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: Valki-Ilmenit operations stopped

The prosecutor’s office of the Russia-occupied Crimea has stopped trading operations of Valki-Ilmenit LLC in Zhitomir region without the special license to use subsoil resources.

This has been reported by the General Prosecutor of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko.

Valki-Ilmenit is the only quarry supplying raw materials to the occupied Crimean Titanium. (Ukrainian metal)

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: Valki-Ilmenit ups output in January-August 2015

In January-August Valki-Ilmenit, a part of Group DF, produced 52.4 thousand tons of 42% ilmenite concentrate, up by 48.5% YoY.

Ukraine: Valki-Ilmenit increased its profit in 2014

In 2014 Valki-Ilmenit (a part of Group DF) received 3.91 million UAH of profit, up by 67% YoY.