Ukraine: the Netherlands up their share in Bagleykoks

Palmrose B. V. (the Netherlands), 100% controlled by Evraz, has increased its share in Evraz Bagleykoks from 94.4467% to 94.4584%.

Ukraine: Ilyich starts producing 65G plates

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has developed the techniques of 65G rolled plate (6-10 mm thickness) production.

Ukraine: metal sector decreases electricity consumption

In January-June electricity consumption in Ukraine decreased by 11.7% YoY.

Ukraine: Evraz works now owned by Metinvest

Dneprodzerzhinsk By-Product Coke Works (DKKHZ), owned by Evraz, is now managed by Rinat Akhmetov’s Metinvest.

Ukraine: Donetsk region export down 3 times in H1 2015

In January-June Donetsk region (without the Anti-terrorist operation zone) exported $1840.5 million worth of products, down 2.8 times YoY.

Ukraine: Azovstal rails used in Cuba railroad construction

In January-June Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, supplied 4 thousand tons of R50 rails to Cuba.

Ukraine: metal output down in July 2015

In July Ukraine (without the temporary occupied Crimea and a part of the Anti-terrorist operation zone) produced 888 thousand tons of steel (without continuous casting semi-finished products), down by 20% YoY.

Ukraine: ZTMK not to give the state all the dividends

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK) participants on a meeting, in which the state enterprise “United Mining and Chemical Company” (UMCC) took part, decided on the dividend payments.

Ukraine: DTEK gets anthracite from ATO zone via new route

DTEK has made first deliveries of anthracite coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone via a new railroad delivery route Nikotovka-Mayorskaya.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to buy gas-cleaning machinery

Zaporizhstal has signed an agreement with the Berdichev Machine-Building Works “Progress” to produce and supply gas-cleaning units for 4 sintering machines ##3-6. The price of the units is 330 million UAH.

Ukraine: ZALK lost 100 million UAH worth of machinery

The State Safety Service of Ukraine has started the procedure about the illegal disassembly of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) machinery.

Ukraine: Ilyich net profits down in H1 2015

In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 302.82 million UAH of net profit, down by 35.9% YoY.

Ukraine: TPS lose coal

As of August 18th coal stocks at the thermal power stations decreased by 0.18%, or by 2.3 thousand tons, to 1277.8 thousand tons (including 573.9 thousand tons of anthracite and 25.05 thousand tons of fuel oil), as compared with August 17th.

Ukraine: Azovstal starts making rails for Ukrzaliznytsia

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, has started producing rails with hardened side face.

Ukraine: DTEK owes 300 million UAH for coal

The largest private energy company of Ukraine – DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov – owes 300 million UAH for coal supplied in 2015, informed coal and energy industry minister Vladimir Demchyshin.

Ukraine: Ilyich to rebuild Sartana infrastructure

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works will help rebuild the shelling-destroyed infrastructure of Sartana and will give a hand to the families who suffered.

Ukraine: metal companies losses down to 12 billion UAH

In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.

Ukraine: Azovstal receives profit in H1 2015

In the first half of 2015 Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 351.74 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: coal train blown in Lugansk

In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.

Ukraine: Metinvest remains an exemplary taxpayer

In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.

Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2015

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: ATO zone to supply 800 thousand tons of coal

In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.

Ukraine: Energy Ministry to give 19.5 million UAH to miners

Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.

Ukraine: Donetskstal ends Q2 2015 with profit

In April-June Donetskstal Metal Works received 1.56 billion UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to invest in the port industry

On August 13, Kyiv hosted a ceremony of signing a Memorandum of intent of a leading steel enterprise ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to participate in operation and infrastructure development of the Oktyabrsk Specialized Sea Port in Mykolayiv.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: steelmaking pig iron, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $5.