January-February 2014 saw increase in ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production increased by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, that of ferromanganese – by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicone (45%) output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. Ukrainian mining-metallurgical companies increased manganese concentrate output by 42.9%,…

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UGOK decreased output in March 2014

In March South Mining and Processing Works (UGOK) decreased its concentrate output by 0.55%, to 887.1 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production went down by 14.9%, to 200 thousand tons. In January-March UGOK increased concentrate output by 5.65%, to 2736.4 thousand tons, YoY. Sinter production fell by 12.11%, to 617 thousand tons. Decrease in concentrate output…

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February 2014

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR36.0501* min max January 444.38 776.70 February 454.23 718.44 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH9.9863* min max January 440.90 548.67 February 482.86 560.87 Month Export,…

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Metinvest to supply pipes to Iraq

Iraq allowed Metinvest group of companies to supply large diameter pipes. The Iraqi state South Oil Company has finished the technical audit of Azovstal Iron and Steel Works and Khartsyzsk Pipe Works. According to the group of companies statement, this was the final qualification step, and now Metinvest is among the suppliers of large diameter…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih results for February 2014

In February ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased output of its main products, in particular, pig iron manufacture increased by 8%, to 475 thousand tons, as opposed to 441.2 thousand tons in February 2013.Steel output totaled 539.7 thousand tons, up by 5.7% YoY from 510.4 thousand tons. Rolled metal production increased by 5.2%, to 461.2 thousand tons…

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Rolled metal outout decreased in February 2014

In February in Ukraine steel manufacture (without continuous-cast semi-products) decreased by 16.5%, to 1053 thousand tons, YoY, but increased by 2.4% MoM. In January-February Ukraine produced 2082 thousand tons of steel, down by 19% YoY. Continuous-cast semi-products output decreased in February by 7.7% YoY, to 1341 thousand tons, and again by 7.7% MoM. In January-February…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to seek new markets

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has changed its target markets, by increasing exports due to the demand fall on the local market. According to ArcelorMittal head Lakshmi Mittal, “Ukrainian domestic market has collapsed. While manufactirng processes carry on, we export larger lots of rolled metal, than planned”. ArcelorMittal has also changed its forecasts on CIS steel consumption.…

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In January-February 2014 Ukraine increased ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased their output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production went up by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, ferromanganese manufacture  increased by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. In addition to that manganese concentrate output increased by…

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