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  • 2008-05-16 14:29:08
    Results of the Annual General Meeting
    Evraz Group S.A. announces that all resolutions proposed to the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday, 15 May 2008, were duly passed including, inter alia, the following: 1.       Approval of the reports of the auditors and of the Board of ...
  • 2008-05-15 17:38:34
    CIS billet exports up $25 per tonne for June production
    CIS billet export bookings are up $25 per tn and offers have increased further for June production. Some CIS mills are still limiting their billet export allocation due to strong domestic demand, which has forced buyers to explore other markets such as Turkey even though prices continue ...
  • 2008-05-15 12:25:50
    UC RUSAL to invest over $700 mln in construction of the Taishet Aluminium Smelter in 2008
    UC RUSAL announces its plans to complete the main construction phase and purchase production equipment for the Taishet Aluminium Smelter in 2008. Total investment will exceed $ 700 mln this year. The smelter’s first metal is scheduled to be produced at the end of 2009. 60% of the ...
  • 2008-05-15 12:10:51
    OMK Reports Its Operating Results for April 2008
    Chusovoy Metallurgical Works’s output of finished rolled products was 38.6 thousand tn in the reporting period. Its output of rolled products reached 159.5 thousand tn from the beginning of 2008, or 16,8 thousand tn more than in the equivalent period in 2007. Steel production was ...
  • 2008-05-14 15:53:46
    NLMK increases shareholdings in Stoilensky GOK to 100%
    NLMK completed the buyout of ordinary shares in OJSC Stoilensky GOK on 8 May, 2008. As previously announced on 14 March, 2008, in accordance with Russian legislation, NLMK posted a mandatory offer to purchase ordinary shares to Stoilensky GOK’s minority ...
  • 2008-05-14 11:57:02
    Severstal completes Aquisition of Sparrows Point
    Severstal on May 8 completed its previously announced acquisition of Sparrows Point, a fully-integrated steel mill based in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, from ArcelorMittal. Severstal has received regulatory approval from the United States Department of Justice and the Committee on ...
  • 2008-05-13 14:31:59
    UC RUSAL appoints a new member to its Board of Directors
    UC RUSAL announces the appointment of Dmitry Razumov, CEO of the ONEXIM group, to its Board of Directors. This appointment follows the acquisition of 25% plus one share stake in Norilsk Nickel from the ONEXIM Group.   Biography: Dmitry Razumov has been the CEO of the ONEXIM ...
  • 2008-05-13 12:20:07
    OMZ Special Steels Modernizes Press Forging Facilities
    Reconstruction of OMZ Special Steels' 6,000-ton automated press forging complex was begun April 7 and is scheduled for completion in late May. In the course of the project, the pump and hydraulics system are being replaced, build-up welding and mechanical processing of worn out parts are being ...
  • 2008-05-12 17:09:34
    MMC Norilsk Nickel announces preliminary consolidated production results for 1st quarter 2008
    MMC “Norilsk Nickel” (“Norilsk Nickel”, “the Company”) announces preliminary consolidated production results for the first quarter of 2008 at its Polar and Kola Divisions in Russia and international operations in Finland, Australia, Botswana and South Africa. ...
  • 2008-05-12 17:03:43
    Mechel Announces Acquisition of New Coal Processing Equipment at its Yakutugol Subsidiary
    Mechel announces that its Yakutugol coal mining subsidiary has acquired new equipment for its Neryungri Coal Processing Plant in line with its capital expenditure program. The acquisition of the U.S.-manufactured Artrita coal mill will be used for crushing and coal dust preparation in the ...
  • 2008-05-05 12:17:10
    Severstal-metiz and TAS have agreed the sale
    Severstal-metiz and the group TAS have agreed the sale of the group TAS 34.6 % share of JSC Dneprometiz to Severstal-metiz   Severstal-metiz has bought a further 35% of the TAS banking and insurance group, bringing its ownership of the company up to some 95%. ...
  • 2008-04-29 11:55:23
    Fitch Affirms MMK at ‘BB’; Outlook Stable
    Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-25 April 2008: Fitch Ratings has today affirmed Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works’ (MMK) Long-term Issuer Default (IDR) and senior unsecured ratings at ‘BB’. The Outlook for the Long-term IDR is Stable. MMK’s ratings continue to be supported ...
  • 2008-04-29 11:19:10
    Independent auditors confirm NLMK’s compliance with international standards
    NLMK is pleased to announce that its Quality Management System has passed the regular audit for compliance with International Standard ISO 9001:2000 and that its Quality System for carbon hot-rolled steel flats complies with the requirements of EC Directive - 97/23/EG and German technical ...
