Ukraine: Metinvest gets loan to construct CCM at Mariupol Ilyich

Metinvest has attracted a loan of 43.2 million euros for 7 years to finance the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The loan is covered by the Austrian export guarantee issued by Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG. The money will be spent to finance the construction of the continuous casting machine No. 4 at Mariupol Ilyich by…

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Russia: ZEMZ masters production of slabs of new stainless –nickel-based alloy

Zlatoust Electrometallurgical Works is carrying out a campaign to expand grade and size portfolio. Each month manufacture of a new type of product is mastered. In July the company started producing corrosion-resistant alloy on the basis of nickel. According to the tests, the quality of the slabs corresponds to all the technical conditions and GOST…

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Russia: Izhstal output up in H1 2018

In January-June Izhstal produced 224 thousand tons of metal products, up by 9% YoY. Rolled metal manufacture increased by 12%, to 193 thousand tons. Sales of steel with special treatment of surface grew by 8%, of stainless grades without nickel – by 43%, and of speed steel – by 18%. Sales to the machine-building enterprises…

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