Ukraine: Corum produces KA200 combine for Space Heroes mine

Corum has produced a KA200 shearer for the Mine named after Space Heroes of DTEK Pavlogradugol. The Space Heroes miners intend to extract some 2750 tons of coal per day. To decrease coal losses, Corum machine-builders have additionally equipped the shearer with rake-in devices and Lechler multi-injectors. Corum has also repaired a scrapper machine. (Ukrainian…


Russia: scrap deliveries to MMK up in January-September 2018

In September direct railroad deliveries of ferrous scrap to MMK grew by 11% YoY, to 258.7 thousand tons.

According to the railroad statistics, in 9 months deliveries totaled 1.36 million tons, up by 3.6%.

Since 2012 MMK has been the leader in scrap purchases via railroad. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: wheel prices increase

The Federal Antimonopoly Service has initiated a case against railroad wheel manufacturers – Vyksa Iron and Steel Works and NTMK. They are suspected of setting monopoly high prices for wheels. The service reported a considerable increase in price since H2 2017. In April the Eurasian Economic Committee increased antidumping duty for Interpipe wheels from 4.75%…


Russia: Severstal Distribution sales to Serwistal up in January-August 2018

In January-August Severstal Distribution increased sales to Serwistal (Poland) by 70% YoY. The company supplies hot-rolled flat metal, as well as galvanized and polymer-coated rolled metal. The metal is then processed into sheets and strips. “We have been cooperating with Serwistal since 2010, but it is now that we have considerably increased our sales due…


Russia: EZOTsM exports geography expands in 2018

In 2018 Yekaterinburg Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works kept on expanding its geography of exports. This year the company has entered the new markets in Europe and Southeastern Asia, having started deliveries to Spain (products for medicine industry) and Thailand (standard silver samples). Thus, the EZOTsM exports geography has expanded to 33 countries. In 2015 the…


Russia: Elgaugol buys new weighing machinery

Elgaugol LLC has commissioned a weighing control unit.

The unit is used to weigh loaded trucks.

The premises of the weighing unit are fully automated: all the information is shown on the screen and is then saved.

The new unit will improve the speed and the precision of the truck weighing. (Ukrainian metal)