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.
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.
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.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 17.1 million tons of scrap metal, down by 15%, or by 3.1 million tons YoY.
The State Property Fund of Ukraine has suggested to privatize Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works.
Krasnoarmeysk local prosecutors have started an investigation on non-payment of salary to Selidovugol workers.
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.
In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky produced 151.9 thousand tons of steel.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works started producing galvanized rolled metal according to EN 10346, which is used in construction.
Ukrainian metal industry is losing currency due to the metal exports decrease.
Interpipe has changed its approach to supplying scrap to Interpipe Steel.