Ukraine: rolled scrap exports down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 17.1 million tons of scrap metal, down by 15%, or by 3.1 million tons YoY.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for AH Industries

Energomashspetsstal has received an order from AH Industries to produce rotor rolls.

Ukraine: State Property Fund wants ZTMK privatized

The State Property Fund of Ukraine has suggested to privatize Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works.

Ukraine: Selidovugol mine to be privatized

The minister of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin has ordered the Novogradskaya Mine 1/3 of Selidovugol to be privatized.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, December 2015

Ukraine: prosecutors investigating non-payments to Selidovugol miners

Krasnoarmeysk local prosecutors have started an investigation on non-payment of salary to Selidovugol workers.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Works coke output up in January 2016

In January Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works produced 238 thousand tons of 6% moisture coke, up by 90% YoY, but down by 1.7% MoM.

Ukraine: Zhevago to lose Vostok-Ruda

Konstantin Zhevago, the main owner of Poltava Mining and Processing Works, could lose his iron ore division – Vostok-Ruda.

Ukraine: DMKD output plan not fulfilled in January 2016

In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky produced 151.9 thousand tons of steel.

Ukraine: DSS output down in January 2016

In January Dneprospetsstal produced 11 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 8.3% YoY.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works supplies new rolled metal to Poland

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works started producing galvanized rolled metal according to EN 10346, which is used in construction.

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in 2015

Ukrainian metal industry is losing currency due to the metal exports decrease.

Ukraine: Interpipe makes Gorodetsky responsible for scrap purchases

Interpipe has changed its approach to supplying scrap to Interpipe Steel.

Ukraine: Powder Metallurgy Works gets director

The Ministry of economical development and trade has appointed the acting director of Powder Metallurgy Works Alexander Adonin its CEO.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Works restores Avdiivka town

Last year Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works restored 69 multi-storied buildings and 15 social buildings, damaged by the artillery fire. 135 private house owners received free construction materials for repairs. The works spent 18 million UAH on this.

Ukraine: Yatsenyuk warned of metal industry collapse

Ukraine is on the brink of all the metal companies halt, after that currency revenues will fall, while unemployment will increase. This is stated in the letter to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk, signed by directors of the 12 major metal and mining companies.

Ukraine: coal market to be free from monopoly

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has made a decree “On the market of coal products” targeting the rules of trade on the coal market within the stages of power sphere privatization and creating the clear market of coal.

Ukraine: coal purchases from Russia considerably down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine decreased coal imports from Russia by 69%, while increasing them from the South African Republic by 139%.