Crude steel output in August

In August following the three months in a row of decrease, Ukrainian crude steel output showed an improvement, with domestic steelmakers producing 2.6 million tons, up from 2.42 million tons in July and with daily average output increasing 7% MoM to 83,870 tons. August’s improvement was mainly driven by the restoration of production at ISD’s…

Flat steel products market recovers in August

It is reported that growth of consumption for flat steel in Ukrainian local market was traditionally provided by steel constructions manufacturers and vehicle manufacturers. It is worth to notice realization of renovation program for buses and trolleybuses for Euro-2012 for UAH 996.14 million. Railcar manufacturers  also considerably contribute to steel consumption.Experts expect a shortage of…

Interpipe steel pipe output increases by 68% YoY

According to preliminary data, in the first eight months of 2010 the pipe producing subsidiaries of the Interpipe Corporation increased their steel pipe output by 68.4% YoY to 543,500 tons.Specifically, in January to August Interpipe NTRP registered a 55.5% increase in its steel pipe production to 224,300 tons, Interpipe NMPP saw its steel pipe output…

IUD subsidiaries issue January to August production results

It is reported that Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, have issued their preliminary production results for the first eight months of the current year.In January to August Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih Steel bars named best domestic product 2010

Deformed reinforcing steel bars produced by ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, OJSC received a “Best domestic product 2010” title after scoring high points in all the criteria considered – high product quality sales both on domestic and on foreign markets, positive feedback from customers, rewards received at other contacts etc. The Best domestic product 2010 contest was…

Metinvest reports steel production in August and 7 months

Production results for August. Production August, th. t July, th. t Change, % Pig iron (Azovstal, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works) 584.3 574.6 1.7 Crude steel (Azovstal, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works) 655.6 648.4 1.1 Semis and finished (Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works) 593.6 616.5 -3.7 Large diameter pipes (Khartsyzsk Pipe Works) 25.3 14.8 70.9…

JULY 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES   UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ORDINARY HOT-ROLLED SHEET Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max min max June 596.62 962.40 969.61…

Metinvest gets Antimonopoly Committee nod for Ilyich merger

Metinvest BV (Netherlands) has obtained a formal approval of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine for acquisition of newly issued shares of the Ilyich Steel, PSC and Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, PJSC thereby gaining more than 50% voting rights in managerial bodies of aforementioned companies. This is another important step Metinvest BV has taken towards…

Ukraine increases manganese ore production

It is reported that in January to July Ukrainian mining companies increased manganese raw materials production 2.43 times compared to the same period of last year to 1.047 million tons.During seven months of the year Marganetsky GOK increased manganese concentrate production 3.45 times, to 416,100 tons. Orjonikidzevsky GOK increased production of manganese concentrate by 53.6%…