In 2014 Krasnogorovka Refractory Works (Donetsk region) received 1.95 million UAH of losses.
The mining enterprises of Ukraine in January-April exported 14.75 million tons of iron ore, up by 13.9% YoY.
In January-April Ukrainian companies produced 7.08 million tons of carbon steel, down by 29.7% YoY.
In March Ukraine (not counting the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Sevastopol) mined 2 million tons of coal, down by 61.1% YoY.
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will deliver a low-speed, dual pinion ring-geared mill drive system (RMD) for the Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) in Komsomolsk. This delivery will help to increase capacity of the mine’s processing plant. With its maintenance-friendly design the RMD solution minimizes mechanical wear on ring-geared mills and reduces downtime and repairs while providing high availability of the grinding equipment.
In 2014 Donetsk Iron and Steel Works received 1.95 million UAH of profit.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to produce 6.5 million tons of steel in 2015.
In March Dneprospetsstal electrometallurgical works named after Kuzmin produced 24099 tons of steel, up by 40% MoM.
Zaporizhstal, a part of the Metinvest Group, in 2014 invested about $120 million in production modernization, Zaporizhstal CEO Rostyslav Shurma said at a meeting with U.S. Embassy representatives in Ukraine.
In March Ukraine produced 6714 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 13%, or by 770 thousand tons, MoM.
In 2014 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih exported 86% of its products.
In 2014 Azovelektrostal (Mariupol, Donetsk region) received 2.34 billion UAH of losses.
US decided to withdraw its anti-dumping duties for Ukrainian producers of pipes, steel, and chemical business.
In March Ukraine exported $77.02 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $6.08 million.
In March Ukraine produced 1696 thousand tons of steel, up by 6.8%, or by 108 thousand tons, MoM.
Ukraine’ Parliament members are mulling a review for privatization of large state enterprises, including state iron ore holding, Ukrrudprom. The head of the privatization committee at the Parliament Boris Filatov claims there have been certain law violations during the privatization process (in 2004-2005). The General Prosecutor’s office has initiated a case regarding privatization of Ukrrudprom in 2004, according to Filatov.