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UMMC opens metallurgical training center for students

UMMC's ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Technical University metallurgical training center

UMMC launched on Tuesday its Technical University, a training center for students seeking to enter the metallurgical industry. Tuesday’s opening featured guest speakers, a lecture series and discussion groups, in which the training center’s 650 students participated. UMMC’s Technical University … Read More »

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MMK’s Oleg Shiryaev to replace Ushakov as MMK Hardware director

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MMK announced on Tuesday the appointment of Oleg Shiryaev as director of MMK Hardware, a position previously occupied by Sergey N. Ushakov. Ushakov personally selected Shiryaev to replace him after he announced his retirement. Born and raised near MMK’s facility … Read More »

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Gazprom discusses gasification with Russian prime minister

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Gazprom held a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev last week on the progress of gasification in Russia. Kirill Seleznev, a member of Gazprom’s board and the head of gas and liquid hydrocarbon marketing and processing of gas and … Read More »

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MMK’s second quarter sales fall 5.3 percent to $2.16 million

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Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works recently released its consolidated financial statements for the second quarter and first half of the year, showing a 5.3 percent quarter-over-quarter decrease in sales to $2.16 million. Cost of sales for the second quarter fell … Read More »

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Gazprom celebrates industry advancements with awards conference

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Gazprom held an awards conference last week at its central office to celebrate advancements made by oil and gas companies throughout the year. In total, 54 gas companies were in attendance or participated in the celebration online. The event began … Read More »

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OEMK installs modernized sewage treatment facility

OEMK's new modernized sewage water treatment facility.

Metalloinvest’s Oskol Electrometallurgical Plant–or OEMK–recently installed a modernized sewage water cleaning facility with new technology that allows for the enhanced quality of sewage water treatment. The $6.34 million investment, which is part of OEMK’s efforts to reduce its environmental impact, … Read More »

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Gazprom partners with Moscow to expand NGV infrastructure

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Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller recently signed an agreement with Sergei Sobyanin, the acting mayor of Moscow, to expand the use of natural gas as a motor fuel. The document establishes measures geared toward increasing the use of natural gas vehicles … Read More »

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Mechel to ship coal to Russia’s flood-ravaged Amur region

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Mechel announced recently its plan to send 10,000 tons of coal to an area in Russia’s Amur region that has recently been hit by a flood. The flood destroyed numerous residential homes, private gardens and farms, as well as roads, … Read More »

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