Ukraine: coal output down in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine mined 25195.6 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down from 36351 thousand tons last year.

Ukraine: DTZ not to pay debts to Russia

The Commercial Court of Dniepropetrovsk region has determined the claim register to the major Ukrainian pipe producer – Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradugol mines break coal record

DTEK Space Heroes and Blagodatnaya mines yielded 4.45 million tons of power-generating coal. This is the record for the Mine Group and one of the largest volumes in Ukraine.

Ukraine: government to limit scrap flow from uncontrolled territories

The self-proclaimed republics cut bridges, rails and works for scrap.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradskoye Mine Group mines 3.45 million tons of coal

Pavlogradskoye Mine Group has reached its annual coalmining plan ahead of time. The miners yielded 3450 thousand tons of coal. The company is among the TOP-3 DTEK coalminers.

Ukraine: China to invest into Volyn mines

The head of the Volyn region administration Vladimir Ginchuk met the representatives of Sanyi (China) willing to invest $3.5 billion into Ukraine. The company has some experience in working with mining companies from the East of Ukraine. But they are also interested in the Volyn coal basin.

Ukraine: nothing prevents the construction of Bilanovsky GOK

The Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine has allowed developing the Kremenchug territory, thus removing all obstacles on the way to build Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: Velta restores burned capacities

After the cancellation of the State Geology Service decree that blocked Velta operations the company started restoring its capacities destroyed by the fire.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $51.5 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $5.89 million.

Ukraine: MIA investigating IGOK gas buying abuses

The Ministry of Internal Affairs is investigating the Irshansk Mining and Processing Works, a part of the United Mining and Chemical Company, abuse while buying 5.6 million cubic meters of gas with transportation in May from Energy Trade Group.

Ukraine: ferroalloy output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 68.2 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.7%, or by 0.5 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo to fire 40% of PGOK

Ferrexpo has decided to dismiss 40% of Poltava Mining and Processing Works employees.

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $32.48 million worth of pig iron, with imports on the level of $0.11 million.

Ukraine: Austria investigating uranium and titanium sales

Austria suspects Bollwerk AG and Steuermann GmbH, controlled by the people’s deputy Nikolay Martynenko, of reselling uranium and titanium at high prices abroad, to Russia in particular.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works to reregister in Severodonetsk

The ISD Corporation ponders the registration of its Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works on the Ukraine-controlled territory.

Ukraine: 2016 scrap procurement to stick to 2015 levels

In 2016 scrap procurement in Ukraine is expected on the level of 2015.

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $121.15 million worth of long rolled metal products, while imports reached $10.04 million.

Ukraine: experts say scrap exports must be limited

Ferrous metals scrap is Ukraine’s main strategic raw materials of secondary resources, said 86% of the experts, surveyed under the “Strategic raw material resources for Ukraine’s development by 2020”. 64% said the scrap export limitations would promote the country raw material security.

Ukraine: ferrous metals scrap export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $9.62 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $0.13 million.

Ukraine: railroad tariffs increase to kill metal makers

The Ministry of infrastructure plans to increase railroad transportation tariffs by 30% in 2016. This will lead to the further recession in Ukrainian economy.

Ukraine: State Security exposes coal legalization scheme

The State Security Service and the State Fiscal Service have exposed a scheme to legalize coal, mined at the temporarily occupied territories.

Ukraine: Velta accuses court of delays

Velta claims the Leninsky District Court of Kirovograd is dragging out the investigation of the legitimacy of operation of the ore sands and ilmenite concentrate processing works.

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine imported $9.67 million worth of manganese ore, while exports totaled $3.2 million.

Ukraine: experts name SAR coal price

The South African coal for Ukrainian thermal power stations would cost at least $70 per ton.