Russia: Yakutia coal output up

In 2017 the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) mined 16.82 million tons of coal, up by 41.5% from the 2013 results. The increase has to do with the investment projects, in particular, of Kolmar – at $1 billion. At first the company mine coking coal and sold it as power-generating coal at low price. But then…

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Ukraine: ferroalloy manufacture down in 2017

In 2017 the major Ukrainian ferroalloy manufacturers – Nikopol and Zaporozhye Ferroalloy Plants (NZF and ZZF) – produced 1.03 million tons, down by 0.11% YoY. According to the Ukrainian Association of Ferroalloys Manufacturers, silicomanganese production decreased by 0.5%, to 810.67 thousand tons, while that of ferromanganese grew by 9.6%, to 114.5 thousand tons. Ferrosilicon output…

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