Ukraine: Avdiivka working despite constant shelling

In east Ukraine lies one of Europe’s biggest coking plants. In order for it to feed steel plants in other cities around the country hundreds of workers have to man its furnaces around the clock even if a barrage of rockets is falling all around them. It’s been hit by about 230 rocket and artillery attacks since the start of the conflict with Russian-backed insurgents in east Ukraine over a year ago.

Ukraine: Ferrexpo shares rise on strong H1 iron ore output

Shares in Ukrainian iron ore producer Ferrexpo rose as much as 4% in early trade in London on Friday after the company posted a strong increase in iron ore pellet for the first half of the year.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: beams (ordinary steel), May 2015

Russian export prices are up by $20.

Ukraine: Ilyich finishes sintering machine overhaul

Metinvest Group has finished an overhaul of the sintering machine #1 at the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.

Ukraine: SFS finds violations in scrap exports

The tax police of the State Fiscal Service have found violations of the tax legislation worth 1.6 billion UAH by a metal scrap exporting and trading company.

Ukraine: metal output down in H1 2015

In January-June Ukraine produced 11.25 million tons of carbon steel, down by 27.2%, YoY.

Ukraine: Deripaska hopes for swift resolving of situation

Rusal president Oleg Deripaska said he hoped for the political decision in matters with Western sanctions and situation in Ukraine.

Ukraine: new long face open at DTEK Pershotravenskoye

A new long face has been put into operation at the Yubileynaya mine at Pershotravenskoye Mine Group.

Ukraine: NGZ works according to international standards

Nikolaev Alumina Works (NGZ), a part of Rusal, has successfully passed the management quality, industrial safety, labor safety and ecological management audits according to ISO 9001:2008, OHSAS18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2004.

Ukraine: metallurgists see no good in tax service actions

The Ukrainian Federation of Metallurgists head Sergey Belenky said the industry didn’t see any positive changes in the tax service work that had been promoted by Roman Nasirov, the current head of the State Fiscal Service.

Ukraine: Yekanievo working for the country

Metinvest Group states that Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works (Donetsk region) works in the legal field of Ukraine.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: hot-rolled plate, May 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $10, Russian – by $20.

Ukraine: TEKO-Dneprometiz to go bankrupt

A Kiev court has started the bankruptcy procedure of the TEKO-Dnepromtiz Holding Company (Kiev). The procedure has been started on the request of the company.

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: hot-rolled sheet, May 2015

Ukrainian export prices are down by $10, Russian – by $20.

Ukraine: Rusal to sell ZALK surplus stock

Rusal is going to sell the surplus stock of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) to compensate for the current expenses to keep the company operating.

Ukraine: Mittal to invest $1.2 billion into his Kriviy Rih assets

By 2019 ArcelorMittal would have invested $1.2 billion into ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih.

Ukraine: Donetsk region companies export to 79 countries

In January-April exports from Donetsk region (without the anti-terrorist operation zone) reached $1234.8 million, down 2.6 times YoY.