Ukraine: no manganese concentrate and sinter produced in January 2016

In January Ukraine didn’t produce manganese concentrate and sinter.

Ukraine: metal prices falling due to low demand

After the news of the rebar prices fall at Turkish ports and due to the low demand in February 15-19, semi-finished products prices fell by $5-7 per ton and now don’t exceed $260 pet ton CIF. Some manufacturers have decreased their prices for late February deliveries to $257 per ton CIF.

Ukraine: AMKR given cure period

The State Geology Service has given ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih time till March 3, to redress violation of mineral legislation as to the usage of minerals at Novokrivorozhskoye deposits.

Ukraine: Smart-Holding appoints Smart Energy CEO

Smart-Holding has appointed Sergey Glazunov CEO of its oil and gas division Smart Energy.

Ukraine: Metinvest coke companies operation

In December 2015 Donetskkoks started to shut down its capacities. Yenakievo By-product Coke Works is working at 80% of its capacities, while Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – at 94%.

Ukraine: ore companies to increase output

The major Ukrainian ore companies intend to increase ore output in 2016.

Ukraine: 5 markets important for Corum Group

Corum Group sees Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Poland and Vietnam as its priority markets.

Ukraine: ferroalloys output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 66.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 17.2%, MoM, or by 9.8 thousand tons.

Ukraine: VostGOK to have its financial statements audit performed

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works intends to come to terms with BDO Ltd to have its 2015 financial statements audit performed.

Ukraine: coke output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1090 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, up by 5.4% MoM, or by 56 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Khartsyzsk Pipe Works to resume operation

Metinvest is pondering the way to resume operation at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works if the logistic situation in the region is normalized.

Ukraine: two ilmenite deposits to be prospected

The National joint-stock company Nadra Ukrainy intends to find an investor to finance prospector works at Krasnorechensk and Paromovsk ilmenite deposits in Zhitomir region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to ship 700 thousand tons of metal via river port

In 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to deliver some 700 thousand tons of metal via Zaporozhye river port.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in January 2016

In January Ukraine produced 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 1.3% MoM, or by 22 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Vatutino Refractories gets profits in 2015

In 2015 Vatutino Refractory Works received 23.82 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: UAH devaluation to affect scrap procurement

The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes the UAH devaluation will have a negative effect on the local ferrous metals procurement.

Ukraine: scrap stopped at occupied territory border

The State Security Service has stopped a railroad car with scrap metal heading to the occupied territory via Konstaninovka station.

Ukraine: Khartsyzsk Pipe Works to be sold to a Russian oligarch

A major dismissal of employees is planned at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a part of Metinvest.

Ukraine: Ilyich and Azovstal bring 92 new products to the market

In 2015 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal offered 92 new types of products to their clients.

Ukraine: AMKR named the leading exporter

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the largest mining and metallurgical company of Ukraine, became the leader of the exporters. The rating was compiled by Forbes Ukraine on the basis of H1 2015 results.

Ukraine: steel exports to Russia down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 1.7 million tons of steel to Russia, down by 28.5% YoY and almost twice to 2011-2013.

Ukraine: Dneprometiz gets losses in 2015

In 2015 Dneprometiz received 60.86 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to export scrap

Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian railways) plans to export scrap metal and asks the Ministry of infrastructure to help.

Ukraine: scrap balance still undecided

The Ministry of economic development and trade wasn’t able to come to terms with metal companies as to scrap procurement and export in 2016.