Metinvest to supply pipes to Iraq

Iraq allowed Metinvest group of companies to supply large diameter pipes. The Iraqi state South Oil Company has finished the technical audit of Azovstal Iron and Steel Works and Khartsyzsk Pipe Works. According to the group of companies statement, this was the final qualification step, and now Metinvest is among the suppliers of large diameter…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih results for February 2014

In February ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased output of its main products, in particular, pig iron manufacture increased by 8%, to 475 thousand tons, as opposed to 441.2 thousand tons in February 2013.Steel output totaled 539.7 thousand tons, up by 5.7% YoY from 510.4 thousand tons. Rolled metal production increased by 5.2%, to 461.2 thousand tons…

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Rolled metal outout decreased in February 2014

In February in Ukraine steel manufacture (without continuous-cast semi-products) decreased by 16.5%, to 1053 thousand tons, YoY, but increased by 2.4% MoM. In January-February Ukraine produced 2082 thousand tons of steel, down by 19% YoY. Continuous-cast semi-products output decreased in February by 7.7% YoY, to 1341 thousand tons, and again by 7.7% MoM. In January-February…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih to seek new markets

ArcelorMIttal Kriviy Rih has changed its target markets, by increasing exports due to the demand fall on the local market. According to ArcelorMittal head Lakshmi Mittal, “Ukrainian domestic market has collapsed. While manufactirng processes carry on, we export larger lots of rolled metal, than planned”. ArcelorMittal has also changed its forecasts on CIS steel consumption.…

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In January-February 2014 Ukraine increased ferroalloys output

In January-February Ukrainian ferroalloy companies increased their output by 51.7%, to 172.2 thousand tons, YoY. In particular, silicomanganese production went up by 34.4%, to 125.8 thousand tons, ferromanganese manufacture  increased by 27.2%, to 17.3 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon output rose 4.6 times, to 29.1 thousand tons. In addition to that manganese concentrate output increased by…

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Energomashspetsstal to supply rolls to ArcelorMittal European companies

Energomashspetsstal (EMSS) is to produce a large batch of rolls for the largest metal corporation ArcelorMittal. The rolls will be supplied to four metal works of the Falt Carbon Europe group: ArcelorMittal Poland, ArcelortMittal Fos-sur-Mer (France), ArcelorMittal Bremen (Germany) and ArcelorMittal Gent (Belgium). EMSS will produce rolls for hot-rolled mills with the total weight of…

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