Ukraine: Volnogorsk GOK orders 189 million UAH worth of electricity

Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has concluded an agreement with Energy Trade Group LLC for the delivery of electric energy valued at 189.14 million UAH. In March-June the company has to supply 96.5 million kW-h valued at 1.96 UAH per kW-h. This is 5% cheaper than the December 2018 price from DTEK Trading (2.06 UAH).…


Russia: Russkiy Chrome 1915 fined for 13.8 million rubles

The Arbitrary court of the Sverdlovsk region has ordered Russkiy Chrome 1915 to pay 13.8 million rubles for the damage done to the environment.

The fine was imposed in 2017.

The defendant asked to decrease the fine, as it had partially paid it. But the court ruled fr the complete Russkiy Chrome payment. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rosgeologia starts inspecting prospective gold ore field in Kabardino-Balkaria

A subsidiary of the state holding Rosgeologia has obtained all the necessary permits on the project to study the Gitche-Tyrnyauzskoye ore field.

The corresponding state contract was concluded last summer.

The size of the field in Kabardino-Balkaria is 1.7 square km.

The project will be carried out till the end of 2020. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DMZ announces shareholder meeting

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works will host an extraordinary meeting of the shareholders on February 25.

The meeting will start at 10 a. m.

DMZ manufactures steel, pig iron, rolled metal and wares.

In 2011 it was merged with Dneprokoks. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: first Uzynzhal ore sent for processing

The first batch of polymetallic ore from the Uzynzhal deposit in Karaganda region has been sent for processing at the Altai works of Kazzinc via railroad.

The deposit is being developed by Zhairem Mining and Processing Works. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ZEMZ masters manufacture of important product

In February ZEMZ mastered the manufacture of square bars with the size of 120 mm of high-boron corrosion-resistant steel of ChS82 grade. In order to start producing this metal the plant laboratory had to create a special manufacturing technique. Earlier Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works produced only ingots of this grade. New products will allow the company…


Russia: CherMK to repair 25 km of railroad

In 2019 Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works intends to repair 25 km of railroad.

21 km will be reconstructed using ferroconcrete assembled rails and sleepers.

Investments in the project will amount to 550 million rubles.

All the railroads (440 km) are expected to be repaired within 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions supplies metal structures to Kamchatka

Severstal Steel Decisions has finished delivering metal structures for the construction of the refrigerator warehouse for fish products in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

The premises were designed together by Obninsk Steel Project and Severstal Steel Decisions.

The 3D models were developed in Tekla Structures.

The distance of the delivery was 7.2 thousand km. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR shops left without electricity

Because of the damage to 4 electricity lines several shops of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih have been cut off grid.

In particular, without electricity are open-hearth, blooming and rolling shops.

According to the employees, the lines were damaged by a crane gibbet. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal chooses contractors for CherMK BF3 construction

Severstal has chosen contractors to carry out construction work of the blast furnace No. 3 at the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The chief contractor is Domnaremont, a part of Severstal Russian Steel. Other three subcontractors are UralDomnoRemont from Yekaterinburg, USP from Moscow and Chermetecologia from Cherepovets. The blast furnace is expected to be blown…