In 2015 Ukraine mined 39.75 million tons of power-generating and coking coal, down 1.6 times YoY.
In 2016 Ukraine will go on with its policy of limiting gold, silver and anthracite exports.
On January 11, Lviv region miners from Stepnaya mine resumed their strike demanding to be paid their salary.
In 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky is expected to increase its EBITDA almost four times YoY, to $41 million.
Cave-in of the mining roof at the Lviv-Volyn coal basin took the life of 2 miners.
In 2015 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 5.28 million tons of rolled metal, down by 4.3% YoY.
The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has chosen Energy Trade Group as a supplier of 155.81 million kW-h of electric energy to its assets in Kirovograd region in 2016 valued at 234.11 million UAH.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has prolonged the anthracite coal exports licensing for 2016.
The state enterprise Ugol Ukrainy (Coal of Ukraine) has provided 20 million UAH to clear salary debts to Lviv region miners.
In 2015 Yuzhny Mining and Processing Works produced 11.38 million tons of concentrate, up by 4% YoY.
In 2015 Ferrexpo, owner of Poltava GOK and Yeristovo GOK, produced 11.66 million tons of iron ore pellets, up by 5.8% YoY.
Militants of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic have stopped deliveries from Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works.