Press Releases
11 March 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Smelting Production at Otelu Rosu

Moscow, Russia — March 11, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that smelting production at Otelu Rosu has been temporarily halted due to a contingency situation.
06 March 2012

Mechel Announces Changes in Management of Group’s Power Division

Moscow, Russia — March 06, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the appointment of the new Chief Executive Officer of Mechel-Energo OOO.
01 March 2012

Mechel Reports Opening Ceremony for Quality Steel Producing Complex at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant

Chelyabinsk, Russia — March 01, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that a ceremony was held to launch the first line of Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant’s universal rolling mill — a complex producing quality steel. JSC Russian Railways’ President Vladimir Yakunin, Chelyabinsk Region’s Governor Mikhail Yurevich, Chelyabinsk’s City Administration Chief Sergei Davydov and other guests attended the ceremony.
29 February 2012

Mechel Reports Successful Certification of Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant’s Environment Management System as Compliant with International ISO 14001 Standard

Moscow, Russia — February 29, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that the environment management system at Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant, which is part of Mechel’s ferroalloys division, was certified as compliant with the international ISO 14001 standard.
27 February 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Coal Mining at Southern Kuzbass Coal Company’s New-Olzherassk Underground Mine

Moscow, Russia — February 27, 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 mine’s long wall face # 21-1-7 has been temporarily halted due to coal self-heating.
22 February 2012

Mechel Reports Resumption of Work at Romanian Plants

Moscow, Russia — February 22, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that Ductil Steel Buzau and Mechel Campia Turzii plants, as well as smelting production at Ductil Steel Otelu Rosu, resumed their work.
21 February 2012

Mechel Reports Launch of Chrome Briquette Production at Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant

Moscow, Russia — February 21, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the launch of a chrome briquette producing workshop at Tikhvin Ferroalloy Plant, which is part of Mechel’s ferroalloys division.
17 February 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Smelting at Two Romanian Plants Due to Weather

Moscow, Russia — February 17, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that smelting production was temporarily halted at Mechel Targoviste and Ductil Steel Otelu Rosu plants due to problems with shipping in scrap because of severe weather conditions.
16 February 2012

Mechel Reports Resumption of Work at Earlier Suspended Facilities at New-Olzherassk Mine

Moscow, Russia — February 16, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that work at several facilities at New-Olzherassk mine was resumed fully after a temporary suspension.
15 February 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Two Romanian Plants Due to Weather

Moscow, Russia — February 15, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that work was temporarily halted at Mechel Campia Turzii and Ductil Steel Buzau plants due to problems with shipping in raw materials because of severe weather conditions.
15 February 2012

Mechel Reports Management Changes

Moscow, Russia — February 15, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that Mukhamed Tsikanov left the post of Mechel OAO’s senior vice-president for economics and management.
14 February 2012

Mechel Closed Books on Placement of Bo-04 Series Stock Bonds at a Sum of 5 Billion Rubles

Moscow, Russia — February 14, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces successful closure of the books for the placement of its BO-04 series bonds. The funds procured by the placement will be used to re-finance short-term debt facilities.
10 February 2012

Mechel Reports Suspension of Work at Several Facilities at New-Olzherassk Mine

Moscow, Russia — February 10, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports that work was temporarily halted at several facilities at New-Olzherassk mine which is part of Southern Kuzbass Coal Company.
24 January 2012

Mechel Reports 2011 Operational Results

Moscow, Russia – January 24, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 2011 operational results.
16 January 2012

Mechel Reports Changes in Mecheltrans Management

Moscow, Russia — January 16, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the appointment of Oleg Vasechko as Chief Executive Officer of Mecheltrans Management Company OOO.
11 January 2012

Mechel Reports Finishing Laying Railway Tracks to Elga Coal Complex

Neryungri, Russia — January 11, 2012 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that it has finished laying tracks along the entire route of the railway link from Ulak station to the Elga coal deposit which is being developed by Mechel Mining OAO’s subsidiary, Yakutugol Holding Company OAO.
23 December 2011

Mechel Announces Acquisition of Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant

Donetsk, Ukraine — December 23, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces closure of the transaction for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant (DEMZ AO).
21 December 2011

Mechel Reports Changes in Mechel-Energo Management

Moscow, Russia — December 21, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, reports the appointment of Anatoly Chernakov as the acting Chief Executive Officer of Mechel-Energo OOO.
21 December 2011

Mechel Announces Launch of Coke-Oven Battery #5 at Mechel-Coke

Chelyabinsk, Russia — December 21, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the launch of the reconstructed coke-oven battery #5 at Mechel Mining OAO’s subsidiary Mechel-Coke OOO.
19 December 2011

Mechel Announces Launch of Universal Rolling Mill’s First Line at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant

Chelyabinsk, Russia — December 19, 2011 – Mechel OAO (NYSE: MTL), one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the launch of the universal rolling mill’s first line — the blooming concaster #5 at Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plant’s oxygen converter shop.