Ukraine: UGOK output down in January-November 2018

Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works in January-November decreased the iron ore concentrate output by 0.9% YoY, to 11.261 million tons. In November concentrate manufacture dropped by 2% YoY, to 1.056 million tons. Sinter output decreased by 12.7%, to 143.6 thousand tons. In 11 months UGOK produced 1.551 million tons of sinter, down by 10% YoY.…

Russia: new appointments at MMK

In accordance with the order of the General Director of PJSC MMK, some appointments have been made. In particular, Sergey Ushakov, who previously held the position of Deputy General Director for Production, was appointed Deputy General Director for Sales of PJSC MMK. Oleg Shiryaev, who previously held the position of Director of OJSC MMK-METIZ (Magnitogorsk…

Ukraine: 9th place in pig iron output retained in October 2018

In October world pig iron manufacture increased by 7.66% YoY, to 107.287 million tons.

China was still the largest manufacturer with 67.736 million tons of pig iron, up by 12.86% YoY.

Ukraine retained the 9th place with 1.785 million tons. (Ukrainian metal)