Karabashmed has assembled a new thickener with the diameter of 24 meters at its processing factory. The transition to the new machinery with larger diameter will improve productivity and copper concentrate manufacture efficiency, as well as increase the company environmental safety. Moreover under the program of technical development the company has put in operation 5…Details
In 2017 Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant is expecting to produce the record 57 tons of selenium. The previous record of 48.3 tons of selenium was achieved in 2014. The increase in output is due to the complete transfer of the company to Karabashmed raw materials, and the manufacture grew from 4.8 tons per months to…Details
The Volgogradsky subsidiary of Severstal Steel Ropes has supplied 173 tons of steel ropes to the Gremyachinskoye deposits of EuroChem – VolgaKaliy. The cooperation of the companies started 7 years ago. “EuroChem – VolgaKaliy is our long-time and reliable partner, it’s a constantly developing company. Cooperation means development not only of the company, but of…Details
In January-November Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex produced 4.631 million tons of iron ore, up by 2.1% YoY. In November output totaled 460 thousand tons, up from 320 thousand tons in October. In 2016 the complex produced 5 million tons of iron ore, down by 8.4% YoY. The company sells most of its ore…Details
Ukraine: ISD officially states loss of control over Alchevsk Works and Alchevskkoks in uncontrolled territory
Industrial Union of Donbas (ISD) Corporation has officially announced the actual loss of effective managerial control over its production assets (industrial sites and office premises in Alchevsk, Luhansk region), including PJSC Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, PJSC Alchevsk Coke and Chemical Plant (Alchevskkoks) and PJSC Ecoenergy, which together constitute a significant part of the ISD…Details
Corum Shakhtspetsbud, a part of Corum Group, has completed the reinforcement of the main shaft of the Nui Beo mine of Vinacomin Coal Corporation (Vietnam), finishing the largest Corum project for building vertical mine shafts, implemented from scratch, the press service of the company has said. “The complexity of the project and its successful implementation…Details
At midnight from December 19 to December 20 employees of the Volnogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Combine will begin a strike.
The operation of the company will halt.
The employees will be striking at the checkpoint and the railroad exit.
The employees, among other things, demand the increase of wages. (Ukrainian metal)
In the next 6 months miners of DTEK Space Heroes Mine Group will be mining coal from two new long faces, the combined reserves of which are estimated at 700 thousand tons. Investment in the long faces amounted to 93.9 million UAH. The average daily output of the long face 116 is 1697 tons of…Details
The Toretskaya mine of the state enterprise Toretskugol has put a new long face in operation. The face at the depth of 910 meters will yield 100 tons of coal a day. “This is not the first mine into which I descend, where coal is mined with the help of hammers. This is one hell…Details
Krasnoyarsk region assets of Russky Ugol have fulfilled the 2017 plan of coal mining in advance, having mined over 6 million tons of coal. On December 12 Sayano-Partizansky pit mined 806 thousand tons of coal, stipulated in the plan. On December 15 the Pereyaslovsky pit yielded 5.22 million tons of coal. The Ministry of Energy…Details
Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has confirmed correspondence of its rebar steel manufacture to the Austrian standard following the audit by BTI Bautechnisches lnstitut. The positive results allow the company to continue selling metal to Austria. During the audit the Austrian specialists have checked B440B rebar steel with the diameter of 10-20 mm for the…Details
The Kirovgrad subsidiary of Uralelectromed – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov – has finished the scheduled capital repairs of the shaft furnace No. 1. Investments in repair exceeded 77 million rubles. The specialists have produced and assembled over 320 tons of metal structures, including 120 tons of doghouses. Repair lasted for 28 days, and over 200 repairmen were…Details
Karabashmed JSC (a subsidiary of RCC Group located in Karabash, Chelyabinsk region) has received an award of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Russia for a successful implementation of measures specified under an Agreement signed as part of the Year of the Environment in Russia in 2017. The ceremony of the award presentation…Details
Eurasian Resources has implemented the Industry 4.0 technology at its Kacharsky mine.
