Russia: SUMZ repairs Vanyukov furnace

Sredneuralsky Copper Smelting Works has put into operation the Vanyukov furnace No. 1 after capital repairs. The project envisioned the repair of the metallic frame of the furnace, loading tract, matte and slag mixers, refractory lining, etc. SUMZ repairs furnaces every two years. Thus, each year one of the SUMZ furnaces is repaired. (Ukrainian metal)

Details

Ukraine: coal imports up in January-May 2018

Imported coal deliveries to thermal and combined heat and thermal power plants in January-May grew 2.8-fold YoY, to 2.781 million tons. According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in particular Russia supplied 2.013 million tons of coal, or 72.4%, USA – 623.2 thousand tons (22.4%) and South African Republic – 144.8 thousand tons…

Details