ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih June production dips by 26% YoY on BF trouble

ArcelorMittal’s Ukraine unit said steel production declined 26% in June from a year earlier as a blast furnace functioned erratically.Its output declined to 358,100 tons from 485,700 tons a year ago.Mr. Alexander Ioskov, who heads the production department at ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said in an e-mailed statement that malfunctions at the blast furnace had been…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih starts installing billet caster

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based steel giant ArcelorMittal, has started to install its continuous casting billet mill. The steelmaker announced the beginning of the construction of its new continuous casting complex one year ago. The complex is due to start production operations in September.The estimated capacity of the six strand billet…

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output down by 10% in January-April

In the January to April period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 1.838 million tons, down by 10% YoY. In addition, in the first 4 months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 12% decrease YoY in its finished…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees drop in Q1 crude steel output

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih’s, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, operations in March were stable with output being at the same level as in the first two months of the year. However, the company steel outputs both in March and in Q1 registered decreases compared…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees decreased steel output in January

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has announced that due to technical issues, in January it saw a YoY decrease in output, producing 447,300 tons of crude steel, down by 16%, 389,900 tons of pig iron, down by 16%, and 422,200…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih steel output down in January

Ukraine’s largest steel mill, owned by ArcelorMittal, cut crude steel production to 450,000 tons last month from 534,000 in January 2010.ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reduced pig iron output by 16% to 389,000 tons and cut rolled steel production by 9.5% to 406,000 tons. In 2010 the mill boosted steel production to 6.13 million tons from 5.04 million…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih continues to increase output in November

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, announced that in November this year it continued to increase its production. Mr. Rinat Starkov, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said the company had started a major program for restructuring of its production processes to…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output in 10 months up by 27% YoY

According to preliminary data, in January to October ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, a Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, saw its crude steel production increase by 26.8% YoY to 5.1 million tons.During the first ten months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced: 4.453 million tons of finished steel, up…

Ukraine increased pig iron production by 4%

It is reported that Ukraine increased its pig iron production by 4.1% to 2.339 million tons in October compared to September. This was reported by the source in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.In October ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased pig iron production by 7.4% to 480,000 tons. Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works increased its…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reduced August output due to sinter shortage

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih said that in August it registered MoM decreases in its outputs due to the shortage of sinter for pig iron production. Products July, t August, t January-August 2010, t January-August 2009, t Pig iron 419,400 404,000 3,487,200 2,865,100 Steel 492,400 462,400 4,018,600 3,256,700 Rolled steel products 416,100 476,200 3,527,800 2,961,600 Mr. Rinat…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih Steel bars named best domestic product 2010

Deformed reinforcing steel bars produced by ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih, OJSC received a “Best domestic product 2010” title after scoring high points in all the criteria considered – high product quality sales both on domestic and on foreign markets, positive feedback from customers, rewards received at other contacts etc. The Best domestic product 2010 contest was…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reports July production results

OJSC ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih announced its July production results. Product types Jul’10 Jul’09 Jan-Jul’10 Jan-Jul’09 Pig iron 419.4 458.5 3,083.2 2,485.5 Steel 492.4 523.6 3,556.5 2,810.0 Rolled products 416.1 443.2 3,054.0 2,570.1 In thousand tonnes Mr V Vaideeswaran CFO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih said “July production was stable with no major operational problems. As for…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih orders secondary metallurgical equipment and billet caster from Siemens

Siemens VAI Metals Technologies will supply the ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih in Ukraine with secondary metallurgical equipment, a six-strand billet caster and the requisite auxiliary systems. The order also includes a comprehensive service agreement under which Siemens VAI and DP Siemens Ukraine will provide services related to the local supply and service contracts for construction and…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih June output

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, in June this year managed to keep its production at reasonable levels, with three out of five blast furnaces running, despite the continuing difficult market conditions and the decreasing number of orders. Mr. V. Vaideeswaran, acting…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to start processing oxidized ore

Local newspaper Delo has reported citing Mr. Christophe Cornier, member of ArcelorMittal group management board, as saying ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to implement a project for processing oxidized ores.Mr. Cornier said “We produce 8 million tons of sinter per year and, with the introduction of oxidized ore processing technology, the production will double.”The management of…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to construct 5 continuous casters

According to Mr. Jeant Jouet, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, at the ceremony of the start of construction of the first caster, the company intends to construct 5 continuous casters. The first continuous caster will be put into operation in September 2011. Total cost of the project will make around $100 million.The project provides construction…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees uncertain trend for recovery

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has said that it is keeping its production capacity aligned with market requirements, as the trend for the recovery of the market is uncertain and as it has been experiencing a certain slowdown affecting export orders in the latter…