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…

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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)

Russia: Izhstal implements electronic system to check quality certificate authenticity

Izhstal has implemented an electronic system, which allows customers to check the authenticity of the quality certificates on their own. The information on certificates together with their scanned images is kept in the special database. The certificate is considered verified if there is a complete correspondence between the printed and electronic versions and there is…

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