Zaporozhye Ferroalloys Plant likely to resume operation in March 2013

Zaporozhye Ferroalloys Plant, Ukraine’s No 2 ferroalloy producer, will probably resume operation by March following a 2.5 month shutdown.ZFP was forced to shut operation in early December 2012, citing high power prices. The company later asked Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to intervene to make sure the company gets power price discount that had been earlier…

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Ukrainian steel industry cuts roll output by 1% in January 2013

Ukraine’s steel industry produced 2.524 million tons of finished roll in January, 1% less than in the same month last year.Crude steel production grew by 1% to 2.845 million tons and pig iron production also grew by 1% to 2.497 million tons. The country produced 94,000 tons of steel pipes, down by 47% YoY. Ukrainian…

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Ukrainian ferroalloy output decreased by 14% in 2012

In 2012 Ukraine’s ferroalloy production decreased by 13.8% compared to 2011 to 1.026 million tons.In 2012 Ukraine’s silicomanganese output decreased by 13% to 734,100 tons, its ferromanganese production went down by 12.9% to 157,300 tons, its ferrosilicon output decreased by 20.9% to 119,400 tons, while its metallic manganese production increased by 4.3% to 14,700 tons…

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Azovstal certified according to international EMS

Azovstal Iron & Steel Works (Metinvest Group) has successfully passed certification audit for compliance with international standard ISO 50001:2011 Energy Management Systems. Experts of international certification company TÜV SÜD Ukraine confirmed the high level of competence for certification and it was decided to grant international certificate ISO 50001:2011 to the enterprise.Azovstal Iron & Steel Works…

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