Ukraine: 28.2 million tons of coal mined in 2015

Coal mining in Ukraine (without the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and the ATO Zone) in 2015 fell by 36.8% YoY, to 28.2 million tons.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works output down in 2015

In 2015 Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works produced 624 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 72.6% YoY.

Ukraine: scrap price to fall in 2016

Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes ferrous metals scrap prices on the local market will fall by 18.26% YoY, or by 670 UAH, to 3 thousand UAH per ton.

Ukraine: Metinvest revenues down in November 2015

In November 2015 Metinvest received a negative EBITDA of $4 million, while in October 2015 the result was a positive $2 million.

Ukraine: Bilanovsky GOK allowed to dig the open pit

Bondary and Dmitrovka villagers have allowed the Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works to start mine workings at the Bilanovskoye ferruginous quartzite deposits.

Ukraine: metal companies’ share excluded from exchange register

The Ukrainian Stock Exchange has excluded Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Severny Mining and Processing Works shares from the second level of listing and moved them into the exchange list.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 1.69 million UAH worth of bearings

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works will buy 33 types of bearings worth 1.69 million UAH from Podshipniksbyt Ltd.

Ukraine: ZZF to pay 113 million UAH to energy suppliers

The Commercial Court of the Zaporozhye region has ordered Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant to pay 113.28 million UAH to the energy company Zaporozhyeoblenergo. The works has to make this payment till April.

Ukraine: Avdiivka puts new dust extraction system into operation

The largest coke producer in Ukraine – Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – has put a new dust extraction system into operation that will allow it to extract up to 99% of dust at the coke crushing area of the coking plant #1.

Ukraine: Lviv region council to speak roughly on miners salaries

Lviv region council is preparing a rough address to the Cabinet of Ministers and the Ministry of energy and coal industry as to the clearing of November-December 2015 salary debts to miners.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works to pay 1 billion UAH to Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex

Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex has won the case against Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works as to the recovery of 1032.9 million UAH for the iron ore supplied (together with fines).

Ukraine: Yeristovo GOK not paying ecology tax in 2015

Poltava region council held a meeting on ecology tax payments.

Ukraine: EMSS to make forgings for Chelyabinsk Works

Energomashspetsstal will produce forgings for Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Works (Russia).

Ukraine: ferroalloys output down in December 2015

In December 2015 Ukraine produced 56.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 16.6% MoM, or by 11.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: iron ore exports up in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 45.7 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 11.8% YoY.

Ukraine: VostGOK cancels gas tender

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has cancelled the tender for the supply of 11 million cubic meters of gas in 2016.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke receives quality award

Products of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have received the “Quality star” award of the National products quality rating for 2015.

Ukraine: Interpipe prepays for January 2016 gas

As of January 1, Interpipe has prepaid 46 million UAH for gas to Naftogaz Ukrainy.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka ore price halved in 2015

In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka was selling ore at $23 per ton ExW, down from $52 in 2014.

Ukraine: InGOK output down in 2015

In 2015 Ingulets Mining and Processing Works produced 11.61 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 13.7% YoY.

Ukraine: SevGOK output down in 2015

In 2015 Severny Mining and Processing Works produced 7.69 million tons of pellets and 13.15 million tons of concentrate, down by 10.9% and 2% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal implements GPS-control of its transport

Zaporizhstal has implemented the automated GPS-control of its transport to increase production efficiency.