Ukraine: miners paid only 20% of debts

On January 11, Lviv region miners from Stepnaya mine resumed their strike demanding to be paid their salary.

Ukraine: DMKD to increase EBITDA in 2015

In 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky is expected to increase its EBITDA almost four times YoY, to $41 million.

Ukraine: miners die at Volynugol

Cave-in of the mining roof at the Lviv-Volyn coal basin took the life of 2 miners.

Ukraine: AMKR output down in 2015

In 2015 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 5.28 million tons of rolled metal, down by 4.3% YoY.

Ukraine: VostGOK finds electricity supplier for 2016

The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen Energy Trade Group as a supplier of 155.81 million kW-h of electric energy to its assets in Kirovograd region in 2016 valued at 234.11 million UAH.

Ukraine: coal exports licensing prolonged

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has prolonged the anthracite coal exports licensing for 2016.

Ukraine: Lviv miners given some salary

The state enterprise Ugol Ukrainy (Coal of Ukraine) has provided 20 million UAH to clear salary debts to Lviv region miners.

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate up in 2015

In 2015 Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works produced 11.38 million tons of concentrate, up by 4% YoY.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo ups pellets output in 2015

In 2015 Ferrexpo, owner of Poltava GOK and Yeristovo GOK, produced 11.66 million tons of iron ore pellets, up by 5.8% YoY.

Ukraine: Lugansk militants stop Alchevsk Works deliveries

Militants of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic have stopped deliveries from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor operation results in 2015

In December 2015 Zaporozhogneupor produced 10861 tons of refractories and 423 tons of unmolded refractories, up by 10% YoY.

Ukraine: AzovElectroStal resumes operation

AzovElectroStal (Mariupol, Donetsk region) has resumed operation.

Ukraine: metal prices to fall in 2016

Despite the free trade zone with EU, in 2016 demand for Ukrainian metal on world markets will continue to decrease.

Ukraine: metal product prices down in 2015

In 2015 industrial product prices increased by 25.4%.

Ukraine: UGMK lost 6 warehouses in Crimea and Donbass

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company stated it lost 6 warehouses in Donetsk and Lugansk regions as well as Russia-annexed Crimea in 2014-2015.

Ukraine: Lugansk Casting and Mechanical Works reregistered in Zaporozhye

Lugansk Casting and Mechanical Works, situated in the Ukraine-uncontrolled territory, has reregistered in Zaporozhye.

Ukraine: UGMK foresees metal consumption growth in 2016

In 2016 metal consumption will grow, says Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company CEO Valentin Sobchuk.

Ukraine: Izmail port increases iron ore trans-shipment

In 2015 Izmail trade seaport trans-shipment increased by 53% YoY.

Ukraine: ministry to pay 70 million UAH to miners

The Ministry of energy and coal industry will provide 70 million UAH to clear salary debts to the state miners.

Ukraine: UMCC and Titanium Institute to go public

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has decided to turn the United Mining and Chemical Company as well as the Research and Design Institute of Titanium from the state enterprises into the public joint-stock companies, with 100% shares owned by the state.

Ukraine: Kiev coal consumption grows

In November 2015 Kiev consumed 39.4 million tons of coal, up by 12.8% MoM, but down by 21.1% YoY.

Ukraine: Lviv mines 7.8 thousand tons of coal

According to the first deputy chairman of the Lviv region state administration Rostislav Zamlinsky, Lvivugol miners have already yielded 7867 tons of coal in 2016.

Ukraine: Donetsk region ferrous metals exports down in 2015

In 2015 Donetsk region exports fell 2.4 times YoY. The region exported to 98 countries as opposed to 122 countries in 2014. Exports to European markets decreased by 38.3%.

Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk region metal sales in January-November 2015

In January-November 2015 Dniepropetrovsk region sold 264 billion UAH of goods, with 61% owing to processing industry and 24% – to mining.