Russia: Dybrynskoye uranium deposit to be commissioned in 2020

Rusburmash has finished prospecting works at the Dybrynskoye deposit of the Khiagda ore field.

Khiagda is developing the uranium deposits in the Republic of Buryatia.

Dybrynskoye is the fifth deposit with good reserves. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal Steel Ropes supplies products for the first cable-stayed bridge in Uzbekistan

Severstal Steel Ropes has supplied and assembled cables for the first pedestrian cable-stayed bridge in the city of Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

For this project the company has produced and assembled some 20 cable wares, made of high-strength galvanized ropes. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports up in 2018

In 2018 Ukraine increased coal imports by 10.6% YoY, to $3035.34 million, while exports dropped by 91.8%, to $8.649 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, in December 2018 coal imports grew by 27.8% YoY, to $341.87 million, while exports fell by 99.7%, to $0.022 million. Last month Ukraine mostly imported coal from Russia ($154.03…


Russia: Profil-Akras output down in 2018

In 2018 the pipe works named after Makarov “Profil-Akras” manufactured over 122 thousand tons of pipes and shipped 124 thousand tons. The results were below those of the previous year. According to the company, 2018 was difficult both for the employees and customers. The market price fluctuations affected sales and purchase planning. Dealer project suffered…


Ukraine: NZF output up in 2018

In 2018 Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 788.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 3.6% YoY.

In particular, the manufacture of silicomanganese grew by 7.1%, to 735.69 thousand tons, and of other ferroalloys – 9.3-fold, to 13.1 thousand tons.

At the same time the production of ferromanganese decreased by 45.4%, to 40.14 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Uzbekistan: uranium to be supplied to India

Uzbekistan and India have signed an agreement on long-term uranium supplies. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a meeting in the framework of the Dynamic Gujarat International Summit on January 18. “Uzbekistan jointly with Indian partners will create a technopark of advanced information technologies in Tashkent and a…


Russia: processing factory to be built in Yakutia

A processing factory will be built on the basis of the Vertikalnoye mining enterprise in Yakutia.

Its processing capacity will be 110 thousand tons of ore per year.

The factory will be producing silver cathode deposit. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys output down in 2018

In 2018 Ukraine decreased ferroalloys output by 0.4% YoY, to 1022.02 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in December 2018 output grew by 3.9% MoM, to 85.11 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)