In 2015 major Ukrainian companies produced 852.4 thousand tons of pipes, down by 39.4% YoY. In December 2015 pipe output totaled 75.4 thousand tons, with 69.7 thousand tons in November.
In December 2015 Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky, a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass, wasn’t able to reach its output target due to the lack of coke, iron ore and scrap.
The Lviv customs office lost 4 million UAH for each day the miners were blocking Lviv – Rava-Russkaya road.
Lviv region miners are prepared to continue their strikes, if their salary debts of 120 million UAH are not cleared by January 21.
DTEK Pavlogradugol still holds the title of the leading coal miner in Ukraine: in 2015 it mined 18.8 million tons of coal, almost half of the total coal output.
In 2015 Ukraine mined 80.37 million tons of iron ore, down by 2% YoY, including 66.81 million tons of iron ore concentrate, down by 2%.
In 2015 Dneprospetsstal (Zaporozhye) increased product output by 38.2% YoY, to 6866.89 million UAH.
In 2015 Ukraine exported 1212.55 thousand tons of ferrous scrap, up by 29.4% or 31.5% YoY, depending on the comparison base, valued at $295.19 million or $289.84 million.
Energomashspetsstal is going to produce rolls for Azovstal Iron and Steel Works hot-rolled mill.
Metinvest estimates the value of its assets at $2.5 billion.
In 2015 Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 285.3 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 12.8% YoY.
DTEK has resumed buying coal from Lvivugol.