Russia: UEM finishes machinery repair

The Kirovgrad subsidiary of Uralelectromed – Proizvodstvo Polymetallov – has finished the scheduled capital repairs of the shaft furnace No. 1. Investments in repair exceeded 77 million rubles. The specialists have produced and assembled over 320 tons of metal structures, including 120 tons of doghouses. Repair lasted for 28 days, and over 200 repairmen were…

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Ukraine: Metinvest presents Mariupol Ilyich eco-modernization projects

Metinvest has presented the projects of ecological modernization of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works to the public. Within the sintering factory reconstruction the company is replacing gas-purifying equipment. Sintering machines Nos. 1-7 have been repaired. This is expected to decrease air pollution in the city by 40%, while dust emission at the works will…

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Latvia: Liepājas metalurgs to resume production in February 2018

Liepājas metalurgs may resume production in February 2018, said potentially insolvent KVV Liepājas metalurgs’ investor, Israel-based businessman Igor Shamis. “In the next two, three months, we could do all we need to restart the steel melting furnace,” said Shamis. His partner in the deal is the experienced Swiss steel trader Trasteel Trading Holding. The company’s…

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