Press Releases
31 January 2013

Mechel Reports Mecheltrans Acquisition of Stake in Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO

Moscow, Russia – January 31, 2013 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that Mecheltrans OOO acquired a package of Port Vanino’s shares.
31 January 2013

Mechel Reports 2012 Operational Results

Moscow, Russia – January 31, 2013 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 2012 operational results.
24 January 2013

Mechel Reports Resumption of Mining at Mechel Bluestone Mining Facilities

Moscow, Russia — January 24, 2013 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the resumption of work at several of Mechel Bluestone's (West Virginia, USA) mining facilities. Mechel Bluestone is part of the Group’s mining division.
18 January 2013

Mechel Reports Selling Part of Controlling Stake in Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO to Investors

Moscow, Russia – January 18, 2013 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports selling a part of its earlier acquired controlling stake in Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO to investors.
14 January 2013

Mechel Reports Acquiring Controlling Stake in Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO

Moscow, Russia – January 14, 2013 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports acquiring 55% (73.33% of common shares) of Vanino Sea Trade Port OAO. The acquisition was made in line with the company’s strategy of developing its mining division in a bid to expand its export capacities and reduce transport costs in line with planned increases in coal mining volumes.
19 December 2012

Mechel Announces Management Changes at Izhstal OAO

Moscow, Russia — December 19, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the appointment of a new Managing Director of Izhstal OAO (Izhstal), part of Mechel Group.
19 December 2012

Mechel Reports Halting Production at Southern Urals Nickel Plant

Moscow, Russia — December 19, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports halting production at Southern Urals Nickel Plant OAO.
18 December 2012

Mechel Announces Disposal of Toplofikatsia Rousse EAD

Moscow, Russia — December 18, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the disposal of 100% of the shares of Toplofikatsia Rousse EAD (TPP Rousse, Bulgaria).
12 December 2012

Mechel Reports The 9m 2012 Financial Results

Moscow, Russia – December 12, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), a leading Russian mining and steel group, today announced financial results for the 9M 2012.
10 December 2012

Mechel Announces 2012 Nine Months Financial Results Conference Call And Internet Broadcast

Moscow, Russia — December 10, 2012 — Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that it intends to release its financial results for the nine months period ending September 30, 2012 on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Mechel will host a conference call, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet. Evgeny Mikhel, Chief Executive Officer, will host the call.
05 December 2012

Mechel Secures Restructuring of a 1-Billion-Dollar Syndicated Loan

Moscow, Russia – December 05, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces signing an amendment and restatement agreement in relation to a syndicated pre-export loan totalling 1 billion US dollars in order to further improve the liquidity of the company.
23 November 2012

Mechel Reports Temporary Suspension of Steelmaking Facilities in Romania and Ukraine

Moscow, Russia – November 23, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports temporary halting of production facilities at Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant (DEMZ), which is part of Mechel’s steel division, and the schedule for temporary suspension of production at the group’s Romanian steelmaking facilities that are part of Mechel’s Eastern European Steel Division, in both cases due to unfavorable conditions on markets of raw materials and finished steel products.
20 November 2012

Mechel Announces Signing Contracts on Supplies of Extra-size Tires with Japan’s Marubeni Corporation

Moscow, Russia — November 20, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the signing of five-year contracts for supplies of extra-size Bridgestone tires with Japan’s Marubeni Corporation during the 10th session of the Russia-Japan Inter-Government Commission on Trade and Economic Issues in Tokyo, Japan.
16 November 2012

Mechel Has Attended Metal Expo’ 2012 Annual Exhibition

Moscow, Russia — November 16, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports its participation in the 18th International Industrial Exhibition Metal-Expo’ 2012, which was held at the All-Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow on November 13-16, 2012.
29 October 2012

Mechel Reports 9M 2012 Operational Results

Moscow, Russia – October 29, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 9M 2012 operational results.
22 October 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Mechel Bluestone Mining Facilities

Moscow, Russia — October 22, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports temporary halting of mining facilities of Mechel Bluestone (West Virginia, USA), which is part of the Group’s mining division.
15 October 2012

Mechel Announces Obtaining 24-Billion-Ruble Loan

Moscow, Russia – October 15, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports signing long-term agreements with Sberbank of Russia OAO on opening several credit lines to Southern Kuzbass Coal Company OAO for a total of 24 billion rubles.
12 October 2012

Mechel Wins Award for Developing Elga Coal Deposit

Moscow, Russia – October 12, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that its subsidiary Mechel Mining OAO won the Minex-2012 Mining Excellence Award’s Investor of the Year nomination for implementing the project on development of the Elga coal deposit.
12 October 2012

Mechel Announces Signing Cooperation Agreement with Russia’s Economic Development Ministry

Moscow, Russia – October 12, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports signing an agreement with the Russian Federation’s Economic Development Ministry for cooperation aimed at support and development of the Group’s external economic operations.
02 October 2012

Mechel Reports the 1H 2012 Financial Results

Moscow, Russia – October 2, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), a leading Russian mining and steel group, today announced financial results for the 1H 2012.