Implementation of the pulverized coal at Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky blast furnaces prevented the halt of the company, says the Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD) executive director Maxim Zavgorodny.
Last year Ukraine consumed 4.8 million tons of steel, down by 24% as compared with 2005.
In Q4 global market steel prices have fallen considerably.
Mariupol Ilyich and Azovstal Iron and Steel Works have switched to the policy of economy.
Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, has chosen the Institute of mining and chemical industry (Lviv) to carry out design and survey work for reconstruction of a part of spongy titanium manufacture and assembling site.
Workers from the mine named after Stakhanov in Donetsk region have gone on strike demanding the payment of the indebted salary.
Ukrainian stock exchange trades on November 16, ended with a sharp fall of Metinvest shares.
According to Vostochny Mining and Processing Works general director Alexander Sorokin, there is a state program to ensure that in 5 years all fuel stations will be 100% provided with uranium.
In October Ukraine exported $39.34 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $10.09 million.
In October Luxembourg-based Coal Energy S.A. with assets in Ukraine mined 47.14 thousand tons of coal, up 9.4 times, or by 42.12 thousand tons, YoY.
State enterprise Lvivugol intends to increase its coal output two times, or by 1.5 million tons, to 3 million tons by 2020.
Law-enforcers have uncovered a scheme of coal thieving from DTEK Pavlogradugol mines and slagheaps. 30 tons of coal have been confiscated.