Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia helping Russian miners

The Verkhovnaya Rada industrial policy and entrepreneurship committee chairman Victor Galasyuk wants to discuss the actions of Ukrzaliznytsia in giving preferences in transportation to manufacturers from other countries and not providing such privileges to local ones.

Ukraine: Volynugol new director wants all mine management dismissed

Buzhanskaya miners have addressed the President of Ukraine, the minister of energy, people’s deputies and local authorities telling them of the illegal actions of the new acting CEO of Volynugol Valentin Kiselev.

Ukraine: Ukrainian Mining Company goes bankrupt

The Commercial Court of Cherkassy region has initiated a case of the Trading House “Ukrainian Mining Company” bankruptcy.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal the only cold-rolled supplier to Pakistan in 2015

In late March Pakistan imposed additional duties on rolled metal from Ukraine. Ukrainian metal makers could lose $2-5 million.

Ukraine: Metinvest takes up alternative supply routes

Metinvest is forced to resume sea delivery routes to Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal. The reason for this is the low acceptance rate of the Kamysh-Zarya – Volnovakha span, the only railroad that connects Mariupol to the rest of Ukraine.

Ukraine: Interpipe gets JFE Steel license to produce thread connections

Interpipe has signed a license agreement with JFE Steel Corporation to produce JFEBEAR thread connection.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo pellets output up in Q1 2016

In January-March Ferrexpo plc, owner of Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 2.88 million tons of pellets, up by 0.05% YoY, or by 1.4 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Zaporozhkoks extends CEO office

The supervisory board of Zaporozhkoks has extended the office of the general manager Vitaly Litovka.

Ukraine: Germany to help reform coal industry of Donetsk

Rolf Petri of Berlin Relations GmbH has presented the project of coal industry reforming to the Donetsk region administration.

Ukraine: Donetskkoks extends CEO office

The supervisory board of Donetskkoks has extended the office of the general manager Andrei Shabanov.

Ukraine: coal imports down in Q1 2016

In January-March Ukraine imported $353.5 million worth of coal, down by 12.7% YoY.

Ukraine: CGOK reelects CEO

The supervisory board of Central Mining and Processing Works has reelected Dmitry Shevchik the CEO of the company.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in Q1 2016

In January-March Ukraine exported 11.54 thousand tons of ferrous scrap valued at $2.46 thousand, down by 95.7% and 96.4% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to assemble gas purifiers at 2 more sintering machines

Zaporizhstal plans to have assembled gas-purifying equipment at its sintering machines #5 and 6 by October.

Ukraine: SevGOK reelects CEO

The supervisory board of Severniy Mining and Processing Works has reelected Pavel Timoshenko the general director of the company.

Ukraine: AMKR and Azovstal get the most VAT reimbursement in March 2016

In March ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Azovstal Iron and Steel Works received the most VAT reimbursement among metal and mining companies.

Ukraine: Zaporozhnerudprom reelects chairman

The supervisory board of Zaporozhnerudprom has reelected Sergey Verkhovsky the chairman of the board.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal steel output down in March 2016

In March Zaporizhstal produced 297.6 thousand tons of steel, down by 0.23% YoY, or by 0.7 thousand tons.