Russia: PPGHO results for January-September 2017

In January-September PPGHO fulfilled its uranium production schedule.

In particular 1232 tons of the metal have been supplied to the nuclear industry.

In addition, some 2.3 million tons of coal have been shipped to consumers. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Alardinskaya miners yield 2 million tons of coal

Alardinskaya mine has yielded the 2-millionth ton of coal since the start of the year.

The record ton was mined at the 3-39 long face. The first million tons was mined from the face in June.

Alardisnakay coal is shipped to Evraz works. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: GOST for stainless steel wares developed

The TsNIIchermet named after Bardin has developed the final edition of the GOST 5949 standard “Metal products of stainless steels and corrosion-resistant and heat-resistant alloys. Technical specifications”. “The standard has been developed on the initiative of the metal works – manufacturers of corrosion- and heat-resistant rolled steel to replace the GOST 5949-75 “Corrosion- and heat-resistant…

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Russia: Rosterminalugol coal throughput up in January-September 2017

In January-September Rosterminalugol transshipped over 18.2 million tons of coal.

In the whole 2016 the company shipped 18.1 million tons.

In September Rosterminalugol loaded 2.25 million tons of coal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest suggests setting minimal prices for hot-rolled metal

Metinvest has suggested the European Commission to replace the fixed antidumping duty with price obligations. “Thus, Ukraine is still negotiating the possibilities of replacing this regime of delivery limitations”, a source in the government reported. According to the source, the EC decision clearly states, that unlike with suppliers from other countries, with Ukraine the EU…

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Ukraine: KhTZ and EMZ supervisory boards appoint new acting CEO

Supervisory boards of Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works have replaced the acting CEO Kirill Avramenko with the chief accountant Tatiana Zaytseva. According to the companies’ information, the matter was discussed on October 4. Zaytseva has been appointed the acting CEO of KhTZ and EMZ since October 5 for an indefinite term.…

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Ukraine: EMSS ships 90 tons of billets to Electrotyazhmash

Energomashspetsstal has sent another batch of billets to one of the largest Kharkiv works – Electrotyazhmash.

The total weight of the batch is 90.5 tons.

The delivery has been carried out under the contract concluded in July.

The parts will be used in the manufacture of power machinery. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: mining sales up in January-August 2017

In January-August sales of industrial products (goods and services) totaled 1.354 trillion UAH, up by 25.95% YoY.

According to the State Statistics Service, in August sales in mining and quarrying industry increased by 28.8% YoY, with exports up by 27.6%.

Metal output accounted for 17.8% and mining for 15% of the total volume. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR to reconstruct sinter shop for $150 million

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is carrying out a reconstruction of its sintering machine No. 5 premises and buildings. In particular, it is planned to assemble a dust exhaust system and replace gas-purifying equipment. The work is carried out under the sinter shop No. 2 modernization program. The cost of the sinter shop No. 2 reconstruction is…

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