Resuming electricity exports will help both state and private coal companies to work steadily and keep their employees.
In January the Ministry of energy and coal industry received 50 million UAH to clear salary debts to miners. This month it plans to get 180 million UAH more.
Ukraine has received a grant from the government of Great Britain for the social support of the miners and the population of the mining regions, where coal companies will be closed.
DTEK modernizes the Pavlogradskaya central processing factory – one of the largest coal-processing enterprises of Ukraine.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing galvanized coils according to EN 10346.
World metal market situation will not improve in 2016. The decline of economic development in Europe as well as the increase of steel manufacture in China will not allow Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex to overcome crisis in the near future.
The chief IT-specialist of Zaporizhstal Sergey Fedchun has been named the winner of the VIII annual IT-directors competition among the mining-metallurgical companies.
In 2015 Berdyansk seaport (Zaporozhye region) processed 4.45 million tons of goods, up by 39.2% YoY.
In January Ukrainian metal companies increased carbon steel output by 3.4% YoY, to 1.93 million tons.
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, has chosen Titan Ukrainy (Kiev) as the supplier of 18.5 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in 2016.
Dobropolye region taxpayers owe Pension Fund 23.19 million UAH.
The dominant local employers of Lisichansk are in a very difficult situation, as the state budget doesn’t provide for any money for coal companies development.
The supervisory board of the Krivoy Rog Central Ore Repairing Works has dismissed Victor Kravchuk from his office of the company director and appointed Alexander Selivestrov instead.
The Central Mining and Processing Works gave 11.5 million UAH for beautification and social projects in Krivoy Rog in 2015.
In the first half of January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky suffered from raw materials shortages.
Kharkiv Works named after Frunze is considering establishing manufacture in Kazakhstan or Belarus.