Ukraine: gas consumption by metal companies up in October 2015

In October Ukrainian metal companies consumed 159 million cubic meters of gas, up by 3.2% MoM.

Ukraine: Metinvest to paralyze metal industry

In November all Metinvest companies have been excluded from the automatic VAT reimbursement.

Ukraine: Siemens litigating with Alchevsk

Siemens Ukraine has asked the Lugansk region Court to exact 10.88 million UAH of debt from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: ZTMK ups spongy titanium output

In January-September Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, produced 5.98 thousand tons of spongy titanium, up by 25.9% YoY.

Ukraine: coal output fall was due to war and underfinancing

The fall in the Ukrainian coal mining was caused not only by war, but also by the underfinancing of the industry.

Ukraine: Alchevsk owing $57 million to Cyprus

The Lugansk region Court of appeals has left without changes the writ of the Lisichansk court to enforce the execution of the London International Arbitrary Court writ. The latter presupposes the exaction of $57.2 million of debts and 0.28 GBP of court fees from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works in favor of Reachcom (Cyprus).

Ukraine: Kharkiv fulfills AMKR 1 million-euro order

Kharkiv Works of Material-Handling Equipment has supplied a claw crane to ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

Ukraine: State Property Fund to sell Aluminum Foil Works

The State Property Fund of Ukraine is going to sell the Aluminum Foil Works in Zaporozhye region at the auction.

Ukraine: Novovolynskaya mine needs 365 million UAH in 2016

365 million UAH is needed to finish construction at the mine #10 in Novovolynsk.

Ukraine: government is to blame for coal output fall

Coal output decrease in January-October was the result of the lack of financing from the state.

Ukraine: coal mining stopped at Krasnolimanskaya

As of November 8, Krasnolimanskaya Coal Company was switched to the life sustenance mode. Coal mining at the large company, employing over 4 thousand people, has been stopped. Official explanation is the ongoing accident aftermath liquidation.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts connecting gas-purifiers

Zaporizhstal has entered the final stage of its sintering shop reconstruction project – the works has stopped its sintering machine #3 to connect the main gas-purifying equipment.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (alloy steel), September 2015

Ukraine: pig iron export-import in October 2015

In October Ukraine exported $58.79 million worth of pig iron, while its imports totaled $0.06 million. The corresponding volumes in September were $47.9 million and $0.04 million.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce forged plates for Italy

Energomashspetsstal will produce forged plates for Iron Acciai Speciali and Sider Ghezzi (both – Italy).

Ukraine: VostGOK to buy 155 million kW-h in 2016

The state enterprise “Vostochny Mining and Processing Works” has announced a tender for the delivery of 155817.74 thousand kW-h of electricity in 2016.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukraine mined 33175.1 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 42.1% YoY, or by 24165.3 thousand tons.

Ukraine: in 2016 Centravis to open office in UAE

Centravis Production Ukraine has decided to open its representative office in the United Arab Emirates.

Ukraine: DMKD greets new CEO

Maxim Zavgorodny, the ex-CEO of Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky, has introduced the new manager to the company. The acting CEO will be the technical director of the company Vyacheslav Mospan.