Ukraine: UGOK output down in May 2016

In May Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 918 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 5.8% YoY. According to the company statement, sinter output dropped by 16%, to 736.24 thousand tons. The company explains sinter output drop with the change in market situation. In January-May UGOK produced 4521.8 thousand tons of concentrate, down by 4%…

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Ukraine: metal works on occupied territories stopped

Several iron and steel works, situated on the Ukraine-uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, have been stopped because of the Donetsk railway strike. A week ago railroaders went on a strike demanding their salaries to be paid. Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works has temporarily closed-down all of its blast furnaces. Yenakievo Iron and Steel…

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Ukraine: Metinvest invest over 45 billion UAH into development

For the past several years Metinvest invested over 45 billion UAH into development of its companies. “We have completely modernized the Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, we’ve implemented cyclic-and-continuous technology at all our GOKs. We put into operation PCI machines at Ilyich. We’ve modernized Azovstal continuous cast machines”, said the group CEO Yuri Ryzhenkov. Metinvest…

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