Russia: coal exports up in Q1 2018

Export of Russian coal in January-March increased by 6.8% YoY, to 44.42 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.

In March coal exports from Russia totaled 15.638 million tons. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: KUMZ commissions second stage of rolling complex

Kamensk-Uralsky Iron and Steel Works is commissioning the second stage of the rolling complex. The commissioning is carried out according to the schedule. The project will provide the manufacture of qualitatively new semi-finished products and increase the share of Russian wares of aluminum-lithium alloys in the total volume of supplies both to major local and…

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Ukraine: coal production up in March 2018

In March Ukrainian coal production reached 2.996 million tons of coal, which is 107% of the planned targets, the Trade Union of Coal Mining Industry of Ukraine informed with a reference to the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry. In particular, the production of coalmines managed by the Energy Ministry made up 389,419 tons, which amounted…

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Latvia: Liepājas metalurgs equipment sold for 1.6 million euros

Smart Stahl GmbH (Austria) has confirmed the purchase of the rolling mill from the insolvent KVV Liepājas metalurgs for 1.6 million euros.

The equipment will be handed over to a trade company, created by Smart Stahl.

The deal will be finalized in early May. (Ukrainian metal)