Russia: Ferrum starts producing rebar mesh

In July Ferrum started producing heavy rebar mesh. The company is capable of producing 700 tons of mesh per month. The mesh is manufactured according to GOST 23279-2012 of V500S f6-f9 and A500S f10-f12 rebars. This heavy mesh is used in construction: foundation works, tunnel and bridge construction, foundation pit walls reinforcement, etc. (Ukrainian metal)

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Russia: TALTEK coal output up in H1 2017

In January-June the TALTEK enterprises mined 2.2 million tons of coal, up by 24.4% YoY. Sales increased by 25.5%, to 2.3 million tons. Local sales account for 40%, while exports – 60%. “Constant investments into optimization of manufacturing processes, modernization, decrease of expenses and the high level of labor motivation give us this considerable increase…

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Russia: ZTZ starts testing unique corrosion-resistant coating

Zagorsky Pipe Works has started testing samples of the unique corrosion-resistant plating “Metalen PE-21” produced by Metaclay. This is the monolayer polyethylene coating made without adhesives. “Our long-term plans include the maximum increase of the range of pipe insulation materials suppliers. Soon we will start testing the Borealis materials”, the company CEO Denis Safin said.…

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