Ukraine: 13th place in world steel output retained in January-April 2019

According to Worldsteel, in January-April steel output in the world totaled 599.86 million tons, up by 4.76% YoY.

China is traditionally in the lead with 314.96 million tons produced, up by 10.14%, and the share of 52.5%

Ukraine produced 7.44 million tons of steel, up by 6.6%, securing the 13th place. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Pervomayskugol orders coal processing for 44 million UAH

The state enterprise Pervomayskugol has ordered the Mirnogradskaya Central Processing Factory coal processing services valued at 44.08 million UAH.

This year the factory will have to process 304 thousand tons of coal at 145 UAH per ton.

The price of the contract is 0.05% below the expected cost (44.1 million UAH). (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Ferrum-P gets gold site in Zabaikalye region

Ferrum-P LLC has increased the initial price for the Baitsetuy Nizhniy alluvial gold deposit in Zabaikalye region 29.7-fold.

The auction took place on May 14.

The company final offer was 74.818 million rubles.

7 companies participated in the auction. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Urtuisky coal output up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Urtuisky coal pit mined 794.7 thousand tons of coal, up by 2.8% YoY. The company is developing a coal deposit with the same name in Zabaikalye region. This year the enterprise has started a new investment program to increase output. Thus, this year it is planned to mine 3.2 million tons of coal,…

Ukraine: Metinvest revenue down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Metinvest decreased revenue by 5% YoY, to $2.863 billion.

EBITDA dropped by 33%, to $435 million.

Capital investments fell by 8%, to $198 million.

At the same time, the Group total debt decreased by 2%, to $2.682 billion, with net debt unchanged at $2.464 billion. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR reconstructing Wire Rod Mil-1

At public hearings, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has presented an Environmental Impact Assessment Report for the project of the Wire Rod Mill-1 Reconstruction, which includes replacement of two laying heads and two pinch-rolls. Design solutions were accepted in line with the basic engineering from the technology and main equipment supplier – Danieli company. This mill produces…

Ukraine: requirements to specialists in rolling growing

The 11th Contest of Rolling Mill Specialists in memory of Ion Rotaru, the honored steelmaker of Ukraine, was held at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih. This year the teams of steelmaking companies of Kriviy Rih, Kamianske, Zaporizhzhia and Temirtau (Kazakhstan) participated in the contest. Sergey Kozachuk, Director of Rolling Department, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih: “Many companies are expanding…