Ukraine: motorman dies at DTEK mine

A motorman died at the Novodonetskaya mine in the city of Belozerskoye of Donetsk region. According to the chairman of the Independent Miners Union of Ukraine Mikhail Volynets, the man suffered an electric shock. “July has begun with the fatal accident. On July 1 the motorman at the DTEK Novodonetskaya mine died,” he commented. (Ukrainian…

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Russia: copper exports growing

In January-April Russia exported 281.9 thousand tons of copper valued at $1922 million, up by 16.9% and by 43.1% YoY respectively. Primary copper accounts for 80% of deliveries. In April the average price was $6766 per ton, up by 24% YoY. Copper wire rod price was $6558 per ton, up by 21.6%. (Ukrainian metal)

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