In February ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih received the most VAT reimbursement among metal and mining companies – 1.18 billion UAH.
In January-February Zaporizhstal produced 584.7 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 3.7% YoY.
In February Ukraine produced 1.97 million tons of steel, up by 1.7% MoM.
As of February 29, anthracite coal stocks at thermal power stations decreased from 885.8 thousand tons a week before to 862.3 thousand tons.
Zaporizhstal has stopped its blast furnace #5 for capital repairs for 45 days.
Two of the Heavy Weight Drill Pipe Works employees were hurt while doing checks at the electric-arc furnace.
In 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received 1.39 billion UAH of pre-tax losses.
Metallurgprom has asked the Prime-Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk and the Ministry of economical development and trade to help in limiting ferrous scrap exports as the local market suffers from its shortage.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine has announced a competition for the office of Selidovugol general director.