Ukraine: Electrostal resumes operation

In late February Electrostal resumed operation after a two-months halt.

Ukraine: Velikoanadolskiy Refractories ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Velikoanadolskiy Refractory Works received 30.15 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-February 2016

In January-February Ukraine exported 9.99 thousand tons of ferrous metals scrap, down by 92.7% YoY.

Ukraine: EMSS to supply billets to Russia Tyazhmash

Energomashspetsstal will produce mining billets for Tyazhmash with delivery in March.

Ukraine: methane ignites at DTEK mine

On March 5, methane ignited at Yubileynaya mine, a part of DTEK Pervomayskoye Mine Group.

Ukraine: DMKD to start getting profits in March 2016

In January and February Dneprosvky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky received losses (145 million and around 105 million UAH respectively), but it plans to reach profitable conditions in March.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up at EMZ in January-February 2016

In January-February Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works produced 333 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 71.6% YoY.

Ukraine: AMK output in January-February 2016

In January-February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works produced 263 thousand tons of rolled metal, 299 thousand tons of steel and 296 thousand tons of pig iron, while in January-February 2015 it was idle.

Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor ups refractory mixes output in February 2016

In February Zaporozhogneupor increased all of its main products output.

Ukraine: losses for Stalkanat-Silur in 2015

In 2015 Stalkanat-Silur received 194.97 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: metal makers asking the President to review the scrap balance

Ukrainian Metallurgists Federation and Metal and Miner Union have addressed the President Petro Poroshenko asking him to prevent implementation of the new railroad transportation tariffs and review the balance of scrap procurement and local consumption for 2016.

Ukraine: UGMK opens up another metal supermarket in Kharkiv

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company has opened another metal supermarket in Kharkiv. This is the second site in the region. The first was opened in Solonitsevka.

Ukraine: Zasyadko mine to be privatized

The State Property Fund of Ukraine intends to sell some 450 state companies in 2016, including Odessa Port Works, Kievenergo, Azovmach and Mine named after Zasyadko.

Ukraine: Motronovsky GOK keeps employees idle

A part of the workers of the Motronovsky Mining and Processing Works, that is being constructed, have been sent to paid vacations.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, January 2016

Ukraine: DZMK ups losses in 2015

In 2015 Dniepropetrovsk Metal Construction Works named after Babushkin received 155.32 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: scrap procurement breaks another anti-record in February 2016

In February scrap procurement totaled 181 thousand tons, with local market shortage at 53 thousand tons, or 23% of the needs (234 thousand tons).