Ukraine: shelling threatens output at largest coke plant

The main coke plant of Ukraine’s largest steel producer, Metinvest, is on the verge of halting output after heavy shelling overnight damaged power lines, the company said.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo interim earnings hit by iron ore slump

Ukrainian iron ore miner Ferrexpo said it was cautious about its full-year performance due to weakness in iron ore prices and an uncertain situation in Ukraine, as it reported a 45% fall in its half-year core profit.

Ukraine: 2nd BF put into operation at Alchevsk Works

Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, has put its second blast furnace into operation.

Ukraine: ministers to close 11 coalmines

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine plans to shut down 11 state coalmines.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: hot-rolled plate, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $5.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: hot-rolled sheet, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $5, Russian – by $10.

Ukraine: Metinvest gave 18 million UAH to rebuild Avdiivka

Metinvest Group has sent additional 10 million UAH to rebuild Avdiivka, suffering from almost constant shelling.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: cold-rolled sheet, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $15, Russian – by $5.

Ukraine: AMKR management visited Georgia

Management of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih met metal consumers in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Ukraine: Zaporozhye region in TOP-5 exporters

In January-May export share of the Zaporozhye region companies into EU increased. Zaporozhye share reached 29.7% of the total export volumes.

Ukraine: Metinvest named state debts to its subsidiaries

Metinvest Group states that as of July 20 Ukraine owes its Severniy Mining and Processing Works and Central Mining and Processing Works (both in Kriviy Rih) 529.86 million UAH for VAT-reimbursement.

Ukraine: Avdiivka losses at almost 90 million in H1 2015

In the first half year of 2015 Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works received 89.4 million UAH of losses.

Ukraine: pig iron output down in June 2015

In June Ukraine produced 1830 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 5.3%, or by 102 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Dzerzhinsky to decrease pig iron output

Due to the burnout of the blast furnace #1M hearth, Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky will decrease its daily output of pig iron.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), June 2015

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), June 2015