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…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih steel output in 4 months up by 39% YoY

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has announced that during the first four months of this year it has increased its crude steel output by 39.1% YoY to 2.038 million tons. Product April 2010, t April 2009, t Change, % Pig iron 477,300 348,900 36.8 Steel 566,900 388,800 45.8 Rolled products 477,000 371,000 28.6 Product January-April, 2010 January-April…

ArcelorMittal to invest over $200 million in Ukrainian mill

It is reported that ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel producer, plans to invest $200 million to modernize and boost efficiency at its Ukrainian steel mill in 2010.Mr. Jean Jouet, CEO for ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said these plans could be derailed if the company continued to struggle in receiving value added tax refunds from Ukraine cash-strapped…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to invest over $200 million in 2010

According to Mr. Jean Jouet, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, the company plans in 2010 to invest more that $200 million into the implementation of its modernization projects.Mr. Jouet said “After the slowdown in 2009, this year we intend to increase our…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to upgrade converter shop in 2010

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, plans in 2010 to carry out the modernization of its converter shop by installing a new ladle furnace, a new continuous billet caster and by replacing its gas cleaning units.ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih 2010 investment projects are…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih cuts steel output in 2009

Reuters reported that Ukraine biggest steel mill Kryvorizhstal, owned by ArcelorMittal, reduced raw steel production in 2009 to 5.054 million tons from 6.233 million in 2008.According to the report, the rolled steel production fell to 4.478 million tons from 5.406 million while pig iron output fell to 4.418 million from 5.632 million.Ukraine steel production fell…

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to pay UAH 205.59 million to ZZF

It is reported that the Supreme Economic Court of Ukraine has approved the decisions of the courts of first and second instance for the legal collection of about of UAH 205.59 million from the Ukrainian steelmaker ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih in favor of ferroalloys producer Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant. As SteelOrbis has previously reported, the amount…