In July Ukraine (without the temporary occupied Crimea and a part of the Anti-terrorist operation zone) produced 888 thousand tons of steel (without continuous casting semi-finished products), down by 20% YoY.
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK) participants on a meeting, in which the state enterprise “United Mining and Chemical Company” (UMCC) took part, decided on the dividend payments.
DTEK has made first deliveries of anthracite coal from the Anti-terrorist operation zone via a new railroad delivery route Nikotovka-Mayorskaya.
Zaporizhstal has signed an agreement with the Berdichev Machine-Building Works “Progress” to produce and supply gas-cleaning units for 4 sintering machines ##3-6. The price of the units is 330 million UAH.
The State Safety Service of Ukraine has started the procedure about the illegal disassembly of the Zaporozhye Aluminum Works (ZALK) machinery.
In January-June Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 302.82 million UAH of net profit, down by 35.9% YoY.
As of August 18th coal stocks at the thermal power stations decreased by 0.18%, or by 2.3 thousand tons, to 1277.8 thousand tons (including 573.9 thousand tons of anthracite and 25.05 thousand tons of fuel oil), as compared with August 17th.
Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, has started producing rails with hardened side face.
The largest private energy company of Ukraine – DTEK, owned by Rinat Akhmetov – owes 300 million UAH for coal supplied in 2015, informed coal and energy industry minister Vladimir Demchyshin.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works will help rebuild the shelling-destroyed infrastructure of Sartana and will give a hand to the families who suffered.
In January-June Ukrainian metal companies received 12 billion UAH of losses, down by 5.5% YoY.
In the first half of 2015 Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, a part of the Metinvest group, received 351.74 million UAH of net profits.
In the Stanichno-Lugansk district at the Nizhnyaya Teplaya station a railroad line was blown leading to train carrying coal for the Lugansk thermal power station leaving the track.
In January-June Metinvest companies paid 7.4 billion UAH of taxes.
In June manganese concentrate and sinter output went up by 11.6% MoM, or by 16.6 thousand tons, to 160.2 thousand tons.