Ukraine: Metinvest raw materials output down in 2015

In 2015 Metinvest produced 4.08 million tons of coke, down by 15% YoY. Iron ore concentrate output fell by 8% YoY, to 32.2 million tons, that of coal concentrate – by 20%, to 3.28 million tons.

Ukraine: VostGOK orders uranium ore reserves examination

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works wants to reach an agreement with the State Mineral Deposits Commission to carry out an expert examination of the uranium ore reserves.

Ukraine: importers used 82% of seamless pipe quota

As of February 2, Ukraine imported 82.03% of its annual quota for steel seamless casing pipes with diameter of up to 406.4 mm.

Ukraine: Corum Group appoints Corum Rus director

Corum Group has dismissed Andrei Parkhomenko from the office of the Corum Rus director and appointed Dmitry Vorozhtsov instead.

Ukraine: rolled scrap exports down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 17.1 million tons of scrap metal, down by 15%, or by 3.1 million tons YoY.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for AH Industries

Energomashspetsstal has received an order from AH Industries to produce rotor rolls.

Ukraine: State Property Fund wants ZTMK privatized

The State Property Fund of Ukraine has suggested to privatize Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works.

Ukraine: Selidovugol mine to be privatized

The minister of energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin has ordered the Novogradskaya Mine 1/3 of Selidovugol to be privatized.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, December 2015

Ukraine: prosecutors investigating non-payments to Selidovugol miners

Krasnoarmeysk local prosecutors have started an investigation on non-payment of salary to Selidovugol workers.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Works coke output up in January 2016

In January Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works produced 238 thousand tons of 6% moisture coke, up by 90% YoY, but down by 1.7% MoM.

Ukraine: Zhevago to lose Vostok-Ruda

Konstantin Zhevago, the main owner of Poltava Mining and Processing Works, could lose his iron ore division – Vostok-Ruda.

Ukraine: DMKD output plan not fulfilled in January 2016

In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky produced 151.9 thousand tons of steel.

Ukraine: DSS output down in January 2016

In January Dneprospetsstal produced 11 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 8.3% YoY.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works supplies new rolled metal to Poland

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works started producing galvanized rolled metal according to EN 10346, which is used in construction.

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in 2015

Ukrainian metal industry is losing currency due to the metal exports decrease.

Ukraine: Interpipe makes Gorodetsky responsible for scrap purchases

Interpipe has changed its approach to supplying scrap to Interpipe Steel.

Ukraine: Powder Metallurgy Works gets director

The Ministry of economical development and trade has appointed the acting director of Powder Metallurgy Works Alexander Adonin its CEO.