Ukraine: Dneprometiz puts wet drawing line into operation

Dneprometiz has put a new line of low-carbon 0.6-1.2 mm diameter wire wet drawing line into operation. The line was created according to Dneprometiz technical order on the basis of the SKET UDZWGT-320/11 wet drawing shop.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine increased ferrous scrap exports by 40.4% or by 43% YoY (depending on the comparison base).

Ukraine: government deals with scrap shortage

The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has received a decree to implement changes to Article 4 of the Ukrainian Decree “On metal scrap”.

Ukraine: ferrous exports revenue down in January-November 2015

In January-November Ukraine exported $7508.34 million worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.

Ukraine: Metinvest revenues down in January-September 2015

In January-September Metinvest revenues decreased by 36% YoY, to $5.39 billion.

Ukraine: AZOTSM appoints a new chairman deputy

The supervisory board of Artemovsk Non-Ferrous Metals Processing Works has dismissed a board member and the first chairman deputy Alexander Stephan from his office and appointed Tatiana Khakhaleva instead.

Ukraine: Semi-Conductors works fires CEO

Semi-conductors Works (Zaporozhye, the manufacturer of the monocrystalline silicon) has dismissed its general director Yuri Rekov from office.

Ukraine: ZZF operates only 1 furnace

Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant has left only one furnace operating in its shop #1.

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

Ukraine: Metinvest to target CIS and Eastern Europe

Metinvest wants to enter CIS and Eastern European markets.

Ukraine: African coal too expensive for Centrenergo

The price of South African coal is $65 per ton CIF Odessa. Together with port fees and transportation expenses it reaches $80 per ton (or 1920 UAH per ton), which is higher than 1100-1600 UAH per ton that Centrenergo used to pay for coal from Russia or the terrorists-controlled Donbass.

Ukraine: Metinvest to supply sections to DTEK Pavlogradugol

Metinvest plans to supply 150 tons of special section #19 to DTEK Pavlogradugol.

Ukraine: InGOK completes a major project

Ingulets Mining and Processing Works has completed the capital repairs of the section #13 in the main processing building #2.

Ukraine: Velta resumes operation in Kirovograd region

Velta (Dniepropetrovsk) has decided to resume the operation of its ore sands and ilmenite mining and processing works in Kirovograd region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to ship 700 thousand tons via Zaporozhye river port

By 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to ship some 700 thousand tons of metal via the Zaporozhye river port.

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet appoints new chairman

The supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet (Uzhgorod) has appointed Alexander Alyanoy the chairman of the board, dismissing the acting chairman Vasily Yurichko.

Ukraine: Ukrvtorchermet appoints new CEO

The supervisory board of Ukrvtorchermet (Kiev) has appointed Natalia Gorelova the chairman of the board and CEO and dismissed the acting chairman/CEO Vladimir Prilipko.

Ukraine: Cabinet of Ministers to talk to metal companies

Metinvest reports the Cabinet of Ministers plans to have a meeting with metal companies on the mining-metallurgical industry problems.

Ukraine: VAT non-reimbursement is an indirect exports tax

Non-reimbursement of VAT to exporters serves as an indirect exports tax in Ukraine.

Ukraine: shady company to get 300+ million UAH for coal

Ukraine has enough coal for 45-50 days, says the minister for energy and coal industry Vladimir Demchyshin, and soon imported coal would arrive that would stabilize the situation.

Ukraine: Centravis transforms its business

Centravis Production Ukraine increases efficiency and productivity despite negative trends on the market.