Operations of Ilyich and DMKD hit by reduced gas supplies

It is reported that Ukraine’s national energy company Naftogaz has started to limit gas supplies to the most indebted domestic steel producers, i. e. to the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD),…

IUD sharply decreased output in late May

It is reported that the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, namely Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), have sharply decreased their steel outputs in late May to early June.According to Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, when its operations…

Metinvest iron ore subsidiaries announce 5 months output results

It is reported that the iron ore subsidiaries of the Ukrainian mining and steel producing company Metinvest Holding have issued their production results for the first five months of 2010.Central GOKIn January to May this year, Central GOK increased its concentrate output by 43.8% YoY to about 2.492 million tons and saw an insignificant drop…

Interpipe doubles pipe output in 5 months

It is reported that in January to May 2010, the pipe producing subsidiaries of Interpipe Corporation doubled their steel pipe output to 315,800 tons as compared to the same period of last year.Specifically, in January to May this year, Interpipe NTRP registered a 68.8% increase in its pipe production to 132,200 tons, Interpipe NMPP saw…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to construct 5 continuous casters

According to Mr. Jeant Jouet, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, at the ceremony of the start of construction of the first caster, the company intends to construct 5 continuous casters. The first continuous caster will be put into operation in September 2011. Total cost of the project will make around $100 million.The project provides construction…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees uncertain trend for recovery

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has said that it is keeping its production capacity aligned with market requirements, as the trend for the recovery of the market is uncertain and as it has been experiencing a certain slowdown affecting export orders in the latter…