Russia: NLMK expands infrastructure to support production growth at Stoilensky GOK

NLMK Group, an international steel company with facilities in Russia, the EU, and the USA, has began hot-testing the second stage of its thickening unit at Stoilensky’s tailings facility. The project will enable the company to switch to a more efficient and environmentally friendly method of handling, transporting, and storing waste ore (tails) after beneficiation.…

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Ukraine: Rotterdam+ coal scheme dangerous

Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko has said the Rotterdam+ scheme is dangerous and has called on Verkhovna Rada deputies to enact a law regulating payments for coal imports. “As for the coal issue: if previously funds were pilfered via special schemes involving budget payments to mines, today there exists an even more dangerous scheme…

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Ukraine: Dneprometiz gets new SB chairman

The director of Metiz subsidiary, the general manager of Severstal-Metiz (Russia) Sergey Kovryakov has been elected the chairman of the supervisory board of Dneprometiz. According to the company statement, Lilia Dubovichenko, the deputy chief accountant of Dneprometiz, has been elected the chairwoman of the revision committee. The shareholders have also revoked the supervisory board of…

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