In January-September Irshansk Mining and Processing Works (Zhitomir region) produced 115.7 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate.
In the fourth quarter Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after Dzerzhinsky (DMKD) will decrease its output by 25% due to the planned repairs, of the blast furnace #12 in particular.
Revival of the Dniepropetrovsk region industry is underway. For the second month in a row local companies increase their output.
In January-September Zaporozhye Aluminum Works received 1336.89 million UAH of net losses, up by 11.7% YoY (1197.07 million UAH).
The government of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, a terrorist organization, supported by the Putin regime, plans to import iron ore raw materials from the Kursk Magnetic Anomaly in Russia as an alternative to Ukraine.
Turboatom has put one of its two steel smelting furnaces after a major overhaul into operation. The modernization helped to increase metal quality and output, while decreasing air pollution.
The quality of Ukrainian steel is low, while its prime cost is high.
Ukraine has left the TOP-10 world producers of steel, but has still increased its output YoY.
Metinvest has finished repairing the railroad bridge over river Kalchik. The bridge, that connected Mariupol Ilyich and Azovstal Iron and Steel Works with the ports, was blown on December 23, 2014.
In January-September Donetsk region (without the antiterrorist operation zone) decreased its industrial output by 41.1%. At the same time September results were 16.9% better YoY.