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Russian ferrous metallurgy news
| 05 Dec 2016 | 16:00

Metalloinvest and ISH signed long-term agreement

Metalloinvest and ISH signed long-term agreement Metalloinvest has signed a RUB 6.8 bn agreement to ship iron ore concentrate of the highest grade with iron content of up to 69.5% to Industrial and Steelmaking Holding (ISH). Prices take into account changes in market conditions. In 2016, Metalloinvest started sales of high-grade products with a low silica content and increased iron content. These product characteristics ensure an increase in output capacity at steel furnaces, lower energy costs and costs of electrodes for electric arc furnaces,...
Russian non-ferrous metallurgy news
| 05 Nov 2016 | 17:00

Rusal is to modernize Boksitogorsk Alumina Refinery

Rusal is to modernize Boksitogorsk Alumina Refinery Rusal has commenced the modernization of the Boksitogorsk Alumina Refinery. The goal of the modernization programme is to increase the production of corundum, which is used in the manufacturing of abrasive and fire-resistant products. The project investment will total about $2 million. Completion of the modernization project will allow for product range expansion on account of new fractions’ production, as well as allowing for an increase in annual corundum production volume by 10,000 tons –...