ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has implemented a one-off social program for its pensioners.
In 2016 Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex plans to produce 5 thousand tons of 58.8% Fe merchantable ore.
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has stopped using natural gas at two of its blast furnaces (##6 and 7) by switching to gasless charge, and thus decreasing the prime cost of pig iron.
The Security Service of Ukraine has found the facts of polluting over 3 hectares of agricultural lands in Ternopil region with mining wastes.
Ukrzaliznytsia says it’s willing to provide additional cargo trains for Metinvest.
In January-March Ukraine mined 10 million tons of coal, up by 6.4% YoY.
According to the Ministry of energy and coal industry, in March coal output totaled 3.4 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)
DTEK Ternovskoye Mine Group was the second among other DTEK mine groups to yield 1 million tons of coal since the beginning of the year.
In March Ukrainian metal makers produced 2.2 million tons of steel, up by 30% YoY and 12% MoM. That is the highest result since July 2014 when the escalation of the military activity in Donbass dropped steel output by 28% MoM.
The police have started investigating the decision of the Ministry of economical development and trade to register scrap export operations.