Ukraine: state miners owed 200 million UAH

As of December 1, 2018 the salary debt to state miners was over 196 million UAH.

The total indebtedness was 234.7 million UAH, up by 84.1 million UAH since the start of the year.

Recently the Kurakhovskaya mine employees have announced a hunger strike because of non-payment of salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: OTP sells Interpipe debts with discount

OTP Bank has sold the rights to demand teh return of the problem loan from Interpipe with a discount of up to 80%.

The loan of $10 million was provided in 2013.

Lately the company has not been servicing the debt in full. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR employee dies under dump truck

An employee of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has perished as a result of the falling under the wheels of a BelAZ.

According to the press-service, the department of the National police in Kriviy Rih has started an investigation under the clause of the labor safety violation. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR prepares half a thousand gifts for the children of the Grechanopodovska community

Shyrokovskyi district requested PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to purchase New Year gifts for children. 558 sweet sets were handed over to the community. Funds for gifts purchasing were provided by the Charity Fund of the company. Before the New Year, the children from fourteen villages of the community, on which territory there are three kindergartens…

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Kyrgyzstan: government commission set up to check water pollution at Kum-Bel deposit

An interdepartmental working commission has been established to study the situation at Kum-Bel coal deposit, the Information Support Department of the Cabinet of Ministers reported. “Problems that have arisen at Kum-Bel coal deposit are being studied now. Samples were taken for water analysis. According to the materials of the interdepartmental working group, they will make…

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Uzbekistan: AGMK and South Korea to create innovative center to study rare metals

Korea Institute for Rare Metals (KIRAM) and Almalyk Mining and Processing Works will create a joint scientific center on rare metals and alloys. The corresponding agreement has already been signed. The center will comprise 5 laboratories to obtain refractory metals, in particular, tungsten and molybdenum, as well as alloys using nano- and chemical-metallurgical techniques. (Ukrainian…

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