Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka not in conflict with miners’ union

Evraz Ukraine negates information about the conflict between the Evraz Sukhaya Balka management and the Independent Miners Union.

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $139.75 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $8.87 million.

Ukraine: Alchevsk to relocate

At the meeting on January 11, 2016 Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works shareholders will discuss the relocation of the company.

Ukraine: ferrous scrap export duty to go up

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseny Yatsenyuk admits the ferrous scrap export duty can increase.

Ukraine: UGMK elects new CEO

Shareholders of the Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company (UGMK, Kiev) have dismissed Mladen Peikovich from the office of the general manager and appointed Valentin Sobchuk instead.

Ukraine: gas consumption down in November 2015

In November Ukrainian metal companies consumed 150 million cubic meters of gas, down by 5.7%, or by 9 million cubic meters MoM.

Ukraine: Russian coal deliveries restored

On December 9, the Russian president Putin ordered to resume coal deliveries to Ukraine.

Ukraine: Dobropolye miners to work full time in 2016

DTEK Dobropolyeugol CEO Yuri Cherednichenko said the mines would stop working half time in 2016.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, October 2015

Ukraine: new scrap decree developed

The ministry for economical development and trade has developed a new decree on metal scrap to increase transparency of business and metal companies supplies.

Ukraine: VS Energy president leaves NZF supervisory board

The crisis manager Mikhail Spektor has left the supervisory board of Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant, where he had been in the office since December 13, 2013.

Ukraine: more SAR coal to arrive late January 2016

The state power-generating company Centrenergo expects another cargo vessel with 85 thousand tons of South African coal around January 25, 2016. The coal will be delivered for Zmiyevskaya thermal power station in Kharkiv region.

Ukraine: coking coal imports up in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukrainian by-product coke plants imported 9.1 million tons of ordinary coking coal and coal concentrate, up by 1% YoY.

Ukraine: DTEK resumes coal supplies from ATO-zone

After the energy blockade of Crimea was lifted, Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donbass resumed supplying coal to thermal power stations.

Ukraine: a DTEK mine yields 1 million tons of coal

On December 10, for the first time since 1992 Almaznaya mine of DTEK Dobropolyeugol mined its 1 million tons of coal.

Ukraine: coal imports from Russia down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine decreased coal imports from Russia thrice, and increased imports from the South African Republic twice.

Ukraine: Krasnoarmeyskugol miners in despair

The state owes 100 million UAH of salary to Krasnoarmeyskugol miners. But has paid only 10 million for September debts. 8.5 million UAH of this debt still remains.

Ukraine: Interpipe prepays for December gas

Interpipe works have prepaid Naftogaz Ukrainy 23.5 million UAH for gas.

Ukraine: iron ore products output down in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine produced 61.08 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 3% YoY.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal resumes gas-purifiers construction

Zaporizhstal has received a part of its VAT debt (297 million UAH) and resumed construction of gas-purifying machines at its sinter shop.