Ukraine: Dneprometiz starts producing spring wire

Dneprometiz is now capable of producing a new product – 1.4-2.2 mm diameter spring wire according to GOST 9389.

Ukraine: SevGOK gets new phone station

Vega has installed the digital phone line at the Severniy Mining and Processing Works instead of the old one.

Ukraine: ZZF to stop exporting ferrosilicomanganese to Russia

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant could stop ferrosilicomanganese exports to Russia altogether if the Eurasian Economic Commission implements the import duty of 26.35%.

Ukraine: Metinvest signs standstill with its creditors

On December 1, Metinvest signed a standstill with the group of its creditors on pre-export financing till February 2016.

Ukraine: coal export-import in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine imported $1509.52 million worth of coal (black coal and anthracite), with $136.52 in November.

Ukraine: Lvivugol clears 50% of salary debts

Lvivugol has sent 15 million UAH to pay October salary to its miners.

Ukraine: Yenakievo output down in November 2015

In January-November Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, situated in the Russia-supported terrorist-occupied zone, produced 1.64 million tons of rolled metal, down by 10.5% YoY.

Ukraine: Dneprometiz puts wet drawing line into operation

Dneprometiz has put a new line of low-carbon 0.6-1.2 mm diameter wire wet drawing line into operation. The line was created according to Dneprometiz technical order on the basis of the SKET UDZWGT-320/11 wet drawing shop.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine increased ferrous scrap exports by 40.4% or by 43% YoY (depending on the comparison base).

Ukraine: government deals with scrap shortage

The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has received a decree to implement changes to Article 4 of the Ukrainian Decree “On metal scrap”.

Ukraine: ferrous exports revenue down in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine exported $7508.34 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.

Ukraine: Metinvest revenues down in January-September 2015

In January-September Metinvest revenues decreased by 36% YoY, to $5.39 billion.

Ukraine: AZOTSM appoints a new chairman deputy

The supervisory board of Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has dismissed a board member and the first chairman deputy Alexander Stephan from his office and appointed Tatiana Khakhaleva instead.

Ukraine: Semi-Conductors works fires CEO

Semi-conductors Works (Zaporozhye, the manufacturer of the monocrystalline silicon) has dismissed its general director Yuri Rekov from office.

Ukraine: ZZF operates only 1 furnace

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant has left only one furnace operating in its shop #1.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), October 2015

Ukraine: Metinvest to target CIS and Eastern Europe

Metinvest wants to enter CIS and Eastern European markets.

Ukraine: African coal too expensive for Centrenergo

The price of South African coal is $65 per ton CIF Odessa. Together with port fees and transportation expenses it reaches $80 per ton (or 1920 UAH per ton), which is higher than 1100-1600 UAH per ton that Centrenergo used to pay for coal from Russia or the terrorists-controlled Donbass.

Ukraine: Metinvest to supply sections to DTEK Pavlogradugol

Metinvest plans to supply 150 tons of special section #19 to DTEK Pavlogradugol.

Ukraine: InGOK completes a major project

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has completed the capital repairs of the section #13 in the main processing building #2.

Ukraine: Velta resumes operation in Kirovograd region

Velta (Dniepropetrovsk) has decided to resume the operation of its ore sands and ilmenite mining and processing works in Kirovograd region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to ship 700 thousand tons via Zaporozhye river port

By 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to ship some 700 thousand tons of metal via the Zaporozhye river port.