Ukraine: Metinvest-SMC to supply 25 thousand tons of metal to Ukrzaliznytsia

Ukrzaliznytsia has ordered 25.43 thousand tons of railroad construction materials valued at 626.05 million UAH from Metinvest-SMC. The Ukrainian Railways will buy open sections, encased piles as well as railroad and tramways construction elements of steel. All the products must be supplied this year. The agreement was concluded on June 30. (Ukrainian metal)

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Ukraine: titanium ore export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 172.4 thousand tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate valued at $35.26 million, up by 51.6% and by 27.2% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, most products went to Russia (42.9%), USA (16.03%) and the Czech Republic (14.82%). In January-June Ukraine imported 2 tons of titanium-containing ore and concentrate from…

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Ukraine: Interpipe hiring specialists with no experience

Interpipe has been hiring young specialists without industrial experience but capable of training and self-development. “We’re creating a team of professionals from other well-known companies in the CIS and people with no experience, but wanting to learn”, said the company R&D director Gennady Yesaulov. In particular, employees without experience are needed in steel production. “We…

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Ukraine: AMKR to shut down BF, coking batteries and sinter shop

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will shut down one of its blast furnaces; two coking batteries and a sintering shop because they don’t correspond to the environmental directives of EU according to BAT. “Ukraine has no BAT norms as yet, but AMKR European companies have already switched to them”, said the company environmental director Liana Maksimenko. AMKR…

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