Ukraine: Metinvest companies not working at full capacity

According to the Metinvest CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov, Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal Iron and Steel Works operate at 80-85% of their capacities, while Severny, Ingulets and Central Mining and Processing Works have all their capacities fully loaded.

Ukraine: Lviv miners in need of state support

The head of the Lviv region state administration Oleg Sinyutka, Lvivugol representatives and Lviv region coal industry trade union have discussed the debts to the Lviv miners.

Ukraine: EMSS to produce rolls for AM European companies

Energomashspetsstal (Kramatorsk, Donetsk region) plans to produce a large batch of rolls for ArcelorMittal Bremen (Germany), ArcelorMittal Sestao (Italy) and ArcelorMittal Atlantique et Lorraine-Florange (France).

Ukraine: Yenakievo reregistered in Mariupol

Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, has changed its legal address and registered anew in Mariupol.

Ukraine: Ilyich-Stal CEO term of office extended

The Supervisory board of Ilyich-Stal, a part of Metinvest, has extended the term of office of the acting CEO Alexander Alipa from October 1, 2015 till April 1, 2016.

Ukraine: Ukrainian Polymetals pay nothing to the employees

The employees of the state stock company Ukrainian Polymetals have asked the court of law to recover salary owed to them.

Ukraine: AZOTSM to be renamed

On October 28, shareholders of the Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works (AZOTSM, Donetsk region) plan to discuss the renaming of the company.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, August 2015

Ukraine: NZF output down in August 2015

In August the major Ukrainian ferroalloys manufacturer Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant (NZF) produced 4.1 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 38.8%, or by 2.6 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: ferroalloys output down in August 2015

In August Ukraine produced 76.8 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 55%, or by 93.9 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: money not priority for Avdiivka workers

Employees of the Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works, a part of the Metinvest Group, after all the dangers and constant shelling don’t view money as the main goal of their work.

Ukraine: Mezhdurechensky GOK output up in January-August 2015

In January-August Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works, a part of the titanium business of Group DF, produced 106.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate with 42% Ti2O content, up by 12.5% YoY.

Ukraine: manganese output halved in August 2015

In August Ukraine produced 155.1 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 50.4% YoY, or by 157.4 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Ilyich sintering machine #2 overhaul finished

Metinvest Group has finished the capital repair of the sintering machine #2 at the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: DMKD to manufacture new products

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky plans to start producing angles with 25-40 sections.

Ukraine: Frumkin reelected DMKD chairman

The Supervisory board of the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky has reelected Leonid Frumkin as its chairman.

Ukraine: DSS output down in August 2015

In August Dneprospetsstal produced 18.53 thousand tons of steel, down by 23% MoM. It also produced 13.81 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 2.2% MoM.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo in talks over loan amendments

Ukrainian iron ore producer Ferrexpo is expected to conclude talks with banks over a 12-month maturity extension on its pre-export finance loans in October, a banker said.

Ukraine: half of Metinvest shareholders create special committee

Holders of over 50% of Metinvest shares with maturity in 2016-2018 have created a special committee.