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.
Delivery of Russian coal to Ukrainian companies of Evraz has been temporarily stopped.
AvtoKrAZ has supplied Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex with dump trucks.
The state power company Zaporozhyeoblenergo has cut off Zaporizhstal from electricity due to its debts of 140 million UAH.
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.
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.
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works is going to purchase 11.343 million cubic meters of natural gas in 2016.
DTEK could import coal by sea only if the state enterprise Energorynok pays all its debts to the company.
In October Ukraine produced 147.5 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 48.6%, or by 139.5 thousand tons MoM.
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.
The further fall of the world steel and iron ore prices could result in Ukrainian metal works stopping operation.