Volnogorsk Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Trading House Eco-Service LLC the delivery of diesel fuel valued at 164.67 million UAH. This year the company has to supply 5800 tons of Euro K5, K5-VO fuel at 28392 UAH per ton. This is 3% cheaper than the average price on the market (29.260 UAH per…Details
Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works is constructing a tube-type furnace to heat pitch in the coal pitch processing shop. In order to protect the construction site from weather, it has been covered with a special thermal cloth. Fan heaters keep the temperature inside at plus 14 degrees C. The framework has already been assembled, the…Details
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) cold-rolling mill 2000 has produced 10 million tons of finished products. Launched in 2011, the unit is one of MMK’s most modern and high-tech facilities. Mill 2000 has a production capacity of 2,100,000 tons per year and is a key element of PJSC MMK’s new cold-rolling complex at sheet…Details
Implementation issues of the program of guaranteed electricity supply to the new production facilities of the Navoi Mining and Metallurgical Combine (NMMC) were considered at a meeting chaired by Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the presidential press service said in a statement. The leadership and specialists of the Uzbekenergo JSC and its territorial facilities, NMMC, interested…Details
In 2017 Russia increased gold output by 7.9% YoY.
According to the Rosstat, silver production dropped by 0.6%.
In December 2017 gold output grew by 1.3% YoY, while silver – fell by 4.6%.
At the same time gold output growth was 2.5% MoM and silver – 45.7%. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Bozshakol Mining and Processing Works produced 119 thousand ounces of gold, up almost 2-fold YoY. According to Kaz Minerals, ore output increased by 22%, to 34.6 million tons. “Processing grew by 112%, from 11.1 million tons to 24.6 million tons of ore. Average copper contents in the processed ore dropped from 0.56% in…Details
In 5 years Chepets Mechanical Works intends to increase revenue 1.7-fold, from 13.5 billion rubles in 2017 to 22.7 billion in 2022. The most prospective direction is the manufacture of titanium products. According to the experts, by 2022 the company share of the market could reach 30%, with machine-building enterprises its main customers. Last year…Details
Energomashspetsstal continues delivering rolls under previously concluded contracts. In December 2017 the company shipped over 100 tons of rolls to Zaporizhstal. The batch comprised 4 supporting rolls with the combined weight of 101 tons. 3 more rolls with the total weight of 76 tons were shipped to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works. The corresponding…Details
Kosaya Gora Iron and Steel Works has won a tender to supply pig iron to Minsk Tractor Works (Belarus). In Q1 the company will deliver 9 thousand tons of pig iron to one of the world leading manufacturers of tractors. In 2017 KMZ increased ferromanganese output and sales – by 7.8 thousand tons and by…Details
The project to construct a new iron and steel works of Ishstal in Bashkortostan with the participation of Chinese investors has been suspended. The republican authorities have excluded it from the list of priority projects of the region. It was supposed that investments in the project would total over 6 billion rubles. The…Details
In 2017 Stoylensky Mining and Processing Works increased concentrate output by 3% YoY, to the record-high level of 16.08 million tons. Of this 6.5 million tons were used to produce iron ore pellets, and the rest (9.6 million tons) shipped to Novolipetsk Iron and Steel Works, which consumes 100% of SGOK products. Sinter ore manufacture…Details
In 2017 Severstal-Metiz started manufacturing over 100 new types of products, having increased its product range.
Among them are new types of steel sections, railroad fasteners and gauged rolled metal, etc.
