Ukraine: UMCC orders railroad transportation services

In January the subsidiaries of the United Mining and Chemical Company concluded 7 agreements on the services of transportation valued at 258.35 million UAH. In particular, Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works ordered Unitrans Operator LLC railroad transportation of dry cargo valued at 104.77 million UAH. Irshansk Mining and Processing Works will pay the company 62.17…

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Ukraine: Ferrexpo output down in January-February 2018

In January-February Ferrexpo produced 1.675 million tons of iron ore pellets, down by 3.8% YoY.

Concentrate output dropped by 6.4%, to 2.019 million tons.

In February Ferrexpo produced 771 thousand tons of pellets and 926 thousand tons of concentrate.

Last year Ferrexpo decreased pellets production by 6.8% YoY, to 10.444 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChTPZ ships LDP to Uzbekistan

ChTPZ has supplied some 6 thousand tons of large diameter pipes to Uzbekistan. The customer was Enter Engineering, one of the leaders of the Central Asia oil and gas construction market. The pipes with the diameter of 1020 mm and the wall thickness of 10 mm and outer three-layer corrosion-resistant coating were made of K52…

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Ukraine: AMKR renews equipment of gas rescue service

PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increases the level of technical equipment for its own gas rescue service. Priority No. 1 of the company is safety of its employees at production sites, their lives and health. The enterprise has renewed a fleet of emergency-rescue vehicles at gas rescue service. PJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih invested 2.4 million UAH…

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Ukraine: Ferrexpo to squeeze out PGOK shares

Ferrexpo plc is considering a squeeze-out at Poltava Mining and Processing Works, the largest manufacturer of iron ore pellets in Ukraine.

At present this move is being analyzed.

Ferrexpo plc owns 100% of Ferrexpo AG, which in its turn is the owner of 99.11% of PGOK and 100% of Yeristovo GOK. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Interpipe invests $250 million in pipe-wheel manufacture

Lately Interpipe has invested some $250 million in its pipe-wheel manufacture. “We have invested almost $100 million in the manufacture of railroad products and around $150 million in pipes”, Interpipe corporate issues director Dmitry Kisilevsky declared. Earlier it was reported that Interpipe commissioned additional capacities on wheel treatment. Investment totaled $8 million. The new capacities…

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Russia: Kuzbass Fuel Company to raise coal output in 2018

Kuzbass Fuel Company plans to raise its coal output by almost 21%, to 15.9 million tons in 2018, the company said on March 15.

The company plans to invest 3 billion rubles in development of production this year, including 1.4 billion rubles in the purchase of mining and transport equipment. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)