  • 2008-04-28 16:21:17
    Severstal subsidiary wins exploration and extraction rights for the Ostantsovy gold field in Irkutsk region
    Severnaya Zolotorudnaya Kompaniya (Northern Gold Mining Company), a subsidiary of Severstal, has won an auction for the geological exploration and gold extraction rights at the Ostantsovy field in Irkutsk region in Russia. Severnaya Zolotorudnaya Kompaniya’s winning bid was 45 mln ...
  • 2008-04-28 14:33:34
    UC RUSAL sells Pikalyovo Alumina Refinery to BaselСement
    UC RUSAL announces that it has signed an agreement with ‘BaselCement’, part of the construction business of ‘Basic Element’, to sell the Pikalyovo Alumina Refinery. UC RUSAL aims to be one of the most effective energy and metals corporations in the world. The ...
  • 2008-04-28 12:33:54
    TMK Ships First Batch of Large-Diameter Pipes for the Kenkiyak-Kumkol Pipeline
    TMK announces that it began shipments of 813mm X60 large- diameter pipes with 9.5 mm wall thickness, according to API 5L, for use in the construction of the Kenkiyak-Kumkol pipeline in Kazakhstan. TMK will supply 15,000 tn of large-diameter pipes to “Kazakhstan-China ...
  • 2008-04-25 21:58:13
    The Russian’s aluminum products market is gradually developing
    The Russian’s aluminum products market is gradually developing and doesn’t not wish to remain in stable condition. Recently, it revealed a number of interesting trends, the process of consolidation in the first place. In particular, United Russian Aluminium Company, established as a ...
  • 2008-04-25 11:35:38
    One year since MMK IPO
    MMK managed to raise $1 bln through IPO to realize its investment projects. The offering allowed to obtain market valuation of MMK as well as to establish the company as a public company in the international market. Commenting on the results of the IPO one year ago, MK Chairman Victor ...
  • 2008-04-25 07:36:24
    UC RUSAL completes acquisition of strategic stake in Norilsk Nickel from ONEXIM Group
    UC RUSAL announces that it has completed the acquisition of a 25% plus one share stake in Norilsk Nickel from ONEXIM Group. Commenting on the deal, Alexander Bulygin, CEO, United Company RUSAL, said: “We are delighted that our acquisition of 25% plus one share of Norilsk Nickel has ...
  • 2008-04-24 14:06:43
    SeverStal Completes Management Share Buyout at SeverCorr
    Severstal announced that it has completed the purchase of the outstanding ownership shares belonging to the founding management team of SeverCorr, the next generation steel mill located in Columbus, Miss. Following the transaction, Severstal will hold approximately 85% of SeverCorr.   ...
  • 2008-04-24 12:05:11
    Highveld Agrees on Disposal of Certain Vanadium Assets
    Evraz Group S.A. announces that Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation, which is Evraz’s subsidiary, has entered into definitive agreements with Vanchem Vanadium Products (Proprietary) Limited, a special purpose company controlled by Duferco Investment Partners Inc, on the disposal by ...
  • 2008-04-24 11:03:16
    Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant Reports 5.3% Production Increase for the Q1 2008
    Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant announces its production results for the first quarter of 2008. January through March 2008, CZP produced 42,270 tn of SHG zinc and zinc based alloys, an increase of 5.3% as compared to the same period of 2007 (40,146 tn). 48.1% of the plant output was supplied to the ...
  • 2008-04-23 14:18:27
    Mechel Reports Its Operational Results for the First Quarter of 2008
    Mechel announced today its operational results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Product ...
  • 2008-04-22 12:47:55
    Metalloinvest develops its transport infrastructure
    Metalloinvest Holding transportation subsidiary “Metalloinvesttrans” started wagon maintenance depot construction. The opening ceremony took place on the 18th of April at Mikhailovsky GOK in Zheleznogorsk (Kursk region). The project costs RUB 1.1 bln. It is to be completed by ...
  • 2008-04-22 12:38:45
    MMC Norilsk Nickel develops relations with stainless steel producers in China
    General Director of OJSC MMC Norilsk Denis Morozov made a working visit to the People’s Republic of China (PRC). As part of his visit Denis Morozov participated in the event dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Stainless Steel Association and met with top-managers of ...
  • 2008-04-21 11:54:36
    NLMK Increased Net Profit
    The net profit of Novolipetsk Steel under US GAAP edged up 9 percent to $2.247bln in 2007 compared to a year earlier. Revenue amounted to $7.719bln, which is 28 percent greater than in than in 2006. Meanwhile gross profit surged 26 percent to $3.742bln and operating profit increased 34 ...
