Several days ago, contractual organizations started the reconstruction process of the parkway along Metalurgiv Avenue, from the intersection of Sobornosti Str. and Metalurgiv Avenue to the intersection of the avenue and Vadima Hurova Str. Yurii Vilkul, Kriviy Rih Mayor, representatives of the contractual organizations, and Yuliia Chermazovich, Head of the Charitable Foundation of ArcelorMittal Kriviy…Details
In January-March, Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex mined 1.005 million tons of ore, down by 17.9% YoY.
In March the output totaled 353 thousand tons, up from 283 thousand tons in February.
In 2018 the enterprise decreased iron ore output by 9.7% YoY, to 4.581 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In January-March, Chukotka Autonomous District mined 110 thousand tons of coal, down by 40% YoY. The decrease has to do with the scheduled drop in mining at the Fandyushkinskoye deposit. In 3 months Beringpromugol LLC, operating at the deposit, mined 76.9 thousand tons of coal, down by 45% YoY. The second coalminer – Shakhta Ugolnaya…Details
The European Commission has started another investigation of ferrosilicon imports from China and Russia. The previous antidumping duties, imposed in April 2014, have expired. The initiative to start a new investigation came from Euroalliages. The association believes that the cancellation of duties will result in new dumping deliveries and damages to the European companies. Duties…Details
In January-March, VIZ-Stal produced 43 thousand tons of transformer steel, on par with Q1 2018.
Capacities were 100% loaded.
Sales grew by 5%, to 43 thousand tons.
Exports accounted for 87% of sales. The key markets were India, Near East and North America. (Ukrainian metal)
Moscow Loan Bank and ChTPZ Group have signed a loan agreement of 4 billion rubles.
The funds will be provided for 3 years.
The parties have been cooperating since 2014.
This year the bank decided to enlarge cooperation with the group. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2018 NLMK Bars Division increased sales by 11% YoY. Demand growth was expected at 1-2%, but actually totaled 5.6%. The group enterprises supplied 1.8 million tons of rebars and 763 thousand tons of steel billets to the domestic market. This year NLMK Bars Division intends to retain its share of the rebars market on…Details
In January-March, Russia produced 15.2 million tons of rolled metal, up by 0.7% YoY. In March output grew by 3% MoM, but dropped by 5% YoY. According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, pig iron manufacture decreased by 1%, to 12.9 million tons, with March results down by 5.4% YoY, but up by 1%…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has commissioned sinter machine No. 1, which has produced the first sinter for the blast furnace shop, at the construction site of sinter plant No. 5. The launch was attended by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MMK Victor Rashnikov and General Director Pavel Shilyaev. “The construction…Details
This year the Brindakit LLC, developing alluvial gold sites in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), has decreased its annual target by 9.8% YoY. In particular, this year the enterprise intends to extract 92 kg of gold, while last year the output was 102 kg. The decrease has to do with the thinning of alluvial nodes.…Details
PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) has shipped the first batch of rolled products with new consumer properties. Improved quality characteristics of hot-rolled sheet metal are obtained through the use of a unique technology, which cleans scale from the surface of the sheet. The emergence of new steel products with unique quality properties was…Details
A cave-in occurred at the Pokrovskoye Mine Group.
As a result, one miner perished and two were injured.
The accident happened in the ventilation shaft.
Pokrovskoye Mine Group is the largest miner of coking coal in Ukraine. (Ukrainian metal)
An Association of precious metals manufacturers has been created. The association was created on the initiative of the Tau-Ken Samruk company. At present 7 companies are members of the association. Association of mining and metallurgical enterprises has been operating for over 10 years in Kazakhstan. Tau-Ken Samruk, as well as major gold-extracting enterprises are also…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has received a new TEM18DM locomotive. This is the second environment-friendly railroad machine at the enterprise. The locomotive will deliver cargo to the Tovarnaya station. With the 720 kW engine the locomotive can transport up to 5 thousand tons of cargo, while saving some 10% of the fuel. At present Karelsky Okatysh operates…Details
In January-March, Ukraine imported $6.9 million worth of gold, silver and platinum. According to the State Fiscal Service, gold imports reached $4.7 million, silver – $1.2 million and platinum – $1 million. The largest supplier of gold was Switzerland. In 3 month it supplied $4.1 million worth of gold. Germany supplied the most platinum –…Details
In January-March, the share of coal imports from Russia reached 64.45%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the value of the coal imported was $476.9 million. US supplied $212.5 million worth of coal (28.72%) and Kazakhstan – $31 million (4.2%). At the same time, Ukraine purchased $19.5 million worth of coal from other countries (2.63%).…Details
Since the start of the year, the Stepnoy Open Pit has mined 1.125 million tons of coal, up by 13% YoY. The pit extracts D-grade coal. It is then shipped to power companies and housing utilities enterprises of Russia. Last year the pit yielded over 4.2 million tons of coal, processing some 3.4 million tons.…Details
Izhorsky Pipe Works has successfully passed an audit of its quality management system correspondence to the API standard.
The certificate, received by the company, allows marking its products with an API logo.
The document also confirms the high level of the ITZ QMS, which covers all the stages of large diameter pipes manufacture. (Ukrainian metal)
Following a tender JSC Centerenergo has ordered Aktan-Dnipro LLC the delivery of boiler pipes valued at 24.9 million UAH. Until the end of 2020 the company has to supply 157 tons of pipes according to TГ 14-3-460:2009 for 3 heat and power plants. The price of the pipes is 128-349 thousand UAH per ton depending…Details
In January-March, Ukraine exported 1.845 million tons of semi-finished products, up by 11.1% YoY. Imports grew by 24.9%, to 14.9 thousand tons. Earlier the State Fiscal Service reported, that in Q1 exports of semi-finished products of carbon steel increased by 13.5% YoY, to 1.829 million tons, valued at $765 million, up by 4.3%. Italy (27.21%),…Details
In March, Kazakhstan produced 0.673 million tons of steel, up by 56.4% YoY. In Q1 steel output dropped by 2.7% YoY, to 1.135 million tons. According to the Ministry of National Economy, rolled metal output dropped by 22.9%, to 0.208 million tons in March and by 48%, to 0.391 million tons in Q1. Ferroalloys manufacturers…Details
In 2019 Orion Group+ LLC, developing alluvial sites in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), intends to extract 90 kg of gold. The company is operating at the Nizhnyaya Jelinda river site. In 2018 because of the problems with financing the company started development later than expected and extracted only 54 kg of gold, or 60%…Details
In January-March, Amur region extracted 3966.9 kg of gold, down by 6.5% YoY. 3 Petropavlovsk enterprises provided for the most output. Thus, Malomyr mine extracted 1383.8 kg of gold, up by 60%. Albyn saw the growth of 5%, to 1284 kg. But Pokrovskiy mine decreased output by 51%, to 681.4 kg due to the depletion…Details
In March, Priisk Solovievskiy extracted 54.2 kg of ore gold.
Since the start of the year the output totaled 154.4 kg, down by 29.8% YoY.
At present the enterprise is operating at the Solovievskoye gold ore deposit.
Alluvial sites development will start in May. (Ukrainian metal)