Uzbekistan: Italian equipment promising giant boost for metal industry

Technological equipment of the Italian company Danieli will be used for the production of cold-rolled steel with protective coatings at the Tashkent Metallurgical Plant (TMP), the Uzbek company reported. According to the information, the total production of the enterprise will amount to 500,000 tons of metal products per year, of which 200,000 tons will account…

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Ukraine: AMKR runs international competition for drivers

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has run an open international competition on professional skills of drivers. Seven teams took part in the competition. There were teams of Zaporizhstal, Poltava Mining Complex, Kryvbass Belaz Service JV, and teams of Ukrainian and Kazakhstan Companies of ArcelorMittal Group. PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has been running such competitions for drivers…

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Russia: Bratsk Works construction project in development

The Metprom Group of Companies is designing a mini-works to produce bars in the town of Bratsk – the Bratsk Iron and Steel Works.

The plant in the Irkutsk region is supposed to have a capacity of 270 thousand tons per year.

Investments in the project will exceed 7 billion rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Mittal to invest $1.5 billion in AMKR development

ArcelorMittal intends to invest some $1.5 billion in the development of its Kriviy Rih plant.

This year $400 million will be invested.

In 2006-2017 investments totaled $4.5 billion.

Earlier AMKR has completed the scheduled reconstruction of the blast furnace No. 7, and commissioned 450 open cars. (Ukrainian metal)

Kazakhstan: KAZ Minerals copper output up in January-September 2018

In January-September KAZ Minerals increased raw copper output by 12% YoY, to 216.8 thousand tons.

According to the group statement, in Q3 output grew by 7% QoQ, to 77.2 thousand tons.

Zinc manufacture in 9 months decreased to 38.3 thousand tons from 45.8 thousand tons last year. (Ukrainian metal)