Ukraine: AMKR starts commissioning turboblower for BF9

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has started commissioning the turboblower No. 15. Investments in the project totaled 200 million UAH. The turboblowers provide the largest blast furnace No. 9 (manufactures 50% of the company pig iron) with cold air. The blast furnace complex modernization is scheduled for 2021. As a result, pig iron output will increase to…

Details

Ukraine: Lugansk miners to march to Kyiv

Lugansk region miners have announced a strike and refuse to go underground until their salary debts are cleared. On October 8 employees of the Novodruzhevskaya mine, a part of Lisichanskugol, stopped extracting coal. The salary debt to them amounts to 120 million UAH. The employees of the nearby mine named after Kapustin have warned the…

Details

Ukraine: ferrous metals exports down in January-September 2019

In January-September Ukraine decreased ferrous metals exports by 10,3% YoY, to $6.937 billion. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 18.7% of exports as opposed to 22.39% in 9 months of 2018. In September Ukraine earned $637.088 million on ferrous metals exports. In 9 months corresponding imports decreased by 5%, to $963.818…

Details

Ukraine: ferroalloys exports down in January-September 2019

In January-September Ukraine decreased ferroalloys exports by 2.3% YoY, to 665.576 thousand tons valued at $733.398 million, down by 2.9%. According to the State Fiscal Service, the main customers were Turkey (17.38%), Italy (16.08%) and the Netherlands (9.59%). At the same time in 9 months Ukraine imported 33.156 thousand tons of ferroalloys, down by 16.9%…

Details