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.

Ukraine: coal mining down in January-May 2015

In January-May Ukrainian companies mined 15958.4 thousand tons of ordinary coal, down by 53.7%, or by 18482.3 thousand tons YoY.

Ukraine: steel scrap exports up in January-May 2015

The state informational and analytical center Gosvneshinform says steel scrap exports in January-May are up by 37%, or by 191.8 thousand tons, to 509.4 thousand tons, YoY.

Ukraine: Alchevsk working again

Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works has renewed its operation.

Ukraine: coke export-import in January-May 2015

In May Ukraine imported $39.53 million worth of coke, while exports reached $2 million.

Ukraine: AMKR to build terminals in ports

ArcelorMittal is evaluating the possibility to construct terminals for shipping of its goods in Oktyabrsk port.

Ukraine: flat rolled products export-import in January-May 2015

In May Ukraine exported $197.92 million worth of flat rolled products, with imports on the level of $33.6 million.

Ukraine: Sukhaya Balka ore mining down in January-May 2015

In January-May Evraz Sukhaya Balka Mining and Processing Works (Kriviy Rih, Dniepropetrovsk region) produced 1.14 million tons of iron ore, down by 5% YoY.

Ukraine: manganese output up in May 2015

In May Ukraine produced 143.6 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 8.3%, or by 11 thousand tons, MoM.