The Ukrainian government is taking steps to remove Ukrainian products from under the U.S. sanctions for steel and aluminum products, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade – Ukraine’s Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska has said. “We believe that Ukrainian products, which have been represented on the American market for a long time, do not pose…Details
The court has ordered Valki-Ilmenit LLC to pay 5.92 million UAH to Irshansk Mining and Processing Works. In particular, the fine itself amounts to 1.28 million UAH, annual interest to 848 thousand UAH and inflation payment is 3.79 million UAH. The company will be paying this amount by installments (493 thousand UAH a month) till…Details
For the International Women’s Day on March 8 Zaporizhstal has prepared a number of events for its women employees and the veterans of the company, as well as provided monetary aid to single mothers, mothers with many children and children with special needs. According to the company statement, all the women employees received money prizes…Details
Karelsky Okatysh has put into operation the forth water boiler after capital repairs. The cost of the reconstruction was 8 million rubles. Capital repairs of the water boilers are carried out once a 4-year. Previously the repair of each water boiler lasted for almost a year. Now it was possible to decrease the term 2-fold.…Details
Ural Steel has successfully passed the audit of its energy management system for the compliance with ISO 50001. Pronap+ experts, who have carried out the audit, have praised the company energy management system development prospects. This year Ural Steel will have to carry out a lot of work for the certification to take place. As…Details
The warehouse of Metallservice, situated in Moscow, will be reconstructed. According to the Moscow Chief Architect Sergey Kuznetsov, the usage of the building will not be changed, but its size will grow. “After reconstruction the total size of the building will reach 1.3 thousand square meters”, Kuznetsov said. The facades of the building will be…Details
Korolevsky Pipe Works has opened a new warehouse in the city of Taganrog. The new site started operating on March 5. KTZ is one of the largest pipe manufacturers in Russia. It has the pipe plant in the city of Korolev, manufacturing assets in Voronezh, as well as the manufacturing-warehousing complex in Ivanteevka, with the…Details
In January-February Azovstal Iron and Steel Works produced 602 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2.2% YoY. According to the company press-service, steel output dropped by 9.5%, to 631 thousand tons, while that of pig iron grew by 1.9%, to 629 thousand tons. In February Azovstal produced 265 thousand tons of rolled metal, 279…Details
Fire appeared in a mine of Zaporozhye Iron Ore Complex in the village of Malaya Belozerka, when some 80 miners were working at the depth of over half a kilometer. 6 miners received damages because of the fire, with the burnings of one of them being severe. According to the medics, the condition of 5…Details
Export of Russian coal in January-February increased by 4% YoY, to 28.6 million tons, the Ministry of Energy said.
In February coal exports totaled 13.988 million tons.
Coal mining in January-February amounted to 69.233 million tons, of which 61.100 million tons were delivered. (PortNews/Ukrainian metal)
In January Ukraine sold 204.197 billion UAH worth of industrial products (goods and services), up by 28.1% YoY, including 59.119 billion UAH for exports, up by 48.1%. According to the State Statistics Service, mining and quarry industry sales grew by 7.7%. Metal and metal wares manufacture accounted for 18.9% of the total output, while mining…Details
In 2018 Susumanzoloto intends to get 6 tons of gold against the target of 5.3 tons. The increase YoY could be 16.8%. The company enterprises will be operating at the gold deposits in Magadan region and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Electrum plus LLC is expected to provide 490 kg of ore gold. The rest…Details
The Eurasian Economic Committee has increased the import duty of Ukrainian steel wheels with the diameter of 710 mm from 4.75% to 34.22%. The decision has been published on the EEC site and comes into effect in 30 days. The previous investigation ended with the setting of the antidumping duty of 4.75% for 5 years…Details
In 2017 Russia exported 5.37 million tons of steel scrap, down by 4.4% YoY. According to the customs statistics, this is the lowest volume of exports in the past 4 years. Revenue increased by 21%, to $1.329 billion. Turkey imported the most scrap – 44% of the volume, down by 3.9%, but Russia’s revenue grew…Details
At a meeting held on March 5, directors of NLMK Group, an international steel company with assets in Russia, the USA and the EU, resolved to convene the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting on June 8. The Board suggested the shareholders elect Grigory Fedorishin as President (Chairman of the Management Board) of the company. NLMK shareholders…Details
At a meeting held on March 5 NLMK Group’s Board of Directors recommended the company’s shareholders to approve payment of Q4 2017 dividends of 3.36 rubles per share at the upcoming Annual General Shareholder Meeting (AGM), which would be held on June 8. NLMK Board of Directors has also recommended that the shareholders set the…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will pay all its employees a monetary reward for 2017. The so-called 13th salary will be paid by March 15 in full. According to the company statement, each employee will receive an average monthly salary. The total amount to be paid will exceed 200 million UAH. AMKR is one of the few…Details
Energomashspetsstal has fulfilled the contract signed with the state enterprise Electrotyazhmash Works and shipped the customer the last batch of billets. According to the agreement, signed in June 2017, EMSS had to provide the customer with 248.59 tons of billets. In February the company shipped the last batch of sleeves weighing 104.93 tons. They will…Details
This year Chepets Mechanical Works intends to actively develop foreign markets by promoting its products.
“We understand, that if we want to further increase revenue, we have to enter the world markets”, the company CEO Deniz Anischuk said.
The company has already signed agreements on the supply of titanium products. (Ukrainian metal)
Severstal Steel Decisions has designed the works to produce polymer strips for food packaging.
The one-storey building will have the size of 60x66x11 meters.
The metal structures weighing 230 tons were manufactured at the Orel site.
The shipping was carried out according to the schedule. (Ukrainian metal)
Zarya, extracting alluvial gold in Khabarovsk territory, has started preparations for the washing season. According to the company CEO Victor Shudrenko, the season begins in May. The employees have already started arriving at Ulch and Nikolayev sites. This year the company has purchased two new sites: the Bakan Bolshoy deposits and the Detysh deep alluvial…Details
Energoprom and Riedhammer (Germany) have signed an engineering agreement resulting in the start of the construction of a new kiln at the Novocherkassk Electrode Works. The new furnace will improve the quality of premium graphitized electrodes of UHP 610 mm grade, as well as provide for the stability of the manufacturing process. This is a…Details
Interpipe notes the minimal shortage of scrap in winter on the local market, but forecasts the worsening of the situation in spring. “The market will still feel shortage. The seasonal growth of steel manufacture will start in April, winter stocks of scrap will run low, and the shortage of the raw material will be felt”,…Details
The collapse of the roof in the converter shop No. 1 could lead to major disassembly and construction works and reconstruction of the first block of converters 1-3 at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. This will result in the decrease of the metal manufactured. The special commission will soon start investigating the accident. Last week featured heavy…Details
In January world pig iron output increased by 3.1% YoY, to 94.546 million tons.
According to World Steel Association, manufacture in CIS dropped by 6.3%, to 6.425 million tons.
In particular, Ukraine produced 1.8 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Industrial group Energoprom has signed a contract with oil and gas pipe producer TMK to sell graphitized electrodes in 2018-2022, Energoprom said in a statement on March 7 without disclosing other details of the contract.
Sales of Energoprom will cover up to 40% of TMK’s demand in graphitized electrodes, the company said. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)