Ukraine: Verkhovnaya Rada to decrease scrap deficiency

Verkhovnaya Rada will review the decree of changes into some Ukrainian laws as to the decrease of ferrous scrap deficiency on the local market in order to meet defense industry demands and restore infrastructure.

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Ukraine: rolled metal exports down in 2015

In 2015 Ukraine exported 3.1 million tons of rolled metal, down by 15.3% YoY, and earned $6.4 billion, down by 39% YoY.

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Ukraine: metal makers losses up in 2015

In 2015 Ukrainian metal makers increased their losses by 31.6% YoY, or by 7.5 billion UAH, to 31.2 billion UAH.

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Ukraine: VAT reimbursement in January 2016

In January Poltava Mining and Processing Works received the largest VAT reimbursement – 720.8 million UAH – among mining and metallurgical companies.

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners get paid for coal

Lvivugol miners received a part of the January salary. The company got money for the coal supplied to the thermal power stations.

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Ukraine: electricity exports to solve miners problems

Resuming electricity exports will help both state and private coal companies to work steadily and keep their employees.

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Ukraine: miners to receive 180 million UAH in February 2016

In January the Ministry of energy and coal industry received 50 million UAH to clear salary debts to miners. This month it plans to get 180 million UAH more.

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Ukraine: British money to go to miners

Ukraine has received a grant from the government of Great Britain for the social support of the miners and the population of the mining regions, where coal companies will be closed.

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Ukraine: Pavlogradskaya Factory to increase coal concentrate output

DTEK modernizes the Pavlogradskaya central processing factory – one of the largest coal-processing enterprises of Ukraine.

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Ukraine: Ilyich Works starts producing new kinds of galvanized rolled metal

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has started producing galvanized coils according to EN 10346.

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Ukraine: Azovstal to keep jobs during crisis

World metal market situation will not improve in 2016. The decline of economic development in Europe as well as the increase of steel manufacture in China will not allow Ukrainian mining and metallurgical complex to overcome crisis in the near future.

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal IT-director named best in the country

The chief IT-specialist of Zaporizhstal Sergey Fedchun has been named the winner of the VIII annual IT-directors competition among the mining-metallurgical companies.

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Metals of Ukraine & Russia: square billets (ordinary steel), December 2015

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in January 2016

In January Zaporizhstal increased its pig iron output by 5.8%, that of steel – by 2.4% and of rolled metal – by 0.8%, all YoY.

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Ukraine: Berdyansk port ups metal transshipment in 2015

In 2015 Berdyansk seaport (Zaporozhye region) processed 4.45 million tons of goods, up by 39.2% YoY.

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Ukraine: metal output in January 2016

In January Ukrainian metal companies increased carbon steel output by 3.4% YoY, to 1.93 million tons.

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Ukraine: ZTMK to buy 18.5 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in 2016

Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works, a part of Group DF, has chosen Titan Ukrainy (Kiev) as the supplier of 18.5 thousand tons of ilmenite concentrate in 2016.

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Ukraine: DTEK debts to Pension Fund increase

Dobropolye region taxpayers owe Pension Fund 23.19 million UAH.

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Ukraine: Lisichanskugol to close down

The dominant local employers of Lisichansk are in a very difficult situation, as the state budget doesn’t provide for any money for coal companies development.

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