Russia: Chernogorsky pit reaches annual goal ahead of schedule

Chernogorsky pit was the first of SUEK enterprises in the Republic of Khakasia to fulfill its annual target.

Since the start of the year the pit has yielded over 7 million tons of coal.

Investments in 2013-2017 totaled 6.85 billion rubles, and in Q1-Q3 2018 – 1.3 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Buryatia yields 4.7 tons of gold in January-October 2018

In January-October the Republic of Buryatia extracted 4756.3 kg of gold.

Ore gold accounted for 2806.9 kg.

Alluvial gold output totaled 1949.4 kg.

Last year the region extracted 5678 kg of gold, including 3610 kg of ore gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: two TMK plants get RZhD preferences

Russian Railways announce another decrease of tariffs for the transportation of ferrous metals and other goods. From January 1 till December 31, 2019 some Ural metal plants will get special tariff conditions. In particular, RZhD is introducing a 47% discount on inner transportation of ferrous rolled metals from the Polevskaya station to the Kamensk-Uralsky station.…

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Russia: MMK’s energy management systems’ effectiveness confirmed by auditors

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has successfully passed its second supervisory examination of energy management for compliance with the international standard ISO 50001, the certificate of conformity to which was first obtained in 2016. The audit was conducted by auditors of the certification body TUV Thuringen e.V. (Germany). The audit confirmed that the energy…

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners start getting October 2018 salary

On November 26 Lvivugol received funds from the sale of coal.

All the money was spent to pay salary to miners for October.

Still, the funds were enough only to cover 10% of the salary. (Ukrainian metal)