Ukraine: Azovstal confirms railroad quality

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works railroad fasteners have received approval of Skinest Baltija.

Ukraine: Yasinovskaya-Glubokaya mine gave the first coal

The restored 5th Western lava of the Yasinovskaya-Glubokaya mine (Mine Group named after Kirov) yielded its first coal. Lava was prepared last summer. But because of the military activity in the mine vicinity in August-September 2014 the mine was left without electricity and some ends were flooded.

Ukraine: Chinese stock exchange crisis to hit metal export revenues

The President of the Ukrainian analytical center Alexander Okhrimenko says the fall at the Chinese stock exchange will affect Ukrainian metal export revenues.

Ukraine: the Netherlands up their share in Bagleykoks

Palmrose B. V. (the Netherlands), 100% controlled by Evraz, has increased its share in Evraz Bagleykoks from 94.4467% to 94.4584%.

Ukraine: Ilyich starts producing 65G plates

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has developed the techniques of 65G rolled plate (6-10 mm thickness) production.

Ukraine: metal sector decreases electricity consumption

In January-June electricity consumption in Ukraine decreased by 11.7% YoY.

Ukraine: Evraz works now owned by Metinvest

Dneprodzerzhinsk By-Product Coke Works (DKKHZ), owned by Evraz, is now managed by Rinat Akhmetov’s Metinvest.

Ukraine: Donetsk region export down 3 times in H1 2015

In January-June Donetsk region (without the Anti-terrorist operation zone) exported $1840.5 million worth of products, down 2.8 times YoY.

Ukraine: Azovstal rails used in Cuba railroad construction

In January-June Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, supplied 4 thousand tons of R50 rails to Cuba.

Ukraine: metal output down in July 2015

In July Ukraine (without the temporary occupied Crimea and a part of the Anti-terrorist operation zone) produced 888 thousand tons of steel (without continuous casting semi-finished products), down by 20% YoY.

Ukraine: ZTMK not to give the state all the dividends

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK) participants on a meeting, in which the state enterprise “United Mining and Chemical Company” (UMCC) took part, decided on the dividend payments.

Ukraine: DTEK gets anthracite from ATO zone via new route

DTEK has made first deliveries of anthracite coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone via a new railroad delivery route Nikotovka-Mayorskaya.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to buy gas-cleaning machinery

Zaporizhstal has signed an agreement with the Berdichev Machine-Building Works “Progress” to produce and supply gas-cleaning units for 4 sintering machines ##3-6. The price of the units is 330 million UAH.

Ukraine: ZALK lost 100 million UAH worth of machinery

The State Safety Service of Ukraine has started the procedure about the illegal disassembly of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) machinery.

Ukraine: Ilyich net profits down in H1 2015

In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 302.82 million UAH of net profit, down by 35.9% YoY.

Ukraine: TPS lose coal

As of August 18th coal stocks at the thermal power stations decreased by 0.18%, or by 2.3 thousand tons, to 1277.8 thousand tons (including 573.9 thousand tons of anthracite and 25.05 thousand tons of fuel oil), as compared with August 17th.

Ukraine: Azovstal starts making rails for Ukrzaliznytsia

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, has started producing rails with hardened side face.

Ukraine: DTEK owes 300 million UAH for coal

The largest private energy company of Ukraine – DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov – owes 300 million UAH for coal supplied in 2015, informed coal and energy industry minister Vladimir Demchyshin.

Ukraine: Ilyich to rebuild Sartana infrastructure

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works will help rebuild the shelling-destroyed infrastructure of Sartana and will give a hand to the families who suffered.

Ukraine: metal companies losses down to 12 billion UAH

In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.

Ukraine: Azovstal receives profit in H1 2015

In the first half of 2015 Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 351.74 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: coal train blown in Lugansk

In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.

Ukraine: Metinvest remains an exemplary taxpayer

In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.

Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2015

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: ATO zone to supply 800 thousand tons of coal

In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.

Ukraine: Energy Ministry to give 19.5 million UAH to miners

Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.