Russia: Demidov sells 28 thousand tons of pipes in May 2017

In May the Demidov Group of Companies sold 28 thousand tons of pipes to customers.

The manufacturing capacities were 87% loaded in May, and that was the best result since the beginning of the year.

The Devlenakovo subsidiary sold 6 thousand tons of pipes, up by 35% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan creating single service to explore uranium, non-ferrous and precious metals

A single service for geological exploration of uranium, precious and non-ferrous metals will be created in Uzbekistan under the State Geology and Mineral Resources Committee, according to the decree of Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The decree published on June 16 reads that the Scientific and Production Center “Geology of Precious Metals and Uranium” of the…

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Russia: nickel exports down in January-April 2017

In January-April Russian raw nickel exports totaled 48 thousand tons valued at $462 million.

According to the customs statistics, this is down by 30.7% and by 20.8% YoY respectively, and the lowest indexes for the last 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal visited by Chinese

Within the program of developing cooperation with Yichang, Zaporizhstal has been visited by a delegation headed by the deputy mayor. The guests have been shown ecological modernization projects, including the reconstruction of the blast furnace No. 3 with investments at 1.5 billion UAH and the modernization of the sintering factory gas-purifying machines. “We have something…

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Russia: Evraz sells Nakhodka port

Evraz has finalized the deal on selling 100% of Nakhodka sea trade port to its main shareholder Lanebrook Limited for $354.4 million. In May Evraz sold its Ukrainian Evraz Sukhaya Balka mine to Berklemond Investments Ltd. In March Evraz announced it was selling Yuzhkoks. And in 2015 it sold Dneprodzerzhinsk Coke Plant to Lanebrook Ltd.,…

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Ukraine: AMKR purchases several premises in Zhukovka village

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has carried out the first transactions for acquisition of the premises in “Zhukovka village” (Lavrenyova and Chystopilska streets of Saksahanskiy district of Kriviy Rih city). The purchase and sales transactions were carried out in line with the legislation of Ukraine and with the company’s previously announced offer to purchase here each…

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Russia: Inoxpoint opens subsidiary in Kazan

Inoxpoint goes on expanding the geography of sales in Russia. Now it has opened a subsidiary in Kazan.

The subsidiary offers the wide range of stainless rolled metal from the leading world manufacturers.

At present the company trades in stainless sheet, bars and sections, etc. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Yug-Met makes copper wire rod environment-friendly

Yug-Met has started producing copper wire rod corresponding to high environment standards – the company has purchased a modern gas-purifying machine.

Yug-Met is the largest manufacturer of non-ferrous metal wares, including copper wire rod, in the South of Russia. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Tulachermet to repair BF3

Tulachermet is getting ready for the capital repairs of its blast furnace No. 3.

The repairs will start on July 20 and end in 20 days.

The supplier of the refractory concrete has already been chosen, as the overhaul presupposes the restoration of the BF3 shaft lining. (Ukrainian metal)