Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, a part of Metinvest, has started to produce thermally and mechanically strengthened hot-rolled coils S355M and S355MC. This is the first time that such a rolled metal is produced in Ukraine.
Energomashspetsstal will produce forged plates for Magnum Forge & Machine Works Pri. Limited (India).
Metinvest has no plans for massive firing of employees at its companies.
The state enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company believes the investigation of the illegal mining of mineral deposits by its officials is a pure action to destabilize its operation.
Vostochny Mining and Processing Works is going to purchase 11.343 million cubic meters of natural gas in 2016.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.374* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH22.904* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max min max September 440.49 632.79 387.42 443.22 350.00 360.00 360.00 370.00 October 440.49 632.79 370.39 445.87 325.00 330.00 330.00 345.00…Details
DTEK could import coal by sea only if the state enterprise Energorynok pays all its debts to the company.
In October Ukraine produced 147.5 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, down by 48.6%, or by 139.5 thousand tons MoM.
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR64.374* min max September 428.74 690.49 October 428.74 690.49 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.10.15 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)Details
Velta will have to fire 500 employees of its mining and processing works (ilmenite concentrate) in Kirovograd region after the State Geology Service canceled its titanium raw materials mining license.