Ukraine: AM interested in using Odessa ports

ArcelorMittal is interested in using Odessa region ports to transport cargo to its European works.

Ukraine: PGOK not to fire anyone

In 2016 Poltava Mining and Processing Works doesn’t plan any firings.

Ukraine: steel semis export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $123.93 million worth of steel semi-finished products, with imports on the level of $0.78 million.

Ukraine: attacks renewed on Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant

The ferronickel works has suffered another attack. Unknown people tried to block the company operation. This is not the first raiders attempt to influence the operation of Pobuzhye Ferronickel Plant.

Ukraine: DTEK puts two new long faces into operation

Dneprovskoye Mine Group has put into operation two new long faces with the total reserves of coal on the level of 930 thousand tons. This will let the miners work till the end of the year.

Ukraine: Vostok-Ruda to be left without electricity

One of the largest Ukrainian iron ore miners and concentrate producers – Vostok-Ruda hasn’t been paying for consumed electricity since April 2015. The company’s electricity debt is now 20.2 million UAH.

Ukraine: DMKD suffered losses in October-December 2015

In October and November 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received $2.5 million of losses each month, and $6 million in December.

Ukraine: metal makers in desperate need of scrap

In January scrap deficiency for local consumption totaled 105 thousand tons, or 40% of the volume needed (267 thousand tons).

Ukraine: AM Berislav reelects chairman

The supervisory board of ArcelorMittal Berislav has appointed Ashokkumar Sitaram Sontalia its chairman.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 10.4 million cubic meters of gas

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has announced a purchase of 10.42 million cubic meters of gas in April-December.

Ukraine: flats export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $86.82 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $24.61 million.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January 2016

In January Ukraine mined 3130.5 thousand tons of coal, down by 9.3% YoY, or by 321.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: long rolled products export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $99.15 million worth of long rolled metal, while imports reached $8.5 million.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka appoints acting CEO

The supervisory board of Evraz Sukhaya Balka has dismissed Denis Lukin from his office of the general manager and appointed Alexander Batareev acting CEO instead.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January 2016

In January Ukraine exported $0.34 million worth of ferrous scrap, with imports on the level of $0.5 million.

Ukraine: Metinvest pig iron output down in 2015

In 2015 Metinvest produced 8050 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 12.62%, or by 1163 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: law-enforcers meet scrap procurers and sellers

In Severodonetsk law-enforcers met with entrepreneurs who procure and sell ferrous and non-ferrous metals scrap.

Ukraine: metal results for January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, 1938 thousand tons of steel and 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 112% and 103% and down by 98% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Donetskkoks stopped for indefinite time

In Q4 2015 Metinvest closed down manufacturing capacities of Donetskkoks.

Ukraine: UGOK starts operating a new drilling machine

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works put into operation a new Atlas Copco FlexiROC D60 drilling rig in its quarry.

Ukraine: InGOK invests 41 million UAH into crusher modernization

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has put two new jaw crushers into operation.

Ukraine: Motronovsky GOK to be idle for one more year

The development project of one of the most prospective titanium areas – in the region of Motrono-Annovsky is falling apart. The work has been postponed for a year.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works restores pig iron and sinter output

In February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works plans to increase pig iron output to 173 thousand tons from 137 thousand tons in January.

Ukraine: NKMZ profits up in 2015

In 2015 Novokramatorsk Machine-Building Works received 952.42 million UAH of net profits, with assets at 5488.41 million UAH.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to lose 20-30% of orders after the railroad tariffs increase

Zaporizhstal could lose 20-30% of its orders if the railroad transportation tariffs are increased by 15%, as the orders will become unprofitable and below their prime cost.