Interpipe NTRP starts production of seamless pipes

Interpipe NTRP mill in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine has started production of seamless pipes with corrosion-resistant coating. The corrosion-resistant coating protects the surface and is applied by new painting installation equipment made by Venjakob. Companies based in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel will receive the first batch of pipe products with the protective coating.Mr. Fadi Hraibi, product and…

Yenakievo output for December 2009

Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works (EMZ), part of Metinvest Group, in December 2009 produced 184,000 tons of cast iron and 209,500 tons of steel. Output of rolled products comprised 196500 tons. (SteelGuru)

NOVEMBER 2009

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max October 394.84 608.67 November 401.53 627.79 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min max October 711.44 781.80 November 717.82 938.09…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih cuts steel output in 2009

Reuters reported that Ukraine biggest steel mill Kryvorizhstal, owned by ArcelorMittal, reduced raw steel production in 2009 to 5.054 million tons from 6.233 million in 2008.According to the report, the rolled steel production fell to 4.478 million tons from 5.406 million while pig iron output fell to 4.418 million from 5.632 million.Ukraine steel production fell…

Canada imposes AD duty on Ukrainian steel plates

On January 4th 2010, the Canada Border Services Agency made a final determination of dumping pursuant to paragraph 41(1)(a) of the Special Import Measures Act with respect to hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low alloy steel plate not further manufactured than hot-rolled, heat treated or not, in cut lengths in widths from 24 inches…