Ukraine: Metinvest suggests setting minimal prices for hot-rolled metal

Metinvest has suggested the European Commission to replace the fixed antidumping duty with price obligations. “Thus, Ukraine is still negotiating the possibilities of replacing this regime of delivery limitations”, a source in the government reported. According to the source, the EC decision clearly states, that unlike with suppliers from other countries, with Ukraine the EU…

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Ukraine: KhTZ and EMZ supervisory boards appoint new acting CEO

Supervisory boards of Khartsyzsk Pipe Works and Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works have replaced the acting CEO Kirill Avramenko with the chief accountant Tatiana Zaytseva. According to the companies’ information, the matter was discussed on October 4. Zaytseva has been appointed the acting CEO of KhTZ and EMZ since October 5 for an indefinite term.…

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Ukraine: EMSS ships 90 tons of billets to Electrotyazhmash

Energomashspetsstal has sent another batch of billets to one of the largest Kharkiv works – Electrotyazhmash.

The total weight of the batch is 90.5 tons.

The delivery has been carried out under the contract concluded in July.

The parts will be used in the manufacture of power machinery. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: mining sales up in January-August 2017

In January-August sales of industrial products (goods and services) totaled 1.354 trillion UAH, up by 25.95% YoY.

According to the State Statistics Service, in August sales in mining and quarrying industry increased by 28.8% YoY, with exports up by 27.6%.

Metal output accounted for 17.8% and mining for 15% of the total volume. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: AMKR to reconstruct sinter shop for $150 million

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih is carrying out a reconstruction of its sintering machine No. 5 premises and buildings. In particular, it is planned to assemble a dust exhaust system and replace gas-purifying equipment. The work is carried out under the sinter shop No. 2 modernization program. The cost of the sinter shop No. 2 reconstruction is…

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Kazakhstan: NKR to ramp up gold production

Akim of North-Kazakhstan region Kumar Aksakalov paid a working visit to the Yesil district. During the visit, Kumar Aksakalov familiarized himself with the work of Aulie Gold Mining LLP. The Russian company has been mining gold-bearing ore since 2015. And it plans to increase production from 130 thousand to 600 thousand tons by 2018. The…

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Ukraine: Ferrexpo pellets output down in January-September 2017

In January-September Ferrexpo, controlling Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 7.652 million tons of pellets, down by 8.1% YoY.

In particular, the group produced 414.5 thousand tons of 62% Fe content pellets of its own ore and 7.216 million tons of pellets with 65% Fe content. (Ukrainian metal)