Ukraine: scrap import duty to go zero

The Verkhovnaya Rada tax and customs policy commission has voted for the acceptance of the decree that imposes 0% duty on imported metal scrap.

Ukraine: Makeevugol puts new long face into operation

Makeevugol Severnaya mine has put into operation a new long face. This is the second new long face since the year start and the third one on the terrorists-occupied territory of Donetsk region.

Ukraine: VostGOK chooses financial auditor

Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen BDO to conduct financial audit for 2015.

Ukraine: Evraz Sukhaya Balka ends 2015 with losses

In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka received 504.76 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: Alchevsk Works accounts unblocked

The Kiev Commercial Court of Appeals has removed the arrest of Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works accounts under the 5.81 billion UAH claim of Metinvest.

Ukraine: rolled metal exports reach 86% in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine’s rolled metal export share was on the level of 2014 – 86%. Local consumption decreased to 2.9 million tons from 3.4 million tons in 2014.

Ukraine: EMSS gets German order

Energomashspetsstal will supply over 140 tons of metal to Gerlach GmbH.

Ukraine: AMKR opens up a warehouse in Lviv

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has opened a metal warehouse in Lviv.

Ukraine: Metinvest to develop Mariupol

Metinvest Group of Companies has made an agreement on social partnership with the public organization “Mariupol Development Fund” (MDF).

Ukraine: Svinets ends 2015 with profits

In 2015 Svinets received 430 thousand UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: ferroalloys output up in February 2016

In February Ukraine produced 76 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 13.9% MoM, or by 9.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: NZF ferromanganese output down in February 2016

In February Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 0.4 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 90.5% MoM, or by 3.8 thousand tons.

Ukraine: new director for Lvivugol

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has chosen the new general director of Lvivugol.

Ukraine: Evraz Bagleykoks to be renamed

On April 28, shareholders of Evraz Bagleykoks will discuss the changing of the name to Evraz Yuzhkoks (South Coke) and of the ownership from public to private joint-stock company.

Ukraine: coke output down in February 2016

In February Ukraine produced 1071 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, down by 1.7% MoM, or by 19 thousand tons.