Russia: rolled metal deliveries to service metal centers down in July 2018

In July direct deliveries of rolled metal to the major service metal centers, which produce construction metal wares, totaled 207.6 thousand tons.

According to railroad statistics, that’s 4.1% below the corresponding last year result.

In January-July railroad delivery reached 1.36 million tons, up by 5.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: steel deliveries to metal traders down in July 2018

In July bases of the main Russian trading companies and networks received 0.92 million tons of steel products (rolled metal and pipes), including imported metal.

According to the railroad statistics, the volume dropped by 9.5% YoY.

In January-July railroad transported 6.33 million tons of steel to traders, up by 1.1% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: scrap railroad deliveries up in July 2018

According to railroad statistics, direct ferrous scrap deliveries to major Russian metal companies and pipe works reached 1.44 million tons, up by 14% YoY.

In January-July scrap deliveries grew by 1.1% YoY, to 7.37 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChelZinc produces a trial batch of cadmium pigments

Chelyabinsk Zinc Works has entered another stage of the manufacture diversification program. The first trial batch of cadmium pigments has been produced. The pigments are mostly used in coating that requires chemical stability, heat- and weather-resistance. Instead of metallic cadmium ChelZinc uses cadmium electrolyte in the manufacture of pigments, thus decreasing expenses. “The volume of…


Russia: Buzdyak Works masters manufacture of rebars of used pipes

The chairman of the Republic of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov has visited the Buzdyak Works.

The works has mastered the manufacture of steel rebars.

As raw materials the company uses used gas pipes.

The capacity is up to 1 thousand tons of rebars per month. It employs 50 people. (Ukrainian metal)