In November Ukraine is expected to produce 1.8 million tons of steel and pig iron each, as well as 1.6 million tons of rolled metal. As of October 10, 20 out of 21 blast furnaces, 8 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces, 14 out of 16 converters, 7 out of 15 electric arc furnaces and all…Details
The militants of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, have transferred the Dokuchaevsk Flux-Dolomite Complex, once a part of SCM, to Vneshtorgservice, a company linked to the fugitive oligarch and the accountant of the Yanukovich family – Sergey Kurchenko. The transfer has to do with the fact, that,…Details
Two locomotives collided at the Annovsky quarry of the Severniy Mining and Processing Works.
The accident resulted in 3 dead and 1 wounded.
All of them were SevGOK employees.
The Annovsky quarry output is 10 million tons of ore per year. (Ukrainian metal)
Austria’s RHI Magnesita may invest 250-300 million euros in a magnesite field and construction of an electro-cast magnesium plant in Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region, the region’s government said in a statement on October 16 following a meeting of the governor Alexander Uss with representatives of the Austrian company. “RHI Magnesita is considering investing about 250-300 million…Details
In September steel output in Kazakhstan dropped by 15.2% YoY, to 0.309 million tons. In January-September the output fell by 2%, to 3.3369 million tons. Ferroalloys manufacture in September was 0.176 million tons and in 9 months – 1.535 million tons, up by 9.6% and by 6.5% YoY respectively. In September metal companies produced 0.188…Details
In January-September Kazakhstan’s production of raw gold and semi-processed gold, or in powder form, increased by 12.9% YoY and amounted to 71,361 kg, the Statistics Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of National Economy reported. In the accounting period, the production of raw silver and semi-processed silver, or in powder form, reached 711,280 kg, down by…Details
Azerbaijan Industrial Corporation (AIC) OJSC is preparing a strategy to expand aluminum production, the general director of the AIC Kamran Nabizade declared. “Presently, the Ganja aluminum plant, which is on our balance sheet, produces 50,000-55,000 tons of aluminum products annually, mainly aluminum ingots and sheets. A new strategy is being prepared to increase the range…Details
The gold production of Russia’s Polyus increased by 15% QoQ, to 691,200 ounces in July-September, the company said in a statement on October 16.
In January-September the output rose by 14% YoY, to 1.8 million ounces.
Sales amounted to $2.112 billion at the average price of $1.275 per ounce. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)
The Russian government has allowed the TEMI Company, a part of Petropavlovsk, to mine for ore gold at the subsoil site, which includes Elginskoye field in Amur region. The company discovered the Elginskoye ore gold deposits in February 2017. The C1+C2 reserves are estimated at 72 tons of gold, 14 tons of silver and 56235…Details
In September Evraz ZSMK sold 323 thousand tons of metal, down by 39% YoY.
According to the railroad statistics, in 9 months sales grew by 4.1% YoY, to 4.78 million tons.
Deliveries to Russian customers reached 1.47 million tons, down by 6.2% YoY, while exports grew by 9.4%, to 3.31 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In September Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works sales totaled 520.7 thousand tons, down by 2.7% YoY.
According to the customs statistics, in January-September sales reached 5.97 million tons, up by 4.6% YoY.
Deliveries to Russian customers dropped by 0.5% YoY, to 4.1 million tons, while exports grew by 17.8%, to 1.87 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In September sales of MMK rolled steel to local customers and abroad totaled 896.1 thousand tons, down by 7.8% YoY. According to the railroad statistics, in 9 months sales reached 8.05 million tons, up by 0.01% YoY. Russian customers received 5.26 million tons, up by 6.4%, while exports dropped by 10.1%, to 2.79 million tons.…Details
In January-September Izhstal produced 328 thousand tons of metal, up by 3% YoY.
The largest increase was in the manufacture of bars and steel sections – 9% and 19% respectively.
Deliveries to machine-building companies grew by 23%, and they accounted for 25% of all sales.
The share of car manufacturers was 17%. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-September Khabarovsk region extracted 19176 kg of gold, up by 8.4% YoY.
Alluvial gold accounted for 3907 kg and ore gold – 15268 kg, up by 2.8% and by 9.9% respectively.
Silver output dropped by 4.8%, to 44.687 tons. (Ukrainian metal)
As of September 1, Magadan region has yielded 29772.2 kg of gold, up by 3.9 tons YoY. Tenkinskiy city district provided 10066.8 kg of ore gold. Susuman district was the leader in alluvial gold output – 6356.1 kg. The main silver-yielding district was Omsuckchansky – 427.9 tons. The total silver output is 538.3 tons. (Ukrainian…Details
In January-September the gold-extracting companies operating in Chukotka yielded 19.06 million tons of gold, including 2.5 tons of alluvial and 16.56 tons of ore gold. This is down by 4% YoY, including by 4% for alluvial gold, but up by 10% for ore gold. Silver output dropped by 13%, to 86.6 tons. In January-September 2017…Details
Polymetal International plc has concluded an agreement on the increase of the share in the gold ore deposits of Veduga to 74.3% by acquiring a 31.7% share in Amikan LLC, which has the license to develop the deposits. The price is $19.7 million to be paid in Polymetal shares. The two sellers – Sibproekt LLC…Details
The Yakutia republic’s Prosecutor’s Office has suspended a license of the gold producer Nordgold for production of gold near the Rederga River in the republic, the authority said in a statement on October 15. The prosecutors discovered that the company produced gold near the river without primary geological documents, and specialists of the Aldansky district’s…Details
In 10 year the casting and rolling complex of the Vyksa Iron and Steel Works produced more than 10.6 million tons of hot-rolled coils. The complex is unique in that its manufacturing cycle is just 3.5 hours, unlike over 24 hours at other works. The company intends to increase output by 20%, to 1.5 million…Details
In Q3 steel output grew by 1% QoQ, to 4.4 million tons and was flat YoY; capacity utilization rate remained high at 99%. Group sales in Q3 increased by 1% QoQ and by 4% YoY, to 4.4 million tons. Sales totaled 4.4 million tons (+1% QoQ). This growth was supported by the increase in long…Details
The price of one ounce of gold increased by 38.2925 manats or by 1.9% last week in Azerbaijan. Accordingly, the average price of one ounce of gold stood at 2,037.1134 manats. The price of one ounce of silver grew by 0.1437 manats or by 0.58%, to 24.5394 manats. The price of one ounce of platinum…Details
Prices of gold, silver and platinum increased in Azerbaijan on October 15, according to the data published by the Central Bank. The price of gold grew by 44.0205 manats, to 2,077.6295 manats per ounce on October 15 compared to the price on October 12. The price of silver went up by 0.0919 manats, to 24.8843…Details
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has ordered the Khimvector LLC the delivery of ilmenite valued at 20.7 million UAH. This year the company has to deliver 3 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate according to TU U 13.2-30912734-001:2011 with the undisclosed content of TiO2 at 6900 UAH or $244 per ton to the Zaporozhye Levoye station.…Details
VSMPO-Avisma is reconstructing the sludge pipelines from the sludge tanks. The project was entered into the investment plan back in 2016. The company has created a new dam and used 12.8 thousand cubic meters of rock to make it. The sludge pipelines are 518 meters long. One line has already been tested and commissioned. The…Details