Ukraine: May 2015 sees iron ore output down

In May Ukraine produced 6703 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 1.4%, or by 92 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: government to give 2 billion UAH to buy coal

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine intends to give 2 billion UAH to energy companies to buy coal.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: concentrate, May 2015

Ukraine: DSS output up in May 2015

In May Dneprospetsstal produced 23.68 thousand tons of steel, up by 7.4% MoM. Rolled metal output increased by 1.2%, to 14.47 thousand tons, also MoM.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: pellets, May 2015

Ukraine: Sukhaya Balka to remain on 2014 levels

Evraz Sukhaya Balka plans to keep 2014 iron ore mining levels.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: sinter ore, May 2015

Ukraine: DTEK coal mining down in Q1 2015

In the first quarter of 2015 companies of DTEK mined 6.8 million tons of coal, down by 34.6% YoY.

Ukraine: Metallurgists Federation ups scrap export duties

Ukrainian Federation of Metallurgists supports the rise of ferrous metals scrap exports duty to 30 euro per ton.

Ukraine: Gorlovka coalmines destroyed

According to the ex-head of the Donetsk Regional State Administration Sergey Taruta, flooded mines of Gorlovka and Artemovsk are beyond repair.

Ukraine: pig iron output up in May 2015

In May Ukraine produced 1932 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 13.1%, or by 224 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: ArcelorMittal not to sell AMKR

Despite the non-profitability of its business in Ukraine ArcelorMittal is not going to sell its Kriviy Rih works.

Ukraine: rolled metal output up in May 2015

In May Ukraine produced 1853 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 11.6%, or by 193 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: Yenakievo to produce new rebar type

Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works started producing a new type of 22, 25 and 28 mm plain reinforcement bar.

Ukraine: steel output up in May 2015

In May Ukraine produced 2175 thousand tons of steel, up by 13.4%, or by 257 thousand tons, MoM.

Ukraine: titanium ore supplied to Russia

Ukraine started supplying titano-ferrite to Russia. The titanium ore is supplied to Russia’s VSMPO-AVISMA from Volnogorsky Mining and Processing Works, the press service of VSMPO-AVISMA said. The first lot of titano-ferrite has already been received.

Ukraine: Interpipe Steel on halt due to scrap shortages

Ukrainian metal companies have been suffering from scrap shortages for five months in a row.

Ukraine: metal companies to halt without VAT reimbursement

According to the Ukrainian Federation of Metallurgists, the state owes 7 billion UAH of unpaid VAT to the mining-metallurgical complex of Ukraine.