Press Releases
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.
01 October 2012

Mechel Announces New Executive Appointments

Moscow, Russia – October 1, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces new executive appointments.
01 October 2012

Mechel Announces Commissioning of Seasonal Washing Plant at The Elga Coal Deposit

Neryungri, Russia — October 1, 2012 — Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies announces the commissioning of a seasonal washing plant and production of the first volumes of concentrate of coking coal mined at the Elga deposit.
29 September 2012

Mechel Announces 2012 First Half Financial Results Conference Call and Internet Broadcast

Moscow, Russia — September 28, 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 2012 first half period ending June 30, 2012, on Tuesday, October 2, 2012. In conjunction with this release, Mechel will host a conference call, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet. Yevgeny Mikhel, Chief Executive Officer, will host the call.
25 September 2012

Mechel Reports Decisions Made by Board of Directors

Moscow, Russia – September 25, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports decisions made by the Board of Directors.
20 September 2012

Mechel Reports Resumption of Coal Mining at New-Olzherassk Underground Mine

Moscow, Russia — September 20, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that coal mining at Southern Kuzbass Coal Company OAO’s New-Olzherassk Underground has been resumed.
13 September 2012

Mechel Reports Russian Railways OAO President Vladimir Yakunin’s Visit to Elga Coal Complex

Neryungri, Russia — September 13, 2012 — Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that Russian Railways OAO’s President Vladimir Yakunin visited Elga Coal Complex’s facilities.
10 September 2012

Mechel Reports Chairman of Mechel OAO Board of Directors Meeting with POSCO Chief Executive Officer

Moscow, Russia — September 10, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the meeting between Chairman of Mechel OAO’s Board of Directors Igor Zyuzin and POSCO Chief Executive Officer Chung Joon-Yang during the Business Summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
10 September 2012

Mechel Announces Signing Cooperation Agreement on Supplies of Elga Complex’s Coal Products with RAO Energy Systems of East

Moscow, Russia — September 10, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the signing of a cooperation agreement for supplying OJSC “RAO Energy Systems of East” with coal from Elga Coal Complex.
21 August 2012

Russian President Vladimir Putin Congratulated Yakutugol Holding Company OAO’s Employees on Their Professional Holiday in Live Video-Link

Moscow, Russia – August 21, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke through a live video-link with Elga Coal Complex’s employees.
13 August 2012

Mechel Announces Payment of Dividends Based on 2011 Fiscal Year Results

Moscow, Russia – August 13, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces a dividend payment (including taxes) of 7,694,945,433.30 rubles (approximately US $241.2 million), based on the Company’s results for the 2011 fiscal year.
31 July 2012

Mechel Reports 1H 2012 Operational Results

Moscow, Russia – July 31, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 1H 2012 operational results.
16 July 2012

Mechel Reports Resumption of Work at V.I. Lenina Underground Mine

Moscow, Russia — July 16, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that work at V.I. Lenina Underground mine facilities was resumed fully.
05 July 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Work at V.I. Lenina Underground Mine

Moscow, Russia — July 5, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that work was temporarily halted at V.I. Lenina Underground mine.
29 June 2012

Mechel Announces Results of Its Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting

Moscow, Russia — June 29, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that its Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting was held on June 29, 2012.
20 June 2012

Mechel Reports the 1Q 2012 Financial Results

Moscow, Russia – June 20, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), a leading Russian mining and steel group, today announced financial results for the 1Q 2012.