Ukraine: new Ukrainian Polymetals CEO appointment under question

A Kiev court will review the case of the legitimacy of appointing Konstantin Lesnichy the general manager of the Ukrainian Polymetals.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: reinforcement steel (ordinary steel), July 2015

Ukraine: coke export-import in January-August 2015

In August Ukraine imported $17.25 million worth of coke, while exports reached $3.32 million.

Ukraine: illegal coal deliveries from occupied Donbass stopped

The Ministry for Internal Affairs has stopped illegal deliveries of coal from the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk region.

Ukraine: African coal to arrive in November 2015

A large batch of coal from the South-African Republic will arrive in November, promised the energy minister Vladimir Demchyshin.

Ukraine: coke output up in August 2015

In August Ukraine produced 1071 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), up by 3.2%, or by 33 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: Centravis pipes certified by KBR and Alstom

Centravis Production Ukraine (Dniepropetrovsk) has successfully passed the certification for delivery of seamless stainless steel pipes to KBR (USA) and Alstom (France).

Ukraine: PGOK exports 7.7 million tons of pellets in January-August 2015

In January-August Poltava Mining and Processing Works (PGOK) exported 7667 thousand tons of iron ore pellets.

Ukraine: August 2015 sees iron ore output down

In August Ukraine produced 6956 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, up by 0.4%, or by 26 thousand tons MoM.

Ukraine: pig iron output up in August 2015

In August Ukraine produced 1927 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 4.5% MoM, or by 83 thousand tons.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in August 2015

In August Ukraine produced 1721 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 2% MoM, or by 33 thousand tons.

Ukraine: flat export-import in August 2015

In August Ukraine exported $157.55 million worth of flat rolled products, while imports reached $46.8 million.

Ukraine: long products export-import in August 2015

In August Ukraine exported $167.39 million worth of long rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $9.88 million.

Ukraine: metal output in Donbass down in January-August 2015

In January-August the volume of the industrial products in Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) decreased by 45% YoY. In August output dropped by 4%. In particular, metal production decreased by 3.5%, that of coke – by 1.6%.

Ukraine: coal still coming from occupied territories

Ukraine has not stopped buying coal from occupied territories of Donbass, said the head of the Donetsk region military-civilian administration Pavel Zhebrivsky.

Ukraine: state mines to unite in a holding

Pavel Zhebrivsky, the head of the Donetsk regional administration, said the Cabinet of Ministers was sent a project of the decree to return processing factories to the state property.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal puts bag filters on its sintering machines

Within the vast ecological overhaul of its sintering shop Zaporizhstal has started assembling the main gas-purifying machinery bag filters with impulse regeneration at sintering machines ##3-4.

Ukraine: metal companies in Deloitte’s list

According to Deloitte’s list of 500 largest Central European companies in 2014, Interpipe received 14.5 million euro of net profit, though it finished 2013 with 55.2 million euro of losses. Interpipe’s income last year fell by 32.5%, to 770.5 million euro, which landed the company on place 274 from 160.