 24.1 thousand ounces, down by 12.3% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)