  • 2008-04-21 11:03:29
    TMK Announces Production Results for the First Quarter of 2008
    TMK shipped 707 thousand tn of pipes, which is 8% less than in the 1 st quarter of 2007. Despite an 8.5% decrease in demand for pipes at the Russian market in the Q1 of 2008, the Company managed to increase its Russian market share to 25.7% up from 24.8% in Q1, 2007. This growth was due to an ...
  • 2008-04-18 10:32:32
    This week MMK has been visited by delegations of SMS Demag, Germany, and WISDRI, China
    The highlight of the meeting was the current status of the 5,000 mm Plate Mill. Yesterday the guests, accompanied by MMK’s Director for Construction Valentin Antoniuk, visited the site of the future mill and witnessed the activities of over a thousand construction men working there who ...
  • 2008-04-17 12:06:48
    Installation of a New Large-Diameter Pipe Mill at TMK’s Volzhsky Pipe Plant
    TMK announces that the installation of a new large-diameter longitudinal welded pipe mill is underway at its Volzhsky subsidiary.   The new 650,000 tn mill will produce longitudinal welded pipes of X80 grade with diameters ranging from 530mm to 1420mm and wall thickness of up to ...
  • 2008-04-17 11:19:35
    UC RUSAL signs an agreement to sell a 50% coal mining share in the Ekibastuzskoye coal field to Samruk Holding
    UC RUSAL announces that, within the framework of its joint venture in Kazakhstan, it has signed an agreement to sell a 50% share in coal mining at the Ekibastuzskoye coal field to Samruk Holding managing state assets. The coal field is located at the Bogatyr and Severny coal mines in the ...
  • 2008-04-16 16:33:50
    MMK Announces Operational Trading Update Q1 2008 Results under Russian Accounting Standards
    Key Financial Highlights · Revenue increased by 21% to RUR 52,3 bln (RUR 43,1 bln in 1Q2007) · Operating income on the level of RUR  11,6 bln (RUR 11,7 bln in 1Q2007) · Net income (net of the effect of financial investments revaluation) grew by 2% to RUR 8,5 ...
  • 2008-04-16 14:18:35
    NLMK lifts steel output 1.9% in Q108
    NLMK ramped up steel output 1.9% to 2.4 mln tn in Q108. It’s worth noting that hot hot-rolled sheet production increased 19.4%, while cold-rolled 4.3% and galvanized went up 23.5%. NLMK has released its operating results for Q108. Steel output rose 1.9% on the same period last year to 2.4 ...
  • 2008-04-16 11:50:11
    TMK and Societe Generale Group Sign Credit Agreement
    TMK announces that a credit agreement was signed between Seversky Tube Works (STW) and the Société Générale Group. The credit agreement of EUR 88.7 mln will partially finance STW’s acquisition of a Fine Quality Mill (FQM). The agreement between TMK and ...
  • 2008-04-16 06:00:13
    Vyksa Steel Works Reports Its Operating Results for Q1 2008
    Vyksa Steel Works has reported its operating results for March and the first quarter of 2008. VSW produced 134,946 tn of pipes of various grades in March and 361,565 tn from the beginning of the year. VSW manufactured 67,257 tn of large-diameter pipes (LDP) in March. LDP output in ...
  • 2008-04-15 14:16:05
    UC RUSAL announces its production results for the first quarter of 2008
    Highlights* Bauxite production rose by 13.1% to 4,537,288 tonnes compared to the first quarter of 2007. Alumina production rose by 3.5% to 2,837,030 tonnes compared to the same period last year. Aluminium production increased by more than 9.4% to 1,096,236 tonnes compared to the ...
  • 2008-04-15 11:16:31
    Evraz Closes First Stage of Acquisition of Ukrainian Assets
    Evraz Group S.A today announced completion of the first stage of the earlier announced acquisition of selected production assets in Ukraine.   For a cost in excess of $1,000 mln Evraz has closed the acquisition of 51.4% of shares of Palmrose Limited, a Cyprus-based holding company ...
  • 2008-04-15 10:45:11
    ChTPZ Group Ferrous Division Ships 415.9 Thousand Tn of Products to Customers in January through March 2008
    Chelyabinsk Tube-Rolling Plant shipped 415.9 thousand tn of pipe products to customers in the first three months of 2008, a decrease of 11% as compared to the same period of 2007 (467.3 thousand tn). January through March 2008, Chelyabinsk Tube-Rolling Plant shipped 219.2 thousand tn of ...
