Ukraine: PGOK believes railroad tariffs fatal to the industry

Poltava Mining and Processing Works, a part of Ferrexpo, believes the increase of the railroad transportation tariffs will be fatal to the industry.

Ukraine: Interpipe changes chairman

The supervisory board of Interpipe Dniepropetrovsk Vtormet has dismissed Olga Korotkova from the office of the chairman, and appointed Gennady Shevchenko acting chairman of the board.

Ukraine: metal makers speak against railroad tariffs increase

Chairman of the Metallurgists Federation of Ukraine Sergey Belenky said Ukrzaliznytsia shouldn’t increase the cost of its services under the recessing economy.

Ukraine: Ministry for economic development knows nothing about mining meeting

The Ministry for economic development and trade isn’t preparing any meeting on the mining-metallurgical questions, said the deputy minister Ruslan Korzh.

Ukraine: ferrosilicomanganese antidumping investigation prolonged

The local market protection department of the Eurasian Economic Commission has prolonged its compensational investigation as to Ukrainian ferrosilicomanganese for 3 months, till March 26, 2016.

Ukraine: Dzerzhinskugol accounts under threat of arrest

Presidium of the Dzerzhinsk territorial organization of the Ukrainian Coalminers Union has examined the labor legislation fulfillment at the state enterprise Dzerzhinskugol and St. Matron of Moscow mine.

Ukraine: pipe exports to Russia to stop in 2016

The Russian pipe makers will get an advantage from the cancellation of the free trade zone between Russia and Ukraine: in addition to antidumping duties for Ukrainian steel pipes, there would also be import duties.

Ukraine: Centravis to enter US boiler market

Centravis Production Ukraine has received a provisional approval of the Southern Company (USA) to supply stainless pipes for the manufacture of pressure parts.

Ukraine: pellets exports in January-November 2015

In January-November Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 10.43 million tons of pellets.

Ukraine: Zhitomir region not to mine ilmenite-titanium ores

The Chaikovka village in Zhitomir region hosted a meeting between locals and the representatives of the Titan-Apatite Group.

Ukraine: the country still clinging to the TOP-10 steel manufacturers

In November Ukraine increased its steel output by 3.1% YoY, to 1.88 million tons. This allowed it to keep 10th position among 66 steel manufacturers, according to the World Steel Association.

Ukraine: ZALK names Lobikov CEO

The supervisory board of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works has elected Dmitry Lobikov the CEO of the company.

Ukraine: all metal works against railroad tariff rise

Management of the major Ukrainian mining and metal companies has addressed the government asking it to impose a moratorium on the railroad cargo transportation tariffs increase.

Ukraine: pig iron output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 1853 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 10.4%, or by 216 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: steel output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 1887 thousand tons of steel, down by 6.6%, or by 133 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Lviv miners still short of salary

Lvivugol has received payment for coal supplied to the thermal power stations.

Ukraine: flat rolled metal export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $97.35 million worth of flat rolled products, while imports reached $34.79 million.

Ukraine: separatists to sell coal to Europe

The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic is pondering selling coal to Europe and the Near East.