Mechel Mining News

Coal exporters not backing down despite glut; could China enter the market too?

No signs of production slowdown in major coal-exporting countries.

Mechel stock jumps after winning subsoil license for Pionerskoye iron ore deposit

Russian mining and metals giant Mechel listed in New York where it has a market capitalization just shy of $11bn, reported on Tuesday winning the auction for the subsoil license for Pionerskoye iron ore deposit, sending its ADRs up 3.5% in midday trade. Pionerskoye's estimated reserves as of January 1, 2010 were 137m tonnes of iron ore with high iron content, which will enable the company to produce iron ore concentrate at the early stages of development without the need to use complex beneficiation technologies.

Mechel's new excavators

Mechel, one of Russia's leading mining and metals companies, has commissioned new modern backhoe excavators at its iron ore mining subsidiary, Korshunov Mining Plant OAO, and at its nickel mining subsidiary, Southern Urals Nickel Plant […]