Russia: Kola repairs converter

The smelting shop of Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company (a part of Norilsk Nickel) saw the completion of the converter No. 6 overhaul.

The company used some 200 tons of refractory bricks in repairs.

The smelting shop operates 5 converters. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw magnesium output up in January-September 2016

In January-September Russia increased raw magnesium production by 1.6% YoY, while magnesium alloys output dropped by 0.5%.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in September raw magnesium output remained on the August level, but increased by 4.9% YoY. Magnesium alloys production increased by 14.9% MoM and by 16.5% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: raw cobalt output up in January-September 2016

In January-September Russia increased raw cobalt output by 66.6% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in September raw cobalt output went up by 24.7% YoY, but dropped by 40.6% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Severstal Balkanovo starts producing screw bars

Severstal – Balkanovo has started producing screw dire-rolling section No. 22.

Such sections could be connected with nuts and are used in construction.

The first 120 tons of screw bars will be shipped to consumers this month. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Interpipe appoints new CEO

Interpipe has appointed Fadi Hraibe its new CEO.

According to the company statement, Hraibe will start working on his new position from November 1. Oleg Rosenberg, who has been heading Interpipe since 2013, has finished his cooperation with the company.

Hraibe has been working at Interpipe for over 5 years. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $61.26 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports totaled $7.05 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Turkey was the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in September ($11.77 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $519.51 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports at $61.19 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine imported $25.37 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $3.9 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the main supplier of coke to Ukraine in September ($15.49 million).

In January-September Ukraine imported $194.4 million worth of coke, while exports reached $22.45 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke output down in September 2016

In September Ukraine produced 1046 thousand tons of bulk 6% moisture coke, down by 3.6% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons.

According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in January-September coke output increased by 1.1% YoY, or by 1275 thousand tons, to 9699 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $40.05 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $6.3 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia was the main consumer of Ukrainian pipes in September ($11.9 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $296.68 million worth of steel pipes, with imports at $77.64 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel pipes output up in September 2016

In September Ukraine produced 82 thousand tons of steel pipes, up by 10.8% MoM, or by 8 thousand tons.

According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in January-September steel pipes output dropped by 3.4% YoY, or by 22 thousand tons, to 623 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK puts excavator into operation following overhaul

Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works has put into operation its EKG-4.6 excavator after an overhaul estimated at 10 million UAH.

“UGOK carries on its investment program. The capital repairs of the excavator will help us avoid emergency delays and breaks in concentrate deliveries”, Konstantin Fedun, the company CEO noted. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pellets exports in January-September 2016

In January-September Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 8.41 million tons of iron ore pellets. According to the state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa, the company exported pellets to Europe and the Near East, as well as Japan, China and Korea. Central GOK exported 1.71 million tons of pellets. In January-September PGOK produced 8.32 million tons of iron…

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $137.93 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $2.43 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian iron ore in September was China ($28.71 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $1268.75 million worth of iron ore, while imports reached at $62.35 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $8.46 million worth of manganese ore, while imports totaled $0.22 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Ghana was the main consumer of Ukrainian manganese ore in September ($4.67 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $76.25 million worth of manganese ore, with imports at $1.84 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $167.78 million worth of long rolled metal, with imports at $16.06 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian long rolled metal in September was Russia ($26.03 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $1295.25 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports totaled $110.47 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $157.9 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports totaled $0.71 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Italy was the main consumer of Ukrainian semis in September ($43.29 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $1692.96 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports at $9.03 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pig iron exports-imports in September 2016

In September Ukraine exported $58.71 million worth of pig iron, with imports on the level of $0.03 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, USA was the main consumer of Ukrainian pig iron in September ($16.87 million).

In January-September Ukraine exported $399.86 million worth of pig iron, while imports reached $0.53 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel output down in September 2016

In September Ukraine produced 1860 thousand tons of steel, down by 2.3% MoM, or by 43 thousand tons.

According to Ukrmetallurgprom, in January-September steel output increased by 6.9% YoY, or by 1179 thousand tons, to 18239 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)