Russia: new NLMK-Metiz CEO appointed

Sergey Kim has been appointed new general director of NLMK-Metiz. In his new office Kim will participate in the projects to develop the manufacturing system, improve client service and optimize business processes. The previous CEO of the company was the honorary metallurgist Fanis Khusainov. “I want to thank Fanis Khusainov for efficient work. Now NLMK-Metiz…

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Ukraine: metal output down in February 2018

In February Ukraine produced 1.51 million tons of steel, down by 20% MoM. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output dropped also by 20%, to 1.56 million tons, while that of rolled metal – by 23%, to 1.3 million tons. In January-February pig iron manufacture, taking into account operation of works situated in the temporarily occupied…

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Russia: ChMK produces pilot batch of Z-sections for wagon-construction

Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works has produced a pilot batch of Z310 sections. The project is oriented on the wagon-construction market. The new sections are manufactured at the rail-and-beam mill of high-strength steel. The peculiarity of the section is its complex Z-form. “ChMK new product will be in demand by Russian wagon-building and repairing enterprises”,…

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