Interpipe inaugurates EAF-based steel making complex

Interpipe, one of the leading steel pipes producers in Eastern and Central Europe, put into operation the Interpipe Steel electric steel making complex at Dniepropetrovsk with installed capacity of 1.32 million tons.Interpipe Steel is the largest single private investment since Ukraine became independent. The mill combines innovative steel melting technologies from one of the top…

Zaporizhstal modernizes its scrap yard

Zaporizhstal invested around UAH 3 million in modernization and reconstruction of the scrap yard. The enterprise has purchased two new modern mobile reloaderes of German company Terex Fuchs for upgrading of scrap loading and processing efficiency.The program of systematic modernization and reconstruction of capacities is realized at the works on permanent basis, the production equipment…

Ukrainian scrap exports down by 25% in January-August 2012

In the first 8 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap exports decreased by 25% YoY to 360,400 tons. In August Ukraine’s scrap exports declined by 83.2% compared to July to 6,400 tons.
In the first 8 months of the current year Ukraine’s scrap imports decreased by 35.1% YoY to 59,400 tons. (SteelOrbis)

Ukrainian pig iron exports increase in January-August 2012

In January to August Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 7.9% YoY to 1.167 million tons.
In August exports of pig iron from Ukraine decreased by 0.7% compared to July to 144,960 tons. In January to August Ukrainian imports of pig iron decreased by 42.4% YoY to 21,300 toms. (SteelOrbis)

August 2012

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETSUKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS  UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max July 565.29 827.74 August 565.29 827.74 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max July 640.82 783.00 August 620.79 783.00 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 19% in January to July 2012

It is reported that in the January to August period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 4.2 million tons, up by 16.4% YoY.In the first eight months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 12.5% increase YoY in…

Ukrainian steel product imports increased in January to July 2012

In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s imports of rolled steel products increased by 17.9% YoY to 1.023 million tons including tube products.
In July Ukraine’s rolled steel product imports increased by 12.9% MoM to 145,100 tons. (SteelOrbis)

Zaporizhstal improved results for August 2012

In August 2012 performance indices of Zaporizhstal improved as compared with July 2012. Volume gain in production of iron, steel and roll stock had been caused mainly by introduction of organizational and technological arrangements. The average daily hot metal production in August increased to 8,830 tons from 8,750 tons in the previous 7 months of 2012.Coke…

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works reports plate rolling shop repairs completion

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, one of Ukrainian largest steel producers, reported about the completion of repairs on the plate rolling shop 3000.

A complete plate rolling shop overhaul took 15 days and was completed on September 10. The previous repair took place in November 2011. (Phoenix capital)

Ukrainian steel majors cut roll output in 8 months of 2012

Most Ukrainian steel majors reduced finished roll production in January to June 2012.ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, the country’s biggest steel mill, raised roll production tentatively by 14.1% YoY to 3.581 million tons. But Azovstal Iron and Steel Works said it reduced roll output 22.5% YoY to 2.847 million tons, Zaporizhstal reduced it by 3.1% to 2.068…

Ukraine’s January to August 2012 steel output falls by 5% YoY

Ukraine’s steel production fell by 4.9% to 22.01 million tons in January to August compared to the same period in 2011. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian steel product imports went up in January to July 2012

In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s imports of steel products increased by 8.9% YoY to 1.052 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product imports increased by 8.8% MoM to 176,400 tons. (SteelOrbis)

Ukrainian steel product exports down by 6% in January to July 2012

In the January to July period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 6.3% YoY to 13.508 million tons.
In July alone Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 3.7% compared to June to 1.778 million tons. (SteelOrbis)

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output up by 19% in January to July 2012

In the January to July period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6595 million tons, up by 18.9% YoY.In addition, in the first seven months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 16.3% increase YoY in its finished…

Ukrainian metal enterprises reduced steel output by 4% in seven months

Metallurgical enterprises in Ukraine reduced production of steel by 4% YoY to 19.385 million tons in January to July. Production of roll declined by 7% to 17.32 million tons.Production of cast iron increased by 1% to 16.806 million tons in the seven months.A significant decrease in metal production has been visible recently because of negative…

Ukrainian exports of metals fell by 7% YoY in H1 2012

The State statistics committee said, Ukraine’s total exports of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and metal products, measured by value, decreased by 7.3% YoY to $10.2 billion in January to June.
The committee said export of metals and metal products accounted for 30.3% of the country total exports worth $33.7 billion in the period. (Ukrainian Journal)