The Ministry of energy and coal industry plans to find a way to increase coal output by changing taxes.
2016 mining plans for DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines (except for Belozerskaya mine) have been decreased to 3.1 million tons due to the excess of gas coal in Ukraine as the result of the drop in electricity output.
Ingulets Mining and Processing Works will supply a trial batch (20 thousand tons) of 68% iron content concentrate to ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.
Since the beginning of March rebars on the local secondary market went up in price by 10-15%, to 10.2-11.5 thousand UAH per ton.
The Cabinet of Ministers has simplified the registration of the ferrous metals scrap export contracts.
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen trading house Eco-Service as the supplier of 26 thousand tons of granulated sulfur worth 116.84 million UAH and Zodiak Plus (Latvia) as the supplier of 15 thousand tons of sulfur in lumps worth $1.87 million in March-December.
Group DF has invested $115.7 million into Motronovsky Mining and Processing Works.
In January-February Ukraine imported 770.98 thousand tons of aluminum ores and concentrate worth $32.22 million, up by 8.3% and by 7.9% YoY respectively.
In January-February Ukraine imported 180.05 thousand tons of nickel ores and concentrate worth $9.34 million, up by 18% and down by 32.1% YoY respectively.
In 2015 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya received 65.68 million UAH of losses.