En+ president Maxim Sokolov during the High Court of London process said that Rusal must buy 1.9% of Nornickel under the Roman Abramovich’s Crispian offer to keep balance, even though the price was high. “Unfortunately, when the company is cornered, we are forced to accept this premium. We do not want to buy this stake,…Details
In January-March Ferrexpo invested over 748.9 million UAH ($27.8 million) in the development of its Poltava, Yeristovo and Belanovsky Mining and Processing Works. In particular, in the maintenance of reserves and development of PGOK 501 million UAH ($18.6 million) was invested, and in the development of EGOK and BGOK – over 247.9 million UAH ($92.…Details
Rinat Akhmetov, the owner of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works, has started the procedure of squeeze out of the company shares, having estimated the price of the plant at its annual profit. In particular, Barlenco Ltd. (Cyprus) has sent out an irrevocable claim to buy out shares from all the owners of the company stakes.…Details
In January-April Magadan region mined 5660.8 kg of gold, up by 11.5% YoY. Silver output dropped by 2.6%, to 230.2 tons. Pavlik Gold-Extracting Company provided the most gold. Serebro Magadana was the leader in silver manufacture. The company also obtained 444 tons of lead. This year the region intends to get 37.1 tons of ore…Details
In January-April Chukotka obtained 7.033 tons of gold, down by 8.5% YoY. Silver output dropped by 17.8%, to 35.89 tons. Chukotka Mining and Geological Company (Kinross Gold) was the leader in mining, having obtained 3.222 tons of gold, up by 106.3 kg YoY. Silver output totaled 31.403 tons. Last year the region yielded 25.3 tons…Details
Kyshtym Electrolytic Copper Plant has suspended manufacture of copper wire rod to modernize the line, resulting in the increase of manufacturing speed from 13 to 20 tons per hour. The total capacity of the line will grow from 100 to 140 thousand tons of copper wire per year. The cost of the project is 288…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has put into operation a new unique rope carrier.
The machine is intended to quickly replace steel ropes at 10- and 20 cubic meters excavators.
The first rope carrier was assembled 9 years ago by KamAz specifically for Karelsky Okatysh. (Ukrainian metal)
RAEX rating agency (Expert RA) has assigned IMH credit rating ruBBB+ with a stable outlook. RAEX in its report notes the company’s high liquidity level and diversification of sales by geography and customers. The agency outlines the company’s strong positions on the pig iron and metallurgical coke markets – key sales areas of the group.…Details
TMK, one of the world’s leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry, has taken part in the 2018 International Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Houston, USA. At the event, TMK showcased its full range of TMK UP premium threaded connections used in oil and gas wells operating in adverse conditions, including offshore…Details
Ukraine could stop shipping titanium ore concentrate to Russia. In 2015 it exported 295 thousand tons of concentrate valued at $72 million, in 2016 – 463 thousand tons at $84 million, and in 2017 – 583 thousand tons, with 35% to Russia. The basis for the cancellation of exports to Russia could be a decree…Details
Representatives of the world leaders in IT, sales, consulting and oil industries, studying at the London Business School, have visited Zaporizhstal. The company CEO Rostislav Shurma presented the environment modernization of the works. The guests have visited the central control room, and took a look at the new pickling line in the cold-rolling shop No.…Details
Ukraine has to create its own close cycle of titanium manufacture. According to the Dmitry Firtash Group of Companies calculations, the replacement of the Russian VSMPO-Avisma on the titanium imports market will cost some $110 million, needed to modernize the Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, while the full cycle, from the ore to the ready-made…Details
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has appointed Dmitriy Kolomytsyn Director, IR & Capital Markets. Kolomytsyn previously held the position of Head of Corporate Development. Sergey Takhiev, who previously headed NLMK Group’s Investor Relations, has decided to continue his professional growth in another company. Dmitriy Kolomytsyn joined NLMK Group in 2016. As Head of Corporate…Details
