Ukraine: Krasnolimanskaya mines 1 million tons of coal

On July 10, Krasnolimanskaya yielded 1 millionth ton of coal since the year start.

“This is the 120-th million of coal since the mine started working”, said the company director Alexander Dubovik. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Kominmet fires deputy chairman

Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) has dismissed Andrei Mouchkin from the office of the deputy chairman. According to the company station, Mouchkin resigned from his position. He has been in the office since April 22, 2015. None has been appointed in his place as yet. In 2015 Kominmet received 197.52 million…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: channel (structural steel), May 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.0825*

min

max

April

429

527

May

511

596

* – 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)

Ukraine: Electrostal output down in H1 2016

In January-June Electrostal produced 161726.99 tons of continuous-cast billets, down by 28.3% YoY. According to the company statement, in June it produced 38721.26 tons of billets, down from 41532.71 tons in May. Most of the products the company exports. In particular, in June it exported 38699.79 tons of billets. In January and most of February…

Ukraine: Metinvest-SMC to supply 25 thousand tons of metal to Ukrzaliznytsia

Ukrzaliznytsia has ordered 25.43 thousand tons of railroad construction materials valued at 626.05 million UAH from Metinvest-SMC.

The Ukrainian Railways will buy open sections, encased piles as well as railroad and tramways construction elements of steel. All the products must be supplied this year. The agreement was concluded on June 30. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: titanium ore export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 172.4 thousand tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate valued at $35.26 million, up by 51.6% and by 27.2% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, most products went to Russia (42.9%), USA (16.03%) and the Czech Republic (14.82%). In January-June Ukraine imported 2 tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate from…

Ukraine: nickel ore export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine imported 674.67 thousand tons of nickel ore and concentrate valued at $35.54 million, down by 11.2% and by 24.3% YoY respectively. All the products came from Guatemala. In H1 Ukraine exported 303 tons of nickel ore valued at $60 thousand. Last year it didn’t export nickel ore. Most exports went to Hong…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: beams (structural steel), May 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR66.0825*

min

max

April

517

655

May

570

710

* – 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)