Ukraine: AMKR best employer of mining and steelmaking complex

The first major international research Randstad Employer Brand Research 2019 was held in Ukraine to study employers’ attractiveness. Its results have proved that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is the most attractive employer within steelmaking and mining industry in Ukraine. The company was presented with a certificate in Kyiv at the First awards ceremony for the most…

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Ukraine: Antimonopoly Committee punishes Tigipko for buying Dneprometiz

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has punished the TAS Group of Companies belonging to Sergey Tigipko for 55 million UAH for buying Dneprometiz without the committee’s consent. The committee has studied the case of TAS taking control of Dneprometiz and violating the competitiveness legislation. Thus, the committee has denied Tigipko buying Dneprometiz. Severstal sold Dneprometiz…

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Russia: HGM gold output up in Q1 2019

The output of the U.K. Highland Gold Mining (HGM), which mines in Russia, grew by 21% YoY, to 71,961 ounces, or 2.2 tons, of gold and gold equivalent in January-March, the company said in a statement on April 25. Production at the Mnogovershinnoye deposit jumped by 58% YoY, to 30,600 ounces, output at the Novoshirokinskoye…

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Russia: Mechel-Service supplies metal structures for incineration plant

Mechel-Service has supplied 350 tons of rolled metal to produce metal structures for the first incineration plant in the Moscow region. Of the metal supplied Krasnoyarsk Enterprise of Technological Machine-building produces frames for the incineration boiler. Most of the metal accounted for beams and sheets manufactured at the Chelyabinsk Iron and Steel Works. The plant…

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Kyrgyzstan: PM makes no decision on uranium mining in Issyk-Kul

Government of Kyrgyzstan has not yet decided what will happen to the uranium deposit, the Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev announced at the meeting of the Parliament. Deputy Kamchybek Zholdoshbaev asked what would happen to the uranium deposit in Issyk-Kul region. Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev noted that incorrect information about uranium was disseminated. “YurAsia company was registered in…

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Russia: TMK sales down in Q1 2019

In January-March, TMK sold 966 thousand tons of pipes, down by 2% YoY and by 4% QoQ. The negative dynamics was mostly caused by the drop in sales in the American division. At the same time OCTG pipes sales increased by 4% YoY, to 481 thousand tons. This year TMK expects pipe consumption by Russian…

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