In January-June DTEK Energo mined 11.4 million tons of coal, down by 15% YoY.
Coal processing reached 8086.3 thousand tons.
Concentrate output totaled 4897.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
On October 1 Bystrinsky Mining and Processing Works intend to supply the first batch of dry magnetite concentrate (2.948 thousand tons) to China. The drying shop has already been commissioned. Its construction began in 2016. From now on the company can supply magnetite concentrate in winter as well. The total volume of magnetite concentrate to…Details
In January-June Kapan Mining and Processing Works, a part of Polymetal International plc, processed 312 thousand tons of ore as opposed to 246 thousand tons a year ago. In Q2 ore processing grew to 158 thousand tons from 132 thousand tons in Q2 2017. In Q2 gold contents in ore totaled 2 g, down by…Details
In January-June Russky Ugol increased sales of Krasnoyarsk power-generating coal by 14% YoY, at the same time Amur coal sales grew by 5%.
In particular, in 6 months the company shipped over 1.6 million tons of coal from Amur deposits and some 500 thousand tons of coal from Sayano-Partizansky pit in Krasnoyarsk region. (Ukrainian metal)
In June Russia produced 4.33 million tons of pig iron, up by 6.7% YoY (4.293 million tons in May). In 6 months pig iron output grew by 0.9% YoY, to 25.914 million tons. Ukraine increased output in June by 7.9% YoY, to 1.631 million tons (1.582 million tons), and by 7.7% YoY in 6 months,…Details
Andrey Lyaskovsky, who has previously headed the development block of the company, has been appointed the managing director of Zagorsky Pipe Works. His main tasks are to improve efficiency of the company operation, synchronize manufacturing and logistics processes, as well as increase the share of the autonomous operation. Sergey Toropov, the previous managing director, has…Details
Uralelectromed has assembled a new smoke pipe with the height of 14-storey building. It is installed at the gas-purifying unit, were gases from anode furnace, before reaching air, are 99.8% purified. The pipe has replaced the previous one that has served the company for 16 years. The new structure weighs over 35 tons and is…Details
Some of the goals of the ChTPZ Group are to decrease the prime cost of the products, increase the share on the market of seamless pipes and decrease the dependence on other metal companies’ pipe billets. “We don’t see any serious growth of demand for large diameter pipes on the domestic market because of the…Details
Within the strategy to increase product range ZEMZ has mastered the manufacture of another type of forged product, in demand on the market and widely used in nuclear industry. The forged sheet bar has the size of 30×500 mm and is made of heat-resistant alloy on the nickel basis HN55MBTU (EP666). The ingot has been…Details
The Naberezhnye Chelny territory of advanced development will receive new residents.
In particular, Termokrep LLC will create a works to produce metal wares with thermodiffusion coating.
Investments in the project will total 130.7 million rubles.
40 jobs will be created. (Ukrainian metal)
The nickel output of the Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel fell by 9% QoQ, to 49,460 tons in April-June, the company said on July 31. Copper output rose by 4%, to 117,275 tons. In January-June the company’s nickel output rose by 1% YoY, to 103,523 tons. Copper output increased by 18%, to 229,565 tons. Palladium…Details
Pokrov Mining and Processing Works (ex-Ordzhonikidze GOK) from September 7 will transfer its accounts from the nationalized PrivatBank to the Credit Dnepr Bank. According to the company statement, the change of the bank has to do with PrivatBank being constantly under pressure lately, which could create risks for the GOK. “To prevent such a negative…Details
Zaporizhstal has increased its grant fund for social initiatives competition to 5.3 million UAH. This year for the 6th edition of the “We are the city” competition the citizens of Zaporozhye have submitted a record high number of ideas – 287, among which 73 have been selected. To carry out their projects the winners will…Details
The Kriviy Rih city police have informed that the morning of July 31 has started with the information of the mining of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.
The territory of the works was immediately surrounded and checked for explosives.
On July 20 similar information was received by the police. Luckily it was false. (Ukrainian metal)
Gaysky Mining and Processing Works is constructing a weigh-loading complex at the Skipovaya mine.
The work is being performed underground – at the depth of 1260 meters.
Investments in the new complex total 20 million rubles.
The construction began in November 2017, and is planned to be finished this year. (Ukrainian metal)
Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works has purchased three 136-ton BelAZs to transport rock. The dump trucks have been purchased under the project to develop the quarry and increase unoxidized ferruginous quartzites output from 37 million tons to 42 million tons. Additional jobs will be created to service the new machines – 13 drivers. Taking into…Details
Precious metals in Azerbaijan rose in price on July 31, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold increased by 3,672 manats, to 2078,0545 manats per ounce in on July 31, compared to the price on July 30. The price of silver increased by 0,117 manats, to 26,3296 manats per…Details
MMK has decreased the forecast of demand for its products this year almost 2-fold because of the tax reform. While seeking money for pre-election promises of president Vladimir Putin, Russian authorities suggested increasing the base rate of added value tax by 2%. “Last year steel consumption in Russia grew by 6.5%. This year we estimate…Details
At a meeting held on July 31 NLMK Group’s Board of Directors recommended the company’s shareholders approve payment of Q2 dividends of 5.24 rubles per share at the upcoming Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) to be held on September 28. 5.24 rubles per share is equivalent to approximately 100% of the company’s average free cash…Details
NLMK Group announces an EBITDA growth of 13% QoQ, to a record $915 million. Net income grew by 16%, to $581 million. Group revenue in Q2 grew by 11%, to $3.11 billion (+22% YoY), driven by the seasonal uptick in sales (+6% QoQ), while average sales prices grew by 5% QoQ. EBITDA increased by 13%…Details
The net profit of the Russian metal producer Norilsk Nickel grew by 77.8% YoY, to 89.328 billion rubles in January-June, as calculated under Russian Accounting Standards (RAS), the company said in a statement. Revenue grew by 45.8%, to 280.29 billion rubles, the gross profit increased by 58.4%, to 176.73 billion rubles, and sales profit by…Details
The price of one ounce of gold decreased by 12.4865 manats, or by 0.6% last week. Accordingly, the average price of one ounce of gold stood at 2,084.7797 manats. The price of one ounce of silver decreased by 0.108 manats, or by 0.41%, to 26.30528 manats. The price of one ounce of platinum increased by…Details
Novosibirsk Iron and Steel Works intends to modernize its pipe manufacture. “In 2018-2019 we will carry out an investment project to restructure pipe manufacture and purchase a pipe mill to replace outdated machinery, improve economic efficiency and increase pipe range”, the company said. Investments are expected to total $4 million. In 2017 NMZ increased revenue…Details
At the 3rd Russian-South African Conference on Platinum Group Metals official representatives of Norilsk Nickel have reported on their achievements in the illegal trade struggle. It was decided to create the bank of platinum group metals and their raw materials. Nornickel has developed a unique test to determine the origin of precious metals contained in…Details
Metalloinvest and ChTPZ Group have agreed on the creation of the joint scientific engineering center to develop innovation steel grades and improve steel product characteristics. “Metalloinvest has a vast experience in cooperation with ChTPZ. The creation of the center will bring us to a new level – ChTPZ specialists will be taking direct part in…Details
According to MetalInfo rating for the first half-year, Kamensk-Uralsky Iron and Steel Works has been named the leader among the major Russian manufacturers of rolled aluminum. The rating was created on the basis of the survey of metal products buyers, market experts and the companies’ analysis. In H1 KUMZ increased sales by 7% YoY, with…Details