Belarus: new prospects for Mogilev Metallurgical Works

The modernization of Mogilev Metallurgical Works opens up new prospects for the enterprise, Belarus Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said as he visited the plant on August 25. Mogilev Metallurgical Works has implemented a high-technology project to produce rough axles for 1520 mm-gauge railway rolling stock. “I am glad that our designers and technicians demonstrate their…

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Russia: KSGOK ships 1 million tons of iron ore concentrate

Kimkano-Sutarsky Mining and Processing Works LLC since the start of its operations has shipped 1 million tons of iron ore concentrate. At present the daily loading is around 100 railroad cars, with 6 thousand tons of concentrate each. The products are exported to the Asian-Pacific countries. By late December the company will have reached the…

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Russia: Rusal earnings up in H1 2017

In January-June Rusal increased earnings by 22.3% YoY, to $4.674 billion, mostly because of the LME aluminum price increase and the company sales growth by 3.8%. Earnings in Q2 went up by 7.4% QoQ, to $2,467 billion. The share of the high added value products increased to 49.2% from 44.3%. Corrected EBITDA in Q2 grew…

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