The prices of main precious metals varied in Azerbaijan on May 14, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The cost of gold decreased by 0.306 manats, to 2242.9715 manats per troy ounce to the price on May 11. The cost of silver decreased by 0.0016 manats, to 28.3969 manats per ounce. The…Details
AzerGold State Company is completing the procedure of buying out the share of foreign contractors in some mines and deposits in Azerbaijan, said Zakir Ibrahimov, Chairman of the Management Board of the Company. “Works on handover and acceptance with the founding companies of the operating company AIMROC are at the final stage,” Ibrahimov said. In…Details
Last week the price of one ounce of gold in Azerbaijan increased by 5.746 manats or by 0.2568%. Accordingly, the average price of one ounce of gold stood at 2,236.57525 manats. The price of one ounce of silver increased by 0.2795 manats or by 0.994%, to 28.1539 manats. The price of one ounce of platinum…Details
The Belozerskaya mine site No. 2 of the DTEK Dobropolyeugol Mine Group mined 93 thousand tons of coal in April, up by 20 thousand tons MoM. On April 29 they set a record of coal mining, having obtained 5410 tons. Average daily output at the site is 3208 tons of coal. The combined coal output…Details
The Lugansk state military-civilian administration has presented to the Ministry of energy and coal industry the projects to open new long faces. In particular, these are the long face 13th Western at the Carbonite mine and the 4th Northern long face at the Gornaya mine of the state enterprise Pervomayskugol. The estimated coal reserves of…Details
In April direct deliveries of ferrous metals (pig iron, rolled metal, pipes and semi-finished products) to the major domestic automobile holdings (AvtoVAZ, KamAZ, GAS, Zil, Sollers, etc.) via railroad totaled 95.6 thousand tons, up by 4.5% MoM, but down by 1.3% YoY. In March the results were +17.4% and +6.9%, while in February –9.9% and…Details
In January-April Amur region obtained 5485.6 kg of gold, including 5433 kg of ore gold and 51.6 kg of alluvial gold, down by 11% YoY. In April the output totaled 1243.8 kg, down by 17% YoY. The drop in output has to do with the halt of operations at the Pokrovskoye deposits and the scheduled…Details
Novolipetsk Iron and Steel Works has started the program to replace the locomotive fleet, under which the company has already received 3 new TEM9 locomotives. Such machines have not previously been used by the company. They will replace the outdated TEM1 locomotives. In the next 5 years NLMK railroad fleet will get 27 new locomotives,…Details
Corum Druzhkovka Machine-Building Works has produced a skip for the Obukhovskaya Mine Group. The volume of the skip body is 25 cubic meters. The machine is able to get over 23 tons of mined materials to the surface in one go. The total length of the machine is 17.6 meters. Previously Corum Druzhkovka has produced…Details
In 2017 the state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works produced 836.1 tons of uranium concentrate and mined 647.3 thousand tons of uranium ore, all down by 16.8% and by 19.9% YoY respectively. In 2011 VostGOK produced 890 tons of concentrate, in 2012 – 960.2 tons, in 2013 – 922.3 tons, in 2014 – 925.7…Details
Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company will invest about 3.5 billion rubles in development of Gaysky GOK, which exceeds equivalent figures for 2017 by 1 billion (by 34%). Over half the investment budget, about 2.25 billion rubles is planned to be channeled into implementing a project “Underground mine development” on the level of 830-1310 m. “The…Details
The Cabinet of Ministers asks the Verkhovnaya Rada to cancel the prohibition for women to work in harmful conditions and underground. The corresponding decision was taken at the government meeting on May 10. In particular, it was suggested to eliminated a certain clause in the Labor Code and denounce the International Labor Organization convention on…Details
Sumy Machine-Building Scientific Enterprise has produced liquid-packet ring pumps for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.
The capacity of the pumps is 300 cubic meters per second.
AMKR will receive 3 pumps.
The weight of each machine is 13 tons. (Ukrainian metal)