In particular, last year Severstal-Metiz started producing railroad screw with fixed nut and became the exclusive supplier of Vossloh fasteners in Russia. (Ukrainian metal)
These activities imply comprehensive assessment of compliance of construction and operation of Udokan Mining and Metallurgical Plant with the environmental requirements established by the government of the Russian Federation with the aim to prevent negative impact that planned operation of the deposit might generate on the environment, including, among other things, recommended preventive and mitigation…Details
There is a conflict growing between militants of the so-called Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics, terrorist organizations created and supported by Russia, because of the coal deliveries to Zuyevskaya Thermal Power Plant, which could result in the complete halt of the plant and bring about a power crisis on the Russia-seized territories. “The warehouses of…Details
In 2017 Belarus Iron and Steel Works increased profit 5-fold, to $71 million. According to the company statement, sales revenue grew by 132%, to $1.166 billion. “Thanks to the stabilization of the situation on the raw materials market in September 2017, steel manufacture at BMZ reached 210 thousand tons per months. This provided for the…Details
Ukrainian businessman and owner of DCH Group Oleksandr Yaroslavsky held talks with U.S. and Chinese investors in Davos on the possibility of co-financing Sukha Balka mining with banks. He bought Sukha Balka in May of 2017 from Evraz. The businessman noted the prospects of this enterprise and the intention to attract co-financing for the implementation…Details
The new major shareholder of Petropavlovsk – the Kazakh businessman Kenes Rakishev intends to make the company sell its 31% stake in the iron ore IRC. The company share is estimated at $65 million, while the total debt of IRC of $233.75 million is the ICBC project financing with Petropavlovsk guarantees. The money was borrowed…Details
Tata Power’s victory at an auction for a 25-year license for the Krutogorovsky coalfield in the Kamchatka region will become India’s biggest investment in Russia’s Far East, India’s Ambassador to Russia Pankaj Saran said. “Negotiations on the project began several years, ago and I am glad that the company has won a license to develop…Details
The state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works has ordered the Trading House Eco-Service LLC the delivery of lime valued at 34.34 million UAH. This year the company will deliver 15467 tons of construction lime of the second quality with 80-89% of active CaO+MgO at 2220 UAH per ton. In December 2017 the same company…Details
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has ordered Khimvektor LLC the delivery of ilmenite valued at 88.68 million UAH. This year the company will supply 10 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate with TiO2 contents of 57.5% at 5982 thousand UAH per ton and 5 thousand tons of concentrate with TiO2 of 55.5% at 5772 UAH per…Details
Energomashspetsstal is fulfilling the order to supply rolls for ArcelorMittal.
According to the contract, in December 2017 the company shipped 343 tons of rolls.
The rolls went to ArcelorMittal plants situated in Kazakhstan, France and Ukraine.
The supporting rolls will be used in hot- and cold-rolling mills. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Belarus Iron and Steel Works produced 141.8 thousand tons of hot-rolled seamless pipes, up by 170% YoY.
This is the maximum output in 10 years.
Pipes were shipped to 126 customers in 19 countries.
The major importers of Belarus pipes are Russia, USA, Italy, Germany and Poland. (Ukrainian metal)
Pervouralsky Pipe Works was one of the first enterprises of Sverdlovsk region to confirm the correspondence of its environment management system to ISO 14001:2015.
The audit has been carried out by TUV Rheinland.
The certificate is valid for 3 years.
Its first ISO 9001 certificate PNTZ obtained in 2002. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Kapan Mining and Processing Works, a part of Polymetal, mined 527 tons of ore and processed 530 thousand tons. In Q4 2017 output totaled 140 thousand tons and processing – 141 thousand tons. Mining grew by 33% YoY, and processing by 24%. Gold contents in 1 processed ton of ore in Q4 2017…Details
Bystrinskoye LLC in Zabaykalye region intends to obtain its first gold containing, copper and magnetite concentrate at the end of the first quarter.
After that the plant will be commissioned.
The capacity of each line is 5 million tons of ore per year.
The commissioning of the works started on October 31, 2017. (Ukrainian metal)
Severstal has put in operation a new bulk crane at the steel manufacture of Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. The lifting capacity of the new machine is 70 tons, its length – over 34 meters and weight exceeds 248 tons. The crane will be used to transport and load slabs into open wagons. “Investments in…Details