In December 2015 Donetskkoks started to shut down its capacities. Yenakievo By-product Coke Works is working at 80% of its capacities, while Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works – at 94%.
The major Ukrainian ore companies intend to increase ore output in 2016.
Corum Group sees Kazakhstan, Belarus, Russia, Poland and Vietnam as its priority markets.
In January Ukraine produced 66.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 17.2%, MoM, or by 9.8 thousand tons.
The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works intends to come to terms with BDO Ltd to have its 2015 financial statements audit performed.
In January Ukraine produced 1090 thousand tons of 6% moisture bulk coke, up by 5.4% MoM, or by 56 thousand tons.
Metinvest is pondering the way to resume operation at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works if the logistic situation in the region is normalized.
The National joint-stock company Nadra Ukrainy intends to find an investor to finance prospector works at Krasnorechensk and Paromovsk ilmenite deposits in Zhitomir region.
In 2016 Zaporizhstal plans to deliver some 700 thousand tons of metal via Zaporozhye river port.
In January Ukraine produced 1689 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 1.3% MoM, or by 22 thousand tons.
In 2015 Vatutino Refractory Works received 23.82 million UAH of net profits.
The state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa believes the UAH devaluation will have a negative effect on the local ferrous metals procurement.
The State Security Service has stopped a railroad car with scrap metal heading to the occupied territory via Konstaninovka station.
A major dismissal of employees is planned at Khartsyzsk Pipe Works, a part of Metinvest.
In 2015 Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal offered 92 new types of products to their clients.