Ukraine: miner dies at Rodina mine

A miner died at the Rodina mine of the Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex.

The 32-year old employee was carrying out hazardous work.

According to the police, the preliminary reason of death is the electric shock. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap procurement falling

In 2018 Ukraine witnesses the falling of ferrous scrap procuring. In 5 months procurement totaled 1.51 million tons. “Since early March ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih has been excluded from scarp procurement list. That’s some 30-40 thousand tons per month”, the UAVtormet association president and Keramet CEO Vladimir Bubley said. According to him, scrap procurement has also…


Ukraine: US bound to cancel steel duties

Ukrainian companies can count on being excluded from the US steel and aluminum sanctions lists. “We believe that we can seriously rely on being excluded from the duties lists. US is rather seriously reviewing our arguments”, deputy minister of economical development and trade, trade representative of Ukraine Natalia Mikolskaya said following the negotiations with US…


Russia: Trading House MMK sales up in 2017

In 2017 Trading House MMK sold 1.2 million tons of metal valued at over 46 billion rubles.

The share of the end customers reached 65%.

TH MMK, an official seller of MMK products, has 30 divisions in Russia and 5 in Kazakhstan.

Its strategic regions are the Urals, Povolzhye and Siberia. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Krasnoye gold deposits up

Kopy Goldfields (Sweden) has published an adjusted estimate of the JORC mineral resources of the Krasnoye deposits. The licensed territory in the Irkutsk region contains two sites – Krasniy and Vostochniy. The evaluation was carried out by Micon International Co Limited on the basis of prospecting works in February. The deposit resources have increased by…