Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 41 thousand tons of sulfur

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen trading house Eco-Service as the supplier of 26 thousand tons of granulated sulfur worth 116.84 million UAH and Zodiak Plus (Latvia) as the supplier of 15 thousand tons of sulfur in lumps worth $1.87 million in March-December.

Ukraine: Group DF invests $115.7 million into Motronovsky GOK

Group DF has invested $115.7 million into Motronovsky Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: aluminum ores export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine imported 770.98 thousand tons of aluminum ores and concentrate worth $32.22 million, up by 8.3% and by 7.9% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: nickel ores export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine imported 180.05 thousand tons of nickel ores and concentrate worth $9.34 million, up by 18% and down by 32.1% YoY respectively.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), January 2016

Ukraine: ISD not taking Metinvest claims seriously

Industrial Union of Donbass acknowledges the debts to Metinvest for raw materials supplied, but doesn’t view claims as aggressive actions.

Ukraine: Ukrstalkonstructsiya ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya received 65.68 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Azovstal completes converter overhaul

Azovstal has put its oxygen converter #1 into operation after capital repairs.

Ukraine: Vesko profits in 2015

In 2015 the major refractory clay miner – Vesco – received 529.42 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: ZALK to start producing aluminum wire rod and silicon

The only producer of primary aluminum in Ukraine – Zaporozhye Aluminum Works – plans to start producing aluminum wire rod and silicon at the expense of selling unused assets.

Ukraine: Turkey interested in privatizing mines

According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry press-service this has been discussed at the meeting of the ministry head Vladimir Demchyshin with the minister of energy and natural resources of Turkey Berat Albairak.

Ukraine: PGOK ups losses in 2015

In 2015 Poltava Mining and Processing Works received 5.79 billion UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo litigating with bank

The Commercial Court of Kiev has accepted the claim of Ferrexpo plc to recover $10 million from Finances and Credits bank, which is being liquidated.

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output down in February 2016

In February Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works produced 861.6 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 1.2% YoY. Sinter output increased by 15.5% YoY, to 119 thousand tons.

Ukraine: pig iron exports up in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 385.76 thousand tons of steel-making pig iron, worth $63.67 million, up by 62.3% and down by 15.6% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Ilyich to give some of its assets to the city

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works decided to give some of its social and industrial assets to the municipal ownership.

Ukraine: Ilyich rolled output up in January-February 2016

In January-February Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works produced 0.39 million tons of rolled metal, up by 10% YoY.

Ukraine: DMZ stops working

The last two shops of the Donetsk Iron and Steel Works stop operating on March 11.

Ukraine: Chasov Yar Refractories under question

The head of the Donetsk region administration Pavel Zhebrivsky has ordered a regional committee to be organized for the review of the situation with the Chasov Yar Refractory Works.

Ukraine: Poroshenko asked to retain railroad connections with Donbass metal works

The stop of the railroad connection with companies working on the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions will worsen the economical situation in Ukraine.