BERDYANSK, Ukraine When the Island Bay cargo ship arrived from Beirut at the Kerch Strait, gateway to the Azov Sea, it sailed into a perfect storm of geopolitics and bad weather.
MOSCOW, Nov 12 Fertiliser producer EuroChem said
it would produce less potash than originally planned this year
and would delay the launch of its second plant to the first half
of 2019, making its entry into the competitive market more
gradually than planned.
MOSCOW, Nov 7 Russia's largest coal producer
SUEK plans to ramp up output by 20 million tonnes, or 18
percent, over the next four years and is gearing up for an
initial public offering (IPO) when the time is right, Chairman
Alexander Landia said.
LONDON/MOSCOW, Nov 7 Russian steelmaker
Severstal will ramp up investments by 75 percent next
year, a decision which may require borrowing, its chief
financial officer told Reuters on Wednesday.
CHEREPOVETS, Russia, Oct 23 Russian steelmaker
Severstal has prepared a long-term investment
programme worth several billion dollars in response to a Kremlin
call for major spending at home, the company's chief executive
Alexander Shevelev said.
MOSCOW, Oct 19 Russian steelmaker Evraz
is considering spending almost half a billion dollars on a new
rail mill in the United States, as U.S. tariffs on steel imports
boost the company's U.S. rail business while piling on costs
VORKUTA, Russia Russian railway worker Andrey Bugera had a singular goal: get to pension age so he can leave the polluted, frigid coal mining town above the Arctic Circle where he works and move south to live out even a brief bit of retirement in comfort. | Video
MOSCOW Thousands of people across Russia joined protests on Sunday against government plans to raise the pension age, despite recent promises by President Vladimir Putin to soften the unpopular measure.
MOSCOW, Aug 15 Two of Russia's biggest mining
companies said on Wednesday they were investigating rouble-based
payments schemes, amid calls from Moscow to reduce the role of
the U.S. dollar in Russian trade and so limit the impact of U.S.
MOSCOW Expectations of a boom in demand for electric vehicles are leading investors and battery makers to stockpile nickel and helping to fuel a spike in global prices of the metal, Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel said on Monday.