Kazakhstan: Canada introduces duties on silicon steel

According to Canadian Border Service, the country has imposed antidumping duties of 135.3% on the import of silicon steel from Kazakhstan.

The same duty has been applied to the steel from Brazil, Malaysia, Norway and Thailand. Moreover, exporters from these countries received duties for subsidizing in the volume of 23.5%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap export duty bill vetoed

The president of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko has vetoed the bill No. 6382 “On changes to the Decree of Ukraine “On changes to some decrees of Ukraine as to the decrease of the ferrous metals scrap deficiency on the local market”. The bill has been returned with the president’s marks. Earlier the Verkhovnaya Rada decided to…

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Ukraine: miner dead at Selidovugol

An accident happened at the “Russia” mine of the state enterprise Selidovugol in Donetsk region, resulting in the death of a miner. “Another miner with medium damages has been transported to the Selidov city hospital”, the Donetsk regional military-civilian administration chairman Pavel Zhebrivsky wrote on his Facebook page. According to him the accident happened on…

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Ukraine: DPR sends 5 thousand EMZ employees into forced vacation

Terrorists from the occupies territories of Donetsk region, the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, created and supported by Russia, have sent all the employees of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works into a forced 2-months vacation. According to the press service of the Chief Intelligence Service, the situation at the terrorists-occupied lands is worsening. In particular, manufacturing…

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Ukraine: iron ore export-import in H1 2017

In January-June Ukraine exported 19.303 million tons of iron ore and concentrate valued at $1.362 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, iron ore share in the total exports was 6.6%. China imported $388.128 million worth of iron ore and concentrate (28.5%), Poland – $145.155 million (10.6%), the Czech Republic – $145.109 million (10.6%). Other…

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Russia: NLMK dust emissions down

NLMK has completed its project begun in 2015 on the replacement of dust-gas filtering equipment at its refractory shop. As the result dust emissions have decreased by 18%, and the dust captured is returned to the manufacturing process as raw materials. The tests of the new electric filters have been carried out at the lime…

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Russia: Metalloinvest increases rolled metal deliveries to KamAZ

Metalloinvest and KamAZ have negotiated the conditions of the three-year agreement on prices for high-quality rolled metal (SBQ) produced by Oskol Electrometallurgical Works (OEMK), which will come into effect on January 1, 2018. The discussion was held during the visit of the first deputy CEO, commercial director of Metalloinvest Nazim Efendiyev to KamAZ, where he…

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Ukraine: AMKR demands justice from Krivoy Rog authorities

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has sent an open letter to the president of Ukraine Petr Proshenko, the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, the general prosecutor Yuri Lutsenko and the Krivoy Rog city mayor Yuri Vilkul. The company CEO Paramjit Kahlon voiced against the discriminative attitude to AMKR, connected with the increase of the land tax. The company…

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