ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih cuts steel output in 2009

Reuters reported that Ukraine biggest steel mill Kryvorizhstal, owned by ArcelorMittal, reduced raw steel production in 2009 to 5.054 million tons from 6.233 million in 2008.According to the report, the rolled steel production fell to 4.478 million tons from 5.406 million while pig iron output fell to 4.418 million from 5.632 million.Ukraine steel production fell…

Canada imposes AD duty on Ukrainian steel plates

On January 4th 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency made a final determination of dumping pursuant to paragraph 41(1)(a) of the Special Import Measures Act with respect to hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low alloy steel plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat treated or not, in cut lengths in widths from 24 inches…

Ukraine extends export licensing for ferroalloys and stainless steel

The Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers has determined the list of goods, including alloyed ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals and their alloys, the exports of which will be subject to licensing in 2010.According to the government Decree No 1406 dated December 23rd 2009 the goods subjected to licensing are ferronickel, ferrotitanium, ferroalloys, stainless steel in ingots or…

TOP 10 Ukrainian Metal Traders (December’09)

Metinvest-SMC Phone: +38 044 2300000 Fax: +38 044 5374488 http://www.metinvest-smc.com/ UGMK Phone-fax: +38 044 2066026, 2595505, 2066027 E-mail: [email protected] http://www.ugmk.in.ua/ Komex Phone: +38 056 7883203, 7883205, 7883206, 7883225 Fax: +38 0562 472774, 462149 E-mail: [email protected]   http://www.comex.dp.ua/ Vikant Phone: +38 056 4406451, 4406452, 4058466 http://www.vikant.com.ua/ AV Group (Altair D + Vega C) Phone: + 38…

Interpipe Steel acknowledged as the best in eco CSR

Steel pipes and railway wheels producer Interpipe became the winner of the first Ukrainian contest of business cases on Corporate Social Responsibility in nomination “Environmental protection”. The authoritative international jury has highly evaluated Interpipe consideration of eco-social norms in realization of investment project of electric arc furnace, Interpipe Steel.Mr. Oleg Kuzmin, Director for Corporate Affairs at…

Interpipe pipe plant passes Belgian Railways audit

OJSC Interpipe Nyzhniodniprovsky pipe rolling plant, producing wheels under the KLW brand, has successfully passed a complex preliminary audit by SNCB, the operator of the Belgian Railways.Apart from SNCB, the audit group consisted of Bombardier Transportation.The main task of the audit was to define the level correspondence of production processes and wheel goods to international…

Ukrainian metals consumption plummets in 11 months

Interfax cited Mr. Andriy Fedoseyev, president of the Ukrainian Metal Traders Association, as saying that metal consumption in Ukraine fell 36.3% YoY in January to November to 4.809 million tons and imports plummeted 67% to 577,288 tons.Mr. Fedoseyev said Ukrainian pipe mills bought 1.397 million tons of locally produced and imported roll and feedstock down…