Ukraine: EMSS produces 3 turbine rotors for BHEL

Energomashspetsstal has finished shipping machinery to Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited.

According to the company press service, under the contract it has produced 3 turbine rotors of low pressure.

The first rotor was shipped in December 2017, and the other two – in January.

The total weight of the machinery is 200 tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: coal production to grow

Uzbekistan plans to increase coal production to 11.1 million tons by 2021 to meet the needs of the population and industry. The Uzbek Ministry of Economy announced the approval of the Program for the further development and modernization of the coal Industry for 2017-2021. Given that in 2017 the volume of coal mining amounted to…

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Russia: Karabashmed completes machinery repairs

The converter No. 1 has been repaired in the metal shop of Karabashmed.

Even though repairs provide for the faultless operation of the metal machinery, this fall the company intends to put three new Kumera converters into operation. Their capacity is 150 tons.

Karabashmed will also assemble new gas-purifying equipment. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Primorye to construct tungsten-processing plant

A new tungsten-processing plant and a mining-processing complex will be built in the Primorye region under the agreement with the Volfram Company, which also presupposes the stabilization of Lermontovsky GOK operations.

Investments in all the projects for 2018-2025 are estimated at 1.5 billion rubles.

Some 500 jobs will be created for the locals. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rusolovo to produce 1600 tons of tin concentrate in 2018

In 2018 Rusolovo intends to mine 1600 tons of tin concentrate, up by 59% YoY.

This corresponds to some 286 thousand tons of ore, up by 39% YoY.

Last year Rusolovo mined 206.4 thousand tons of ore, with 131.8 thousand tons at Pravourmiyskoye LLC and 76.4 thousand tons at Tin Ore Company LLC. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutia silver output to grow in 2018

This year Yakutia will increase silver output 2.5-fold YoY, to 80 tons.

In 2017 silver output exceeded the target by 26.7%.

Last year gold-extracting companies obtained 24.8 tons, up by 2.8% YoY. Ore gold mining grew by 10.3%, to 14.6 tons, while that of alluvial decreased by 6.3%, to 10.2 tons. (Ukrainian metal)