Russia: KMEZ assembling new conveyers to transport copper cathodes

Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has started assembling new conveyer system in the copper electrolysis shop. The machinery will transport empty matrixes, matrixes with cathode leftovers and anodes. While assembling the new conveyers the manufacture has not been stopped. Commissioning is scheduled for July. Investments in the project total 380 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

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Kyrgyzstan: Kumtor Gold Company releases annual Environment and Sustainability Report

Kumtor Gold Company has released the Environment and Sustainability Report for 2017. The report is published to inform the governmental authorities, non-governmental sector and the general public about the environmental performance at the Kumtor mine and measures taken by the company to protect the environment. The publication of the report is a voluntary initiative of…

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Russia: MMK results for Q2 2018

In April-June MMK sold 2.848 million tons of metal, up by 0.7% QoQ, including 1.381 million tons of high added value products, up by 2.7%. In 6 months MMK sold 5.675 million tons of metal, including 2.726 million tons with high added value, up by 2.1% and by 7.3% YoY respectively. In particular, sales of…

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Ukraine: scrap exports up in H1 2018

In January-June Ukraine exported 270 thousand tons of scrap, up by 106% YoY. Scrap procurement grew by 12%, to 1.902 million tons. Deliveries of scrap to metal companies increased by 4%, to 1.632 million tons. In June 346 thousand tons of scrap were procured, down by 6% MoM, of which domestic companies received 327 thousand…

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