Ukraine: rolled metal exports up in January-September 2018

In January-September Ukraine exported 11.22 million tons of rolled metal, up by 1.4% YoY.

Since the start of the year Ukraine has produced 13.83 million tons of rolled metal, up by 6% YoY.

Thus, 81.1% were exported.

Last year the share of rolled metal exported was 79.7%. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal and Power Machines support project of Russian museum in Petrozavodsk

Experts from the State Russian Museum proceeded with the implementation of the innovative education-and-exhibition project “Living Planet in Colors and Digits” in Petrozavodsk with the assistance of the companies Severstal and Power machines. The project events will be held at the Museum of Fine Arts of the Karelian Republic. The project is aimed at artistic…

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Russia: AGK to assemble new machinery

The processing factory of the Alexandrinskaya Mining and Ore Company in Chelyabinsk region has started preparing foundation for a new filter-press of copper processing cycle. The hydraulic filter-press of the new generation will allow decreasing the moisture of the copper concentrate from 12% to 8%. Investments in the project will exceed 60 million rubles. Over…

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Russia: MMSK copper output up in January-September 2018

In January-September Mednogorsk Copper-Sulfur Works produced 35366 tons of raw copper, up by 9.6% from the target. Next year the copper-smelting shop will undergo a reconstruction. In particular it is planned to repair and modernize the Pobeda smelting machine and construct the second stage of the oxygen plant. In order to reconstruct the sulfur acid…

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Russia: TMK supplies casing pipes to Gazprom

The Pipe Metallurgical Company has shipped a batch of corrosion-resistant casing pipes of 13Cr steel with TMK UP PF joints to Gazprom to be used at the Kirinskoye deposits.

The pipes have been successfully lowered to the shafts.

The first deliveries of TMK pipes to the deposits were carried out in 2015. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK to raise CAPEX in 2019

Russian steelmaker Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) plans to raise capital expenditures in 2019 from $650-700 million expected in 2018, CEO Grigory Fedorishin said. He said that the company planned to raise capital expenditures in the next two to three years to support capacities, in particular, to rebuild two blast furnaces and two converters. “This way, capital…

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