Due to the war in the East Ukraine lost half of its coal mining, while its metal industry fell by a quarter.
In January-September Irshansk Mining and Processing Works (Zhitomir region) produced 115.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate.
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.
Revival of the Dniepropetrovsk region industry is underway. For the second month in a row local companies increase their output.
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.
The quality of Ukrainian steel is low, while its prime cost is high.
Ukraine has left the TOP-10 world producers of steel, but has still increased its output YoY.
In January-September Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) decreased its industrial output by 41.1%. At the same time September results were 16.9% better YoY.
The Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash illegally brings Crimean Titanium Works metal to the territory of Ukraine and then exports it as Ukrainian products.
As of October 1, Ukraine (without the temporarily occupied Crimea and the ATO zone) stocks of black coal increased by 13.6% YoY, to 6749.4 thousand tons.
Pavlogradskoe Mine Group has mined its 3rd million tons of coal one month earlier.
Dneprospetsstal electrometallurgical works named after Kuzmin has received a credit of $55419 thousand from the state Oschadbank with the fixed interest rate of 11%.
The Eurasian Economic Commission decided to impose a 5-year 4.75% antidumping duty on steel wheels (for manufacture of railroad cars and trams) imports from Ukraine. The duty could be imposed in the early 2016.
Stepnaya mine, a part of DTEK Pervomayskoye Mine Group, has introduced a new technique of safe transportation of the rock with the help of hanging diesel-hydraulic engines and containers with bottom offloading. The trial samples of containers have been designed and produced at Ferrit (Czech republic).
Ukrainian energy-generating companies purchase around 40 thousand tons of anthracite coal daily from the terrorist-occupied mines of Donbass.
In September Ukraine produced 1049 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), down by 2.1%, or by 22 thousand tons MoM.
In September Ukraine imported $17.65 million tons of coke, with exports on the level of $5.37 million.
The energy and coal industry minister Vladimir Demchishyn has announced the start of the bankruptcy process over the Krasnograd Central Processing Factory (Lviv region).