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Kazakhstan: Kazakhmys suspends all mines operation
Wed, 29 Nov 2023 10:35:47 GMT
On November 27, the management of the Kazakhmys Group of Companies decided to suspend all mining works following an accident at the Chzhaisan mine, when 2 miners perished. Checks will be carried out at mines headed by chief engineers. Additional payment will be made to the miners who will stay idle during checks. (Ukrainian

Metinvests Azovstal. A Symbol of Perseverance project receives ...
Tue, 28 Nov 2023 11:00:00 GMT
On 24 November 2023, the Effie Awards Ukraine, part of an international network recognising achievements in advertising and marketing communications, announced the countrys winning agencies and projects for 2023. The grand prize was awarded to Azovstal. A Symbol of Perseverance, a project created by Gres Todorchuk agency for the UNITED24 fundraising platform and Metinvest

Metinvest HR Analytics Projects Receives Award at HR Pro Awards
Fri, 24 Nov 2023 14:15:17 GMT
Metinvest Group's project How HR analytics helps at times of war emerged as the winner in the HR Analytics category, while the Saving Lives humanitarian initiative made it to the finals in the Sustainability and Charity category. The HR Pro Awards 2023 ceremony took place on 23 November in

Steelmakers rising costs sharpen European energy focus
Fri, 24 Nov 2023 00:00:00 GMT
European governments are coming under pressure to offer fiscal support to the steel industry in the new year. Energy costs remain elevated as a consequence of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and there are concerns that they could rise further this winter. MEPS respondents reported signs that the European mills more determined push for steel price rises during November may be starting to gain traction, despite limited demand. The rate and scale of the increases may not go far enough to mitigate

Metinvest announces 3Q and 9M operational results
Wed, 15 Nov 2023 11:13:36 GMT
Metinvest B.V., the parent company of an international vertically integrated group of steel and mining companies (jointly referred to as Metinvest or the Group), today announces its operational results for the third quarter and the nine months ended 30 September

Ukraine: Donetsk region coalmine on fire
Wed, 15 Nov 2023 10:36:55 GMT
In the evening on November 13, a fire broke out at a coalmine in Donetsk region due to a power surge. There were 45 miners underground at the time of the emergency. No combustion products entered the mine workings. The fire was extinguished within an hour and power was restored to the mine. (Government

Ukraine steel output decreases 11.7% in Jan-Oct y/y union
Fri, 10 Nov 2023 00:00:00 GMT
Ukraine produced 5.16 million metric tons of steel in the first ten months of 2023, an 11.7% fall from the same period in 2022, data released by the steel producers union showed. The decline in production followed Russias invasion on Feb. 24, 2022, and the destruction of leading steel plants in fighting since then. Russia calls its actions in Ukraine a special military operation. Ukraine was a major steel producer and exporter before the invasion. In 2022, steel output decreased by 70.7%

ArcelorMittal suspends output in Bosnia as steel demand drops
Thu, 09 Nov 2023 00:00:00 GMT
The company said the European steel market has cut demand due to a lower steel consumption that begun in 2022 with the war in Ukraine, the spike in energy prices and output costs, as well as

Ukraine: VostGOK managers accused of embezzlement
Wed, 08 Nov 2023 10:57:11 GMT
In Kirovohrad region law enforcers revealed managers of the state enterprise Vostochniy Mining and Processing Works on buying metallurgical slag wastes at inflated prices. VostGOK is the largest in Europe and the only in Ukraine extractor of uranium ore and producer of uranium concentrate. According to the Economical Security Bureau, the enterprise announced tenders

Ukraines new Mine Action Centre to train 3,000 deminers with ...
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 17:52:55 GMT
On 3 November, Ukraines State Transport Special Service, a specialised military unit of the Ministry of Defence, opened a new Mine Action Centre in the Chernihiv region. Metinvest Group partnered to help fund the centres construction through the United 24 state fundraising platform. One of the Mine Action Centres main tasks will be vocational training of sappers. The plan is to train more than 3,000 specialists to perform humanitarian demining of areas left heavily contaminated with explosive ordnance in the aftermath of fighting. Metinvests financial support has helped to build the centres main administrative building. The Group has invested UAH9.5 million to fund the

Ukraine: Kametstal improves sinter manufacture
Mon, 06 Nov 2023 10:25:38 GMT
Kametstal has modernized its technique to produce sinter. When a number of ideas were implemented in September, the company was able to considerably decrease solid fuel consumption when producing sinter. In particular, the share of sludge in charge has been increased. (Ukrainian

Ukraine: two ferroalloy plants suspend operation
Mon, 06 Nov 2023 10:25:07 GMT
Zaporozhye and Nikopol Ferroalloy Plants, both part of the Privat Group, have suspended operation. The furnaces have been shut down for winter due to the problem with the constant supply of electricity and water. While in shutdown, the plants will focus on repairs. Breaks in electricity and water supply affect technical conditions of furnaces.

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