Ukraine: pig iron output down in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 2% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Russia Sberbank wants Zaporizhstal assets arrested

Sberbank Rossii demands Zaporizhstal accounts and assets worth 249 million UAH to be arrested.

Ukraine: AMKR to choose the best inventors

On February 26-27, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will host the Hackaton competition. In 24 hours its participants will try to turn their IT-ideas into prototypes or even ready-made models.

Ukraine: government still ignoring metallurgist problems

The ministry of economical development and trade wants to keep high scrap export levels despite the catastrophic shortages on the local market.

Ukraine: Mariupol works gave 90 million UAH for city development

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal invested over 90 million UAH into Mariupol development on 2015.

Ukraine: steel pipe output down in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 53 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 29.3% MoM, or by 22 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Mezhdurechensky GOK ilmenite concentrate output up in 2015

In 2015 Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works produced 158.9 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 9.6% YoY.

Ukraine: steel output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1938 thousand tons of steel, up by 0.4% MoM, or by 7 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Economy Ministry to make a list of scrap equipment

The Ministry of economical development and trade plans to create a list of equipment needed to conduct operations with metal scrap.

Ukraine: NZF output up in January 2016

In January Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 4.2 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 31.3% MoM, or by 1 thousand tons.

Ukraine: MGOK and OGOK idle

Marganets and Ordzhonikidze Mining and Processing Works have been idle since the year start. This is explained by the drastic fall of manganese concentrate and sinter demand fall – the works simply cannot sell their products.

Ukraine: Corum Group to start repairing bulky machinery

In 2016 Corum Group plans to start repairing bulky machinery.

Ukraine: no manganese concentrate and sinter produced in January 2016

In January Ukraine didn’t produce manganese concentrate and sinter.

Ukraine: metal prices falling due to low demand

After the news of the rebar prices fall at Turkish ports and due to the low demand in February 15-19, semi-finished products prices fell by $5-7 per ton and now don’t exceed $260 pet ton CIF. Some manufacturers have decreased their prices for late February deliveries to $257 per ton CIF.

Ukraine: AMKR given cure period

The State Geology Service has given ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih time till March 3, to redress violation of mineral legislation as to the usage of minerals at Novokrivorozhskoye deposits.

Ukraine: Smart-Holding appoints Smart Energy CEO

Smart-Holding has appointed Sergey Glazunov CEO of its oil and gas division Smart Energy.

Ukraine: Metinvest coke companies operation

In December 2015 Donetskkoks started to shut down its capacities. Yenakievo By-product Coke Works is working at 80% of its capacities, while Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – at 94%.

Ukraine: ore companies to increase output

The major Ukrainian ore companies intend to increase ore output in 2016.

Ukraine: 5 markets important for Corum Group

Corum Group sees Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Poland and Vietnam as its priority markets.

Ukraine: ferroalloys output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 66.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 17.2%, MoM, or by 9.8 thousand tons.

Ukraine: VostGOK to have its financial statements audit performed

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works intends to come to terms with BDO Ltd to have its 2015 financial statements audit performed.

Ukraine: coke output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1090 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, up by 5.4% MoM, or by 56 thousand tons.