With the help of the Ministry of energy and coal industry the capacities of the Lviv Coal Company processing factory have been restored after a long time of unstable work.
The Coal Union is against reformation projects that the Ministry of energy and coal industry is studying.
On March 7-11 Krasnoarmeyskugol mines spent 12 hours without electricity. This was the result of the 615 million UAH debt to power-generating companies.
The Cabinet of Ministers has included supplies from the occupied territories of Donbass into the coal consumption plan.
In January-February Ferrexpo plc, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 1.87 million tons of pellets, down by 0.3% YoY.
The Ministry of economical development and trade will be giving ferrous scrap export quotas.
In February Ukrainian metal companies consumed 140 million cubic meters of gas, down by 20.9% MoM.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry plans to find a way to increase coal output by changing taxes.
2016 mining plans for DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines (except for Belozerskaya mine) have been decreased to 3.1 million tons due to the excess of gas coal in Ukraine as the result of the drop in electricity output.
Ingulets Mining and Processing Works will supply a trial batch (20 thousand tons) of 68% iron content concentrate to ArcelorMittal Poland S.A.
Since the beginning of March rebars on the local secondary market went up in price by 10-15%, to 10.2-11.5 thousand UAH per ton.
The Cabinet of Ministers has simplified the registration of the ferrous metals scrap export contracts.