Ukraine: African coal will not last long enough

Ukraine will use 250 thousand tons of anthracite coal from SAR in less than a month. So this coal will not solve this winter’s problem.

Ukraine: Evraz stops receiving coal from Russia

Delivery of Russian coal to Ukrainian companies of Evraz has been temporarily stopped.

Ukraine: Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex receives dump trucks

AvtoKrAZ has supplied Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex with dump trucks.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal uses investments to pay electricity debts

The state power company Zaporozhyeoblenergo has cut off Zaporizhstal from electricity due to its debts of 140 million UAH.

Ukraine: Ilyich starts making high strength rolled metal

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, has started to produce thermally and mechanically strengthened hot-rolled coils S355M and S355MC. This is the first time that such a rolled metal is produced in Ukraine.

Ukraine: EMSS to make forged plates for India

Energomashspetsstal will produce forged plates for Magnum Forge & Machine Works Pri. Limited (India).

Ukraine: Metinvest not to fire its employees

Metinvest has no plans for massive firing of employees at its companies.

Ukraine: UMCC claims prosecutors seek to destabilize it

The state enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company believes the investigation of the illegal mining of mineral deposits by its officials is a pure action to destabilize its operation.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 11.3 million cubic meters of gas

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works is going to purchase 11.343 million cubic meters of natural gas in 2016.

Ukraine: DTEK not to import coal by sea until debts returned

DTEK could import coal by sea only if the state enterprise Energorynok pays all its debts to the company.

Ukraine: manganese output down in October 2015

In October Ukraine produced 147.5 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 48.6%, or by 139.5 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Velta to fire 500 employees

Velta will have to fire 500 employees of its mining and processing works (ilmenite concentrate) in Kirovograd region after the State Geology Service canceled its titanium raw materials mining license.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to be cut from electricity for VAT debts

Zaporizhstal has received a notification from the energy company Zaporozhyeoblenergo that it plans to stop electricity supplies to the works due to the breach of payment terms as the result of the state VAT debt of 822 million UAH.

Ukraine: metal companies to relocate

Shareholders of the Makeevka Subsidiary of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, Komsomolskoye Mine Group and Donetskkoks (all from Donetsk region) plan to decide on the companies’ location at their meeting on December 17.

Ukraine: metal works to halt

The further fall of the world steel and iron ore prices could result in Ukrainian metal works stopping operation.

Ukraine: UMCC gets control over ZTMK

The state enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company has received a real control over Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works.

Ukraine: coal supply stop affects metal market

Coking coal deliveries from Russia stopped several days ago, said Metinvest CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov.