Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2016

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 18.9% MoM, or by 22.9 thousand tons, to 144.2 thousand tons. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-June Ukraine produced 403.8 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 37.1% YoY, or by 237.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Ferrexpo hopes to get permission to start constructing BGOK in December 2016

Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava Mining and Processing Works, hopes that all the permission procedures to allow the construction of Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works, will be completed in December. According to PGOK chairman Victor Lotous, the main problem now is the purchase of land plots. From the time the construction works start and the first…