Trubodetal has become the winner of the “100 best products of Russia” award. The company product – drop forged tee pipe for the Portovaya compressor station – has been awarded the “Golden hundred” diploma and the “Novelty of the year” status. The product with the diameter of 219.1 mm and the wall thickness of 28…Details
DTEK Trading LLC and DTEK Dobropolyeugol will each transfer 150 million UAH.
The corresponding agreements have to be concluded by March 5, 2018. (Ukrainian metal)
Norilsk Nickel plans to invest 250 billion rubles in projects aimed at improving the ecology of its manufacture. “Of them the sulfur project will cost over 160 billion rubles. The rest is other environment-protection projects dealing with waste, gases, etc.”, the company vice-president Elena Bezdenezhnykh said. The primary goal for 2018 is the regulation of…Details
At PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih the meeting of Club of “green economy” leading companies was held with the participation of Wolfgang Messinger, General Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany. The club unites scientific institutions, major industrial and agricultural companies of Dnipropetrovsk region, which implement projects on energy saving technologies and responsible energy use. The…Details
The Department of the State architecture-construction inspection in the Zaporozhye region has commissioned the main ventilation unit of the northern ventilation shaft at the Ekspluatatsionnaya mine. Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex ordered the construction. The total area of the main ventilation unit building is 985.3 square meters, and its capacity is 500 cubic meters per second.…Details
In November Dneprospetsstal produced 20153 tons of steel, down by 11.7% MoM. Rolled metal output decreased by 6.9%, to 13495 tons. The consolidated cost of products manufactured in November totaled 736289 thousand UAH, down by 3.1% YoY. In January-November the company produced 235506 tons of steel and 154739 tons of rolled metal, all up by…Details
In January-November Russian seaports increased throughput by 9% YoY, to 716.7 million tons.
According to the Association of Sea Trade Ports, coal throughput went up by 13.3% YoY, to 141.1 million tons, while that of ferrous metals dropped by 1.6%, to 25.5 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-November Zabaykalye region produced 1338 tons of tungsten concentrate, down by 16% YoY. In November output totaled 91 tons. The decrease is explained by the drop of tungsten content in ore. In 11 months of 2016 the region obtained 1596 tons of concentrate. At present two companies mine for tungsten ore in the region:…Details
In January-November the Amur artel, one of the Far Eastern enterprises of Russkaya Platina, obtained 1274 kg of platinum.
Amur Zoloto yielded 977.6 kg of gold and 633.8 kg of silver.
Alluvial gold sites of Buor and Ulakhan obtained 457.4 kg of gold.
Total gold output in 11 months reached 1444.6 kg. (Ukrainian metal)
RUSAL starts its data center project development at its Nadvoitsy Aluminum Smelter in the Republic of Karelia. The data center will focus on providing IT services, including solutions for big data analysis, machine learning, and cryptocurrency mining-related operations. AA!LAB company has become the first project implementation partner to sign, alongside RUSAL, the Memorandum of Understanding…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works board of directors has approved of the investment program for MMK-Metiz.
Capital investments will total 3.8 billion rubles. The program is intended to run through 2020.
MMK-Metiz was created in 2003. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 TMK intends to sell 3.8 million tons of pipes and in 2018 – 4.3 million tons.
According to the company first deputy CEO Vyacheslav Popov, last year TMK sold 3.5 million tons of pipes. (Ukrainian metal)
Evraz has transferred 94.96% of Evraz Yuzhkoks shares, previously owned by Palmrose B. V,. to Dashuria.
Both Dashuria and Palmrose are Evraz daughter companies.
In 2016 Evraz Yuzhkoks received 61.1397 million UAH of net profit, down 3.5-fold YoY, while its net income rose by 11.22%, to 2.763 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)
Since the beginning of the year gold output in Tajikistan increased by 17%, that of silver – almost 2-fold. In January-October gold output went up by 16.4% YoY, and silver – by 89.7%, according to the Ministry of industry and new technologies. In 2016 Tajikistan produced the record volume of precious metals: 5 tons of…Details
Metal of the Kazakhstan Electrolysis Works has become a part of products of the new enterprise to produce alloyed aluminum – Giessenhause LLC, which has received the award as the Best industrial project. KEZ is the only manufacturer of aluminum in Kazakhstan. Giessenhause project capacity is 52 thousand tons per year. KEZ has already supplied…Details
Around 200 miners of ArcelorMittal Temirtau refused to return to the surface and remained in the shaft. “Some 200 miners of the fourth (night) shift form 4 mines did not return from underground after their shift. This is an unsanctioned action, as the miners have made no claims neither to the mines management, nor to…Details
Shenzhen delegation visited the Kargalinsk district of Aktobe region. Chinese businessmen were presented the project of iron and nickel ore development at the Velikhovskoye iron ore deposits. Investors showed their interest in long-term cooperation with the district in deposits developing. Having signed the memorandum of cooperation the investors noted that a special group would analyze…Details
In November Zaporozhogneupor increased output of all its molded refractories: magnesia, chamotte and high-aluminous wares. In particular, the company produced 10.6 thousand tons of molded refractories: 4.8 thousand tons of magnesia refractories, 4.8 thousand tons of chamotte refractories and 1.6 thousand tons of high-aluminous wares. In January-November Zaporozhogneupor produced 93.8 thousand tons of molded refractories,…Details
Ukrainian governmental and industrial lobbyists failed to make Egypt abolish import duties on rebars. The Ministry of trade and industry of Egypt has announced that the temporary duties will become permanent. At least, for the next 5 years. Ukrainian metallurgy, represented by ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, will have to pay 15-27% of the customs cost of…Details
In November the Profil-Akras pipe works produced 10.4 thousand tons of pipes.
Last month the company supplied 13.1 thousand tons of pipes to its customers. In particular, 2.4 thousand tons were exported. (Ukrainian metal)
Omutninsk Iron and Steel Works is continuing the technical revamping of its repair-mechanical shop. “The main task of the shop staff is to provide the works divisions with spare parts and jigging. Lately under the technical revamp program we have purchased three CNC machines”, the shop director Yuri Prilukov said. In December the shop received…Details
The road police of Belarus have detected a truck with metal scrap without any registration marks on the road to the Russian border. The police tried to stop the truck, but it turned to another road. When the truck entered the forest the police opened fire. After 16 shots the rear wheel was damaged. When…Details
The board of directors of Metalloinvest has decided to pay 8 billion rubles of dividends to the shareholders following the work in January-September. On the results of H1 Metalloinvest has already paid 20 billion rubles of dividends. In January-September Metalloinvest received $1.089 billion of net profit, up by 53.8% YoY. EBITDA grew by 80.8%, to…Details
In November Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 1.079 million tons of concentrate, up by 8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 3%, to 164.5 thousand tons. In January-November UGOK produced 11.361 million tons of concentrate, up by 10.8% YoY, and 1.725 million tons of sinter, down by 9.5%. In 2016…Details
The state enterprise Pervomayskugol has concluded agreements with Ekvives LLC for the delivery of 2 pump units valued at 4.8 million UAH. The agreements presuppose 100% prepayment. The products will be paid for from the state budget. The seller has to deliver the pumps to the Zolotoye mine warehouse within 45 days of the payment…Details
An accident happened at the Dneprovskaya mine of DTEK Pavlogradugol resulting in the injury to three miners. A winch rope broke off when the trolley with miners was hoisted from underground. The miners, not waiting for the breaks to start operating, began jumping out of the trolley. Injured miners have been transported to the Pavlograd…Details