  • 2008-04-14 16:27:36
    OMZ Develops Production Technology for New-Generation Rotors
    OMZ OJSC announced the development of production technology for new rotors for ultra supercritical steam turbines. Ultra supercritical steam parameters provide more than 300 atm pressure and temperatures of over 590-650ОC. Among participants in the new production technology’s ...
  • 2008-04-14 16:02:13
    TMK Ships Premium Connections to Rosneft for Vankorskoye Field
    TMK announced today it has sent its first shipment of casing with TMK premium connections to OAO NK Rosneft (Rosneft). These high-performance TMK tubular products will be used in Rosneft’s Vankorskoye oil and gas field.   This shipment of TMK-FMC Premium threaded 177.8 mm ...
  • 2008-04-14 14:35:23
    Severstal announces reorganization to facilitate further growth
    JSC Severstal today announced that it is reorganising its businesses into three principal divisions: Severstal Russian Steel,  Severstal Resourses and Severstal International. The new structure, taking effect in April, will reduce the number of reporting lines between individual ...
  • 2008-04-14 13:20:29
    VIZ-Stal launches new product line
    NLMK’s subsidiary VIZ-Stal LLC (Ekaterinburg) has launched the production of 0.23 mm thick transformer steel sheets, enabling VIZ-Stal to enter a new rapidly growing market of high-power transformer components. This new high-tech product boasts lower magnetic losses, and to make its ...
  • 2008-04-11 10:39:01
    Severstal completes the sale of two mines, and associated assets, to Arcelor Mittal
    Further to the announcement on 31st January 2008, OAO Severstal announces today the completion of the sale to ArcelorMittal of its 97.9% stake in the Beryozovskaya Mine and its 99.46% stake in the Pervomayskaya Mine. As part of the deal, Severstal also sold to ArcelorMittal the Severnaya Coal ...
  • 2008-04-09 10:52:31
    Preliminary results of the Extraordinary General Meeting of MMC Norilsk Nickel’s Shareholders
    MMC Norilsk Nickel yesterday held an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company’s shareholders (EGM) in response to a request from shareholders representing interests of Onexim Group. The EGM agenda comprised the following proposals: 1. Amendments to the Charter of Norilsk. 2. ...
  • 2008-04-09 06:45:48
    Mechel acquired 100% stake in Ductil Steel of Romania
    Mechel announces its purchase of 100% stake in Ductil Steel of Romania. The purchase is in line with further strategic development of Mechel’s steel segment, and is also aimed at maintaining Mechel’s position in the Romanian rolled and wire product markets of Romania. On March ...
  • 2008-04-08 10:57:20
    Launch of New Products
    The Sibgormontazh Service Company, which is incorporated in Belon Group, has started production of new equipment. Now all the mines of the Company will be provided with anchors to be used for wall bolting. Currently, a pilot batch ...
  • 2008-04-07 12:07:26
    2007 RAS Financial Results for NLMK Group’s major Russian companies
    Novolipetsk Steel (NLMK) (LSE: NLMK) today announces 2007 Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) financial results for the Group’s major Russian companies. RAS accounting results differ materially from US GAAP accounting results and are not comparable to financial statements ...
  • 2008-04-04 06:44:12
    Mechel and Danieli have signed a partnership agreement
    Mechel announces that its has signed a partnership agreement with Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche S.p.A. for the implementation of reconstruction and development projects for Mechel’s steel subsidiaries. Danieli, an Italian-based world leader in developing technologies and ...
  • 2008-04-03 14:02:50
    CIS domestic HRC up $100-120 on short supply and strong demand
    CIS domestic hot rolled coil prices have surged $100-120 per tn on short supply and strong demand. CIS HRC was selling at $660-700 per tn ex-works at the beginning of March, according to traders, but new orders for April production sold at $775-815 per tn ex-works. “Mills have a lot of ...
  • 2008-04-03 12:21:03
    Gazmetall to become Metalloinvest Holding Company
    CJSC “Gazmetall” shareholders took a decision at the general meeting on renaming the company into CJSC “Metalloinvest” Holding company”.  Maxim Basov will keep the post of the company’s CEO.  Shareholders also agreed to consolidate at ...
  • 2008-04-03 10:50:25
    Lucchini Group’s consolidated profits
    The shareholders’ meeting of Lucchini S.p.A. approved the 2007 financial statements as well as the Group’s consolidated accounts. Lucchini Group’s consolidated accounts for financial year 2007, prepared in compliance with the national accounting standards, showed net ...