Bondary and Dmitrovka villagers have allowed the Bilanovsky Mining and Processing Works to start mine workings at the Bilanovskoye ferruginous quartzite deposits.
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.
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works will buy 33 types of bearings worth 1.69 million UAH from Podshipniksbyt Ltd.
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.
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.
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.
Poltava region council held a meeting on ecology tax payments.
Energomashspetsstal will produce forgings for Chelyabinsk Forge-and-Press Works (Russia).
In December 2015 Ukraine produced 56.9 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 16.6% MoM, or by 11.3 thousand tons.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 45.7 million tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 11.8% YoY.
In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka was selling ore at $23 per ton ExW, down from $52 in 2014.
Zaporizhstal has implemented the automated GPS-control of its transport to increase production efficiency.
In Q4 2015 Evraz Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky increased steel semis output but decreased rolled metal production.
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.
In 2015 Ukraine exported $8.08 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.
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.
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.
The Lviv customs office lost 4 million UAH for each day the miners were blocking Lviv – Rava-Russkaya road.