In January-September Evraz Sukhaya Balka produced 2.11 million tons of iron ore, down by 1.9% YoY.
Metinvest-SMC, a trading channel of Metinvest, has started selling the new 30MnB5 grade rolled metal, produced according to EN10083-3, for the manufacture of agricultural machinery details.
In January-September Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex produced 4.13 million tons of iron ore, down by 2.1 YoY.
Ukraine started restoring power transmission lines that connect Lugansk and Uglegorsk thermal power stations to the state energy system. The repairs could be over in 2 months.
Metinvest B. V. (the Netherlands) has increased its share in the Central Mining and Processing Works (CGOK, Dniepropetrovsk region) from 99.5707% to 99.7481%.
“The mine with the project capacity of 900 thousand tons would this year yield over 1.5 million tons of coal”, said DTEK Pavlogradugol CEO Sergey Voronin.
Coal deliveries have been renewed and Ukraine can now increase its stocks by 20-30 thousand tons per day.
In January-September Interpipe Steel produced 443 thousand tons of steel, down by 35.1% YoY.
In 2012-2014 Zaporizhstal invested 2.7 billion UAH in the works development. In particular, in 2012 the company invested around 486 million UAH into production capacity modernization, with 553 million in 2013 and 1.61 billion on 2014. This year Zaporizhstal intends to overcome the last year level.
Private limited company Metinvest B. V. (the Netherlands) has increased its share in Azovstal Iron and Steel Works from 74.54305% to 74.66433%, or from 3133789.683 thousand shares to 3138888.507 thousand shares.
Within the Kronapipe metal-polymeric pipe manufacture investment project in Nizhnyaya Kutuzovka a technological line was put into operation.
The so-called Donetsk People’s Republic increases coal mining. In September “the republic” mined around 1 million tons of coal. At the same time, in June 2014, before the military activities began in the region, it yielded 2.8 million tons of coal per month. Thus, the now Ukraine-uncontrolled territories mine one third of the pre-war volumes. At the beginning of the year coal was mined on the level of 300 thousand tons per month. The output started growing when the shelling ceased considerably – in August.