On the eve of the holidays Paramjit Kahlon, CEO of PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih announced an increase in the salaries for the company employees. This was communicated at the proximity meeting attended by the company managers on March 7. The specialists of the company have already started to adjust the salaries within a grade so…Details
The cost of gold increased by 9.73 manats (0.4%), to 2250.528 manats per troy ounce in Azerbaijan on March 12, according to the data published by the country’s Central Bank. The cost of silver increased by 0.87%, to 27.178 manats per ounce, the cost of platinum by 1.4%, to 1641.571 manats and the cost of…Details
Irshansk Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Trading House Eco-Service LLC the delivery of fuel valued at 6.45 million UAH. Until the end of the year the company will have to supply 22 tons of AI-95-K5 Euro petrol at 39360 UAH per ton, 145 tons of A-92 Euro 5-E5 petrol at 37740 UAH per…Details
The automobile base of Pavlogradugol caught fire.
The fire has almost completely destroyed 17 automobiles.
In particular, according to the emergency service message, 9 buses and 8 cars were destroyed.
The fire covered the size of 900 square meters.
There were no casualties. (Ukrainian metal)
Raspadskaya Coal Company has put 2 unmanned flying vehicles in operation. They will increase the safety and speed of mining operations, as well as the precision of calculations. During a 30-minute flight the drone can take 500 pictures. The maximum height of the quadrocopter filming is 500 meters. The new drones can operate under complex…Details
Sberbank will provide the Sredneuralsky Copper Smelting Works with a multi-currency renewable limit on trade operations within the framework of the general agreement dated January 11. The minimum amount is 95 million euros. The money is provided until January 10, 2021. The limit of the loan is 22.77% of the company assets cost as of…Details
Priisk Solovievskiy, which is extracting gold in Amur region and Zabaykalye territory, intends this year to obtain 3.5 tons of gold. Just like in 2017, this year the company plans to obtain 3.1 tons of gold in Amur region. Zabaykalye territory is projected to supply 400 kg of alluvial gold. In 2017 the company obtained…Details
This year Standart LLC, which extracts gold in the Khabarovsk territory, intends to obtain 80 kg of gold. The washing season will start in May. The company will wash for gold at the deposits on the Malye Bitki River. The machinery was left standing at the sites, so the company is prepared to start working…Details
In January-February Amur region yielded 2823.7 kg of gold, up by 3.4% YoY, or by 93.4 kg. The main volume was provided by Petropavlovsk enterprises: Pokrovsky mine obtained 918 kg of gold and Albyn mine – 842.2 kg. At the same time Malomyr mine reported the yield of 581.6 kg of gold. Berezitovy mine (a…Details
Karabashmed has carried out scheduled repairs of its chemical and metallurgical machinery. All the planned work was performed in full and according to the schedule. From the moment of the complete halt of the process till the start of the furnace warming, only 9 hours elapsed. In the metal shop the company repaired the main…Details
In 2017 the ChTPZ group shipped 1.988 million tons of pipes to customers, up by 16% YoY, or by 275 thousand tons. ChTPZ share in pipes sales in Russia grew last year by 1%, to 17.5%. The sales of seamless pipes increased by 19%, to 1.2 million tons. The group also sold 800 thousand tons…Details
The supervisory board of Russia’s republic of Tatarstan-based Alabuga special economic area approved a $250 million cold-rolled flat metal products facility to be built by Gemont Metal until July-September 2020, the area said in a statement on March 12. The first stage of the plant will have a capacity of 770,000 tons annually. It will…Details
Petropavlovsk Plc, which extract gold from 4 mines, in 2017 increased JORC gold reserves by 8% YoY, or by 670 thousand ounces. The company resources grew by 6%, or by 1.17 million ounces. According to the company statement, the resources and reserves grew due to the successful prospecting at the Pioner and Albyn deposits. As…Details
The Supreme Court of London has cancelled the prohibition to Crispian Investment of Roman Abramovich and Alexander Abramov, owning 6.3% in Norilsk Nickel, to sell some 4%. Since February 16 Rusal has been struggling against the sell of Crispian share in Nornickel for $1.47 billion to Bonico Holdings, a Whiteleave company, claiming the breach of…Details
The Ukrainian government is taking steps to remove Ukrainian products from under the U.S. sanctions for steel and aluminum products, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade – Ukraine’s Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska has said. “We believe that Ukrainian products, which have been represented on the American market for a long time, do not pose…Details
The court has ordered Valki-Ilmenit LLC to pay 5.92 million UAH to Irshansk Mining and Processing Works. In particular, the fine itself amounts to 1.28 million UAH, annual interest to 848 thousand UAH and inflation payment is 3.79 million UAH. The company will be paying this amount by installments (493 thousand UAH a month) till…Details
For the International Women’s Day on March 8 Zaporizhstal has prepared a number of events for its women employees and the veterans of the company, as well as provided monetary aid to single mothers, mothers with many children and children with special needs. According to the company statement, all the women employees received money prizes…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has put into operation the forth water boiler after capital repairs. The cost of the reconstruction was 8 million rubles. Capital repairs of the water boilers are carried out once a 4-year. Previously the repair of each water boiler lasted for almost a year. Now it was possible to decrease the term 2-fold.…Details
Ural Steel has successfully passed the audit of its energy management system for the compliance with ISO 50001. Pronap+ experts, who have carried out the audit, have praised the company energy management system development prospects. This year Ural Steel will have to carry out a lot of work for the certification to take place. As…Details
The warehouse of Metallservice, situated in Moscow, will be reconstructed. According to the Moscow Chief Architect Sergey Kuznetsov, the usage of the building will not be changed, but its size will grow. “After reconstruction the total size of the building will reach 1.3 thousand square meters”, Kuznetsov said. The facades of the building will be…Details
Korolevsky Pipe Works has opened a new warehouse in the city of Taganrog. The new site started operating on March 5. KTZ is one of the largest pipe manufacturers in Russia. It has the pipe plant in the city of Korolev, manufacturing assets in Voronezh, as well as the manufacturing-warehousing complex in Ivanteevka, with the…Details
In January-February Azovstal Iron and Steel Works produced 602 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2.2% YoY. According to the company press-service, steel output dropped by 9.5%, to 631 thousand tons, while that of pig iron grew by 1.9%, to 629 thousand tons. In February Azovstal produced 265 thousand tons of rolled metal, 279…Details
Fire appeared in a mine of Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex in the village of Malaya Belozerka, when some 80 miners were working at the depth of over half a kilometer. 6 miners received damages because of the fire, with the burnings of one of them being severe. According to the medics, the condition of 5…Details
Export of Russian coal in January-February increased by 4% YoY, to 28.6 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.
In February coal exports totaled 13.988 million tons.
Coal mining in January-February amounted to 69.233 million tons, of which 61.100 million tons were delivered. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)
In January Ukraine sold 204.197 billion UAH worth of industrial products (goods and services), up by 28.1% YoY, including 59.119 billion UAH for exports, up by 48.1%. According to the State Statistics Service, mining and quarry industry sales grew by 7.7%. Metal and metal wares manufacture accounted for 18.9% of the total output, while mining…Details
In 2018 Susumanzoloto intends to get 6 tons of gold against the target of 5.3 tons. The increase YoY could be 16.8%. The company enterprises will be operating at the gold deposits in Magadan region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Electrum plus LLC is expected to provide 490 kg of ore gold. The rest…Details