Russia Metals and Mining, Uzbekistan Metals and Mining
Until the end of 2015 Uzbek JSC "Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Plant" (AMMC) would lead mining and processing complex (GOK) in the field of polymetallic ores Khandiza in Kashkadarya region in the south of the country to the design capacity, the press service of the AMMC stated on Wednesday.
"Already in 2015 the ore management of "Khandiza" goes at full capacity - mining and processing of 650 tons of ore per year", - the press service of the plant informs. According to AMMC, the plant will reach the planned figures due to the intensification of tunnel works and modernization of mining equipment.
Evraz ZSMK made a shipment of rails for GUP "Tashkent underground". 960 tons of rails category P50 H 25 meters long were sent to the Uzbek underground.
"Evraz ZSMK has long and successful cooperation with Russian underground. Trains in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk travel on our rails. Now the geography of the deliveries for the underground expanded to Tashkent - the managing director of Evraz ZSMK Alex Yuriev states. – The development of cooperation with the Uzbek customers for Eurasia is extremely important since Uzbekistan is one of the largest consumers of our products in the CIS".
According to updated information of the World Steel Association Worldsteel, in August 2014 the total steel production in the CIS countries decreased by 6.5% as compared with the same period of the previous year to 72.018 million tons.