In January Ukraine produced 6544 thousand tons of iron ore and iron ore concentrate, down by 3.2% MoM, or by 2156 thousand tons.
In February Corum Group shipped a batch of transforming substations to Viru Keemia Grupp (Estonia).
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to close down Yuzhnaya mine, a part of Dzerzhinskugol, situated in the Ukraine-controlled territory of Donetsk region.
In March square billet prices will be on the February level, says state enterprise Ukrpromvneshexpertisa analyst Oleg Gnitetsky.
Energomashspetsstal will produce 226 tons of die tooling parts for VSMPO-Avisma (Russia).
In 2015 Ukraine exported mostly raw materials and semi-finished products.
In 2016 Corum Group plans to start selling stage loaders.
In January Ukraine produced 1920 thousand tons of pig iron, down by 2% MoM, or by 39 thousand tons.
Sberbank Rossii demands Zaporizhstal accounts and assets worth 249 million UAH to be arrested.
On February 26-27, ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will host the Hackaton competition. In 24 hours its participants will try to turn their IT-ideas into prototypes or even ready-made models.
The ministry of economical development and trade wants to keep high scrap export levels despite the catastrophic shortages on the local market.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works and Azovstal invested over 90 million UAH into Mariupol development on 2015.