Ukraine: local coal to cost as imported

Lvivugol welcomes the increase of coal price for power-generating companies and combined heat and power plants. “I am sure that coal mined in Ukraine should not cost less than that purchased in other countries. If the difference in prices is removed, this will provide for the stable development of the mining industry and would stimulate…

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Ukraine: AMKR to finish coke battery No. 5 construction in H1 2018

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih plans to have finished construction of the coke battery No. 5 by H1 2018. According to the project and program director of the investment and engineering department Yegor Klimenko, the cost of the project to reconstruct the coke battery No. 6 begun in July is $128 million, and together with coke battery…

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Ukraine: Zaporozhye Vtormet replaces acting chairman

The supervisory board of Zaporozhye Vtormet has relieved the acting chairman of the board Alexander Umrikhin of his duties, appointing the shop director Konstantin Beskorovayniy instead.

The term of the office has not been stipulated, but Beskorovayniy has been hired with a 3-month trial term.

Zaporozhye Vtormet procures and processes ferrous scrap. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: metal output to increase in October 2017

Ukrmetallurgprom forecasts that in October Ukraine will produce 2 million tons of steel, 1.9 million tons of pig iron and 1.7 million tons of rolled metal. In August steel output totaled 1.925 million tons, pig iron – 1.817 million tons, and rolled metal – 1.609 million tons. In January-August Ukraine decreased steel manufacture by 16%…

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners paid 32% of August 2017 salary

The press-service of the Lviv regional state administration reported, that on September 12 the state enterprise Lvivugol received 30 million UAH for selling coal.

Thanks to this miners were paid 32% of their August salary. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: UAVtormet CEO replaced

Yuri Derkach has been appointed the acting CEO of the Ukrainian Association of Secondary Metals. Previously he worked in the Ministries of industrial policy and economical development and trade until his retirement. The previous UAVtormet CEO Nikolai Tarapurov retired. The final decision on the CEO appointment will be taken at the association meeting in November.…

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