Ukraine decreases average daily rolled metal output in December 2013

In 9 days of December Ukrainian metal companies decreased average daily output of rolled metal by 7.4%, to 68.9 thousand tons, compared to November. Average daily pir iron output increased by 2.3%, to 79.7 thousand tons, while steel output rose by 0.6%, to 85.6 thousand tons. As of December the 1st, metal companies operated 29…

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Dniepropetrovsk region increases steel and ore output

In January-November metal companies of the Dniepropetrovsk region produced 10.5 million tons of steel (106.6% YoY), almost 9 million tons of iron ore (110.4%), 2.2 million tons of sinter (120%), 51.3 million tons of iron ore concentrate (102.4%), 9.1 million tons of rolled metal (102.5%) and 12 million tons of pellets (103.6%). Pipe industry sees…

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Ukrainian metal companies decrease investments into reconstruction

In January-September Ukrainian metallurgical companies decreased capital investments into technical overhaul and modernization by 27.5%, or 783.2 billion UAH, to 3,695 billion UAH YoY.  In 2013 companies mostly invested in construction of new objects and the already going reconstruction and modernization of existing capacities. Vital to the sector are the modernization of furnace manufacture and…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih’s finished steel output up by 3.27% in January-November 2013

In the first 11 months of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 5.866 million tons, down by 0.05% year on year, as announced by the company. In addition, in the first 11 months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw…

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Ukraine to produce 2.7 million tons of crude steel in January 2014

In January 2014 Ukraine’s crude steel production is expected to decrease by 1.4% compared to the expected output in December this year to 2.70 million tons. In January 2014 pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.50 million tons, down by 1.5% compared to the expected December 2013 result, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel…

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Ukrainian steel output decreased in November 2013

In January-November Ukrainian metal companies increased steel output by 0.6%, to 30,02 million tons, pig iron output – by 1.8%, to 26,637 million tons and decreased rolled metal output by 0.1%, to 26,625 million tons, YoY. In November steel smelting decreased compared to October by 2.5%, to 2.554 million tons, and by 4.9% compared to…

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Metinvest implements environmental project

The Ukrainian mining and steel producing group Metinvest has stated that it has signed a contract with Italy’s Termokimik Corporation, a leading producer of environmental equipment for industrial companies, to develop the basic engineering to upgrade the sinter plant at its subsidiary Mariupol Ilyich Iron & Steel Works (MMKI). Total investment in the project will…

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