Ukraine: Bilanovsky GOK allowed to dig the open pit

Bondary and Dmitrovka villagers have allowed the Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works to start mine workings at the Bilanovskoye ferruginous quartzite deposits.

Ukraine: metal companies’ share excluded from exchange register

The Ukrainian Stock Exchange has excluded Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Severny Mining and Processing Works shares from the second level of listing and moved them into the exchange list.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 1.69 million UAH worth of bearings

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works will buy 33 types of bearings worth 1.69 million UAH from Podshipniksbyt Ltd.

Ukraine: ZZF to pay 113 million UAH to energy suppliers

The Commercial Court of the Zaporozhye region has ordered Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant to pay 113.28 million UAH to the energy company Zaporozhyeoblenergo. The works has to make this payment till April.

Ukraine: Avdiivka puts new dust extraction system into operation

The largest coke producer in Ukraine – Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – has put a new dust extraction system into operation that will allow it to extract up to 99% of dust at the coke crushing area of the coking plant #1.

Ukraine: Lviv region council to speak roughly on miners salaries

Lviv region council is preparing a rough address to the Cabinet of Ministers and the Ministry of energy and coal industry as to the clearing of November-December 2015 salary debts to miners.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works to pay 1 billion UAH to Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex

Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex has won the case against Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works as to the recovery of 1032.9 million UAH for the iron ore supplied (together with fines).

Ukraine: Yeristovo GOK not paying ecology tax in 2015

Poltava region council held a meeting on ecology tax payments.

Ukraine: EMSS to make forgings for Chelyabinsk Works

Energomashspetsstal will produce forgings for Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Works (Russia).

Ukraine: ferroalloys output down in December 2015

In December 2015 Ukraine produced 56.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 16.6% MoM, or by 11.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: iron ore exports up in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 45.7 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 11.8% YoY.

Ukraine: VostGOK cancels gas tender

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has cancelled the tender for the supply of 11 million cubic meters of gas in 2016.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke receives quality award

Products of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have received the “Quality star” award of the National products quality rating for 2015.

Ukraine: Interpipe prepays for January 2016 gas

As of January 1, Interpipe has prepaid 46 million UAH for gas to Naftogaz Ukrainy.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka ore price halved in 2015

In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka was selling ore at $23 per ton ExW, down from $52 in 2014.

Ukraine: InGOK output down in 2015

In 2015 Ingulets Mining and Processing Works produced 11.61 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 13.7% YoY.

Ukraine: SevGOK output down in 2015

In 2015 Severny Mining and Processing Works produced 7.69 million tons of pellets and 13.15 million tons of concentrate, down by 10.9% and 2% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal implements GPS-control of its transport

Zaporizhstal has implemented the automated GPS-control of its transport to increase production efficiency.

Ukraine: DMZP output up in 2015

In Q4 2015 Evraz Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky increased steel semis output but decreased rolled metal production.

Ukraine: fire destroys Ilyich roof

Fire broke out at the water supply shop of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to pay 261 million UAH to Naftogaz Ukrainy

The Commercial Court of Lugansk region has ordered Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to pay 165.75 million UAH of main debt for gas supplied in January-September 2014, 90.36 million of inflation losses and 5.38 million UAH of 3% to Naftogaz Ukrainy.

Ukraine: ferrous metal exports revenues down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported $8.08 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.

Ukraine: NZF output down in December 2015

In December Ukraine’s largest ferroalloys manufacturer – Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant – produced 3.2 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 8.6% MoM, or by 0.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: ferrous pipe output down in 2015

In 2015 major Ukrainian companies produced 852.4 thousand tons of pipes, down by 39.4% YoY. In December 2015 pipe output totaled 75.4 thousand tons, with 69.7 thousand tons in November.

Ukraine: DMKD still suffering from scrap and coke shortages

In December 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, wasn’t able to reach its output target due to the lack of coke, iron ore and scrap.

Ukraine: Lviv calculates losses from miners strike

The Lviv customs office lost 4 million UAH for each day the miners were blocking Lviv – Rava-Russkaya road.