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.

Ukraine: coke output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 1011 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 12.5%, or by 145 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Corum Group claims Donetskgormash sales illegal

Corum Group claims the deal of selling the main fan made by Donetskgormash to a Kazakhstan company is illegal.

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 1603 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 10.4%, or by 186 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: DSS put new oxygen system into operation

Dneprospetsstsal (Zaporozhye) has put a new liquid oxygen gasification and storing system into operation.

Ukraine: ferrous scrap price to fall to $160 per ton

The State informational-analytical center Gosvneshinform says ferrous scrap prices will fall by $5 to $160 per ton FOB.

Ukraine: coal output down in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine mined 25195.6 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down from 36351 thousand tons last year.

Ukraine: DTZ not to pay debts to Russia

The Commercial Court of Dniepropetrovsk region has determined the claim register to the major Ukrainian pipe producer – Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradugol mines break coal record

DTEK Space Heroes and Blagodatnaya mines yielded 4.45 million tons of power-generating coal. This is the record for the Mine Group and one of the largest volumes in Ukraine.

Ukraine: government to limit scrap flow from uncontrolled territories

The self-proclaimed republics cut bridges, rails and works for scrap.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradskoye Mine Group mines 3.45 million tons of coal

Pavlogradskoye Mine Group has reached its annual coalmining plan ahead of time. The miners yielded 3450 thousand tons of coal. The company is among the TOP-3 DTEK coalminers.

Ukraine: China to invest into Volyn mines

The head of the Volyn region administration Vladimir Ginchuk met the representatives of Sanyi (China) willing to invest $3.5 billion into Ukraine. The company has some experience in working with mining companies from the East of Ukraine. But they are also interested in the Volyn coal basin.

Ukraine: nothing prevents the construction of Bilanovsky GOK

The Higher Administrative Court of Ukraine has allowed developing the Kremenchug territory, thus removing all obstacles on the way to build Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: Velta restores burned capacities

After the cancellation of the State Geology Service decree that blocked Velta operations the company started restoring its capacities destroyed by the fire.

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in November 2015

In November Ukraine exported $51.5 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $5.89 million.

Ukraine: MIA investigating IGOK gas buying abuses

The Ministry of Internal Affairs is investigating the Irshansk Mining and Processing Works, a part of the United Mining and Chemical Company, abuse while buying 5.6 million cubic meters of gas with transportation in May from Energy Trade Group.

Ukraine: ferroalloy output down in November 2015

In November Ukraine produced 68.2 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 0.7%, or by 0.5 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo to fire 40% of PGOK

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