Ukraine: Zhevago to lose Vostok-Ruda

Konstantin Zhevago, the main owner of Poltava Mining and Processing Works, could lose his iron ore division – Vostok-Ruda.

Ukraine: DMKD output plan not fulfilled in January 2016

In January Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky produced 151.9 thousand tons of steel.

Ukraine: DSS output down in January 2016

In January Dneprospetsstal produced 11 thousand tons of rolled metal, down by 8.3% YoY.

Ukraine: Ilyich Works supplies new rolled metal to Poland

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works started producing galvanized rolled metal according to EN 10346, which is used in construction.

Ukraine: rolled metal output down in 2015

Ukrainian metal industry is losing currency due to the metal exports decrease.

Ukraine: Interpipe makes Gorodetsky responsible for scrap purchases

Interpipe has changed its approach to supplying scrap to Interpipe Steel.

Ukraine: Powder Metallurgy Works gets director

The Ministry of economical development and trade has appointed the acting director of Powder Metallurgy Works Alexander Adonin its CEO.

Ukraine: Avdiivka Works restores Avdiivka town

Last year Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works restored 69 multi-storied buildings and 15 social buildings, damaged by the artillery fire. 135 private house owners received free construction materials for repairs. The works spent 18 million UAH on this.

Ukraine: Yatsenyuk warned of metal industry collapse

Ukraine is on the brink of all the metal companies halt, after that currency revenues will fall, while unemployment will increase. This is stated in the letter to Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk, signed by directors of the 12 major metal and mining companies.

Ukraine: coal market to be free from monopoly

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has made a decree “On the market of coal products” targeting the rules of trade on the coal market within the stages of power sphere privatization and creating the clear market of coal.

Ukraine: coal purchases from Russia considerably down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine decreased coal imports from Russia by 69%, while increasing them from the South African Republic by 139%.

Ukraine: UGOK sinter output up in January 2016

In January Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works decreased concentrate output by 3.5% YoY, to 927.6 thousand tons.

Ukraine: AMKR local sales down in 2015

In 2015 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih decreased metal sales in Ukraine to 0.5 million tons.

Ukraine: scrap procurement to break another anti-record in 2016

In 2015 ferrous scrap procurement in Ukraine fell to 4.3 million tons, down by 1 million tons, or by 19% YoY.

Ukraine: Verkhovnaya Rada to decrease scrap deficiency

Verkhovnaya Rada will review the decree of changes into some Ukrainian laws as to the decrease of ferrous scrap deficiency on the local market in order to meet defense industry demands and restore infrastructure.