Izhstal has been awarded by the governor of the Udmurtia Republic for the quality of its products. The company produces over 1 thousand steel grades according to national and international standards and norms. In 2018 the company successfully passed the audits for the compliance of its quality management system to ISO 9001:2015, 305/2005/EU and also…Details
Magnitogorsk hosted a meeting of the MMK and TMK coordination council.
The parties have discussed the results of the operation in 2018 and plans of further cooperation.
In 2018 TMK pipe enterprises received 504.6 thousand tons of MMK flat rolled metal, up by 10% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
In January Severniy Mining and Processing Works increased pellets output by 1.7% YoY, to 850 thousand tons. Concentrate manufacture dropped by 3.2%, to 998 thousand tons. In December 2018 SevGOK produced 654 thousand tons of pellets and 896 thousand tons of concentrate. In 2018 pellets output grew by 13.9% YoY, to 8.45 million tons, while…Details
Since commissioning of its blast furnace No. 1 Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has produced 55 million tons of pig iron. The blast furnace was blown in 1955. On August 24, 1955, the first pig iron was produced, and a new plant was born. In 2008 the blast furnace was shut down due to the…Details
Russia’s gold exports fell by 70% YoY, to 17.047 tons in 2018, the Assay Chamber at the Finance Ministry, which is responsible for state control over exports and imports of precious metals and stones, said in a report on February 19. According to the finance ministry, Russia’s gold refineries increased output by 2.45%, to 314.42…Details
In 2018 DTEK decreased coal output by 1.9% YoY, to 27.186 million tons.
Gas coal mining grew by 5.3%, to 24.13 million tons.
At the same time anthracite coal was not mined.
Obukhovskay mine increased output by 4.9%, to 3.05 million tons.
Coal concentrate production dropped by 9.2%, to 12.36 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Production of unwrought gold and semi-processed gold or in powder form reached 6,308 kg in January, up by 0.7% YoY, Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry reports.
In the accounting period the output of unwrought and semi-processed silver or in the powder form made 57,145 kg, down by 4.1%. (Kazinform/Ukrainian metal)
None of the enterprises of the mining sector, dealing with non-ferrous metals and operating in the general tax regime, has received a profit so far, the Chairman of the International Business Council, Askar Sydykov, announced at a press conference. According to him, as of today, the tax burden on mining enterprises is 17.9% of revenue.…Details
Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works has commissioned a new railroad station – Zapadnaya – at its quarry. The station has been moved 100 meters from its old position. The site freed has some 50 million tons of unoxidized iron quartzites. Mining will start in 2021. In order to relocate the station, it was necessary to…Details
In 2018 Sibcable surpassed its delivery plan. The company used over 3 thousand automobiles, 13 railroad cars and some 100 containers. According to the transport-warehouse department representatives, cars and trucks are the fastest and the cheapest way of transportation, especially oSibcablen short distances. Railroad helps out when it is necessary to transport to Siberia or…Details
Sinarsky Pipe Works has put into operation a new mill to grind and polish pipe surface using picking belts. The machine can process pipes with the diameter of 10 to 89 mm and the length of 2.5 to 13 meters used in machine- and car-building. “We are constantly updating our manufacturing capacities using modern technical…Details
Irshansk Mining and Processing Works has ordered Imex Minerals LLC the delivery of calcium carbonate valued at 37.8 million UAH.
This year the company has to supply 2 thousand tons of calcinated soda according to GOST 5100-85 at 18.9 thousand UAH per ton.
The only competitor at the sale was Sigma Traders LLC. (Ukrainian metal)
In January Electrostal in Donetsk region was still idle. In January 2018 the company produced 27 thousand tons of continuous cast billet. In December 2018 the company was also idle, but in November it produced 12 thousand tons of billets and in October – 33 thousand tons. The reason of such a situation is the…Details
In January NLMK-Ural shipped 105.7 thousand tons of metal via railroad.
This is down by 10.6% MoM, and by 1.8% YoY.
Sales to local companies totaled 70.4 thousand tons (-17.1%, +23.8%), while exports – 35.3 (+6%, -30.3%). (Ukrainian metal)
In January Amur region extracted 1445.9 kg of gold, down by 6.3% YoY, Petropavlovsk was the main miner, having extracted 1252.9 kg of gold. In particular, Malomyrsky rudnik LLC yielded 503 kg of gold, Albynsky rudnik LLC – 487.7 kg and Pokrovskiy rudnik LLC – 262.2 kg. The rest was mined by Berezitoviy rudnik LLC…Details
In January Priisk Solovievskiy extracted 53 kg of gold, down by 37% YoY.
At present the company is developing the Solovievskoye deposit in Amur region.
Alluvial gold extraction will start in early May.
In 2018 Priisk Solovievskiy yielded 3.1 tons of ore and alluvial gold. (Ukrainian metal)
In January Magadan region extracted 2199.9 kg of ore gold and 53.5 tons of silver, Gold output grew by 67% YoY, mostly because of the growth of capacities at Pavlik and Natalka mining and processing works. Silver extraction dropped by 1.1%. This year the region intends to mine 40 tons of gold, up by 8.7%…Details
Boguslavets LLC intends to put the Malo-Tarynskoye gold ore deposit in operation and produce the first gold in spring 2020. This year prospecting work will continue. Design and construction of the manufacturing site will also be carried out this year. After commissioning the annual output is planned on the level of 2 tons of gold.…Details
In January Russia produced 4.4 million tons of pig iron, down by 4% YoY and by 1.4% MoM.
According to Rosstat, rolled metal output dropped by 4.5% MoM, to 5.1 million tons.
Pipe manufacturers decreased output by 7.7% YoY and by 10.7% MoM, to 0.882 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In January Ukrainian by-product coke plants imported 1.01 million tons of coking coal and coal concentrate, down by 2% MoM, but up by 11% YoY. In December 2018 coal imports totaled 1.03 million tons, as in November 2018. Local coal deliveries dropped by 8% MoM and by 9% YoY, to 250 thousand tons. In general,…Details
In January Ukrainian by-product coke plants produced 896 thousand tons of 6% moisture coke, down by 5.9% YoY. In December 2018 coke production was 924 thousand tons, up from 917 thousand tons in November 2018. Imports grew to 59 thousand tons in January from 28 thousand tons in December 2018. In October-November 2018 Ukraine did…Details
In January Ukrainian metal companies decreased natural gas consumption by 3% MoM and by 8% YoY.
In December 2018 gas consumption grew by 13% MoM, to 170 million cubic meters.
Electricity consumption in January was 1.01 billion kW-h, down by 1% MoM and by 6% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
The Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center (FESRC) Zvezda may begin using Russia-made steel instead of foreign with Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and Amurstal among the supplier options. Currently, steel for Zvezda is delivered from South Korea. In 2016, Rosneft and Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) established a joint venture to…Details
Starting from this week, new vehicle KrAZ-63221 that will deliver ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih miners to workplaces at open pits and remote dumps has been released on the roads. In total, 5 such vehicles are used for these purposes in Mining Department, and the entire fleet of crew change vehicles at the plant amounts to 26…Details