Ukraine: Group DF GOKs increase ilmenite concentrate output

In January-September Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both parts of Group DF, increased ilmenite concentrate output 1.98-fold, to 107 thousand tons. Ilmenite ore mining grew by 91%, to 2.1 million cubic meters. Thanks to the output growth the companies were able to increase average salary by 25%, to 12 thousand UAH. Since the…

Ukraine: Firtas’ titanium business working positive in 2016

In 2016 the two mining and processing works of Group DF (Mezhdurechensky GOK and Valki-Ilmenit) produced 170.2 thousand tons of 42% ilmenite concentrate (Ti2o). The maximum capacity of Mezhdurechensky GOK is 200 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate per year, that of Valki-Ilmenit – 65 thousand tons. Group DF investments into the development of the two…

Ukraine: MGOK and Valki-Ilmenit ilmenite output in January-August 2016

In January-August Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both a part of Group DF, produced 132.1 thousand tons of 42% ilmenite concentrate. In particular, MGOK produced 99.4 thousand tons, while Valki-Ilmenit yielded 32.7 thousand tons. “The output volumes of both companies correspond to our target figures. We intend to increase output in response to…

Ukraine: MGOK and Valki-Ilmenit produce 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in H1 2016

In January-June Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both parts of Group DF and situated in Zhitomir region, produced 94 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate. “Output depends solely on the ilmenite buyers demand and contracts concluded. There is a slight decrease in mining YoY. But we are interested to mine only what we need,…

Ukraine: ilmenite output in January-May 2016

In January-May Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works and Valki-Ilmenit, both owned by Group DF, produced 69.8 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate. In particular, MGOK produced 54.7 thousand tons of concentrate, while Valki-Ilmenit – 15.1 thousand tons. The maximal capacity of MGOK is 200 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate per year, and Valki-Ilmenit can produce 65…

Ukraine: Mezhdurechensky GOK ilmenite concentrate output up in 2015

In 2015 Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works produced 158.9 thousand tons of concentrate, up by 9.6% YoY.

Ukraine: 100 ha of woods taken from Mezhdurechensky GOK

Zhitomir Administrative Court of Appeals has cancelled the decision of the Zhitomir region council of May 28, 2015, which transferred 4 land plots (95 ha) from the state forest to Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works.

Ukraine: Mezhdurechensky GOK output up in January-August 2015

In January-August Mezhdurechensky Mining and Processing Works, a part of the titanium business of Group DF, produced 106.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate with 42% Ti2O content, up by 12.5% YoY.