Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal started producing hot-rolled plate of structural weatherproof steel according to EN 10025-5.
Zaporizhstal has started exporting its products via Zaporozhye river port.
Metallurgprom and Federation of Metallurgists of Ukraine have addressed the deputies to support the decrees on increasing ferrous scrap export duty from 10 euro per ton to 35 euro for 3 years and cancel the 5% import duty.
Energomashspetsstal has concluded a contract with Russkiye Kuzhnecniye Zavody for the supply of forgings.
DTEK Pershotravenskoye Mine Group has put a new long face with 400 thousand tons of coal into operation at the Yubileinaya mine. That would be enough for 6 months of work.
In 2016 gas coal proficiency will total 1.5 million tons due to the fall of electricity output.
In 2015 Ukraine decreased power-generating coal output by 38.8% YoY.
In January Coal Energy S. A. produced 40.66 thousand tons of coal, up 3.2 times, or by 28.12 thousand tons YoY.
In 2016 Corum Group plans to increase its investments into development 2 times, or by 44.6 million UAH, to 87.6 million UAH.
Ukraine has a number of major metal works using electrometallurgical method to produce steel. Two of them are Interpipe Steel and Electrostal.
In early February Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky started putting its blast furnace #12 into operation.
Energomashspetsstal is going to produce hot-rolled shop rolls for Severstal (Russia).
ArcelorMittal is interested in using Odessa region ports to transport cargo to its European works.
In 2016 Poltava Mining and Processing Works doesn’t plan any firings.