Ukraine: Metinvest renews iron ore deliveries to Alchevsk

The largest metal-mining company of Ukraine Metinvest renewed its iron ore supplies to Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works after it was relaunched in June.

Ukraine: ferrous metals exports revenues down in January-August 2015

In January-August Ukrainian companies received $5715.03 million for ferrous metals exports, down by 40.3% YoY.

Ukraine: 700 thousand tons of coal taken from the ATO zone in August 2015

The State administration of the railroad transport of Ukraine (Ukrzaliznytsya) has no problems with coal deliveries from the anti-terrorist operation zone in the East.

Ukraine: coal industry in crisis

To understand the impact of events in Donetsk and Lugansk on the Ukrainian coal industry, two main questions need to first be answered:

Ukraine: ferrous metals exports in H1 2015

In January-June Ukrainian companies exported 10.2 million tons of ferrous metals worth $4.2 billion, up by 26.7% and down by 42.1% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: minister admits ATO coal halt

The occupied territories face problems with fuel, machinery and railroad, said the Ministry for energy and coal ministry Vladimir Demchyshin.

Ukraine: scrap metal exports up in January-August 2015

In January-August Ukrainian companies exported 992.85 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap worth $241.9 million, up by 56% or by 59% and by 10.6% or 22.7% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke under threat of halting

The largest coke works in Europe – Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – could stop operating because of the lack of empty railroad cars.

Ukraine: Metinvest to buy Dneprodzerzhinsk Coke Works

Metinvest Group of Companies has applied to the Anti-monopoly committee of Ukraine asking for permission to purchase the Dneprodzerzhinsk By-product Coke Plant, owned by the Russia-based Evraz.

Ukraine: politics has nothing to do with DSS cooperation

There is no political background in Antonov’s cooperation with Dneprospetsstal (DSS), main shareholders of which are Russian, said Ukroboronprom general director Roman Romanov.

Ukraine: Metinvest parleying with separatists

Metinvest is negotiating with the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic about the work of its companies there and pays taxes to the separatists, said the Donetsk region military-civilian administration chairman Pavel Zhebrivsky.

Ukraine: ferroalloys exports down in January-August 2015

In January-August Ukraine exported 577.55 thousand tons of ferroalloys worth $635.58 million, down by 9.8% and 19.3% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: SAR coal to arrive by October 2015

By the end of September Ukraine would have received the first ships with coal from the South African Republic.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo ups pellets output in January-August 2015

In January-August Ferrexpo-controlled Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works (PGOK and EGOK) produced 7.65 million tons of pellets, up by 5.1% YoY.

Ukraine: Avdiivka resumes electrode pitch output

Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works, a part of the Metinvest Group, has put into operation its tar-distilling workshop.

Ukraine: Azovstal output down in 8 months of 2015

In January-August Azovstal Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region), a part of the Metinvest Group of Companies, produced 2.02 million tons of rolled metal, down by 10.1% YoY.

Ukraine: rebar manufacturers to drop prices

In early September Ukrainian exporters of rebars announced a price drop.

Ukraine: ZALK inventory almost complete

The State Property Fund is finishing its inventory supervising of the only Ukrainian primary aluminum manufacturer Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) to determine the prospects of resuming production process.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January-August 2015

In August Ukraine mined 3171 thousand tons of coal, down by 30.5% from the planned results.

Ukraine: UGOK output up in August 2015

In August Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works (UGOK, Kriviy Rih) produced 1023.2 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 7.3%, or by 69.2 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: Dneprospetsstal miner captured

The State Security Service of Ukraine has captured the suspect in Dneprospetsstal (Zaporozhye) false mining.

Ukraine: CGOK appoints a CEO

The Central Mining and Processing Works supervisory board has appointed Dmitry Shevchik the general director of the company.

Ukraine: Metinvest insists on its companies working lawfully

The largest Ukrainian mining and metal company Metinvest has said that its enterprises are operating under Ukrainian law and its Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works (both based in Donetsk region) have been re-registered in Ukrainian controlled Mariupol, and has expressed hope that VAT for exported goods will be refunded.