Ukraine: AZOTSM seeking ways to stabilize operation

Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works held a union meeting dedicated to the results of 2015 and prospects for 2016.

Ukraine: Akhmetov’s metal companies out of Ukrainian Stock Exchange index

For the first time since 2009 the Ukrainian Stock Exchange committee has reduced its index basket to 7 securities.

Ukraine: ZTMK to buy 5 million cubic meters of gas

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works has agreed to buy 5.01 million cubic meters of gas worth 42.69 million UAH from Energogazreserv.

Ukraine: coke export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 20.24 thousand tons of coke and semi-coke, down by 25.6% YoY.

Ukraine: Druzhkovka MG profits up in 2015

In 2015 Druzhkovka Mine Group received 67.22 million UAH of profits.

Ukraine: NKMZ to sell ore-pulverizing mills to UGOK

Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works plans to ship a batch of ore-pulverizing mills to Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: titanium ores exports up in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 53.58 thousand tons of titanium-containing ores and concentrate, up 2.2 times YoY.

Ukraine: Electrostal resumes operation

In late February Electrostal resumed operation after a two-months halt.

Ukraine: Velikoanadolskiy Refractories ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Velikoanadolskiy Refractory Works received 30.15 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 9.99 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, down by 92.7% YoY.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply billets to Russia Tyazhmash

Energomashspetsstal will produce mining billets for Tyazhmash with delivery in March.

Ukraine: methane ignites at DTEK mine

On March 5, methane ignited at Yubileynaya mine, a part of DTEK Pervomayskoye Mine Group.

Ukraine: DMKD to start getting profits in March 2016

In January and February Dneprosvky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received losses (145 million and around 105 million UAH respectively), but it plans to reach profitable conditions in March.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up at EMZ in January-February 2016

In January-February Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works produced 333 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 71.6% YoY.

Ukraine: AMK output in January-February 2016

In January-February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works produced 263 thousand tons of rolled metal, 299 thousand tons of steel and 296 thousand tons of pig iron, while in January-February 2015 it was idle.

Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor ups refractory mixes output in February 2016

In February Zaporozhogneupor increased all of its main products output.

Ukraine: losses for Stalkanat-Silur in 2015

In 2015 Stalkanat-Silur received 194.97 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: metal makers asking the President to review the scrap balance

Ukrainian Metallurgists Federation and Metal and Miner Union have addressed the President Petro Poroshenko asking him to prevent implementation of the new railroad transportation tariffs and review the balance of scrap procurement and local consumption for 2016.

Ukraine: UGMK opens up another metal supermarket in Kharkiv

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company has opened another metal supermarket in Kharkiv. This is the second site in the region. The first was opened in Solonitsevka.