In August Ukraine produced 76.8 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 55%, or by 93.9 thousand tons YoY.
In January-August Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works, a part of the titanium business of Group DF, produced 106.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate with 42% Ti2O content, up by 12.5% YoY.
In August Ukraine produced 155.1 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 50.4% YoY, or by 157.4 thousand tons.
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky plans to start producing angles with 25-40 sections.
The Supervisory board of the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky has reelected Leonid Frumkin as its chairman.
Holders of over 50% of Metinvest shares with maturity in 2016-2018 have created a special committee.
On September 24-25, DTEK Pridneprovskaya Thermal Power Station received its first 300 railroad cars of anthracite – 20 thousand tons. The company tries to do its best to start the heating season in Dniepropetrovsk in time.
Ukraine’s Prime-Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk has ordered the minister for economic development and trade Aivaras Abromavichus to deal with the metal scrap deficiency.
The State Enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company, operating Volnogorsk Mining and Metallurgical Complex (VGMK) and Irshansk Mining and Processing Works (IGOK), has won a tender to supply ilmenite concentrate to Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK).
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works (VostGOK) plans to produce 1.2 thousand tons of uranium concentrate in 2015, up by 29.6% YoY.
In December 2014 the supervisory board of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sanctioned two volume-identical contracts with ArcelorMittal International Luxembourg SA. Each presupposed the sale of 1.2 million tons of metal products worth 600 million UAH. Thus the total cost of the deal reached 1.2 billion UAH.