Because of the Chervonograd Processing Factory, 63% of which is privately owned, Lviv mines cannot work full time, said Lvivugol acting CEO Andrei Dyachenko.
If the state supports Lvivugol with 480 million UAH in 2016, the enterprise will be able to work without losses in 2017.
In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky started producing a new type of channel – #5U according to DSTU 3436 and GOST 8240.
In 2015 Ukrainian mines yielded almost 39.7 million tons of coal, down by 38.8% YoY.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry intends to have cleared all Lviv region miners’ salary debts by January 20.
Chervonograd Prosecutor’s Office has opened a criminal case on the basis of unpaid salary to miners.
In 2015 DTEK Dobropolyeugol mined 3.4 million tons of coal of the target 4.7 million tons. Thus the company ended the year with the net loss of 950 million UAH.
In 2015 Ukraine mined 39.75 million tons of power-generating and coking coal, down 1.6 times YoY.
In 2016 Ukraine will go on with its policy of limiting gold, silver and anthracite exports.
On January 11, Lviv region miners from Stepnaya mine resumed their strike demanding to be paid their salary.
In 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky is expected to increase its EBITDA almost four times YoY, to $41 million.
Cave-in of the mining roof at the Lviv-Volyn coal basin took the life of 2 miners.
The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen Energy Trade Group as a supplier of 155.81 million kW-h of electric energy to its assets in Kirovograd region in 2016 valued at 234.11 million UAH.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has prolonged the anthracite coal exports licensing for 2016.
The state enterprise Ugol Ukrainy (Coal of Ukraine) has provided 20 million UAH to clear salary debts to Lviv region miners.
Militants of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic have stopped deliveries from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works.
In December 2015 Zaporozhogneupor produced 10861 tons of refractories and 423 tons of unmolded refractories, up by 10% YoY.
Despite the free trade zone with EU, in 2016 demand for Ukrainian metal on world markets will continue to decrease.
In 2015 industrial product prices increased by 25.4%.