Metallurgprom believes in June Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal. At present Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant is idle. As of May 1, 26 out of 28 blast furnaces, 7 out of 9 open-hearth furnaces and 17 out of 21 converters were…Details
Zaporizhstal successfully delivers metal to its clients through the Zaporozhye river port, decreasing transportation time and logistics expenses. According to the sales director Vladimir Kolomiets, the works saves $2-4 per ton when shipping by river as compared with railroad delivery. The company also decreases its transportation expenses, by bringing metal to the port by automobiles,…Details
In April Ukraine exported $14.37 million worth of ferrous metals scrap, with imports on the level of $0.24 million.
According to the State Fiscal Service, the main importer of Ukrainian scrap in April was Turkey ($14.23 million).
In January-April scarp exports totaled $16.84 million, while imports were on the level of $1.78 million. (Ukrainian metal)
Supervisory board of Kremenchuk Steel Works has appointed Victor Samusenko chairman of the board.
According to the company statement, Rostislav Dubrov, Andrei Klimenko and Stanislav Tyzha were reelected members of the board.
Tyzha was appointed acting chairman on January 13. The next day chairman of the board Dmitry Chernenko was dismissed. (Ukrainian metal)
Metinvest expects that the general manager of Ukrzaliznytsia Wojciech Balczun will work on the improvement of the company effectiveness. “We hope that all the tariff payments that Ukrzaliznytsia receives from metal companies, will be spent on fuel, spare parts and new locomotives, so that the company increases its effectiveness. The tariffs have been increased several…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih intends to shut down its open-hearth manufacture when it completes its project of gas-purifying machine assembly at the converter shop. “The operation of the open-hearth furnace was closely connected with the gas-purifying machine project in the converter shop. The sooner we finish the project, the sooner we will close the open-hearth manufacture”,…Details
Shareholders of Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 to 5 members. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top-managers at Metinvest Holding and representatives of Metinvest B. V.) and Alexei Kolchanov (corporate secretary at Metinvest Holding) have been…Details
Shareholders of Komsomolskoye Mine Group have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 member to 5. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova and Olga Larina (all of them top-managers at Metinvest Holding) have become members of the supervisory board. They have been elected for 3 years. At…Details
Two of the largest blast furnaces at Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works set new records for monthly volumes of pig iron in April. Blast furnace No. 9 produced 157.49 thousand tons of pig iron, beating its previous monthly record of 153.52 thousand tons, set in July 2013. Blast furnace No. 10 also set its own…Details
Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works wasn’t able to reach its output target in April. The reasons haven’t changed since the year start: absence of raw materials, lack of coke and scrap. According to the company statement, in April it produced 59.6 thousand tons of sinter less. Blast furnaces stood idle because of the lack of…Details
In April scrap shortage in Ukraine totaled 34 thousand tons, or 12% of the metal companies need. “With scrap deficiency imports of Russian hot-briquetted iron (HBI) increased 9.6 times”, said Interpipe. Local market received 264 thousand tons of scrap, while it needed 298 thousand tons. “Ukraine wasn’t able to satisfy its needs because of the…Details
Energomashspetsstal has cast and forged the hemispheric ingot weighing 125 tons for the manufacture of the high-pressure steam-generator shell for Kudankulam nuclear power station in India. “Taking into account technical characteristics, this ingot is the only one on the ex-USSR territory. The shell is also the first product of such weight to be produced from…Details
In April Ukraine produced 2063 thousand tons of pig iron (68.8 thousand tons on average per day, up by 4% MoM), 2201 thousand tons of steel (73.4 thousand tons, up by 5% MoM) and 1967 thousand tons of rolled metal (65.6 thousand tons, up by 8% MoM). In January-April output was as follows: pig iron…Details
Shareholders of Donetskkoks have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 member to 5. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top managers at Metinvest Holding) and Maxim Novikov (Ingulets Mining and Processing Works legal department director) have been elected members of the board for…Details
Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest refined nickel and palladium producer, hosted its annual strategy day. The management reported on the main results of the completed strategic cycle of 2013-2015 and set key goals and priorities for the next strategic cycle of 2016-2018. In 2013-2015, a significant progress was achieved in transforming Norilsk Nickel into a…Details
Shareholders of Zaporozhkoks have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 member to 5. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top managers at Metinvest Holding) and Andrei Akulich (Zaporizhstal commercial director) have been elected members of the board for 3 years. At the same…Details
Shareholders of Yenakievo Coke Plant have dismissed Vitaly Litovka from the office of the supervisory chairman and appointed Vitaly Romansky instead.
According to the company statement, Romansky was the financial director of the plant. Shareholders have also reelected Alexander Mironenko, Oleg Gres, Ivan Avramov and Dayana Ivanyushenko members of the supervisory board. (Ukrainian metal)
Shareholders of Evraz Bagleykoks have reelected Sergey Burilin the company CEO. According to the company statement, he has been reelected for 1 year. The shareholders have also dismissed Palmrose B. V. (the Netherlands) and Dmitri Furmanov from the supervisory board and appointed Alexander Rybalko (representative of Palmrose B.V.), Lyudmila Garmash and Dmitry Skotarenko instead. (Ukrainian…Details
Head of Lugansk regional military-civilian administration Yuri Garbuz visited Lisichanskugol and Pervomayskugol. “I want to experience and understand the problems of the coal industry in the region. I know there are salary problems and others as well, of which I hope you will tell me”, explained Garbuz the reason for his visit. According to him,…Details
In 2015 Kharkiv Coke Works decreased its net income by 8.3% YoY, to 454.44 million UAH. According to the company statement, its net profits dropped by 37.5% YoY, to 7.76 million UAH. Its EBIT decreased by 79.4%, to 3.11 million UAH, with its retained earnings on the level of 29.36 million UAH. Last year the…Details
In January-April ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, up by 11.8% YoY. Steel smelting went up by 5.6%, to 2.13 million tons, pig iron output increased by 11.7%, to 2 million tons, all YoY. Coke production grew by 10.4%, to 670 thousand tons, that of iron ore – by 20.6%, to…Details
A Kiev court has arrested the co-owner of a major scrap procurement and processing complex KVV Group Yevgeny Kazmin on the request from the State Security Service. Kazmin is suspected in financing activities connected with the changing of the country borders and the state border of Ukraine. Kazmin oversees construction of housing in the Russia-annexed…Details