Ukraine: Ferrexpo to fire 40% of PGOK

Ferrexpo has decided to dismiss 40% of Poltava Mining and Processing Works employees.

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $32.48 million worth of pig iron, with imports on the level of $0.11 million.

Ukraine: Austria investigating uranium and titanium sales

Austria suspects Bollwerk AG and Steuermann GmbH, controlled by the people’s deputy Nikolay Martynenko, of reselling uranium and titanium at high prices abroad, to Russia in particular.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works to reregister in Severodonetsk

The ISD Corporation ponders the registration of its Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works on the Ukraine-controlled territory.

Ukraine: 2016 scrap procurement to stick to 2015 levels

In 2016 scrap procurement in Ukraine is expected on the level of 2015.

Ukraine: long rolled metal export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $121.15 million worth of long rolled metal products, while imports reached $10.04 million.

Ukraine: experts say scrap exports must be limited

Ferrous metals scrap is Ukraine’s main strategic raw materials of secondary resources, said 86% of the experts, surveyed under the “Strategic raw material resources for Ukraine’s development by 2020”. 64% said the scrap export limitations would promote the country raw material security.

Ukraine: ferrous metals scrap export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $9.62 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $0.13 million.

Ukraine: railroad tariffs increase to kill metal makers

The Ministry of infrastructure plans to increase railroad transportation tariffs by 30% in 2016. This will lead to the further recession in Ukrainian economy.

Ukraine: State Security exposes coal legalization scheme

The State Security Service and the State Fiscal Service have exposed a scheme to legalize coal, mined at the temporarily occupied territories.

Ukraine: Velta accuses court of delays

Velta claims the Leninsky District Court of Kirovograd is dragging out the investigation of the legitimacy of operation of the ore sands and ilmenite concentrate processing works.

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine imported $9.67 million worth of manganese ore, while exports totaled $3.2 million.

Ukraine: experts name SAR coal price

The South African coal for Ukrainian thermal power stations would cost at least $70 per ton.

Ukraine: pipes export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $35.57 million worth of steel pipes, with exports on the level of $7.5 million.

Ukraine: pipe output down in January-November 2015

In January-November major Ukrainian companies produced 777 thousand tons of ferrous pipes, down by 40.3% YoY.

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $200.18 million worth of steel semi-finished products, while imports totaled $2.16 million.

Ukraine: coke export-import in January-November 2015

In November Ukraine imported $19.25 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $3.12 million.

Ukraine: ZTMK to finish 2015 with profits

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, intends to receive 41.7 million UAH of profits in 2015.

Ukraine: NZF ferromanganese up in November 2015

In November Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 3.5 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 12.9%, or by 0.4 thousand tons MoM.