Ukraine: violations found in UMCC operations

The Ministry of economic development and trade reported finding violations in the operation of the United Mining and Chemical Company.

Ukraine: Lviv miners on strike

On January 2, Lvivugol Stepnaya miners went on a strike demanding salary payment.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in December 2015

In December 2015 Zaporizhstal produced 353.5 thousand tons of pig iron, 353.3 thousand tons of steel and 304.3 thousand tons of rolled metal, all up by 12.2%, 9.9% and 19.7% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Group DF pays 5.6 billion UAH of taxes in 2015

Group DF has paid over 5.6 billion of taxes in 2015.

Ukraine: Pridnepovksy Hydrometallurgical Works goes bankrupt

The Commercial Court of the Dniepropetrovsk region has named the state enterprise Pridneprovsky Hydrometallurgical Works bankrupt and decided to close it.

Ukraine: Novotroitsk Mine Group appoints Fridman acting chairman

The supervisory board of the Novotroitsk Mine Group (Donetsk region) has dismissed the temporary chairman Mikhail Khokhotva from his office and appointed Yuri Fridman instead.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal gets 0.7 billion UAH of VAT

The state budget has reimbursed 0.71 billion UAH of VAT to Zaporizhstal.

Ukraine: metal makers asking for 50 euro scrap duty

Metallurgprom believes ferrous metals export duty on the level of 50 euro per ton will bring 45 million euro (or over 1 billion UAH) to the state budget.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, November 2015

Ukraine: Vatutino Refractory Works elects supervisory chairman

The supervisory board of Vatutino Refractory Works (Cherkassy region) has dismissed Guillaume Hubert Delacroix from the office of the chairman from January 1, 2016, and appointed Paul David Vizhnyak instead.

Ukraine: ferrous metals scrap exports to total 1.1 million tons in 2016

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says ferrous scrap exports in 2016 will reach 1-1.1 million tons, if the quotations are cancelled and duties increase.

Ukraine: DFDK appoints Fridman acting chairman

The supervisory board of the Dokuchaevsk Flux-Dolomite Complex (Donetsk region) has dismissed the temporarily acting chairman of the board Mikhail Khokhotva from the office and appointed Yuri Fridman instead.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to stop sintering machine #4 in January 2016

Zaporizhstal plans to stop its sintering machine #4 on January 15, 2016 to assemble gas-purifying equipment.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradugol shaft men cross 23 km

Pavlogradskoye Mine Group shaft men have reached their annual target of mining output ahead of time.

Ukraine: DTEK to invest 600 million into Dobropolyeugol

DTEK Dobropolyeugol still has to mine 1.3 million tons to reach its annual target and ends 2015 with 950 million UAH of losses. So far the company has mined 3.4 million tons of 4.7 million tons needed.

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

Ukraine: Donetsk region metal output down in January-November 2015

In January-November Donetsk region decreased industrial products output by 36.1% YoY. In November output fell by 13% YoY and by 12.4% MoM.