Metals and mining, Belarus Metals and Mining
In February of the current year, according to railway statistics, the export of Russian ferrous scrap to Belarus amounted to 93 thousand tons.
In 2016, Izhstal (a part of the Mechel group) increased the volume of the supply to the largest Belarusian manufacturer of automotive vehicles MAZ by 71%.
In early January the demand for pipe products of the Belarus metallurgical plant grew significantly.
In January-August 2016 steel production at the Belarus metallurgical plant made up 1.443 mln tons – by 21% lower in annual terms.
The production volume of Belarus metallurgical plant in Q2 2016 made up BYN 346 mln, by 20% higher than in Q1 2016.
In the coming 6 years the Belarus metallurgical plant plans to realize a few large investment projects. Among them is the foundation of a complex on special steel output.
Belarusian metallurgical plant masters production of hot-rolled reinforcement of tetralateral die-rolled sectionsEdited by Rhod Mackenzie / 2015-12-03 04:12:36
Specialists of Belarusian metallurgical plant (BMZ) have started production of hot-rolled reinforcement of tetralateral die-rolled section at the request of one of the European consumers, the press centre of BMZ reports.
Uralmash in Ekaterinburg, IZ Karteks in St. Petersburg (both are part of OMZ) and Belarusian BelAZ have begun to develop joint projects of equipment turnkey supply for the construction and modernization of the quarries. The initiative will be supported in the framework of the regional program of import substitution in the Sverdlovsk region. The details of collaboration are not disclosed
In recent years the leadership of Uralmash calls building complex objects strategic direction.
The Belarus metallurgical plant OJSC – the head company of BMK holding - has been proved the “Best exporter in 2014” in Belarus, the press service of Belarus metallurgical plant reports. The CEO, A. Savenok, was awarded in Minsk on May 14th.
This year 104 companies intended to become the bet exporter in 18 nominations representing almost all directions of exported products, works and services.
The Belarus metallurgical plant was the best in the nomination “Metallurgy”. The company has already become the best exporter in Belarus in 2010 and 2007.
In 2014 the Belarus metallurgical plant exported 2018.4 thousand tons of metal products for $1,226.4 mln, the growth rate was 114.7% in natural terms and 105.6% in monetary terms.
Belarus states the fall of transit of the Russian cargo to Europe, including coal by more than 20%, oil products by 15%, the Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus, A. Sivak, said.
“Coal shipment via Belarus annually made up 24-27 mln tons. One should not say this is connected with the mutual sanctions”, he said.
According to Mr. Sivak, there are new approaches to coal in the UK and Poland.
The Minister said that it is not easy to replace these flows.
There is a rise of cargo shipment from the Baltic countries to the Ukraine – by 26% in 2014. But these are small volumes anyway, he said.