In May Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, according to Metallurgprom. For April its figures were as follows: steel – 2.1 million tons, pig iron – 2 million tons, rolled metal – 1.8 million tons.
In January-March Ukrainian metal companies consumed 460 million cubic meters of natural gas, down by 21% YoY.
In 2015 Evraz Dneprodzerzhinsk By-product Coke Plant received $254.51 million UAH of profits.
In March Ukraine exported $123.86 million worth of iron ore, while imports totaled $10.4 million.
Ukrzaliznytsia receives around one third of its income by servicing SCM companies.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has implemented a one-off social program for its pensioners.
In 2016 Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex plans to produce 5 thousand tons of 58.8% Fe merchantable ore.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has stopped using natural gas at two of its blast furnaces (##6 and 7) by switching to gasless charge, and thus decreasing the prime cost of pig iron.
The Security Service of Ukraine has found the facts of polluting over 3 hectares of agricultural lands in Ternopil region with mining wastes.
Ukrzaliznytsia says it’s willing to provide additional cargo trains for Metinvest.
In January-March Ukraine mined 10 million tons of coal, up by 6.4% YoY.
According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in March coal output totaled 3.4 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
DTEK Ternovskoye Mine Group was the second among other DTEK mine groups to yield 1 million tons of coal since the beginning of the year.