Russia: coal output up in Chukotka

In January-July Chukotka Autonomous District mined 364 thousand tons of coal, up by 41%. Beringpromugol LLC has contributed the most to the output increase. In 7 months the company mined 304.3 thousand tons of coal, up 2.3-fold YoY. Shakhta Ugolnaya decreased coal output by 43%, to 59.8 thousand tons. Last year the region yielded 445…

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Russia: ChelZinc finishes reconstruction of the rotary shop kiln site

Chelyabinsk Zinc Works is carrying out a program to modernize its capacities.

In particular, the specialists have started switching machinery of the rotary kiln No. 2 to rotary oxide calcination.

The framework of the building has been completely reconstructed.

The project will be finished in September.

The total cost is 410 million rubles. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS manufactures products for Kazakhstan

Energomashspetsstal has shipped another batch of slag ladles to ArcelorMittal Temirtau.

The batch included 3 slag ladles with the total weight of 67.6 tons.

Each ladle has the volume of 16 cubic meters.

EMSS has been producing slag ladles since 1987. The first ladle castings were supplied to Taganrog Iron and Steel Works. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: NLMK to improve sales flexibility

NLMK has finished assembling new machinery under the project to expand the shipping sites in the hot-rolling shop. The increase of the area to process rolled metal and the development of the infrastructure will create a reserve of hot-rolled coils for the periods of seasonal fluctuations of demand. NLMK supplies hot-rolled metal in coils and…

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Russia: CherMK enters active phase of hydraulic roll screwdown repair

Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works has started construction works within the project to modernize hydraulic roll screwdowns of edging stands and horizontal stands of the mill-2000 in the sheet-rolling shop No. 2. Investments in the project total 1 billion rubles. At present the general contractor is constructing foundation pits for the pump stations and prepares…

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