Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk earns 23 billion UAH

In September industrial companies of the Dniepropetrovsk region earned 23.5 billion UAH.

Ukraine: metal industry starting to revive

In September Ukraine increased metal output by 3% YoY, according to the National bank recent report. The bank analysts have dubbed this “the breaking of falling tendency in metallurgy” and connected it to the ceasefire in the ATO zone.

Ukraine: VAT debt to Metinvest exceeds 2.3 billion UAH

The state debt to the Metinvest companies increased in October by 13.1%, from 2.06 billion to 2.33 billion UAH.

Ukraine: DTEK waves all accusations of terrorism sponsoring

“DTEK has always worked and is working solely in the law field of Ukraine. We have no agreements with companies, registered at the Ukraine-uncontrolled territory, so all accusations of us financing the terrorists are groundless”, said DTEK Energo.

Ukraine: Donetsk mines to unite

Coalfields and central processing factories should be returned to the state ownership, said the head of the Donetsk regional military-civilian administration Pavel Zhebrivsky.

Ukraine: $30 million worth of coke bought in Canada

Canada has supplied $30.5 million worth of coking coal to Ukraine, up by 123% YoY.

Ukraine: Centravis reports planned purchases

Centravis Production Ukraine, a part of Centravis Ltd., has decided to publish its information on planned purchases.

Ukraine: UGOK concentrate output down in October 2015

In October Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) produced 881.7 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 4.1% MoM, or by 37.9 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Alchevsk output down in January-October 2015

In January-October Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, controlled by the Industrial Union of Donbass, produced 301 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 86.9% YoY.

Ukraine: scrap export-import in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukraine exported 1124.98 thousand tons of scrap, up by 41.1% YoY (from 797.48 thousand tons).

Ukraine: EMSS to produce billets for VSMPO-AVISMA

Energomashspetsstal (Kramatorsk) plans to produce press-forming billets for VSMPO-AVISMA (Russia). The delivery of billets is scheduled for January 2016.

Ukraine: Metinvest to construct a service center in Italy

Metinvest Group is gearing up to constructing a steel service center in Italy, where it already owns re-rolling facilities for production of flat steel. Operations will start in spring 2016. The service center will conduct several activities, including mechanical surface treatment of steel for painting, preparation for welding, etc.

Ukraine: Crimean Titanium still getting raw materials

Ukrainian raw materials are still delivered to the Crimean Titanium Works, even though in smaller volumes.

Ukraine: Kurakhovskaya accounts arrested

The Ministry for Internal Affairs has started a criminal investigation against the Kurakhovskaya Central Processing Factory, a part of DTEK, as to the illegal processing of coal from small illegal coalmines of the Donetsk region.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in January-October 2015

In January-October Zaporizhstal produced 3.1 million tons of pig iron, 3.34 million tons of steel and 2.85 million tons of rolled metal, all up by 7.9%, 1.4% and 1.2% YoY respectively.

Ukraine: court confirms Mechel’s ownership of DEMZ

The 9th court of appeals has refused to make Mechel sell Vadim Varshavsky the shares of Daveze Limited, owner of Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant.

Ukraine: EMSS gets a German order

Energomashspetsstal is going to produce a large hammer frame weighing 61 tons for Lasco.

Ukraine: metal output down in January-October 2015

In January-October Ukrainian metal companies produced 19.11 million tons of carbon steel, down by 18.4% YoY.