Ukraine: coal export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine imported $678.2 million worth of anthracite and coal, with $102.09 million in June. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $446.26 million worth of coal, USA – $95.93 million, Australia – $43.28 million, and other countries – $92.72 million. The total volume of coal supplied reached 7779.35 thousand tons. At the…

Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk region metal companies decreasing pollution

Dniepropetrovsk region has started implementing a new environment program, aimed at decreasing air pollution and improving water quality. Industrial companies of the region will invest over 26 billion UAH into modernization in the nearest decade. This year they have already invested 300 million UAH, with major project underway at Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works, ArcelorMittal…

Ukraine: AMKR issues Sustainable Development Report 2015

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has issued Sustainable Development Report 2015. The non-financial report demonstrates the results of the company activity in the sphere of 10 goals of sustainable development: health and safety, products and infrastructure, resources and wastes; air, land and water; energy; supply chains; talented scientists and engineers; development of local communities and the contribution of the…

Ukraine: Lvivugol miners get 40% of May 2016 salary

On July 5, Lvivugol received 10 million UAH for coal delivered to the thermal power plants. The money was spent to pay salary to miners.

According to the first deputy of the Lviv regional state administration head Rostislav Zamlinsky, miners received some 40% of their May salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 233.37 thousand tons of scrap worth $40.99 million, down by 68.4% and 77.5% YoY respectively. According to the customs statistics, provided by the State Fiscal Service, in June scrap exports totaled 26.78 thousand tons, with 112.57 thousand tons in May and 82.47 thousand tons in April, while in Q1 exports were…

Ukraine: EMSS to sell castings to Russia

Energomashspetsstal will produce bottom plate, upper shoe, punch and ring castings with the total weight of 230 tons for AEM-tekhnologii (Russia).

“The billets for die tooling will be mechanically treated at EMSS. According to the agreement, the products will be supplied in November-December”, said the company in its statement. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UGOK sinter output up in June 2016

In June Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 884.2 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 10.6% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output in June went up by 15.4% YoY, to 165.6 thousand tons. In January-June UGOK produced 5406 thousand tons of concentrate and 922 thousand tons of sinter, down by 5.3% and up…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), May 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH25.166*

min

max

April

168

175

May

195

208

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: NSMMZ renamed NLMK Ural

NSMMZ (Nizhniye Sergi), a key company in NLMK group’s long products division which operates from three production sites in Sverdlovsk region in the Urals, has been renamed NLMK Ural. The company adopted a new charter and registered the change of name with the Inspectorate of the Tax Service of Russia #30 for Sverdlovsk region. The…

Ukraine: June 2016 results for ATO zone works

June proved to be extremely unlucky for Ukrainian metal companies mostly because of the railroad strike. Steel smelting dropped by 19% MoM, to 1.87 million tons, pig iron output decreased by 20.5% MoM, to 1.79 million tons. Average daily steel output in June totaled 62.4 thousand tons as opposed to 73.2 thousand tons in May.…