Russia: UralKuz output up in 2017

In 2017 UralKuz increased output volumes by 28% YoY. Last year the company sold 96 thousand tons of stampings, up by 28% YoY. In December 2017 UralKuz sold over 10 thousand tons of stampings, the maximum for the past 30 years. The metal to manufacture hot-formed products is supplied by Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works.…

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Russia: MMK recognized as leader in the National Ratings for Procurement Transparency

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) occupies the highest position among steel producers in the National Ratings of Procurement Transparency in 2017 in the “Private commercial buyers” category. The awards ceremony for the highest rated organizations took place at Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Moscow. Among the participants were representatives from state, regional,…

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Ukraine: Toshkovskaya mine commissions new long face

Toshkovskaya mine (a part of Pervomayskugol, Lugansk region) has put into operation a new long face.

Its length is 200 meters and the reserves are estimated at 150 thousand tons of coal.

With the output of 100 tons per day, the development of the long face will take 4 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal mining down in 2017

In 2017 Ukraine mined 34.92 million tons of coal, down from 40.86 million tons in 2016. The Ministry of energy and coal industry mines obtained 4.83 million tons of coal. The mining plan (5.75 million tons) was 84.2% fulfilled. In 2016 the state mines yielded 5.79 million tons of coal with the target of 7.27…

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Ukraine: USA to review ferrosilicomanganese dumping

The United States International Trade Commission decided to review antidumping measures on the ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine and China. The Commission intends to determine whether the cancellation of the measures will result in damage to national manufacturers. In 2012 USITC retained the 163% antidumping duty on ferrosilicomanganese imports from Ukraine until November 2017. Initially these…

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Russia: Mikhail Arkhipov appointed NLMK Group VP of HR and Management System

NLMK Group, an international steelmaking company, has appointed Mikhail Arkhipov Vice President for Human Resources and Management System effective as of January 10. Arkhipov will coordinate HR management practices across all production sites of NLMK Group; ensure service support to business and further development of human capital management systems. The new VP will also promote…

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Ukraine: EMSS to produce 25 rolls for Zaporizhstal

In 2018 Energomashspetsstal will produce and supply 25 rolls for cold- and hot-rolling mills to Zaporizhstal.

According to the company statement, the total weight of the rolls will be 461 tons.

The corresponding contract was concluded in November 2017.

Delivery will be carried out by installments, according to the terms. (Ukrainian metal)