With the investments of $10 million the new module automated system of manufacturing processes now plans shipping and delivery of products.
This means the mine can in real time control the mining process to increase output. (Ukrainian metal)
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to invest $1.5 billion in modernization until 2020. In particular, the works intends to finish construction of the two coking batteries complex (Nos. 5 and 6). The battery No. 6 has been constructed and commissioned, while the battery No. 5 will be put in operation in a couple of months. The…Details
Zaporizhstal has put in operation its hydrochloride etching line in the cold-rolling shop No. 1 after a major overhaul. According to the company statement, the repair lasted for 7 days and cost some 35 million UAH. At the same time the company has also repaired the Tandem-1680 mill in the shop with investments at 14…Details
Metinvest has presented the projects of ecological modernization of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works to the public. Within the sintering factory reconstruction the company is replacing gas-purifying equipment. Sintering machines Nos. 1-7 have been repaired. This is expected to decrease air pollution in the city by 40%, while dust emission at the works will…Details
Liepājas metalurgs may resume production in February 2018, said potentially insolvent KVV Liepājas metalurgs’ investor, Israel-based businessman Igor Shamis. “In the next two, three months, we could do all we need to restart the steel melting furnace,” said Shamis. His partner in the deal is the experienced Swiss steel trader Trasteel Trading Holding. The company’s…Details
Energomashspetsstal has supplied 246.5 tons of mechanically treated rolls to Finland and Poland. In particular, the products were delivered to ABB to be used in the manufacture of electric engines. The rolls have been delivered by land via railroad and trucks. In 2016 EMSS received 1487.9 million UAH of net loss, down 2.1-fold YoY. (Ukrainian…Details
Pokrov Mining and Processing Works (previously – Ordzhonikidze GOK) has purchased a new JCB hydraulic excavator valued at 7.265 million UAH. A similar excavator was bought in February. The excavator with the ladle volume of 2.5 cubic meters will be operating at the ore loading, as well as construction works. As of today, the GOK…Details
Zabaykalstalinvest has been holding the license to develop 2 sites in Zabaykalye region since 1993. The company intends to start developing the Chineysky deposits in 2018-2019. In particular, the company plans to construct a mining and processing works at the Rudny site to process copper, platinum, gold and palladium. Another works will be constructed at…Details
During the washing season of 2017 Dauria has obtained 768.2 kg of gold, up by 6.9% YoY.
Next year the company has to obtain 550 kg of gold.
Dauria is developing alluvial gold sites on the territory of Zabaykalye region. (Ukrainian metal)
Dalgeophysica, a part of the state holding Rosgeologia, has finished the second stage of prospecting in Khabarovsk region. The prospecting will be complete in late 2018, but even now the specialists do not doubt that the Ponyisky site will be one of the largest gold-quartz and gold-copper-porphyritic deposits in the world. The size of the…Details
A pool of banks will provide Norilsk Nickel with a loan of $2.5 billion. Among roughly 15 lenders will be Raiffeisenbank, Unicredit Bank, China Construction Bank, Citibank, HSBC, J. P. Morgan, etc. The total sum of the deal, including interest and commissions, is 18.14% of Nornickel assets cost as of September 30. At that time…Details
In January-November Russia produced 47.6 million tons of pig iron, up by 0.3% YoY. In November output increased by 1.9% YoY and by 0.9% MoM. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, rolled metal output in 11 months increased by 0.7% YoY, to 55.5 million tons. In November the results decreased by 6.8% YoY…Details
The governor of Kuzbass Aman Tuleyev wants to limit granting of coal licenses in the region and decrease output to 200 million tons. Officially, to decrease damages to the environment. This year 5 auctions for coal development have been cancelled. The existing mines provide enough coal. Over 100 coal companies operate in the region, including…Details