Ukraine: metal makers in desperate need of scrap

In January scrap deficiency for local consumption totaled 105 thousand tons, or 40% of the volume needed (267 thousand tons).

Ukraine: AM Berislav reelects chairman

The supervisory board of ArcelorMittal Berislav has appointed Ashokkumar Sitaram Sontalia its chairman.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 10.4 million cubic meters of gas

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has announced a purchase of 10.42 million cubic meters of gas in April-December.

Ukraine: flats export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $86.82 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $24.61 million.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January 2016

In January Ukraine mined 3130.5 thousand tons of coal, down by 9.3% YoY, or by 321.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $99.15 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports reached $8.5 million.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka appoints acting CEO

The supervisory board of Evraz Sukhaya Balka has dismissed Denis Lukin from his office of the general manager and appointed Alexander Batareev acting CEO instead.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $0.34 million worth of ferrous scrap, with imports on the level of $0.5 million.

Ukraine: Metinvest pig iron output down in 2015

In 2015 Metinvest produced 8050 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 12.62%, or by 1163 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: law-enforcers meet scrap procurers and sellers

In Severodonetsk law-enforcers met with entrepreneurs who procure and sell ferrous and non-ferrous metals scrap.

Ukraine: metal results for January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, 1938 thousand tons of steel and 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 112% and 103% and down by 98% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Donetskkoks stopped for indefinite time

In Q4 2015 Metinvest closed down manufacturing capacities of Donetskkoks.

Ukraine: UGOK starts operating a new drilling machine

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works put into operation a new Atlas Copco FlexiROC D60 drilling rig in its quarry.

Ukraine: InGOK invests 41 million UAH into crusher modernization

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has put two new jaw crushers into operation.

Ukraine: Motronovsky GOK to be idle for one more year

The development project of one of the most prospective titanium areas – in the region of Motrono-Annovsky is falling apart. The work has been postponed for a year.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works restores pig iron and sinter output

In February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works plans to increase pig iron output to 173 thousand tons from 137 thousand tons in January.

Ukraine: NKMZ profits up in 2015

In 2015 Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works received 952.42 million UAH of net profits, with assets at 5488.41 million UAH.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to lose 20-30% of orders after the railroad tariffs increase

Zaporizhstal could lose 20-30% of its orders if the railroad transportation tariffs are increased by 15%, as the orders will become unprofitable and below their prime cost.

Ukraine: Court allows Ceramet to export scrap

The Kiev Administrative Court of Appeals has ordered the Ministry of economic development and trade to allow Ceramet to export ferrous scrap.

Ukraine: 43 million UAH given to close mines down

The state company “Ukruglerestrukturizatsiya” has signed several agreements on closing down of mines worth 43.47 million UAH.