Ukraine: metal output down in September 2019

In September Ukraine produced 1.759 million tons of steel, down by 9.2% MoM. Pig iron manufacture decreased by 4.6%, to 1.744 million tons, while that of rolled metal grew by 3%, to 1.583 million tons. In 9 months Ukraine produced 16.41 million tons of steel, 15.47 million tons of pig iron and 14.1 million tons…

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Russia: Severstal Steel Decisions delivers all metal for CherMK foundry yard construction

Severstal Steel Decisions has produced over 3 thousand tons of metal structures for the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works blast furnace No. 3 first foundry yard. To produce structures the company used high-strength plates manufactured at CherMK mill-2800 and mill-5000. Severstal Steel Decisions will supply more than 10 thousand tons of metal structures for the…

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Russia: KMEZ copper electrolysis shop starts using steel matrixes

Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has finished transferring its electrolysis shop to using stainless steel matrixes. Previously the company has been also using titanium matrixes to produce copper cathodes. In several stages 18 thousand matrixes have been replaced at the plant. Moreover, now all the electrolytic baths will be serviced by one Outotec machine instead of…

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Kyrgyzstan: protesters against amendments to Trade Union Law ask for meeting with President

A rally was held in Bishkek against amendments to the Law on Trade Unions. The Chairman of the Mining and Metallurgical Union of Kyrgyzstan Eldar Tadzhibaev reported that the protesters asked for a meeting with the President Sooronbai Jeenbekov. Protesters want to make their proposals to the proposed amendments to the law. “The amendments proposed…

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