Regional news

Mechel to spend over 1 bln rubles on ecology in Chelyabinsk Region

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, MOEX: CHMK) and Mechel-Coke OOO (both part of Mechel Group) will spend over 1 billion rubles on environment protection over the next two years. The companyís ecological program was presented at a meeting of the interdepartmental working group tasked with developing a project agreement between the regionís government and Mechel PAO on ecological cooperation.

Elgaugol enlarges explosives store

Elgaugol OOO (part of Mechel Groupís mining division) nearly quintupled the size of its explosives store at Elga Coal Complex. Its storage volume has increased from 50 to 240 tonnes.

Urals Stampings Plant sets new monthly production record

Urals Stampings Plant (Uralkuz PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: URKZ) has set an absolute monthly production record. In January the plant put out over 11,500 tonnes of products, reaching the highest monthly maximum in the plantís history.

Ecology experts, activists tour Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: CHMK) hosted a delegation headed by State Dumaís Deputy Vladimir Burmatov. Lawmakers, activists and leading scientists examined the plantís production process and its environment protection technologies. The tour was made as an ecological cooperation agreement between Mechel PAO and the regionís government is being hammered out.

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant certifies two types of heat-strengthened rails for European market

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: CHMK) confirmed production of its 60E1 and 60E2 heat-strengthened railsí compliance with Europeís TSI technical requirements. These certificates enable the plant to market these rails in the European Union.

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant earns European certificate for bulk ingots

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: CHMK) earned the DNV GL certificate for its bulk ingots from specialty steels. The certificate enables the plant to supply its products to the European market. This type of ingots is produced by exceedingly few facilities worldwide.

Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant increased high-margin product sales in 2017

Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant (BMK AO, part of Mechel Group) sold more high value-added hardware products in 2017 than in 2016.

Izhstal spent 76 million on environment

Izhstal PAO (part of Mechel Group, MOEX: IGST) in 2017 implemented an environment protection program with cost totaling over 76 million rubles.

Elgaugol increased production in 2017

Elgaugol OOO (part of Mechel Groupís mining division) demonstrated significant production growth in 2017 year-on-year.

Elgaugol reports change in management

Elgaugol OOO (part of Mechel Groupís mining division) reports a change in its management.

Port Mechel Temryuk sets cargo turnover record in 2017

Port Mechel Temryuk (part of Mechel Groupís transport division managed by Mecheltrans Management Company OOO) reached a historically record cargo turnover of 1.5 million tonnes in 2017.

Izhstal Completes Overhaul of Key Rolling Mill

Experts at Izhstal (part of Mechel Group, MOEX: IGST) completed the overhaul of the plantís bar and wire rolling mill 250. The works were completed as scheduled. The mill is a key facility for the plant and responsible for approximately 45% of the plantís output of finished rolls.

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant First Sells Rails for Cosmodrome Reconstruction

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: CHMK) produced rails for reconstructing rail tracks at Baikonur and Plesetsk cosmodromes. The rails were shipped to Center for Operation of Space Ground Based Infrastructure (TsENKI), a subsidiary of Russiaís state space corporation Roscosmos.

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant Produced Total 1.5 Million Tonnes at Universal Rolling Mill

Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant (ChMK PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: CHMK) has produced a total of 1.5 million tonnes of rolls at its universal rolling mill since its launch.

Yakutugol Sets Up Southern Yakutiaís Floorball Cup Tournament

Yakutugol Holding Company AO (part of Mechel Group) organized a floorball (floor hockey) tournament. Nineteen teams from Neryungri, Aldan and Tommot accepted the companyís invitation to compete.

Urals Stampings Plant Increased Production in 2017

Urals Stampings Plant (Uralkuz PAO, part of Mechel Group, MOEX: URKZ) increased production and sales by 28% in 2017.

Korshunov Mining Plant Mines 500-Millionth Tonne of Ore

Miners at Korshunovsky Open Pit of Korshunov Mining Plant (KGOK PAO, part of Mechel Group) mined a 500-millionth tonne of ore since the plantís founding.

Yakutugol Completes This Yearís Technical Revamping Program

Nine new BelAZ dump trucks began operating at Yakutugol Holding Company AO (part of Mechel Group)ís Neryungrinsky Open Pit. An EKG-18 excavator is nearly assembled. Launching this machinery completes this yearís modernization program. Overall, in 2017 the company acquired over 30 items of new machinery.

Mechel Expands Mining Machinery Fleet at Southern Yakutia Industrial Facilities

Moscow, Russia Ė December 26, 2017 Ė Mechel PAO (MOEX: MTLR; NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports leasing 18 BelAZ mining trucks as part of an agreement with State Transport Leasing Company for a total of 2.8 billion rubles.

Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant Mastered 20 New Hardware Types

Beloretsk Metallurgical Plant (BMK PAO, part of Mechel Group) mastered production of 20 new hardware types ó wire, ropes and steel straps for different industries, including those meant for import substitution. Test batches of new products were sent to potential customers.