Ukraine: EMSS to supply rolls to Denmark

Energomashspetsstal has signed an agreement with AH Industries to supply 18 rotor shafts to be used in wind turbines.

The total weight of the shafts will reach 159.3 tons. The rolls will be supplied in August. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works to repair BF9

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works plans to stop its blast furnace No. 9 for capital repairs on June 25.

According to the company statement, the repairs will last for 1 month.

The overhaul will see the replacement of 46 cold kilns, charging equipment, notch plugging and breaking machine and the kiln shell. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Kola wins insurer competition

Kola Mining and Metallurgical Company has won the regional stage of the Best Insurer (compulsory pension insurance) competition hosted by the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation for its performance in 2015. The competition has been hosted by the Pension Fund of Russia since 2011. Its main goal is to improve social responsibility of employers…

Ukraine: ZZF ferroalloys output up in May 2016

In May Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 24.4 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 1.6% MoM, or by 0.4 thousand tons.

According to the company statement, in January-May it produced 110.6 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 13.1% YoY, or by 16.7 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke output down in May 2016

In May Ukraine produced 1131 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 0.3% MoM, or by 3 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, coke output in January-May increased by 30.8% YoY, or by 1313 thousand tons, to 5575 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese output up in May 2016

In May Ukraine produced 84.7 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 43.2% MoM, or by 36.6 thousand tons.

According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-May manganese concentrate and sinter output decreased by 46.1% YoY, or by 221.8 thousand tons, to 259.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine imported $8.07 million worth of manganese ore, while imports reached $0.1 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, in May Ukraine imported mostly from Australia ($2.85 million).

In January-May manganese imports totaled $31.22 million, while exports were on the level of $1.23 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR dismisses Rybachuk

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has dismissed three members of the supervisory board ahead of time. Among them is the ex-head of the President Secretariat Oleg Rybachuk. According to the company statement, Frantisek Chowaniec and Gerhard Renz have also been dismissed. At the same time ArcelorMittal Berislav has dismissed Wilhelmer Michael from the office of the supervisory…

Ukraine: scrap prices to fall

The state enterprise “Ukrpromvneshexpertiza” believes scrap prices to fall in the summer period. Local prices will be on the level of 3300-4100 UAH per ton till mid-July, and 3300-3800 UAH per ton till mid-August. HMS 1&2 CIF Turkey will cost $210-250 per ton. In May – early June scrap price dropped from $325 per ton…

Ukraine: metal works get 20% less scrap

In May Ukraine received 301 thousand tons of scrap while it needed 375 thousand tons. “Scrap deficiency went up 2 times YoY from the year start”, said Interpipe finance director Denis Morozov. The company explains increase of the scrap deficiency in May with the activization of exports. Despite the court decree 113 thousand tons of…

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $65.93 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $6.1 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Italy was the largest importer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in May ($15.97 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $274.03 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $31.03 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Trubostal appoints CEO

The supervisory board of Trubostal has dismissed Vladimir Dzyuba from the office of the general director and appointed Vladimir Sparinyak, who previously worked as the sales director of Metinvest SMC. Dzyuba was appointed on February 1, 2015. Sparinyak has been appointed till December 31, 2016. In 2015 Trubostal received 4 million UAH of net profits,…

Ukraine: steel pipes output down in May 2016

In May Ukraine produced 71 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 1.4% MoM, or by 1 thousand tons.

According to Metallurgprom, in January-May pipe output decreased by 10.3% YoY, or by 38 thousand tons, to 330 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in May 2016

In May Ukraine exported $32.8 million worth of pig iron, while imports were on the level of $0.06 million.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Turkey was the major importer of Ukrainian pig iron in May ($14.49 million).

In January-May Ukraine exported $152.84 million worth of pig iron, with imports at $0.24 million. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Svet Shakhtera elects chairman

The supervisory board of the machine-building works “Svet Shakhtera” has appointed Alexander Kovalchuk chairman of the board. According to the company statement, Irina Kiryanova, Gennady Vysotsky, Alexander Dyatlov, Vadim Leontiev and Vadim Dergousov have been appointed members of the supervisory board. At the same time Larisa Rak, Victor Kirilenko and Leonid Yevglevsky have been dismissed…

Ukraine: Metallurgprom forecast on metal output in July 2016

In July Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, Metallurgprom believes. Railroaders strike in late May – early June paralyzed raw materials and products deliveries to and from some metal and coke companies, and this resulted in a considerable decrease of…