Ukraine: Interpipe denies debts to Naftogaz

The Interpipe works have completely paid off Naftogaz and have no debt for industrial gas, said the company in its statement.

Ukraine: Ilyich repairs its car dump

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has finished capital repairs of its sintering shop car dump.

Ukraine: AMKR to keep traditional sales markets

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih wants to keep its traditional markets – it tries to retain its share on the local market, while increasing its presence on the European and Gulf markets, as well as seeking new ones.

Ukraine: NZF output up in September 2015

In September Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 5.7 thousand tons of ferromanganese, up by 39%, or by 1.6 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: VostGOK to check its financial reports for 2015

The state-owned Vostochny Mining and Processing Works (Zheltye Vody, Dniepropetrovsk region) has announced a tender for its 2015 financial reporting audit.

Ukraine: Krasnolimanskaya mine director deputy kidnapped

The masked and armed people have kidnapped the Krasnolimanskaya mine deputy CEO Yevgeni Kostennikov.

Ukraine: UGOK starts using new Caterpillar D9R

Yuzhni Mining and Processing Works has put into operation a new Caterpillar D9R bulldozer.

Ukraine: ferroalloys output up in September 2015

In September Ukraine produced 141 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 83.6%, or by 64.2 thousand tons MOM.

Ukraine: pellets exports in January-September 2015

In January-September Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) exported 8678 thousand tons of iron ore pellets.

Ukraine: Ilyich to receive Azovmash machinery

Azovmash plans to produce equipment for converter overhaul at the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: Donetskstal losses up in January-September 2015

In January-September Donetskstal received 4087.11 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: scrap export prices down

The state informational-analytical center Gosvneshinform says the export prices for steel scrap have decreased by 5-10%.

Ukraine: AzovElectroStal to resume operation

AzovElectroStal (Mariupol, Donetsk region) plans to resume operation.

Ukraine: some Donbass works and mines restored

Due to the war in the East Ukraine lost half of its coal mining, while its metal industry fell by a quarter.

Ukraine: new master station at DTEK mine

The mine named after Stashkov (DTEK Dneprovskoe Mine Group) has constructed and put into operation a new master station.

Ukraine: Irshansk GOK ilmenite concentrate output up

In January-September Irshansk Mining and Processing Works (Zhitomir region) produced 115.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate.

Ukraine: DMKD output to fall in Q4 2015

In the fourth quarter Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky (DMKD) will decrease its output by 25% due to the planned repairs, of the blast furnace #12 in particular.

Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk metal industry increases output

Revival of the Dniepropetrovsk region industry is underway. For the second month in a row local companies increase their output.

Ukraine: ZALK losses up in January-September 2015

In January-September Zaporozhye Aluminum Works received 1336.89 million UAH of net losses, up by 11.7% YoY (1197.07 million UAH).

Ukraine: DPR terrorists to buy iron ore from Russia

The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, supported by the Putin regime, plans to import iron ore raw materials from the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly in Russia as an alternative to Ukraine.

Ukraine: Turboatom reopens modernized steel shop

Turboatom has put one of its two steel smelting furnaces after a major overhaul into operation. The modernization helped to increase metal quality and output, while decreasing air pollution.

Ukraine: steel suffering from low quality

The quality of Ukrainian steel is low, while its prime cost is high.