Ukraine: coking coal imports down in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukrainian coke plants imported 8.2 million tons of ordinary coking coals and coal concentrate for coking, down by 2% YoY.

Ukraine: DMKD starts BF 12 overhaul

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky has stopped the blast furnace #12 for the capital repairs.

Ukraine: pig iron manufacture stopped at Azovstal

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, has drastically decreased its output and even shut down pig iron manufacture due to the demand and world price fall.

Ukraine: Interpipe raising wages

Beginning with October Interpipe raised salary for its employees by 10%. This is the second salary increase this year. The first was in April. In total wages increased by 20%.

Ukraine: Ukrainian Polymetals to pay its debts in cash

Ukrainian Polymetals director Konstantin Lesnichy has offered the company creditors to pay all debts in cash in the court of law, if they drop their appeal.

Ukraine: Zaporozhye metal companies to be cut from electricity

Zaporozhyeoblenergo Energy Company has decreased electricity supplies to Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant (ZZF).

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), September 2015

Ukraine: Space Heroes mine 4 million tons of coal

From the beginning of the year miners of DTEK Mine Group named after Space Heroes have been showing high coal output.

Ukraine: iron ore concentrate output down in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukraine produced 55.41 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 3% YoY.

Ukraine: NKMZ to greatly increase output

In autumn Novokramatorks Machine-Building Works put a new arc electric welding steel furnace with capacity of 15 tons (DSP-15) into operation. This marked the end of the steel shop overhaul started in 1997.

Ukraine: metal output forecast for December 2015

In December Ukrainian metal companies will produce 2.1 million tons of steel.

Ukraine: Electrostal to pay $8.8 million and 1.5 million euro

Kiev commercial court of appeals has confirmed the writ of the Commercial court of Kiev for Electrostal to pay $8.8 million and 1.5 million euro to Delta Bank (Kiev).

Ukraine: scrap export duties to increase

The Ministry for economic development and trade is working on a decree to increase scrap export duties.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce ingots for ThyssenKrupp

Energomashspetsstal will produce a batch of round ingots for one of ThyssenKrupp subsidiaries – Rothe Erde.

Ukraine: gas consumption by metal companies up in October 2015

In October Ukrainian metal companies consumed 159 million cubic meters of gas, up by 3.2% MoM.

Ukraine: Metinvest to paralyze metal industry

In November all Metinvest companies have been excluded from the automatic VAT reimbursement.

Ukraine: Siemens litigating with Alchevsk

Siemens Ukraine has asked the Lugansk region Court to exact 10.88 million UAH of debt from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: ZTMK ups spongy titanium output

In January-September Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, produced 5.98 thousand tons of spongy titanium, up by 25.9% YoY.

Ukraine: coal output fall was due to war and underfinancing

The fall in the Ukrainian coal mining was caused not only by war, but also by the underfinancing of the industry.

Ukraine: Alchevsk owing $57 million to Cyprus

The Lugansk region Court of appeals has left without changes the writ of the Lisichansk court to enforce the execution of the London International Arbitrary Court writ. The latter presupposes the exaction of $57.2 million of debts and 0.28 GBP of court fees from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works in favor of Reachcom (Cyprus).

Ukraine: Kharkiv fulfills AMKR 1 million-euro order

Kharkiv Works of Material-Handling Equipment has supplied a claw crane to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.