Ukraine: metal makers asking to increase scrap export duty

Metallurgprom and Federation of Metallurgists of Ukraine have addressed the deputies to support the decrees on increasing ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro per ton to 35 euro for 3 years and cancel the 5% import duty.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply forgings to Russia

Energomashspetsstal has concluded a contract with Russkiye Kuzhnecniye Zavody for the supply of forgings.

Ukraine: DTEK mine puts a new long face into operation

DTEK Pershotravenskoye Mine Group has put a new long face with 400 thousand tons of coal into operation at the Yubileinaya mine. That would be enough for 6 months of work.

Ukraine: electricity exports to help coal market

In 2016 gas coal proficiency will total 1.5 million tons due to the fall of electricity output.

Ukraine: miners fear coal industry collapse

In 2015 Ukraine decreased power-generating coal output by 38.8% YoY.

Ukraine: Coal Energy output up in January 2016

In January Coal Energy S. A. produced 40.66 thousand tons of coal, up 3.2 times, or by 28.12 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: Corum Group to double investments in 2016

In 2016 Corum Group plans to increase its investments into development 2 times, or by 44.6 million UAH, to 87.6 million UAH.

Ukraine: electric metallurgy suffering from raw materials shortages

Ukraine has a number of major metal works using electrometallurgical method to produce steel. Two of them are Interpipe Steel and Electrostal.

Ukraine: DMKD puts third furnace into operation

In early February Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky started putting its blast furnace #12 into operation.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for Severstal

Energomashspetsstal is going to produce hot-rolled shop rolls for Severstal (Russia).

Ukraine: AM interested in using Odessa ports

ArcelorMittal is interested in using Odessa region ports to transport cargo to its European works.

Ukraine: PGOK not to fire anyone

In 2016 Poltava Mining and Processing Works doesn’t plan any firings.

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $123.93 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports on the level of $0.78 million.

Ukraine: attacks renewed on Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant

The ferronickel works has suffered another attack. Unknown people tried to block the company operation. This is not the first raiders attempt to influence the operation of Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant.

Ukraine: DTEK puts two new long faces into operation

Dneprovskoye Mine Group has put into operation two new long faces with the total reserves of coal on the level of 930 thousand tons. This will let the miners work till the end of the year.

Ukraine: Vostok-Ruda to be left without electricity

One of the largest Ukrainian iron ore miners and concentrate producers – Vostok-Ruda hasn’t been paying for consumed electricity since April 2015. The company’s electricity debt is now 20.2 million UAH.

Ukraine: DMKD suffered losses in October-December 2015

In October and November 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received $2.5 million of losses each month, and $6 million in December.

Ukraine: metal makers in desperate need of scrap

In January scrap deficiency for local consumption totaled 105 thousand tons, or 40% of the volume needed (267 thousand tons).

Ukraine: AM Berislav reelects chairman

The supervisory board of ArcelorMittal Berislav has appointed Ashokkumar Sitaram Sontalia its chairman.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 10.4 million cubic meters of gas

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has announced a purchase of 10.42 million cubic meters of gas in April-December.

Ukraine: flats export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $86.82 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $24.61 million.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January 2016

In January Ukraine mined 3130.5 thousand tons of coal, down by 9.3% YoY, or by 321.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $99.15 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports reached $8.5 million.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka appoints acting CEO

The supervisory board of Evraz Sukhaya Balka has dismissed Denis Lukin from his office of the general manager and appointed Alexander Batareev acting CEO instead.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $0.34 million worth of ferrous scrap, with imports on the level of $0.5 million.

Ukraine: Metinvest pig iron output down in 2015

In 2015 Metinvest produced 8050 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 12.62%, or by 1163 thousand tons YoY.