Ukraine: Zaporizhstal repairs BF No. 3

The department of the State Architectural-Construction Inspection in Zaporozhye region has accepted the reconstruction of the blast furnace No. 3 of Zaporizhstal.

Reconstruction allowed increasing the blast furnace capacity to 1050 thousand tons of pig iron per year.

The size of the reconstruction site is 8.5 hectares. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Azovstal blows up blast furnace

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works has initiated explosion works to disassemble a blast furnace.

“The blast furnace No. 3 disassembly is carried out within the reconstruction project”, the company informed.

Azovstal specialists have developed a set of health, labor and fire safety rules. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Profil-Akras output up in August 2017

The Profil-Akras Pipe Works produced 20.2 thousand tons of pipes in August.

Deliveries to customers totaled 17.5 thousand tons, including 4.1 thousand tons for exports.

In September the company started preparing for the winter season. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Magadan region yields 21 tons of precious metals

As of today Magadan region has obtained over 21 tons of precious metals (gold as well as silver, calculated into gold), up by 3 tons YoY.

Alluvial share is 12 tons, and ore share – 9 tons.

This year the region has to provide 31 tons of precious metals. (Ukrainian metal)