Ukraine: scrap procurement to fall in 2016

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertiza says in 2016 ferrous scrap procurement will fall by 9.76% YoY, or by 0.4 million tons, to 3.7 million tons.

Ukraine: ZTMK increases spongy titanium output

In January-November Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works produced 7005 tons of spongy titanium, up by 12.2% YoY.

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy sulfur in 2016

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works (Dniepropetrovsk region) has announced a purchase of 26 thousand tons of granulated sulfur and 15 thousand tons of lumps in March-December 2016.

Ukraine: BNY Mellon to cancel agreement with Interpipe

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (USA) plans to cancel its depository agreement with Interpipe NTZ.

Ukraine: iron ore companies asking the government to stop railroad tariffs rise in 2016

Poltava, Yuzhny, Central, Severny, Ingulets Mining and Processing Works, as well as Evraz Sukhaya Balka, Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex and Zaporozhye Iron Ore Industrial Complex have addressed the Prime-Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk, minister of economic development and trade Aivaras Abromavichus, minister of finances Natalia Yaresko, minister of infrastructure Andrei Pivovarsky and the chairman of the State Regulatory Service Ksenia Lyapina asking them to implement the moratorium on the railroad transportation tariffs rise.

Ukraine: Konstantinovka Works to shut down

The sole shareholder of Konstantinovka Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region) – Surrey Dynamics Ltd (UK) – has decided to liquidate the company since it has stopped its operations altogether, with no ways of restoring them.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to put sintering machine #3 into operation by 2016

Zaporizhstal plans to put the sintering machine #3 into operation after reconstruction before the new year starts.

Ukraine: Dneprometiz reelects CEO

The supervisory board of Dneprometiz has reelected Alexander Yakushev the company CEO for a year.

Ukraine: ministry accused of scrap lobbying

Ukrtrubprom CEO Leonid Ksaverchuk says Ministry of economic development and trade has been taking decisions reflecting scrap business interests.

Ukraine: 3 production areas designed for ZTMK

The institute of mining and chemical industry has started designing 3 production sections for the Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF.

Ukraine: DTEK Pershotravenskoye Mine Group puts new long faces into operation

Pershotravenskoye Mine Group has put two new long faces at Stepnaya and Yubileynaya mines into operation. Their coal deposits total 1240 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Volynugol gets money to pay salary

Volynugol has received 18 million UAH to clear November and partially December salary debts to Buzhanskaya and Novovolynskaya #9 miners.

Ukraine: DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines get international ecological certificates

All DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines – Almaznaya, Dobropolskaya, Belitskaya, Pioneer, Novodonetskaya and Belozerskaya – have implemented and are using environment management system according to ISO 14001:2004.

Ukraine: DTEK Pavlogradugol to mine 18.8 million tons of coal in 2015

In 2015 DTEK Pavlogradugol plans to mine 18.8 million tons of coal. The enterprise was able to reach the annual goal (18.23 million tons) two weeks ahead of time.

Ukraine: DMKD operates 1 blast furnace

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass corporation, has decreased output and now operates only 1 blast furnace, the other 2 are idle.