Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 2a), September 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, FCA, $1/UAH25.897*

min

max

August

153

157

September

153

157

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.09.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: MMK-Metiz expands powder wire range

MMK-Metiz has expanded its range of products with the new powder surfacing wire of PP-Np-200x12m and PP-Np-200x12VF grades with 3.6 mm diameter.

The expansion of the product range will allow MMK-Metiz to increase its output and gain new markets. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Makeevugol to employ 1700 people

The Donetsk People’s Republic (Russia-supported terrorist organization) mines want to employ some 3700 people, with Makeevugol needing 1700 workers. The mines need 950 breakage face workers, 450 shafters and 450 mine explosion engineers, some 500 repairmen, etc. Makeevugol needs the most employees. Still most miners in DPR have large salary debts and try to go…

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Kazakhstan: AMZ starts operating

On November 7, the Almaty Metal Wares Works (Tokyo Rope Almaty) started operating.

The company will specialize in metal systems for infrastructure objects, steel fasteners for mining industry, ragbolts and joins for construction, metal wares and steel ropes.

Tokyo Rope has invested 25 billion tenge in the works. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: round billets (structural steel), September 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.897*

min

max

August

346

346

September

340

340

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.09.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Russia: Severstal-Metiz saves 70 million rubles

In January-September Severstal-Metiz was able to save over 70 million rubles due to the successful realization of expenses decrease measures. According to the company statement, the most effective were the wire production technique changes, coating materials usage decrease and the replacement of packaging. “We pay much attention to changes that directly affect prime cost decrease…

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: foundry pig iron, September 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.897*

min

max

August

247

247

September

275

275

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.09.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (structural steel), September 2016

Month

Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.897*

min

max

August

256

390

September

250

413

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.09.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: SAR coal arrives

The Yuzny trade seaport has received the vessel with 79 thousand tons of anthracite from the South African Republic.

The delivery was timely. All the coal is intended for Pridneprovskaya thermal power plant.

Unloading will take 3 days. (Ukrainian metal)

Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), September 2016

Month

Russian market, $/t, FCA, without VAT, $1/RUR63.16*

min

max

August

63

174

September

63

188

* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 30.09.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)