Russia: two TMK plants get RZhD preferences

Russian Railways announce another decrease of tariffs for the transportation of ferrous metals and other goods. From January 1 till December 31, 2019 some Ural metal plants will get special tariff conditions. In particular, RZhD is introducing a 47% discount on inner transportation of ferrous rolled metals from the Polevskaya station to the Kamensk-Uralsky station.…

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Russia: MMK’s energy management systems’ effectiveness confirmed by auditors

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has successfully passed its second supervisory examination of energy management for compliance with the international standard ISO 50001, the certificate of conformity to which was first obtained in 2016. The audit was conducted by auditors of the certification body TUV Thuringen e.V. (Germany). The audit confirmed that the energy…

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners start getting October 2018 salary

On November 26 Lvivugol received funds from the sale of coal.

All the money was spent to pay salary to miners for October.

Still, the funds were enough only to cover 10% of the salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yakutugol replacing machinery at processing factory

Yakutugol is commissioning two filter-presses and three pumps at the Neryungrinskaya processing factory.

Investments exceed 37 million rubles.

Each press can process 24 tons of coal mass per hour.

The company plans to buy 5 more pumps shortly. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChermK completes continuous picking machine repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has finished the capital repair of the continuous picking machine No. 3.

The repair lasted for 5 days.

Investments totaled 17 million rubles.

The continuous picking machine No. 3 processes some 50% of the plants metal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR operating in stable mode as not exporting from Mariupol and Berdyansk

ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih says the company is operating in normal mode and all the manufacturing processes are stable. “Managers of the supply, manufacture, railroad, automobile and marine logistics departments confirm stable operation. The railroad and automobile services are working normally, and so is our own cargo terminal “Nikmet-Terminal” in the Nikolayev Sea Trade Port, from…

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