Ukraine: UGOK output up in February 2017

In February the Yuzhniy Mining and Processing Works produced 941.3 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate and 135 thousand tons of sinter, up by 9.2% and by 13.4% YoY respectively. In January-February concentrate output at UGOK increased by 11.1% YoY, to 1.989 million tons, of sinter – by 26.9%, to 338.9 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Details

Ukraine: AMKR concerned about possible negative consequences of railway blockade in eastern Ukraine

ArcelorMittal, the biggest foreign investor in Ukraine, is concerned about possible negative consequences of railway connection blockade in the east of the country. The blockade of coal supplies from uncontrolled territories of Donbass threatens energy stability of the plant and supply of raw materials needed for production activities. Eastern region, as the source of supply…

Details

Ukraine: Lvivugol accounts unblocked

The State Executing Service has unblocked all Lvivugol accounts. The Lviv region miners will receive their salaries, the regional governor Oleg Sinyutka reported. The miners announced they would go on a strike on March 9, because of the salary debts. The issue was discussed with the regional authorities. According to Lvivugol, on March 6, it…

Details