Ukraine: Ferrexpo pellets output down in January-February 2016

In January-February Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 1.87 million tons of pellets, down by 0.3% YoY.

Ukraine: economical development ministry to give quotas for scrap export

The Ministry of economical development and trade will be giving ferrous scrap export quotas.

Ukraine: gas consumption by metal companies down in February 2016

In February Ukrainian metal companies consumed 140 million cubic meters of gas, down by 20.9% MoM.

Ukraine: Metinvest buys more of Avdiivka Coke

Metinvest B.V. has purchased 0.11% of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works, increasing its share to 87.25% from 87.14%.

Ukraine: tax to go lighter on mining companies

The Ministry of energy and coal industry plans to find a way to increase coal output by changing taxes.

Ukraine: DTEK Dobropolyeugol decreases mining plans

2016 mining plans for DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines (except for Belozerskaya mine) have been decreased to 3.1 million tons due to the excess of gas coal in Ukraine as the result of the drop in electricity output.

Ukraine: InGOK to deliver concentrate to ArcelorMittal Poland S.A

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works will supply a trial batch (20 thousand tons) of 68% iron content concentrate to ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.

Ukraine: DSS output down in January-February 2016

In January-February Dneprospetsstal produced 31.29 thousand tons of steel, down by 5.1% YoY. Rolled metal output decreased by 7.4%, to 21.24 thousand tons.

Ukraine: rebar prices up on the local secondary market

Since the beginning of March rebars on the local secondary market went up in price by 10-15%, to 10.2-11.5 thousand UAH per ton.

Ukraine: EMZ increases losses in 2015

In 2015 Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works increased its net losses by 39.4% YoY, to 544.54 million UAH.

Ukraine: ferrous scrap export contract registration simplified

The Cabinet of Ministers has simplified the registration of the ferrous metals scrap export contracts.

Ukraine: UGMK ends 2015 with profits

In 2015 Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company received 58.5 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: AZOTSM ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works received 215.27 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: UGOK breaks 2 records

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works mined 1.5 billion tons of ore.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 41 thousand tons of sulfur

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen trading house Eco-Service as the supplier of 26 thousand tons of granulated sulfur worth 116.84 million UAH and Zodiak Plus (Latvia) as the supplier of 15 thousand tons of sulfur in lumps worth $1.87 million in March-December.

Ukraine: Group DF invests $115.7 million into Motronovsky GOK

Group DF has invested $115.7 million into Motronovsky Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: aluminum ores export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine imported 770.98 thousand tons of aluminum ores and concentrate worth $32.22 million, up by 8.3% and by 7.9% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: nickel ores export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine imported 180.05 thousand tons of nickel ores and concentrate worth $9.34 million, up by 18% and down by 32.1% YoY respectively.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), January 2016

Ukraine: ISD not taking Metinvest claims seriously

Industrial Union of Donbass acknowledges the debts to Metinvest for raw materials supplied, but doesn’t view claims as aggressive actions.

Ukraine: Ukrstalkonstructsiya ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Ukrstalkonstruktsiya received 65.68 million UAH of losses.