Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output down in August 2016

In August Zaporizhstal decreased pig iron, steel and rolled metal output.

In particular, according to the company statement, it produced 297.3 thousand tons of pig iron, 322.2 thousand tons of steel and 275.1 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 29 thousand tons, 27.5 thousand tons and 15.6 thousand tons YoY, respectively. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output up in January-August 2016

In January-August Ukraine produced 16.43 million tons of carbon steel, up by 9.3% YoY. Pig iron manufacture went up by 14.5%, to 15.99 million tons, that of rolled metal – by 8.7%, to 14.34 million tons. Metallurgical coke output jumped up by 17.6%, to 8.64 million tons, while that of steel pipes dropped by 4.8%,…

Russia: Rusal changes heads of two aluminum smelters

Rusal announced senior staff appointments within Aluminum Division. Oleg Buts has been appointed Managing Director of Irkutsk Aluminum Smelter (IrkAZ). Prior to the appointment, Buts worked as the Director of Department for Production System Training at Production Development Directorate of Rusal. He will replace Evgeny Kuriyanov, who has been appointed Managing Director of Krasnoyarsk Aluminum…

Ukraine: Corum Group occupied 52% of mining machinery market in 2015

Corum Group estimates its share on the Ukrainian market of mining machinery in 2015 at 52%.

According to the company CEO Yakov Sidlyarenko, local sales in 2015 dropped by 6.6% YoY, to 72.7%.

Corum is the largest mining machinery manufacturer in Ukraine and a part of System Capital Management. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: zinc concentrate output up in January-July 2016

In January-July Russia increased zinc concentrate output by 39.3% YoY.

According to the Federal Service of State Statistics, in July zinc concentrate output went up by 13.3% YoY and by 16.3% MoM. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: coke import-export in July 2016

In July Ukraine imported $23.11 million worth of coke, while exports totaled $2.43 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the major supplier of coke in July was Poland ($11.04 million). In January-July Ukraine imported $140.26 million worth of coke, with exports on the level of $15.52 million. In June coke imports totaled $33.59 million,…

Ukraine: ferroalloys export-import in July 2016

In July Ukraine exported $60.29 million worth of ferroalloys, while imports reached $9.58 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian ferroalloys in July was Turkey ($15.13 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $399.4 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $48.39 million. In June ferroalloys exports reached $65.15…

Ukraine: ferrous scrap imports in July 2016

In July Ukraine imported $0.44 million worth of ferrous scrap. At the same time, no scrap was exported. According to the State Fiscal Service, the major supplier of scrap in July was Turkey ($0.26 million). In January-July Ukraine exported $40.99 million worth of ferrous scrap, while imports stood at $4.12 million. In June ferrous scrap…

Russia: TMK to keep US market share

Russian oil and gas pipe producer TMK has prepared a development strategy for its American assets in which it plans to at least keep the U.S. market share, Deputy CEO for strategy Vladimir Shmatovich said. “We see a strategic goal to at least keep the market share in the U.S. in the key segments or…

Ukraine: coke output up in July 2016

In July Ukraine produced 1072 thousand tons of 6% bulk coke, up by 16.4% MoM, or by 151 thousand tons. In January-July coke output went up by 20.5% YoY, or by 1286 thousand tons, to 7568 thousand tons. In June Ukraine produced 921 thousand tons of coke, down by 18.6% MoM, or by 210 thousand…