In January-March the only Ukrainian primary aluminum producer Zaporozhye Aluminum Works received 577.18 million UAH of losses.
Metinvest has stopped the desulfurization shop #1 at Avdiivka Coke And Chemical Works for an overhaul.
In March Ukraine produced 2048 thousand tons of pig iron, up by 8.6% MoM, or by 163 thousand tons.
In March Ukraine exported $161.39 million worth of long-rolled metal products, with imports on the level of $11.22 million.
In 2015 Stalkanat-Silur received 194.97 million UAH of losses.
Interpipe says in January-March ferrous scrap deficiency on Ukrainian market was on the level of 176 thousand tons.
Energomashspetsstal will supply billets of die tooling to the largest titanium producer VSMPO-AVISMA (Russia) in July.
In January-February metal sales on the local market went up by 27% YoY, to 0.54 million tons. Together with pipes the volume is 0.59 million tons.
UC Rusal, a leading global aluminum producer, and TransContainer announce the signing of a 3-year contract to ship Rusal products in containers.
Paramjit Kahlon, vice-president of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and member of the group management committee, has been appointed the chief executive officer of ArcelorMittal CIS (ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih and ArcelorMittal Temirtau, Kazakhstan), effective as of May 1, 2016. As before, he reports to Davinder Chugh, senior executive vice-president of ArcelorMittal and chief executive officer of Africa…Details
The Board of Directors of Norilsk Nickel has approved of the sale to Crispian Investments Limited of 1250075 ordinary shares (constituting 0.79% of the total share capital of the company) for a total of $158 million.
Heads of Ukrainian metal companies have addressed the Prime-Minister Vladimir Groisman, asking him to arrange a meeting to discuss the problems in the industry and develop the program of stabilization.
The Security Service of Ukraine has prevented the purchase of low-quality pipes from Russia valued at almost 25 million UAH by a state enterprise in Poltava region.
In January-March Poltava Mining and Processing Works exported 3.17 million tons of iron ore pellets.
The Verkhovnaya Rada of Ukraine has passed an act on the increase of the ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro per ton to 30 euro for 3 years. 268 people’s deputies have supported the act.