Ukrainian steelmakers plan to increase production in October

Mr. Vasily Kharahulah, MD of Ukrainian steelmakers association Metallurgprom (Dniepropetrovsk), says steel companies of Ukraine plan to increase steel smelting by 11.3% in comparison with September program to 3.06 million tons.At the balance meeting with mining and metals industry representatives in Dnepropetrovsk he explained October program assumed increase in pig iron production by 12.8% to…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reduced August output due to sinter shortage

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih said that in August it registered MoM decreases in its outputs due to the shortage of sinter for pig iron production. Products July, t August, t January-August 2010, t January-August 2009, t Pig iron 419,400 404,000 3,487,200 2,865,100 Steel 492,400 462,400 4,018,600 3,256,700 Rolled steel products 416,100 476,200 3,527,800 2,961,600 Mr. Rinat…

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