Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to invest $23.8 million in production of ferrosilicon manganese

Uzmetkombinat JSC, the Uzbek metallurgical plant, intends to implement 13 projects worth a total of $474.5 million in 2018-2022. The government of Uzbekistan issued a “Decree on measures for the implementation of investment projects and the effective use of objects of Uzmetkombinat JSC”. In particular, the company intends to build a casting and rolling complex…

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Ukraine: Group DF GOKs increase ilmenite concentrate output

In January-September Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both parts of Group DF, increased ilmenite concentrate output 1.98-fold, to 107 thousand tons. Ilmenite ore mining grew by 91%, to 2.1 million cubic meters. Thanks to the output growth the companies were able to increase average salary by 25%, to 12 thousand UAH. Since the…

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Ukraine: Interpipe loses employee

An employee of the pipe-rolling shop at Interpipe Nizhnedneprovsk Pipe Works received a fatal injury. According to the State Labor Service, he violated operational instructions and without switching off the straightening machine got into a spindle rotation zone. The accident happened on November 6. According to the State Labor Service, in 2017, 4.313 thousand people…

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