Ukraine: Azovstal confirms shipbuilding steel quality certificate

Azovstal has again received an international certificate as an approved manufacturer of rolled sheets for shipbuilding according to LR. The document is valid till February 2024. “Without this certificate we would not be able to supply certain shipbuilding steel grades, thus the company would have lost its customers, orders and income”, Azovstal noted. (Ukrainian metal)

In January, Amur region produced 1090.3 kg of gold, down by 23% YoY. Five companies operate in the region. Petropavlovsk decreased output by 27% and Priisk Solovievskiy – by 34%, while Berezitoviy Mine increased by 19%. Alluvial season will begin in May. Last year, 65 enterprises operated at alluvial sites. This year, the region intends to produce 23.5 tons of gold. (Ukrainian metal)

Most of the auctions of Ukrzaliznytsia to sell scrap scheduled for February 23 have not taken place. In particular, 11 lots with the combined amount of 550 million UAH have been canceled. Only one auction was not canceled – 3.8 thousand tons with the expected cost of 19.296 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pipe output down in January 2021

In January, Ukraine decreased pipe output by 13.1% YoY, to 55.7 thousand tons. In particular, the Ukrtruboprom association enterprises produced 29 thousand tons of pipes, down by 24.5%. Interpipe NTZ increased pipe output by 5.9%, to 12.6 thousand tons (15.3 thousand tons in December 2020), but Interpipe NMTZ decreased by 86.4%, to 0.6 thousand tons…