In 2015 Severny Mining and Processing Works produced 7.69 million tons of pellets and 13.15 million tons of concentrate, down by 10.9% and 2% YoY respectively.
Zaporizhstal has implemented the automated GPS-control of its transport to increase production efficiency.
In Q4 2015 Evraz Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Petrovsky increased steel semis output but decreased rolled metal production.
Fire broke out at the water supply shop of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.
The Commercial Court of Lugansk region has ordered Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to pay 165.75 million UAH of main debt for gas supplied in January-September 2014, 90.36 million of inflation losses and 5.38 million UAH of 3% to Naftogaz Ukrainy.
In 2015 Ukraine exported $8.08 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 38% YoY.
In December Ukraine’s largest ferroalloys manufacturer – Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant – produced 3.2 thousand tons of ferromanganese, down by 8.6% MoM, or by 0.3 thousand tons.
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.