Ukraine: ZZF operates only 1 furnace

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant has left only one furnace operating in its shop #1.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), October 2015

Ukraine: Metinvest to target CIS and Eastern Europe

Metinvest wants to enter CIS and Eastern European markets.

Ukraine: African coal too expensive for Centrenergo

The price of South African coal is $65 per ton CIF Odessa. Together with port fees and transportation expenses it reaches $80 per ton (or 1920 UAH per ton), which is higher than 1100-1600 UAH per ton that Centrenergo used to pay for coal from Russia or the terrorists-controlled Donbass.

Ukraine: Metinvest to supply sections to DTEK Pavlogradugol

Metinvest plans to supply 150 tons of special section #19 to DTEK Pavlogradugol.

Ukraine: InGOK completes a major project

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has completed the capital repairs of the section #13 in the main processing building #2.

Ukraine: Velta resumes operation in Kirovograd region

Velta (Dniepropetrovsk) has decided to resume the operation of its ore sands and ilmenite mining and processing works in Kirovograd region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to ship 700 thousand tons via Zaporozhye river port

By 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to ship some 700 thousand tons of metal via the Zaporozhye river port.

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet appoints new chairman

The supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet (Uzhgorod) has appointed Alexander Alyanoy the chairman of the board, dismissing the acting chairman Vasily Yurichko.

Ukraine: Ukrvtorchermet appoints new CEO

The supervisory board of Ukrvtorchermet (Kiev) has appointed Natalia Gorelova the chairman of the board and CEO and dismissed the acting chairman/CEO Vladimir Prilipko.

Ukraine: Cabinet of Ministers to talk to metal companies

Metinvest reports the Cabinet of Ministers plans to have a meeting with metal companies on the mining-metallurgical industry problems.

Ukraine: VAT non-reimbursement is an indirect exports tax

Non-reimbursement of VAT to exporters serves as an indirect exports tax in Ukraine.

Ukraine: shady company to get 300+ million UAH for coal

Ukraine has enough coal for 45-50 days, says the minister for energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin, and soon imported coal would arrive that would stabilize the situation.

Ukraine: Centravis transforms its business

Centravis Production Ukraine increases efficiency and productivity despite negative trends on the market.

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in January-November 2015

In January-November Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works produced 10.48 million tons of iron ore concentrate, up by 2.5% YoY.

Ukraine: UGOK buys a new watering machine

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works has purchased a new watering machine (giant) on the basis of BelAZ 45-ton truck for 8 million UAH.

Ukraine: Kolomoisky sees three ways to settle matters with Pinchuk

Co-owner of the Privat group Igor Kolomoisky believes there are three ways the High Court of Justice could take in the matter of Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex.

Ukraine: Metinvest to start antidumping against rolled metal from China

Metinvest plans to initiate an antidumping investigation as to galvanized and polymeric-coated rolled metal, produced in China.

Ukraine: domestic steel market to grow in 2016

Metinvest-SMC, the Metinvest metal center network, believes rolled metal consumption in 2016 would increase by 2.6% YoY, to 3.35 million tons.

Ukraine: Azovstal results for January-November 2015

In January-November Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, produced 2.76 million tons of rolled metal, down by 8.6% YoY.

Ukraine: Ukrstalkonstruktsiya starts buying Metinvest metal with double certificates

Ukrstalkonstruktsiya started purchasing rolled metal with double certificates (according to GOST and European standards) from Metinvest, said the company CEO Vladimir Nosov.

Ukraine: metal companies to take advantage of Russia’s sanctions against Turkey

On December 1, Russia prohibited to import certain goods from Turkey. And Ukraine could be a winner in this situation, if Turkey implements sanctions in response.