Metinvest Group of Companies has renewed the work of coke workshops ##3 and 4 at Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works (Donetsk region).
In June Ukraine produced 979 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), up by 0.8% MoM, or by 8 thousand tons.
In January-June Interpipe supplied around 18 thousand tons of pipes to Russia, down from 120 thousand tons in the first half of 2014.
Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant (ZZF) plans to settle its disputes with the energy-supplying company Zaporozhyeoblenergo in extrajudicial procedure.
In June ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 492.9 thousand tons of steel, down by 11.3%, or by 63.2 thousand tons YoY.
In June Ukraine exported $166.59 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $10.14 million.
Ukraine’s Nuclear Fuel state concern and China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC) have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the nuclear fuel cycle area.
According to an employee of the Gorlovka Central concentrating mill, on the gates of the mill there hangs an advertisement to recruit welders.
Beginning with July 2014, when Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works was first time shelled, the works has been halted for 12 times.
In June Ukraine produced 59 thousand tons of steel pipes, down by 25.3%, or by 20 thousand tons, MoM.
ArcelorMittal plans to tenant some of the state coalmines in order to provide its steel manufacture with raw materials.
In June Ukraine imported $8.26 million worth of manganese ore, with exports on the level of $0.15 million.
Assurance company AHA Strakhovanie (Kiev) has paid 26 million UAH for the fire at the Velta Mining and Processing Works in Kirovograd region.
Ukrainian government plans to purchase coal from the South African Republic through dubious suppliers instead of from direct manufacturers.