Ukraine: Central Factory exporting coal to Slovakia

In May the Central Mining and Processing Factory, registered in Antrazit, the city in the Russia-supported terrorist-controlled territory, started exporting anthracite having acquired the appropriate license from the Ukrainian authorities. The coal was supplied to Slovakia. The coal price on the border is around $80 per ton DAP. The precise export volumes of the Central…

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Ukraine: AMKR gives away its functions

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has created a private company Steel Service to provide auxiliary services to manufacturing processes of the company. “Steel Service will provide high quality service to AMKR from the single center. We can take any auxiliary function and develop it, increasing its quality and implementing innovations”, said the company director Irina Footrook. (Ukrainian…

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Russia: Kola sets up new storage facilities for inventories in Monchegorsk

Kola MMC (Norilsk Nickel affiliate) has delivered an upgraded central storage facility for inventories with an approximate area of 3 thousand square meters at its Monchegorsk site. A hired contractor remodeled the layout of the building, overhauled the flooring, and modernized lighting and heating systems. To improve efficiency of floor space utilization, the on-the-floor storage…

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Ukraine: Metinvest-SMC to supply construction material to Ukrzaliznytsia

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) has chosen Metinvest-SMC to supply 25.4 thousand tons of construction materials worth 616.05 million UAH.

In particular, the railroad intends to buy 25435 tons of sections, encased piles and construction elements of railroad and tramways of hot-treated steel. Metinvest-SMC has to deliver the products by the year-end. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $150.18 million worth of long rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $14.42 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the largest importer of Ukrainian long rolled metal in May ($21.17 million). In January-May Ukraine exported $675.77 million worth of long rolled metal products, while imports totaled…

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Ukraine: railroad blocking metal revenues

Limitations of the throughput rate of the railroad stage Kamysh-Zarya – Volnovakha results in the failure with raw materials delivery to Azovstal and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, that have to decrease output, while Ukraine loses some $1.5 billion of revenues per year. According to Ilyich Works CEO Yuri Zinchenko, because of the lack…

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Ukraine: AMKR dismisses Rybachuk

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has dismissed three members of the supervisory board ahead of time. Among them is the ex-head of the President Secretariat Oleg Rybachuk. According to the company statement, Frantisek Chowaniec and Gerhard Renz have also been dismissed. At the same time ArcelorMittal Berislav has dismissed Wilhelmer Michael from the office of the supervisory…

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Ukraine: scrap prices to fall

The state enterprise “Ukrpromvneshexpertiza” believes scrap prices to fall in the summer period. Local prices will be on the level of 3300-4100 UAH per ton till mid-July, and 3300-3800 UAH per ton till mid-August. HMS 1&2 CIF Turkey will cost $210-250 per ton. In May – early June scrap price dropped from $325 per ton…

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Ukraine: metal works get 20% less scrap

In May Ukraine received 301 thousand tons of scrap while it needed 375 thousand tons. “Scrap deficiency went up 2 times YoY from the year start”, said Interpipe finance director Denis Morozov. The company explains increase of the scrap deficiency in May with the activization of exports. Despite the court decree 113 thousand tons of…

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Ukraine: Trubostal appoints CEO

The supervisory board of Trubostal has dismissed Vladimir Dzyuba from the office of the general director and appointed Vladimir Sparinyak, who previously worked as the sales director of Metinvest SMC. Dzyuba was appointed on February 1, 2015. Sparinyak has been appointed till December 31, 2016. In 2015 Trubostal received 4 million UAH of net profits,…

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Ukraine: Svet Shakhtera elects chairman

The supervisory board of the machine-building works “Svet Shakhtera” has appointed Alexander Kovalchuk chairman of the board. According to the company statement, Irina Kiryanova, Gennady Vysotsky, Alexander Dyatlov, Vadim Leontiev and Vadim Dergousov have been appointed members of the supervisory board. At the same time Larisa Rak, Victor Kirilenko and Leonid Yevglevsky have been dismissed…

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Ukraine: Metallurgprom forecast on metal output in July 2016

In July Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, Metallurgprom believes. Railroaders strike in late May – early June paralyzed raw materials and products deliveries to and from some metal and coke companies, and this resulted in a considerable decrease of…

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