In February Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works plans to increase pig iron output to 173 thousand tons from 137 thousand tons in January.
Zaporizhstal could lose 20-30% of its orders if the railroad transportation tariffs are increased by 15%, as the orders will become unprofitable and below their prime cost.
The state company “Ukruglerestrukturizatsiya” has signed several agreements on closing down of mines worth 43.47 million UAH.
Within the ecological modernization of its sinter factory Zaporizhstal has stopped its sintering machine #4 to assemble gas-purifying equipment.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine is going to temporarily stop the construction of Novovolynskaya #10 mine due to the lack of finances.
The coal supplied from the Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donbass costs 1200 UAH per ton.
In January Zaporozhogneupor increased output by 3% YoY.
The ship brought some 80 thousand tons of anthracite.
In January Ukraine exported $26.69 million worth of pig iron.