Kazakhstan: AMT completes modernization of thermal department machinery

The sheet-rolling shop No. 2 of ArcelorMittal Temirtau has finished modernizing electric equipment of the thermal department.

The cost of the project is 73 million tenge.

The modernization consisted of several stages.

The work allowed decreasing electric energy consumption. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Nazarovsky pit mines 470 million tons of coal

On March 1, the 470-millionth ton of coal was mined at the Nazarovsky pit, since the enterprise has been put into operation.

Last year the output totaled 3.5 million tons, exceeding the target.

The 450-millionth ton was produced in 2013.

Nazarovsky pit started operating 68 years ago – in 1951. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: MMK increases production energy efficiency

Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) invested around 500 million rubles into the continued implementation of initiatives aimed at improving the energy efficiency of its production processes in 2018. One of the key tools of energy efficiency improvement is through the elaboration and implementation of relevant innovation proposals. Back in 2016, an Idea Management unit…

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Russia: mine collapses in Kemerovo region

Rescuers have evacuated seven miners from the emergency section of the Karagailinskaya mine in the Prokopyevsky district of the Kemerovo region, where the rock collapsed, a representative of local emergency services reported. A total of 59 people were in the mine at the moment of collapse, including seven people on the emergency section. One miner…

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Russia: Russky Ugol coal sales up in 2018

In 2018 Russky Ugol increased coal sales by 100 thousand tons.

The coal mined in Amur region is supplied to the local market.

In particular, the company sold 3.5 million tons of coal mined at the Yerkovetsky and Severo-Vostochniy pits.

In 2017 sales were on the level of 3.4 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)