Ukraine: Zaporozhogneupor operation results in 2015

In December 2015 Zaporozhogneupor produced 10861 tons of refractories and 423 tons of unmolded refractories, up by 10% YoY.

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Ukraine: AzovElectroStal resumes operation

AzovElectroStal (Mariupol, Donetsk region) has resumed operation.

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Ukraine: metal prices to fall in 2016

Despite the free trade zone with EU, in 2016 demand for Ukrainian metal on world markets will continue to decrease.

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Ukraine: metal product prices down in 2015

In 2015 industrial product prices increased by 25.4%.

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Ukraine: UGMK lost 6 warehouses in Crimea and Donbass

Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company stated it lost 6 warehouses in Donetsk and Lugansk regions as well as Russia-annexed Crimea in 2014-2015.

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Ukraine: Lugansk Casting and Mechanical Works reregistered in Zaporozhye

Lugansk Casting and Mechanical Works, situated in the Ukraine-uncontrolled territory, has reregistered in Zaporozhye.

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Ukraine: UGMK foresees metal consumption growth in 2016

In 2016 metal consumption will grow, says Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company CEO Valentin Sobchuk.

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Ukraine: Izmail port increases iron ore trans-shipment

In 2015 Izmail trade seaport trans-shipment increased by 53% YoY.

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Ukraine: ministry to pay 70 million UAH to miners

The Ministry of energy and coal industry will provide 70 million UAH to clear salary debts to the state miners.

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Ukraine: UMCC and Titanium Institute to go public

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has decided to turn the United Mining and Chemical Company as well as the Research and Design Institute of Titanium from the state enterprises into the public joint-stock companies, with 100% shares owned by the state.

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Ukraine: Kiev coal consumption grows

In November 2015 Kiev consumed 39.4 million tons of coal, up by 12.8% MoM, but down by 21.1% YoY.

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Ukraine: Lviv mines 7.8 thousand tons of coal

According to the first deputy chairman of the Lviv region state administration Rostislav Zamlinsky, Lvivugol miners have already yielded 7867 tons of coal in 2016.

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Ukraine: Donetsk region ferrous metals exports down in 2015

In 2015 Donetsk region exports fell 2.4 times YoY. The region exported to 98 countries as opposed to 122 countries in 2014. Exports to European markets decreased by 38.3%.

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Ukraine: Dniepropetrovsk region metal sales in January-November 2015

In January-November 2015 Dniepropetrovsk region sold 264 billion UAH of goods, with 61% owing to processing industry and 24% – to mining.

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Ukraine: AMKR and Zaporizhstal get over 1 billion of VAT in December 2015

In December 2015 ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih and Zaporizhstal received the most VAT reimbursement among metal companies – 1.028 and 1.018 billion UAH respectively.

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Ukraine: miners waiting for salary until January 9

Lviv region miners have been on strike since January 2, as they haven’t been paid salary for 2 months. If the debt is not cleared this week, they will block international roads. They agreed to wait for money until January 9.

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Ukraine: government to close Dzerzhinskugol mine

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to close the Severnaya mine in Donetsk region belonging to the state enterprise Dzerzhinskugol.

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Ukraine: in January another batch of SAR coal is expected

On December 29, 2015 the Yuzhni port completed loading coal for Tripolskaya thermal power station. The next batch of coal (85 thousand tons) from South Africa is expected to arrive at the end of January.

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Ukraine: the new budget provides for 500 million UAH to pay miners salary debts

The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine informs that certain documents to pay salary to miners are being prepared.

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Ukraine: Zaporizhstal pays attention to energy saving

In 2015 Zaporizhstal implemented the program of energy saving and energy efficiency, which allowed it to save 195 million UAH.

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Ukraine: Dneprodzerzhinsk metal works ignoring ecological demands

In December 2015 the Dneprodzerzhinsk city council adopted a new ecological program. But the ecology activists think it needs reworking.

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Ukraine: Lvivugol miners refuse to work

On January 4, Lvivugol Velikomostovskaya mine workers refused to go under the earth until their salary debts were cleared.

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