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.
The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (USA) plans to cancel its depository agreement with Interpipe NTZ.
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.
Zaporizhstal plans to put the sintering machine #3 into operation after reconstruction before the new year starts.
Ukrtrubprom CEO Leonid Ksaverchuk says Ministry of economic development and trade has been taking decisions reflecting scrap business interests.
Pershotravenskoye Mine Group has put two new long faces at Stepnaya and Yubileynaya mines into operation. Their coal deposits total 1240 thousand tons.
All DTEK Dobropolyeugol mines – Almaznaya, Dobropolskaya, Belitskaya, Pioneer, Novodonetskaya and Belozerskaya – have implemented and are using environment management system according to ISO 14001:2004.
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.
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.