Ukraine: the new scrap balance violates the law

The Ministry of economical development and trade has approved of the 2016 ferrous scrap balance with legislation violations, Metallurgprom and Federation of Ukrainian Metallurgists believe.

Ukraine: the country to turn into scrap exporter

Ukraine’s government doesn’t think about national economical interests, and the country could turn into a scrap exporter, by disassembling its own works, said Zaporizhstal CEO Rostislav Shurma.

Ukraine: Ilyich enraged by scrap shortage

In January-February Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works lacked ferrous scrap and had to substitute it with more expensive pig iron, thus decreasing its metal competitiveness.

Ukraine: coal stocks down

As of February 29, anthracite coal stocks at thermal power stations decreased from 885.8 thousand tons a week before to 862.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Selidovugol cries our for help

Representatives of the state enterprise Selidovugol held a meeting with the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchishyn to discuss the difficult situation in the company.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts blast furnace #5 overhaul

Zaporizhstal has stopped its blast furnace #5 for capital repairs for 45 days.

Ukraine: Metinvest the major taxpayer in 2015

In 2015 Metinvest was the largest taxpayer among industrial companies. It paid 8.2 billion UAH of taxes.

Ukraine: Heavy Weight Drill Pipe Works directors get burnt

Two of the Heavy Weight Drill Pipe Works employees were hurt while doing checks at the electric-arc furnace.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), January 2016

Ukraine: DMKD ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received 1.39 billion UAH of pre-tax losses.

Ukraine: Metallurgprom asking government to limit scrap exports

Metallurgprom has asked the Prime-Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and the Ministry of economical development and trade to help in limiting ferrous scrap exports as the local market suffers from its shortage.

Ukraine: coal ministry looking for Selidovugol director

The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine has announced a competition for the office of Selidovugol general director.

Ukraine: DSS gets $103.6 thousand

Dneprospetsstal has received $103.6 thousand from the State Oschadbank as a part of its 1.5 billion UAH loan.

Ukraine: PFK nickel output down in 2015

In 2015 Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant (PFK) produced 17.95 thousand tons of nickel, down by 3.5% YoY, or by 0.64 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Metinvest buys 1.17% of Zaporozhkoks

Metinvest B. V. has accumulated 52.17% of Zaporozhkoks.

Ukraine: Ilyich ships coils and sheets to Colombia

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has shipped a batch of cold-rolled coils and sheets of DC01 steel according to EN10130 to Colombia.

Ukraine: Druzhkovka Metal Wares Works ends 2015 with profits

In 2015 Druzhkovka Metal Wares Works received 34.8 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal demands mirror duties on Russian metal

Zaporizhstal has asked the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to impose mirror duties on Russian metal or make Russia cancel its 5% duty on Ukrainian metal.