Ukraine: AMKR appoints COO

Sergey Lavrinenko, previously chief engineer (production support and repairs), was appointed to the position of chief operation officer of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih. On this position, Sergey will be responsible for managing production processes and coordinating the activities of the structural divisions of the largest Ukrainian steel and mining plant. “Sergey’s engineering thinking and vast practical…

Ukraine: AMKR supports temporarily scrap export ban

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih supports the imposition of a ferrous scrap export ban until the end of 2023. According to the company CEO Mauro Longobardo, the main buyers of Ukrainian scrap are Turkish metal plants. Using cheaper raw materials from Ukraine they later create competition for Ukrainian companies on their own market. “Scrap goes to Turkey,…

Ukraine: Stepnoy-2 dump construction not to affect citizens and ecological system

The Court of Appeal considered the appeal against the decision of the Dnipropetrovsk District Administrative Court, which had previously confirmed validity of EIA, issued by the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine for the construction of a new dump in Kryvyi Rih, and made a conclusion that land plots on which the…

Ukraine: AMKR senior executives discuss salary increase with trade union leaders

Representatives of 11 trade unions operating at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih met with CEO Mauro Longobardo and HR director Yuliya Chermazovich to discuss the planned salary raise, coming into effect on May 1. CFO Sergey Plichko and Chief Legal, GR and PR officer Artem Filipyev also participated in the talks. “We fully share the unions’ desire…