Ukraine: Metinvest not expecting steel prices to grow considerably

Metinvest doesn’t see steel prices growing considerably in 2017. “We believe everything will be on this year’s level”, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Metinest CEO, reported. According to him, results of the antidumping investigations by EU will be important for Ukrainian producers. “From the point of view of Ukrainian manufacturers, everything depends on antidumping investigations. If they end…

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Russia: NLMK Group and KAMAZ expand cooperation

NLMK Group, an international steel producer with operations in Russia, Europe and the USA, and KAMAZ, Russia’s leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer, have held their first Coordinating Council. At a meeting held in Naberezhnye Chelny, the two companies discussed steel deliveries, as well as the possibility of manufacturing new machinery for NLMK, including with the use…

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Ukraine: MGOK and Valki-Ilmenit ilmenite output in January-August 2016

In January-August Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both a part of Group DF, produced 132.1 thousand tons of 42% ilmenite concentrate. In particular, MGOK produced 99.4 thousand tons, while Valki-Ilmenit yielded 32.7 thousand tons. “The output volumes of both companies correspond to our target figures. We intend to increase output in response to…

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