In January-March Evraz halted its Sukhaya Balka Works temporarily because of the low demand for iron ore.
In March Ukraine exported $34.98 million worth of steel pipes, while imports reached $10.67 million.
Shareholders of Ogneupornerud have dismissed one supervisor board member and appointed two more instead.
In March Ukraine exported $53.79 million worth of ferroalloys, with imports on the level of $4.84 million.
The newly appointed minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik has promised to visit Novovolynsk as he intends to keep the coal industry in the region.
Metinvest is going to spend $17 million on construction of the pulverized coal injection machine in the blast furnace #4 of Azovstal, and plans to switch all blast furnace manufacture at the works from the expensive natural gas to pulverized coal fuel.
In January-March Ukraine procured 614 thousand tons of scrap. That’s the lowest result for the past 20 years. And the first time that the procurement can’t meet the local demand.
In 2016 Evraz Dneprodzerzhinsk By-product Coke Plant intends to decrease bulk 6% moisture coke output by 1.5% YoY, or by 9.8 thousand tons, to 659 thousand tons.
In March Ukraine exported $5.65 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $0.47 million.
In 2015 Donetsk Metal Rolling Works received 15.1 million UAH of net profits.
In March Ukraine exported $198.19 million worth of semi-finished steel products, with imports on the level of $1.12 million.
In March Ukraine exported $128 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports totaled $39.38 million.
The supervisory board of Velikoanadolskiy Refractory Works has reelected Dmitry Golubev the general manager of the company.
Ukrpromvenshexpertisa has noted the increase of ferrous scrap prices from February 20 till April 10, CIF Turkey by 50%, or by $85 per ton, to $255 per ton.