Ukraine: UMCC get profits in Q1 2015

In January-March the state-owned United Mining and Chemical Company received 44.86 million UAH of net profit.

Ukraine: court opens bankruptcy case against Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works

The business court of Dniepropetrovsk region has opened a bankruptcy case against Dniepropetrovsk Tube Works under a claim of Bank Radical (Kyiv) on the collection of a debt of UAH 10.446 million under a credit agreement.

Ukraine: Petrovsky sales to Russia down in 2014

In 2014 Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky decreased its sales of metal products to Russia.

Ukraine: the state owes 1 billion UAH to miners

Salary debts to state miners now total 1 billion UAH.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), May 2015

Ukraine to start importing coal again

Ukrainian government says it plans to start buying coal from the South African Republic and Kazakhstan again, to live through the next heating season.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), May 2015

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.