Russia: Beringpromugol resumes Fandyushkinskoye coal mining

After an almost 3-months idleness Beringpromugol has resumed mining coal at the Fandyushkinskoye deposits in Chukotka Autonomous District. In May the company management decided to stop operation until the 40-km road were constructed from the deposits to the port of Beringovsky. The construction has been completed. Moreover, office buildings, specialist workshops and an analytical laboratory…

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Russia: Severstal implements SAP TM

Severstal has become the first Russian metal company to have switched to the SAP Transportation Management system. SAP TM is a part of the large-scale Business Standard program, within which Severstal has automated and improved all of its management functions. By using the tender procedures when dealing with transport companies on the online-portal Severstal was…

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Russia: OMK changes management

OMK has formed a new board of directors. Anatoly Sedykh, Vladimir Markin, Natalia Yeremina, Svetlana Sobolevskaya and Anastasia Poletayeva have been elected as the new board. Anatoly Sedykh, the ex-chairman, headed the new board. He will be responsible for the strategic development of the company. The deputy chairman Natalia Yeremina has been elected the OMK…

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Russia: Artel-DV to get 30 kg of gold in 2017

This year the Artel-DV LLC plans to obtain 30 kg of gold.

At present the company is developing its only Primanjinsky alluvial site. The company began the washing season in June, and so far has yielded 4.5 kg of gold.

Last year Artel-DV obtained 15 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: DMK starts producing sinter

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Combine has started producing sinter.

“The sinter shop has put into operation three sintering machines (No. 7, 8 and 10). The output of sinter totaled 14 thousand tons”, the company said.

Rotary kiln No. 1 in the converter shop has also been put into operation. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ZALK profits in H1 2017

In January-June the only primary aluminum manufacturer in Ukraine – Zaporozhye Aluminum Works – received 227.661 million UAH of net profit against the net losses of 281.994 million UAH in H1 2016.

The company net profit totaled 15.456 million UAH.

Other earnings reached 224.67 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR considers the strike of Underground Mining Department employees illegal

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih respects the right of the company employees to publicly express their point of view. Management of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has reviewed the notification about the strike of employees of Underground Mining Department (mines) of Mining Department planned for July 26. The company administration emphasizes that the declared strike is illegal,…

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Ukraine: manganese imports in June 2017

In June Ukraine imported $14.2 million worth of manganese ore.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main supplier of ore was Ghana ($7.927 million).

In January-June Ukraine imported $76.595 million worth of manganese ore, while exports reached $1.643 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold output up in H1 2017

In January-June Russia increased raw and semi-raw gold, as well as powder output by 7.4% YoY.

According to the official statistics, June output increased by 10.5% YoY and by 50.7% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)