Ukraine: metal output forecast for June 2016

Metallurgprom believes in June Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal. At present Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant is idle. As of May 1, 26 out of 28 blast furnaces, 7 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces and 17 out of 21 converters were…

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Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich expecting Balczun to increase Ukrzaliznytsia effectiveness

Metinvest expects that the general manager of Ukrzaliznytsia Wojciech Balczun will work on the improvement of the company effectiveness. “We hope that all the tariff payments that Ukrzaliznytsia receives from metal companies, will be spent on fuel, spare parts and new locomotives, so that the company increases its effectiveness. The tariffs have been increased several…

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Ukraine: AMKR to shut down open-hearth manufacture

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to shut down its open-hearth manufacture when it completes its project of gas-purifying machine assembly at the converter shop. “The operation of the open-hearth furnace was closely connected with the gas-purifying machine project in the converter shop. The sooner we finish the project, the sooner we will close the open-hearth manufacture”,…

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Ukraine: Avdiivka Coke increases supervisory board

Shareholders of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 to 5 members. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top-managers at Metinvest Holding and representatives of Metinvest B. V.) and Alexei Kolchanov (corporate secretary at Metinvest Holding) have been…

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