Ukraine: steel semis export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $224.58 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports reached $1.22 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian steel semis in July was Egypt ($60.62 million).

In January-July steel semis exports totaled $1326.95 million, with imports on the level of $6.83 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: CGOK buys 210 million UAH worth of quarry machines

Central Mining and Processing Works has purchased quarry machines valued at 210.5 million UAH.

According to the company statement, it has acquired 6 large trucks and a Komatsu D275F-5 bulldozer.

The new machines will work at the Artemovsk quarry in Kirovograd region. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: TaAZ to be constructed anew

The construction of the aluminum works in Tayshet could start in 2017, according to the deputy of the Irkutsk region government head Anton Logashov.

At present the construction is halted. Rusal has been constructing TaAZ since 2006. The works capacity should stand at 750 thousand tons of aluminum per year. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: TMK ships premium pipes to Yamal LNG

The Pipe Metal Company has supplied a batch of premium-quality pipes to Yamal LNG.

TMK has been supplying the company with quality pipes since 2012.

In 2014 the parties signed a contract on deliveries till 2020.

This year TMK has shipped 4700 tons of premium-quality pipes to Yamal. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: EMSS to supply turbine rotor to BHEL

Energomashspetsstal has received an order to produce a low-pressure turbine rotor weighing 88.7 tons for BHEL (India).

According to the company statement, the rotor will be delivered to Haridwar in January 2017.

The rotor will be made of a high-chromium steel billet weighing 290 tons. This steel grade provides the necessary mechanical properties. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: flat rolled metal export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $170.6 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $56.99 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, the largest consumer of Ukrainian flats in July was Russia ($28.92 million).

In January-July Ukraine exported $1019.08 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports totaled $296.66 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output down in August 2016

In August Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 890.9 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 13% YoY. Sinter output went up by 27.6%, to 192 thousand tons.

In January-August UGOK produced 7.22 million tons of concentrate, down by 7.1% YoY, and 1.34 million tons of sinter, up by 22.7%. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coal imports down in January-August 2016

In January-August power-generating companies of Ukraine imported $1.21 billion worth of coal, down by $902.2 million YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, the largest suppliers of coal were Russia ($594.9 million), USA ($132.7 million) and Australia ($49.5 million). Earlier energy minister Igor Nasalik claimed Russian coal was not a priority for the ministry. (Ukrainian…

Ukraine: titanium ore exports up in January-August 2016

In January-August Ukraine exported 280.59 thousand tons of titanium-containing ores and concentrate valued at $53.89 million, up by 84.8% and by 45.3% YoY respectively. One of the largest consumers of Ukrainian titanium ores was Russia (44.01%), followed by USA (18.25%) and Czech Republic (12.98%). In 2015 Ukraine exported 295.02 thousand tons of titanium-containing ores and…

Ukraine: VAT reimbursement in August 2016

In August ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih received the largest VAT reimbursement among mining and metal companies – 440.6 million UAH. According to the State Treasury Service, the company is followed by the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (335.5 million UAH) and Azovstal (272.2 million UAH). Zaporizhstal received 223 million UAH, UGOK – 164.7 million UAH,…

Ukraine: SCM sells Kolosnikovskaya Factory

System Capital Management has sold almost 100% of the Kolosnikovskaya Central Processing Factory (situated in the Russia-supported terrorist-occupied territory of Donetsk region) to a Makeevka citizen Victor Chmilev. Chmilev has already replaced SCM representative in the supervisory board Alexander Onischenko. According to the board decision the general manager of the factory has also been replaced.…

Russia: PMKh net profits up in H1 2016

In January-June the Industrial-Metallurgical Holding received 4.51 billion rubles of net profits, up by 7.1% YoY. EBITDA dropped by 44.34%, to 4.52 billion rubles. PMKh decreased income by 3.76% YoY, to 28.28 billion rubles. In H1 the company mined 925 thousand tons of coking coal, down by 13% YoY. Coal concentrate output went up by…

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $153.11 million worth of long rolled metal, with imports on the level of $11.47 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian long rolled metal in July was Russia ($20.13 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $974.49 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports totaled $79.88 million.…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts BF3 construction

Zaporizhstal has started constructing blast furnace No. 3.

According to the company CEO Rostislav Shurma, the construction will last for 5 months. The blast furnace will contain 2 dust extraction machines and the gas-purifying machine. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Avellana Gold to mine polymetallic ores

Avellana Gold (Cyprus) intends to start mining polymetallic ores in Western Ukraine. “The management of the State geology service has recently had an official meeting with the American representatives of the company. The parties discussed main terms of mineral resources mining. The investor has acquired companies with licenses to mine and prospect polymetallic ores”, said…

Ukraine: Corum Group to increase KZGO capacity

Corum Group plans to increase industrial capacities of the Krivoy Rog Mining Machinery Works by 30%.

According to the group CEO Yakov Sidlyarenko, it also wants to buy boring machines for Svet Shakhtera Works (Kharkiv) enabling it to increase tunneling machine manufacture by 66%, to 20 units per year. (Ukrainian metal)