Russia: Severstal-Metiz starts manufacturing 100 new types of products

In 2017 Severstal-Metiz started manufacturing over 100 new types of products, having increased its product range. Among them are new types of steel sections, railroad fasteners and gauged rolled metal, etc. In particular, last year Severstal-Metiz started producing railroad screw with fixed nut and became the exclusive supplier of Vossloh fasteners in Russia. (Ukrainian metal)

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Russia: BMC proceeding with comprehensive environment impact assessment of Udokan Plant

These activities imply comprehensive assessment of compliance of construction and operation of Udokan Mining and Metallurgical Plant with the environmental requirements established by the government of the Russian Federation with the aim to prevent negative impact that planned operation of the deposit might generate on the environment, including, among other things, recommended preventive and mitigation…

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Ukraine: terrorists quarrel over coal

There is a conflict growing between militants of the so-called Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, terrorist organizations created and supported by Russia, because of the coal deliveries to Zuyevskaya Thermal Power Plant, which could result in the complete halt of the plant and bring about a power crisis on the Russia-seized territories. “The warehouses of…

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