Metinvest to shut sinter plant at Azovstal Iron and Steel Works

Metinvest, Ukraine’s biggest steelmaker, will remove from operation a sinter facility at its Azovstal plant.
The plant will shift its sinter production to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.
The cost of restoring sinter production at Ilyich will top $300 million. (SteelGuru)

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 13.8% YoY

In the January-November period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.869 million tons, up by 13.8% YoY.In addition, in the first 11 months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 14.3% YoY increase in its finished steel output…

November 2012

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARESUKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max October 618.09 878.99 November 618.09 878.99 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max October 679.87 832.31 November 679.87 832.31 * –…

Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports and imports declined in January-October 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the January to October period of the current year Ukrainian exports of semi-finished steel products decreased by 3.3% year on year to 8.458 million tons.Exports of semi-finished steel products from Ukraine decreased by 8.4% in October compared to September to 763,560 tons.On the other…

Ukrainian scrap exports almost zero in October 2012

In January to October this year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 45.6% YoY to 366,500 tons.
In October alone Ukraine’s scrap exports declined by 96.6% compared to September to 200 tons. In the 10 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 23.1% YoY to 80,100 tons. (SteelOrbis)

Ukraine issues production results for January-November 2012

According to the data issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first 11 months of the current year Ukraine registered an 11.5% decrease in its finished steel product output to 24,746 million tons, a 6.6% decrease in its crude steel output to 29.828 million tons and a 1.3% decline in its pig iron production…

Mr. Zinchenko appointed new GD of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works

Metinvest announced the appointment of Mr. Yuriy Zinchenko as general director of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works (Ilyich Steel). He will replace Mr. Volodymyr Boyko, who was named the honorary president of Ilyich Steel.Metinvest’s supervisory board voted on November 21, 2012 to relieve Mr. Volodymyr Boyko of his responsibilities as Ilyich Steel general director and…

October 2012

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max September 639.67 1066.90 October 639.67 1066.90 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max September 742.07 843.83 October 742.07 843.83 Month Export, Ukraine,…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 15% in January-October 2012

In the January to October period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.306 million tons, up by 14.8% YoY.In addition, in the first 10 months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 14.1% increase year on year in…

Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works finished steel output down by 8% in January-October 2012

Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, announced that in the January to October period it registered an 8.4% decrease in its finished steel product output to 2.824 million tons, while its crude steel output declined by 0.5% to 3.136 million tons both YoY. In…

Ukrainian steel product exports down by 5% in January to September 2012

In the January to September period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, to 17.174 million tons. 
In September Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 4.6% compared to August, to 1.79 million tons. (SteelOrbis)