Russia: Severstal to supply 300,000 tons of rolled stock to ZTZ

Russian steelmaker Severstal will supply 300,000 tons of rolled stock to the Zagorsky Pipe Plant (ZTZ) in 2019 for production of large diameter pipes, the companies said in a joint statement after signing a relevant agreement. “Severstal already has experience in metal supplies for ZTZ. Such agreements provide an opportunity to build long-term mutually beneficial…


Ukraine: EMSS ships rolls to ABB

Energomashspetsstal has shipped a batch of 30 rolls to Finland for ABB,

The total weight of the batch was 195 tons.

The rolls will be used in the manufacture of electric motors.

The companies have been cooperating for over 10 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: gold and silver output in Chukotka up in January-November 2018

In January-November Chukotka Autonomous District extracted 21.735 tons of gold and 100 tons of silver.

5 companies were mining for gold. Kupol deposit yielded 9033 kg of gold and 88269 kg of silver.

Alluvial gold output grew by 256 kg, to 2583 kg. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Rusolovo tin output up in January-November 2018

In November Rusolovo produced 145.5 tons of tin concentrate.

In 11 months the output was 1322.5 tons, up by 38.3%.

In January-November the tin output totaled 956.1 tons.

This year the company intends to produce 1600 tons of tin concentrate, up by 59% YoY.

Rusolovo is developing 2 tin deposits in Khabarovsk region. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Koboldo gold output down in 2018

In 2018 Koboldo has extracted 450.9 kg of alluvial gold.

The company is developing deposits in Amur region.

The output is down by 13% YoY.

In 2017 the output was 517.9 kg of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Elena Lobodina to head NLMK Trading

NLMK Group, a global steel company, announces the appointment of Elena Lobodina as General Director (CEO) of NLMK Trading. Her key challenges will include the development of NLMK Group’s customer service across global markets and the introduction of best practices in sales business processes. NLMK Trading manages NLMK Group’s export deliveries. The company’s sales policy…


Ukraine: AMKR rolled wire to replace Chinese products in UZ brake systems

The Ukrainian rolled wire has become an alternative to the Chinese products, previously used when manufacturing railroad brake shoes. According to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, in October it shipped the first batch of metal products of 20 tons to the Tribo plant, the only manufacturer of brake shoes in Ukraine. To produce brake shoes the plant…


Uzbekistan: coal output up in January-November 2018

In January-November Uzbekistan mined 3751.3 thousand tons of coal, up by 1.4% YoY.

In January-August coal supplies were down by 10% YoY, or by 280 thousand tons.

In 9 months the shortage was 1.4%. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: Nurkazgan reaches annual target in 11 months

In January-November the Nurkazgan mine of Kazakhmys extracted 4218 thousand tons of ore, up by 5% from the annual target (4 million tons).

As to the iron content in the ore, the annual plan was 39200 tons.

But the miners were able to reach 40850 tons, or 104% of the target. (Ukrainian metal)