In 2015 major Ukrainian companies produced 852.4 thousand tons of pipes, down by 39.4% YoY. In December 2015 pipe output totaled 75.4 thousand tons, with 69.7 thousand tons in November.
In December 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, wasn’t able to reach its output target due to the lack of coke, iron ore and scrap.
The Lviv customs office lost 4 million UAH for each day the miners were blocking Lviv – Rava-Russkaya road.
Lviv region miners are prepared to continue their strikes, if their salary debts of 120 million UAH are not cleared by January 21.
DTEK Pavlogradugol still holds the title of the leading coal miner in Ukraine: in 2015 it mined 18.8 million tons of coal, almost half of the total coal output.
In 2015 Ukraine mined 80.37 million tons of iron ore, down by 2% YoY, including 66.81 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 2%.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 1212.55 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, up by 29.4% or 31.5% YoY, depending on the comparison base, valued at $295.19 million or $289.84 million.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 239.56 thousand tons of coke worth $38.21 million, down 4.8 times and 5 times YoY respectively.
In 2015 Donetsk region companies mined 14.36 million tons of coal.
In December 2015 Ukraine produced 106.8 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 23.3% MoM, or by 32.4 thousand tons.
In 2015 Ukraine exported $2094.01 million worth of iron ore.
In 2015 Zaporizhstal, a major taxpayer both in Zaporozhye region and in Ukraine, paid over 2.5 billion UAH of taxes, as opposed to 1.4 billion in 2014.
The supervisory board of Donetsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Donetskstal group, has appointed Igor Minkovsky its new chairman – general director.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 2172.3 thousand tons of steel-making pig iron, down by 1.7% YoY.
In 2015 ferrous metals scarp supplies to metal companies decreased by 25%, to 3.1 million tons.
Energomashspetsstal intends to produce rolls for Evraz Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky hot-rolling shop.
The Donetsk Commercial Court of Appeals has confirmed the recovery of 254.98 million UAH of debts from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and the Industrial Union of Donbass under the credit agreement with the State Export and Import Bank.
Lviv miners that had gone on strike demanding their salary debts to be cleared, increased their demands. Now they want the director and the chief accountant of Lvivugol to be fired.
Metallurgprom believes Ukraine will produce 1.8 million tons of steel, 1.5 million tons of rolled metal and 1.8 million tons of pig iron in February.