Ukraine: iron ore raw materials export-import in January-August 2015

In January-August Ukrainian companies exported 30265.65 thousand tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 16.2% YoY.

Ukraine: Ukrinterenergo bought 200 thousand tons of false coal

The state enterprise Ukrinterenergo has signed an agreement with Russneftedobycha Ltd to supply 200 thousand tons of coal.

Ukraine: Kazakh coal to diversify energy sources

During the meeting the Presidents of Kazakhstan and Ukraine Nursultan Nazarbaev and Petro Poroshenko discussed the delivery of Kazakh coal to Ukraine.

Ukraine: mining works in difficult situation

Ukrainian mining and processing works are in difficult situation, said the Metinvest Group CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov.

Ukraine: Demchishyn names Alchevsk electricity debt

Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works owes 300 million UAH for electricity consumed.

Ukraine: ZTMK output up in January-August 2015

In January-August Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works produced 5471.4 tons of spongy titanium, up by 32.6%, or by 1346 tons YoY.

Ukraine: Corum Group completes overhaul of a Russian works

Corum Group has completed a pilot project of modernization and repairs of the ball mill 5.5×6.5 for the Stoylenski Mining and Processing Works (Russia).

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), August 2015

Ukraine: AMKR experiencing scrap difficulties

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is experiencing difficulties with ferrous metal scrap supplies.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal facing difficulties with new converter construction

Zaporizhstal has faced difficulties with its project of the new converter shop construction due to its inability to access foreign financial markets.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), August 2015

Ukraine: DMKD to repair BF12

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky plans to have repaired its blast furnace #12 by December.

Ukraine: Metinvest supports scrap export duties

Implementation of scrap metal export duties could be a compromise between metallurgists and scrap procurers, says Metinvest CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov.

Ukraine: Metinvest waits for 2 billion UAH of VAT reimbursement

The state owes Metinvest Group some 2 billion UAH of VAT reimbursement.

Ukraine: ZTMK to sell titanium to space market

Group DF has invested 19.5 million UAH into the construction of the titanium sponge averaging machine at the Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works. The machine allows automatically controlling the process of different fraction sponge mixing and increasing the chemical composition homogeneity of the products.

Ukraine: coal deliveries from Lugansk limited

DTEK continues to prepare its thermal power stations for winter and notes that anthracite deliveries from the ATO zone are still limited due to the lack of empty cars.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to increase its profit in 2015

In 2015 Zaporizhstal plans to increase its net profit 2.2 times, to $150 million.

Ukraine: coal deals to be free from VAT

The Ministry of finances, the State Fiscal Service and the state enterprise Energorynok have settled the changes to the rules of VAT-taxing of coal and electricity supplies.