In January-June Ukrainian refractory companies produced 102 thousand tons of wares, down by 26% YoY. Panteleymonovka and Krasnogorovka Refractory Works are still idle.
In January-June Krivoy Rog Iron Ore Industrial Complex produced 2.59 million tons of deep mining iron ore, down by 6.4% YoY.
Metinvest Group of Companies has renewed the work of coke workshops ##3 and 4 at Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works (Donetsk region).
In June Ukraine produced 979 thousand tons of bulk coke (6% moisture), up by 0.8% MoM, or by 8 thousand tons.
In January-June Interpipe supplied around 18 thousand tons of pipes to Russia, down from 120 thousand tons in the first half of 2014.
Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant (ZZF) plans to settle its disputes with the energy-supplying company Zaporozhyeoblenergo in extrajudicial procedure.
In June ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 492.9 thousand tons of steel, down by 11.3%, or by 63.2 thousand tons YoY.
In June Ukraine exported $166.59 million worth of long rolled products, with imports on the level of $10.14 million.
Ukraine’s Nuclear Fuel state concern and China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation (CNEIC) have signed a memorandum of cooperation in the nuclear fuel cycle area.
According to an employee of the Gorlovka Central concentrating mill, on the gates of the mill there hangs an advertisement to recruit welders.