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Russian ferrous metallurgy news
| 18 Jun 2018 | 16:44

NLMK Group to employ new technology to boost quality and reduce cost of coke production

NLMK Group to employ new technology to boost quality and reduce cost of coke production NLMK Group, a global steel company, is designing equipment to implement stamp charging process at Altai-Koks. This will boost coke quality and reduce the cost of its production through use of more cost-efficient grades of coking coals. Stamping technology is under implementation at Coke Plant No. 5, which launched in 2006 with a design capacity of 1.1 mtpa, and covers 25% of all Altai-Koks production needs. The scope of the project includes an overhaul of the plant, construction of a storage...
Russian non-ferrous metallurgy news
| 18 May 2018 | 11:32

Rusal increased revenue despite U.S. sanctions

Rusal increased revenue despite U.S. sanctions Russian aluminum giant Rusal on April 11 warned of expected harm to its business from U.S. sanctions, sending its shares down more than 7% despite the company reporting a 20% jump in first-quarter core profit. Washington last month announced sanctions on Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska and several companies in which he is a large shareholder, including Rusal, En+ Group and GAZ Group, in response to what the United States said were Russia’s «malign activities». Though Rusal said longer-term...