Ukraine: Zaporizhstal decreasing expenses

In 2015 with the help of continuous development program Zaporizhstal was able to decrease its expenses by 950 million UAH.

Ukraine: metal output in Donetsk region in January 2016

In January Donetsk region witnessed a slight decrease of metal output – by 0.1%, with coke output down by 9%, all MoM.

Ukraine: AM Berislav gets losses in 2015

In 2015 ArcelorMittal Berislav received 40.4 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: steel construction market to start growing in 2017

The future of the steel construction depends on the state policy in attracting investments and on the Ukrainian metal construction sales on new markets.

Ukraine: customs officers prevented ferroalloys exports to Moldova

A Zaporozhye private company tried to export over 200 tons of ferrosilicon valued at 360 thousand UAH to Moldova. Export duty for this alloy is 0%.

Ukraine: iron ore output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 6544 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 3.2% MoM, or by 2156 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Corum Group ships transforming substations to Estonia

In February Corum Group shipped a batch of transforming substations to Viru Keemia Grupp (Estonia).

Ukraine: government to close another state mine

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to close down Yuzhnaya mine, a part of Dzerzhinskugol, situated in the Ukraine-controlled territory of Donetsk region.

Ukraine: March 2016 billet prices to remain on February level

In March square billet prices will be on the February level, says state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa analyst Oleg Gnitetsky.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce die tooling for VSMPO-Avisma

Energomashspetsstal will produce 226 tons of die tooling parts for VSMPO-Avisma (Russia).

Ukraine: exports become mostly raw-oriented

In 2015 Ukraine exported mostly raw materials and semi-finished products.

Ukraine: Corum Group to start selling stage loaders

In 2016 Corum Group plans to start selling stage loaders.

Ukraine: pig iron output down in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 2% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Russia Sberbank wants Zaporizhstal assets arrested

Sberbank Rossii demands Zaporizhstal accounts and assets worth 249 million UAH to be arrested.

Ukraine: AMKR to choose the best inventors

On February 26-27, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will host the Hackaton competition. In 24 hours its participants will try to turn their IT-ideas into prototypes or even ready-made models.

Ukraine: government still ignoring metallurgist problems

The ministry of economical development and trade wants to keep high scrap export levels despite the catastrophic shortages on the local market.

Ukraine: Mariupol works gave 90 million UAH for city development

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal invested over 90 million UAH into Mariupol development on 2015.

Ukraine: steel pipe output down in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 53 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 29.3% MoM, or by 22 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Mezhdurechensky GOK ilmenite concentrate output up in 2015

In 2015 Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works produced 158.9 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 9.6% YoY.

Ukraine: steel output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1938 thousand tons of steel, up by 0.4% MoM, or by 7 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Economy Ministry to make a list of scrap equipment

The Ministry of economical development and trade plans to create a list of equipment needed to conduct operations with metal scrap.

Ukraine: NZF output up in January 2016

In January Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 4.2 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 31.3% MoM, or by 1 thousand tons.

Ukraine: MGOK and OGOK idle

Marganets and Ordzhonikidze Mining and Processing Works have been idle since the year start. This is explained by the drastic fall of manganese concentrate and sinter demand fall – the works simply cannot sell their products.

Ukraine: Corum Group to start repairing bulky machinery

In 2016 Corum Group plans to start repairing bulky machinery.