Ukraine: Ilyich starts producing new DX52D rolled steel

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing galvanized rolled metal of low-carbon DX52D grade steel. Order for that rolled metal came from several consumers around Ukraine. “We have developed the optimal chemical composition, rolling parameters and the production technology”, said the company CEO Yuri Zinchenko. A part of the metal ordered has already…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2A), June 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH24.854*

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max

May

197

211

June

149

153

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: DTEK’s production indicators for H1 2016

In January-June DTEK Group companies produced 13.9 million tons of coal (down by 0.8% YoY), generated 17.9 billion kWh of electricity (-7%), transmitted 22.8 billion kWh of electricity via networks (-0.9%), and produced 776.61 million cubic meters of natural gas (+40.1%). “Despite the unfavorable external environment, we managed to maintain the volume of coal production,…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (structural steel), June 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH24.854*

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May

208

375

June

277

375

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Metinvest commissions new environmental equipment at Avdiivka Coke

Metinvest Group commissioned a thermal and catalytic afterburner at Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works (AKKhZ) designed to reduce emissions by tar distillation shop. Project investments total about 6.5 million UAH. Despite the difficult situation in Avdiivka and interruptions in the power supply from time to time, Metinvest Group continues to modernize Avdiivka Coke. Set-up and…

Ukraine: metal wares export-import in January-July 2016

In January-July Ukraine exported $380.07 million worth of metal wares, down by 33.9% YoY.

In July metal wares exports reached $62.84 million.

Metal wares imports went up by 25.7% YoY, to $338.77 million, with $51.59 million in July. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: ferrous metals export revenues down in January-July 2016

In January-July Ukraine received $4.02 billion revenues from ferrous metals exports, down by 20.5% YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 20.6% of the total export revenues down from 23.32% YoY. In July ferrous exports earned $680.41 million. At the same time ferrous metals imports increased by 14.2% YoY, to $444.32…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal puts into operation BF No. 4 after overhaul repair

In accordance with the technological modernization program of the main production equipment Zaporizhstal has finished 3d category overhaul repair with elements of reconstruction and modernization of blast furnace №4 (BF-4). Overhaul repair duration was 30 days; its financing amounted to about 170 million UAH. During repair works the key attention was paid to the implementation…

Russia: Norilsk operations receive Volvo trucks

Twelve Volvo trucks will come to Norilsk Industrial Transport (NPT) Enterprise, Norilsk Nickel subsidiary, in the nearest future. New dump trucks will replace outdated equipment and improve ore transportation efficiency. MAZ-5516А5-373 outdated dump trucks operated by NPT are used to deliver ore from stockpiles to Norilsk Concentrator of Polar Division. Ore transportation is twenty-four-hours-a-day process…

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (ordinary steel), June 2016

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Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH24.854*

min

max

May

427

438

June

355

440

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 30.06.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)