Ukraine: Yatsenyuk warned of metal industry collapse

Ukraine is on the brink of all the metal companies halt, after that currency revenues will fall, while unemployment will increase. This is stated in the letter to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk, signed by directors of the 12 major metal and mining companies.

Ukraine: coal market to be free from monopoly

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has made a decree “On the market of coal products” targeting the rules of trade on the coal market within the stages of power sphere privatization and creating the clear market of coal.

Ukraine: coal purchases from Russia considerably down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine decreased coal imports from Russia by 69%, while increasing them from the South African Republic by 139%.

Ukraine: UGOK sinter output up in January 2016

In January Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works decreased concentrate output by 3.5% YoY, to 927.6 thousand tons.

Ukraine: AMKR local sales down in 2015

In 2015 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih decreased metal sales in Ukraine to 0.5 million tons.

Ukraine: scrap procurement to break another anti-record in 2016

In 2015 ferrous scrap procurement in Ukraine fell to 4.3 million tons, down by 1 million tons, or by 19% YoY.

Ukraine: Verkhovnaya Rada to decrease scrap deficiency

Verkhovnaya Rada will review the decree of changes into some Ukrainian laws as to the decrease of ferrous scrap deficiency on the local market in order to meet defense industry demands and restore infrastructure.

Ukraine: rolled metal exports down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 3.1 million tons of rolled metal, down by 15.3% YoY, and earned $6.4 billion, down by 39% YoY.

Ukraine: metal makers losses up in 2015

In 2015 Ukrainian metal makers increased their losses by 31.6% YoY, or by 7.5 billion UAH, to 31.2 billion UAH.

Ukraine: VAT reimbursement in January 2016

In January Poltava Mining and Processing Works received the largest VAT reimbursement – 720.8 million UAH – among mining and metallurgical companies.

Ukraine: Lvivugol miners get paid for coal

Lvivugol miners received a part of the January salary. The company got money for the coal supplied to the thermal power stations.

Ukraine: electricity exports to solve miners problems

Resuming electricity exports will help both state and private coal companies to work steadily and keep their employees.

Ukraine: miners to receive 180 million UAH in February 2016

In January the Ministry of energy and coal industry received 50 million UAH to clear salary debts to miners. This month it plans to get 180 million UAH more.

Ukraine: British money to go to miners

Ukraine has received a grant from the government of Great Britain for the social support of the miners and the population of the mining regions, where coal companies will be closed.

Ukraine: Pavlogradskaya Factory to increase coal concentrate output

DTEK modernizes the Pavlogradskaya central processing factory – one of the largest coal-processing enterprises of Ukraine.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works starts producing new kinds of galvanized rolled metal

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing galvanized coils according to EN 10346.

Ukraine: Azovstal to keep jobs during crisis

World metal market situation will not improve in 2016. The decline of economic development in Europe as well as the increase of steel manufacture in China will not allow Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex to overcome crisis in the near future.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal IT-director named best in the country

The chief IT-specialist of Zaporizhstal Sergey Fedchun has been named the winner of the VIII annual IT-directors competition among the mining-metallurgical companies.