Ukraine: Semi-Conductors works fires CEO

Semi-conductors Works (Zaporozhye, the manufacturer of the monocrystalline silicon) has dismissed its general director Yuri Rekov from office.

Ukraine: ZZF operates only 1 furnace

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant has left only one furnace operating in its shop #1.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), October 2015

Ukraine: Metinvest to target CIS and Eastern Europe

Metinvest wants to enter CIS and Eastern European markets.

Ukraine: African coal too expensive for Centrenergo

The price of South African coal is $65 per ton CIF Odessa. Together with port fees and transportation expenses it reaches $80 per ton (or 1920 UAH per ton), which is higher than 1100-1600 UAH per ton that Centrenergo used to pay for coal from Russia or the terrorists-controlled Donbass.

Ukraine: Metinvest to supply sections to DTEK Pavlogradugol

Metinvest plans to supply 150 tons of special section #19 to DTEK Pavlogradugol.

Ukraine: InGOK completes a major project

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has completed the capital repairs of the section #13 in the main processing building #2.

Ukraine: Velta resumes operation in Kirovograd region

Velta (Dniepropetrovsk) has decided to resume the operation of its ore sands and ilmenite mining and processing works in Kirovograd region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to ship 700 thousand tons via Zaporozhye river port

By 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to ship some 700 thousand tons of metal via the Zaporozhye river port.

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet appoints new chairman

The supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet (Uzhgorod) has appointed Alexander Alyanoy the chairman of the board, dismissing the acting chairman Vasily Yurichko.

Ukraine: Ukrvtorchermet appoints new CEO

The supervisory board of Ukrvtorchermet (Kiev) has appointed Natalia Gorelova the chairman of the board and CEO and dismissed the acting chairman/CEO Vladimir Prilipko.

Ukraine: Cabinet of Ministers to talk to metal companies

Metinvest reports the Cabinet of Ministers plans to have a meeting with metal companies on the mining-metallurgical industry problems.

Ukraine: VAT non-reimbursement is an indirect exports tax

Non-reimbursement of VAT to exporters serves as an indirect exports tax in Ukraine.

Ukraine: shady company to get 300+ million UAH for coal

Ukraine has enough coal for 45-50 days, says the minister for energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin, and soon imported coal would arrive that would stabilize the situation.

Ukraine: Centravis transforms its business

Centravis Production Ukraine increases efficiency and productivity despite negative trends on the market.

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output up in January-November 2015

In January-November Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works produced 10.48 million tons of iron ore concentrate, up by 2.5% YoY.

Ukraine: UGOK buys a new watering machine

Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works has purchased a new watering machine (giant) on the basis of BelAZ 45-ton truck for 8 million UAH.

Ukraine: Kolomoisky sees three ways to settle matters with Pinchuk

Co-owner of the Privat group Igor Kolomoisky believes there are three ways the High Court of Justice could take in the matter of Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex.

Ukraine: Metinvest to start antidumping against rolled metal from China

Metinvest plans to initiate an antidumping investigation as to galvanized and polymeric-coated rolled metal, produced in China.

Ukraine: domestic steel market to grow in 2016

Metinvest-SMC, the Metinvest metal center network, believes rolled metal consumption in 2016 would increase by 2.6% YoY, to 3.35 million tons.

Ukraine: Azovstal results for January-November 2015

In January-November Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, produced 2.76 million tons of rolled metal, down by 8.6% YoY.

Ukraine: Ukrstalkonstruktsiya starts buying Metinvest metal with double certificates

Ukrstalkonstruktsiya started purchasing rolled metal with double certificates (according to GOST and European standards) from Metinvest, said the company CEO Vladimir Nosov.