Ukraine: scrap exports down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine exported 36.723 thousand tons of scrap, down 7.4-fold YoY, valued at $10.086 million, down 8.8-fold. According to the State Fiscal Service, in June 0.208 thousand tons of scrap were exported, in May – 8.086 thousand tons, in April – 8.791 thousand tons, in March – 8.246 thousand tons, in February – 8.252…

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich receives final batch of machinery for sheet-rolling shop modernization

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works within a major investment reconstruction project is modernizing its wide-strip mill in the sheet-rolling shop 1700. The company has received the last batch of equipment with the combined weight of over 900 tons. Investments in the project total $85 million. The first stage of the shop reconstruction was completed…

Russia: consultations in WTO on US steel duties initiated

Russia has asked for consultations within the World Trade Organization (WTO) on the U.S. steel anti-dumping duties, the WTO said in a statement on July 9.

Russia thinks that the measure does not meet the requirements of the WTO’s Anti-Dumping Agreement, the organization said. (Prime/Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Evraz to process tungsten in Tula region

A manufacturing complex on deep processing of tungsten will be created on the territory of the Uzlovaya Special Economic Zone in Tula region.

The project will be carried out by Evraz.

Investments will amount to 5.5 billion rubles.

Some 500 jobs will be created. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: building collapses at Pavlogradskaya Processing Factory

A building on the territory of the Pavlogradsakaya Central Processing Factory LLC, a part of DTEK, in the village of Verbki has collapsed.

As a result one person was killed and another taken to the hospital.

The building collapsed during the disassembly. (Ukrainian metal)