Ukraine: law-enforcers meet scrap procurers and sellers

In Severodonetsk law-enforcers met with entrepreneurs who procure and sell ferrous and non-ferrous metals scrap.

Ukraine: metal results for January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, 1938 thousand tons of steel and 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 112% and 103% and down by 98% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Donetskkoks stopped for indefinite time

In Q4 2015 Metinvest closed down manufacturing capacities of Donetskkoks.

Ukraine: UGOK starts operating a new drilling machine

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works put into operation a new Atlas Copco FlexiROC D60 drilling rig in its quarry.

Ukraine: InGOK invests 41 million UAH into crusher modernization

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has put two new jaw crushers into operation.

Ukraine: Motronovsky GOK to be idle for one more year

The development project of one of the most prospective titanium areas – in the region of Motrono-Annovsky is falling apart. The work has been postponed for a year.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works restores pig iron and sinter output

In February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works plans to increase pig iron output to 173 thousand tons from 137 thousand tons in January.

Ukraine: NKMZ profits up in 2015

In 2015 Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works received 952.42 million UAH of net profits, with assets at 5488.41 million UAH.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to lose 20-30% of orders after the railroad tariffs increase

Zaporizhstal could lose 20-30% of its orders if the railroad transportation tariffs are increased by 15%, as the orders will become unprofitable and below their prime cost.

Ukraine: Court allows Ceramet to export scrap

The Kiev Administrative Court of Appeals has ordered the Ministry of economic development and trade to allow Ceramet to export ferrous scrap.

Ukraine: 43 million UAH given to close mines down

The state company “Ukruglerestrukturizatsiya” has signed several agreements on closing down of mines worth 43.47 million UAH.

Ukraine: NKMZ 2015 results

Last year Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works increased sales by 14.1% YoY.

Ukraine: metal output to rise in March 2016

Metallurgprom expects steel output in March on the level of 2 million tons, while pig iron and rolled metal output would total 2 million and 1.8 million tons respectively.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), December 2015

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal reconstructs its industrial capacities

Within the ecological modernization of its sinter factory Zaporizhstal has stopped its sintering machine #4 to assemble gas-purifying equipment.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply rolls to Romania

Energomashspetsstal has started producing a 160 tons roll for ArcelorMittal Galati.

Ukraine: ZTMK short of electricity

Electricity supplies to Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works have been decreased to the minimal level needed to prevent emergencies. This was the result of the company electricity debts of 193 million UAH as of February 1.

Ukraine: DTEK PES-Energougol gets a new director

The supervisory board of DTEK PES-Energougol dismissed Igor Koval from his office of the director and appointed the technical director of DTEK Donetskoblenergo Alexander Kozhukhar instead.

Ukraine: unfinished mine to be temporarily closed down

The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine is going to temporarily stop the construction of Novovolynskaya #10 mine due to the lack of finances.

Ukraine: less ATO-zone coal being bought

The coal supplied from the Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donbass costs 1200 UAH per ton.

Ukraine: PGOK salary up in 2015

In 2015 the average salary at Poltava Mining and Processing Works increased by 20.2%, to 7088 UAH.