Zinc, Metals and mining
The Statistics Committee of the Ministry of Economy of Kazakhstan reported that the output of copper cathodes and refined zinc in Kazakhstan fell by 3.3% and 1.0% in annual terms in January-Februar
Chelyabinsk zinc plant, the largest Russian producer of high-quality zinc and its alloys, member of the metallurgical group of UGMK, has summed up the operating results for January-December 2016.
The Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company is about to increase copper production up to 0.38 million tons per year over the next 3-5 years.
KAZ Minerals published production activity and audited financial results for 2016.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has prepared a draft presidential decree which would tighten sanctions against North Korea.
In the first month of 2017, the production of unprocessed zinc in Russia increased compared to January of last year by 1.2%, the Federal State Statistics Service reports.
According to the Kazakhstani Ministry of National Economy’s Statistics Committee, in 2016, the prices for goods, exported by Kazakhstan, rose on average by 9.4% and imported - by 16.4%.
In the previous year, the production of raw zinc increased by 4.7% in Russia, this follows from the materials of the Federal State Statistics Service.
JSC “Zhayremsky GOK” increased the quality evaluation of more than 60 mln tons of ore having referred them to the reserves with zinc content of over 4%, is said in Glenore’s repor
In 2016, the Swiss company Glencore reduced the production of coal compared with the previous year by 5% to 124.9 million tons, the company reports.