Ukraine: Ilyich net profits down in H1 2015

In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 302.82 million UAH of net profit, down by 35.9% YoY.

Ukraine: TPS lose coal

As of August 18th coal stocks at the thermal power stations decreased by 0.18%, or by 2.3 thousand tons, to 1277.8 thousand tons (including 573.9 thousand tons of anthracite and 25.05 thousand tons of fuel oil), as compared with August 17th.

Ukraine: Azovstal starts making rails for Ukrzaliznytsia

Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, has started producing rails with hardened side face.

Ukraine: DTEK owes 300 million UAH for coal

The largest private energy company of Ukraine – DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov – owes 300 million UAH for coal supplied in 2015, informed coal and energy industry minister Vladimir Demchyshin.

Ukraine: Ilyich to rebuild Sartana infrastructure

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works will help rebuild the shelling-destroyed infrastructure of Sartana and will give a hand to the families who suffered.

Ukraine: metal companies losses down to 12 billion UAH

In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.

Ukraine: Azovstal receives profit in H1 2015

In the first half of 2015 Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 351.74 million UAH of net profits.

Ukraine: coal train blown in Lugansk

In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.

Ukraine: Metinvest remains an exemplary taxpayer

In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.

Ukraine: manganese output up in June 2015

In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.

Ukraine: ATO zone to supply 800 thousand tons of coal

In August Ukrainian thermal power stations plan to get 800 thousand tons of coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone.

Ukraine: Energy Ministry to give 19.5 million UAH to miners

Ministry for Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine decided to pay the state enterprise “Mine #1 Novovolynskaya” 19.5 million UAH.

Ukraine: Donetskstal ends Q2 2015 with profit

In April-June Donetskstal Metal Works received 1.56 billion UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to invest in the port industry

On August 13, Kyiv hosted a ceremony of signing a Memorandum of intent of a leading steel enterprise ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to participate in operation and infrastructure development of the Oktyabrsk Specialized Sea Port in Mykolayiv.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: steelmaking pig iron, June 2015

Ukrainian export prices are up by $5-10, Russian – by $5.

Ukraine: Kazakhstan opposes Ukrainian rebar duties

Kazakhstan representatives in the Eurasian Economic Commission blocked the decision to implement customs duties on the Ukrainian rebars.

Ukraine: government to get ATO coal via Russia

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has agreed upon the possibility of carrying coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone to the Ukraine-controlled territory via Russia.

Ukraine: Trade Ministry to hold talks with Egypt on removing steel exports restrictions

Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade plans to hold talks with Egypt to discuss expanding trade and economic cooperation between the two countries, including on removing restrictions on the supply of Ukrainian steel products.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (ordinary steel), June 2015

Ukrainian and Russian export prices are down by $20-25.

Ukraine: coal mining halved

In January-July Ukraine mined 22806.7 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 50.8% YoY, or by 23516.4 thousand tons.