Ukraine: Vatutino Refractories gets profits in 2015

In 2015 Vatutino Refractory Works received 23.82 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: UAH devaluation to affect scrap procurement

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes the UAH devaluation will have a negative effect on the local ferrous metals procurement.

Ukraine: scrap stopped at occupied territory border

The State Security Service has stopped a railroad car with scrap metal heading to the occupied territory via Konstaninovka station.

Ukraine: Khartsyzsk Pipe Works to be sold to a Russian oligarch

A major dismissal of employees is planned at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a part of Metinvest.

Ukraine: Ilyich and Azovstal bring 92 new products to the market

In 2015 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal offered 92 new types of products to their clients.

Ukraine: AMKR named the leading exporter

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the largest mining and metallurgical company of Ukraine, became the leader of the exporters. The rating was compiled by Forbes Ukraine on the basis of H1 2015 results.

Ukraine: steel exports to Russia down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 1.7 million tons of steel to Russia, down by 28.5% YoY and almost twice to 2011-2013.

Ukraine: Dneprometiz gets losses in 2015

In 2015 Dneprometiz received 60.86 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to export scrap

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian railways) plans to export scrap metal and asks the Ministry of infrastructure to help.

Ukraine: scrap balance still undecided

The Ministry of economic development and trade wasn’t able to come to terms with metal companies as to scrap procurement and export in 2016.

Ukraine: Azovstal and Ilyich start producing weatherproof rolled metal

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal started producing hot-rolled plate of structural weatherproof steel according to EN 10025-5.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts exporting via river port

Zaporizhstal has started exporting its products via Zaporozhye river port.

Ukraine: metal makers asking to increase scrap export duty

Metallurgprom and Federation of Metallurgists of Ukraine have addressed the deputies to support the decrees on increasing ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro per ton to 35 euro for 3 years and cancel the 5% import duty.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply forgings to Russia

Energomashspetsstal has concluded a contract with Russkiye Kuzhnecniye Zavody for the supply of forgings.

Ukraine: DTEK mine puts a new long face into operation

DTEK Pershotravenskoye Mine Group has put a new long face with 400 thousand tons of coal into operation at the Yubileinaya mine. That would be enough for 6 months of work.

Ukraine: electricity exports to help coal market

In 2016 gas coal proficiency will total 1.5 million tons due to the fall of electricity output.

Ukraine: miners fear coal industry collapse

In 2015 Ukraine decreased power-generating coal output by 38.8% YoY.

Ukraine: Coal Energy output up in January 2016

In January Coal Energy S. A. produced 40.66 thousand tons of coal, up 3.2 times, or by 28.12 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: Corum Group to double investments in 2016

In 2016 Corum Group plans to increase its investments into development 2 times, or by 44.6 million UAH, to 87.6 million UAH.

Ukraine: electric metallurgy suffering from raw materials shortages

Ukraine has a number of major metal works using electrometallurgical method to produce steel. Two of them are Interpipe Steel and Electrostal.

Ukraine: DMKD puts third furnace into operation

In early February Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky started putting its blast furnace #12 into operation.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for Severstal

Energomashspetsstal is going to produce hot-rolled shop rolls for Severstal (Russia).