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Kazakhstan: Head of State visits Aktobe Ferroalloy Plant
Thu, 23 May 2019 09:55:38 GMT
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has visited the Aktobe Ferroalloy Plant of the Transnational Company Kazchrome JSC. The Head of State got familiar with the industrial process and the performance indicators of one of Kazakhstan’s metallurgy flagships. Besides, the People’s Oversight project, in which people with disabilities are involved in ensuring occupational health and

Russia: Krasniy Octyabr resumes furnace No. 5 operation
Thu, 23 May 2019 09:54:59 GMT
The electric arc furnace No. 5 has been put into trial operation at the electric shop No. 2 of Krasniy Octyabr. The volume of the furnace is 200 tons. The furnace has not been operating for a year. It was shut down in May 2018 in order to assemble gas-purifying equipment. (Ukrainian

TMK and the National Petroleum Company of Congo sign a Memorandum ...
Wed, 22 May 2019 23:38:03 GMT
TMK and the National Petroleum Company of Congo (Socit Nationale des Ptroles du Congo, SNPC) signed a Memorandum

MMK improves its supply chain
Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK) and LLC Siemens, a subsidiary of German Group of Companies Siemens AG, have signed a contract for the supply of electrical equipment for a period of three

Evraz Rails Set Longevity Record
Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
A Batch Of Dt350 Rails Manufactured In 2013 By Evraz Zsmk Has Posted A New National Record Of 1.5 Bln Tonne-kilometres In Gross Tonnage Moved. The Rails Are Laid In A Track At Vniizhts Testing Facility (rzds R&d

EVRAZ rails set longevity record
Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
A batch of DT350 rails manufactured in 2013 by EVRAZ ZSMK has posted a new national record of 1.5 bln tonne-kilometres in gross tonnage moved. The rails are laid in a track at VNIIZhTs testing facility (RZDs R&D

TMK Announces 1Q 2019 IFRS Results
Sun, 19 May 2019 23:38:22 GMT
PAO TMK (TMK or the Group), one of the worlds leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas

Russia: Korshunovsky GOK to get 240-ton BelAZs
Wed, 15 May 2019 09:50:26 GMT
This year Evraz KGOK will receive its first BelAZ-75313 quarry dump trucks with the lifting capacity of 240 tons. Previously the company ordered only 30-130-ton trucks. This year 5 new dump trucks will arrive at KGOK. (Ukrainian

Russia: Apsat deposit coal output up in January-April 2019
Wed, 15 May 2019 09:48:43 GMT
In January-April, Arctic Developments LLC, a subsidiary of SUEK, increased coal output at the Apsatskoye deposit in Zabaikalye region by 6% YoY, to 208.6 thousand tons. Last year the enterprise mined 618.8 thousand tons of coal, up by 3% YoY. This year output is expected to reach 620 thousand tons. (Ukrainian

NLMK steel for new Liebherr heavy-duty mobile cranes
Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
NLMK Group has delivered its first batch of high-strength Quend 1100 steel to Liebherr, one of the world's largest manufacturers of construction

MMK launches new turbine unit at its power plant
Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
A new turbine unit has been put into operation at the Central Power Plant of PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK). It is equipped with a steam heating turbine and generator. The new turbine unit is more powerful than the previous one and will reduce specific heat consumption for the production of one kilowatt of electricity by

Ukraine: another accident at AMKR
Fri, 10 May 2019 09:45:31 GMT
On May 6, an employee was injured at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. The accident happened at the blast furnace shop No. 1 bin trestle. The Industrial Service Company LLC employee was loading sinter and got burned. (Ukrainian

Price volatility puts steel makers in a fix over viability of ...
Wed, 08 May 2019 06:32:00 GMT
Tata Steel Europe buys ore from a basket of suppliers such as Brazil, Russia, Canada, Norway, South Africa and Sweden. High alumina in iron ore raises levels of alumina in blast furnace slag leading

Trading houses caught in crossfire of Russian oil contamination
Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Trading houses Vitol, Glencore and Trafigura are caught in the crossfire between Russian oil producers and Western

Belarus: BMZ borrows from Russian bank
Tue, 07 May 2019 09:39:37 GMT
Belarus Iron and Steel Works has borrowed 5 million euro and $8 million from Novikombank, Russia. The funds are provided to purchase raw materials among other things. The parties have been cooperating since 2012. (Ukrainian

IMH operational results for FY 2018
Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Industrial Metallurgical Holding (IMH), one of the global leading suppliers of merchant pig iron and the biggest merchant coke producer in Russia, announces its operational results for FY 2018. In 2018, Tulachermet achieved record-high pig iron production for the whole history working with two blast furnaces. Total production increased by 3% to 2,343 kt compared to 2,276 kt in 2017. This was the result of higher production efficiency upon completion of maintenance at blast furnaces 2 and 3

Russia: Evraz steel output up in Q1 2019
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:39:45 GMT
In January-March, consolidated steel output by Evraz enterprises grew by 12.4% QoQ, to 3.5 million tons. The increase has to do with the growth of pig iron output following the capital repairs of the blast furnace No. 3 at Evraz ZSMK last year. Steel sales increased by 8.4%, with semi-finished products sales up by

MMK develops cooperation with consumers in Siberia
Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Deliveries of MMK's rolled steel to pipe companies in the Siberian Federal region have doubled since the beginning of the year. The region accounts for about 10% of the plants sales of the relevant products. The Company plans to further expand its presence in the domestic

Continuous caster and secondary metallurgy facilities by Primetals ...
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
In late March, Ukrainian steel producer PJSC Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Mariupol (MMKI) issued the Final Acceptance Certificates (FACs) for a two-strand continuous slab caster, a twin ladle furnace with an alloying station, and the associated dedusting system, all supplied by Primetals Technologies. The two-strand caster CC4 is designed to produce 2.5million metric tons of slabs per

NLMK Board of Directors recommends dividends for Q1 2019
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT
At a meeting held on 19 April 2019, NLMK Groups Board of Directors recommended the Companys shareholders to approve payment of Q119 dividends of RUB 7.34 per share at the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 7 June

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