Ukraine: coal output up in October 2015

In October Ukraine mined 2.7 million tons of black coal, up by 17.7% YoY.

Ukraine: Energoatom wants VostGOK uranium sales checked

The head of the Energoatom state enterprise Yuri Nedashkovski asks the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to check the information about VostGOK abuse when selling uranium to the company.

Ukraine: steel output down in October 2015

In October Ukraine produced 999 thousand tons of steel, without continuous cast semi-finished products, down by 4.5% YoY.

Ukraine: metal industry to suffer from Russian embargo

Russian embargo on Ukrainian products will mostly affect agriculture and metal sector.

Ukraine: metal output down in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukraine decreased its industrial output by 15.4% YoY.

Ukraine: Metinvest and DTEK talks with creditors going slow

Metinvest negotiations with its creditors about the $3 billion debt restructuring are slow and ineffective, say the banks.

Ukraine: VostGOK unable to buy electricity for December 2015

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works wasn’t able to buy 15.31 million kWh for December.

Ukraine: coal industry to receive more subventions

The parliament has registered a decree to pay all debts and salaries to the state coal miners.

Ukraine: DTEK Ternovskoye Mine Group starts new long face

The new long face with 1.2 million tons of coal has been opened at DTEK Ternovskoye Mine Group. This will provide the miners with 2 years of work and 6 Ukrainian thermal electric stations with fuel.

Ukraine: ISD hoping for smooth debt settlement with Reachcom

The Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD) corporation doesn’t expect an aggressive recovery of its $60 million debt on behalf of the Cyprus-based Reachcom Limited, after the Ukrainian courts acknowledged the writ of the London International Arbitrary Court.

Ukraine: DTEK coal output down in January-September 2105

In January-September DTEK companies mined 21.4 million tons of coal, down by 25.6% YoY. Ordinary coal processing totaled 14.7 million tons, while concentrate manufacture fell to 8.9 million tons.

Ukraine: DMKD saved from halt

Implementation of the pulverized coal at Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky blast furnaces prevented the halt of the company, says the Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD) executive director Maxim Zavgorodny.

Ukraine: steel consumption down in 2014

Last year Ukraine consumed 4.8 million tons of steel, down by 24% as compared with 2005.

Ukraine: ISD notices considerable steel price fall

In Q4 global market steel prices have fallen considerably.

Ukraine: working hours and wages down in Metinvest

Mariupol Ilyich and Azovstal Iron and Steel Works have switched to the policy of economy.

Ukraine: ZTMK chooses design surveyor

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, has chosen the Institute of mining and chemical industry (Lviv) to carry out design and survey work for reconstruction of a part of spongy titanium manufacture and assembling site.

Ukraine: Stakhanov miners on strike

Workers from the mine named after Stakhanov in Donetsk region have gone on strike demanding the payment of the indebted salary.

Ukraine: Metinvest shares crash

Ukrainian stock exchange trades on November 16, ended with a sharp fall of Metinvest shares.

Ukraine: VostGOK to increase uranium output

According to Vostochny Mining and Processing Works general director Alexander Sorokin, there is a state program to ensure that in 5 years all fuel stations will be 100% provided with uranium.

Ukraine: steel pipes export-import in October 2015

In October Ukraine exported $39.34 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $10.09 million.

Ukraine: Coal Energy output up in October 2015

In October Luxembourg-based Coal Energy S.A. with assets in Ukraine mined 47.14 thousand tons of coal, up 9.4 times, or by 42.12 thousand tons, YoY.

Ukraine: Lvivugol to double output

State enterprise Lvivugol intends to increase its coal output two times, or by 1.5 million tons, to 3 million tons by 2020.

Ukraine: coal theft scheme uncovered

Law-enforcers have uncovered a scheme of coal thieving from DTEK Pavlogradugol mines and slagheaps. 30 tons of coal have been confiscated.

Ukraine: iron ore export-import in October 2015

In October Ukraine exported $152.73 million worth of iron ore, with imports on the level of $5.49 million.

Ukraine: Centravis goes on expanding

Centravis has been certified by Achilles JQS.

Ukraine: Volnogorsk buys cheap containers

Volnogorsky Mining and Metallurgical Combine has concluded an agreement with Delfis-prof to supply 18.79 million UAH worth of polypropylene containers.