Ukraine: 2 coke workshops started at Avdiivka

Metinvest Group of Companies has renewed the work of coke workshops ##3 and 4 at Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works (Donetsk region).

Ukraine: coke output up in June 2015

In June Ukraine produced 979 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), up by 0.8% MoM, or by 8 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Interpipe cuts deliveries to Russia

In January-June Interpipe supplied around 18 thousand tons of pipes to Russia, down from 120 thousand tons in the first half of 2014.

Ukraine: ZZF to settle its disputes with Zaporozhyeoblenergo without courts

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant (ZZF) plans to settle its disputes with the energy-supplying company Zaporozhyeoblenergo in extrajudicial procedure.

Ukraine: AMKR output down in June 2015

In June ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 492.9 thousand tons of steel, down by 11.3%, or by 63.2 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in June 2015

In June Ukraine exported $166.59 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $10.14 million.

Ukraine: Nuclear Fuel concern to cooperate with CNEIC

Ukraine’s Nuclear Fuel state concern and China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC) have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the nuclear fuel cycle area.

Ukraine: Gorlovka concentrating mill cut for scrap

According to an employee of the Gorlovka Central concentrating mill, on the gates of the mill there hangs an advertisement to recruit welders.

Ukraine: Avdiivka on halt 12 times since July 2014

Beginning with July 2014, when Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works was first time shelled, the works has been halted for 12 times.

Ukraine: steel pipes output down in June 2015

In June Ukraine produced 59 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 25.3%, or by 20 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal to tenant state coalmines

ArcelorMittal plans to tenant some of the state coalmines in order to provide its steel manufacture with raw materials.

Ukraine: manganese ore export-import in June 2015

In June Ukraine imported $8.26 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $0.15 million.

Ukraine: Velta received compensation for fire

Assurance company AHA Strakhovanie (Kiev) has paid 26 million UAH for the fire at the Velta Mining and Processing Works in Kirovograd region.

Ukraine: government to buy coal from shady suppliers

Ukrainian government plans to purchase coal from the South African Republic through dubious suppliers instead of from direct manufacturers.

Ukraine: ferrous scraps export at its largest in June 2015

State Enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza has recorded the maximum level of ferrous scrap exports in June for the last 10 years.

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in June 2015

In June Ukraine exported $211.98 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $5.81 million.

Ukraine: metal product exports down in January-May 2015

Metal companies in Ukraine cut exports of metal products by 26.3% in January-May 2015 YoY, to 8.4 million tons, and in absolute figures exports fell by 40.7%, to $3.5 billion.

Ukraine: Metinvest starts selling polymer-coated coils

Metinvest and Modul-Ukraina have concluded a long-term contract to develop the polymer-coated coils market.

Ukraine: Donbassantracit to pay 15 billion UAH of salary

According to Vladimir Gavrik, the acting general manager of the State Enterprise Donbassantracit, the company has started paying July salary to its employees.

Ukraine: net income of metal companies in January-May 2015 up

In January-May Ukrainian metal companies decreased their pre-tax loss by 14.1%, to 11 billion UAH from 12.8 billion UAH in 2014.

Ukraine: coke export-import in June 2015

In June Ukraine imported $33.56 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $2.43 million.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal denies report it plans to sell assets

ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest metal company, has no current plans to sell its assets in Kazakhstan, Ukraine or South Africa, the press service of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih has said in response to an article published by KazTAG, a Kazakhstan news service.

Ukraine: government to consider ferrous scrap export restrictions

The Federation of Metal Manufacturers of Ukraine has requested ferrous scrap export limits in the second half of 2015.

Ukraine: metallurgists in desperate need of scrap

In June scrap deficiency for domestic consumption totaled 100 thousand tons, or 26% of the needs.

Ukraine: Electrostal cast billets output up in H1 2015

In January-June Electrostal (Kurakhovo, Donetsk region) produced 225.53 thousand tons of continuous cast billets, up by 38.9% YoY.

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in June 2015

In June Ukraine exported $27.28 million worth of pig iron with imports reaching $0.02 million.