Ukraine: Metinvest buying DKKhZ issue review postponed

The Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has postponed the review of the issue of Metinvest buying over 50% in Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant.

The Committee had to review the issue on April 11.

In 2017 Evraz Dneprodzerzhinsk By-Product Coke Plant changed its name to Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant. (Ukrainian metal)

Belarus: BMZ exports up in Q1 2019

In January-March Belarus Iron and Steel Works increased exports by 131% YoY, to 554 thousand tons, valued at $310 million, up by 112%.

Exports geography grew by 2 countries, to 50.

The share of the European countries, Near East and Africa increased, while that of US dropped. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: nickel ore imports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine decreased nickel ore and concentrate imports by 13.8% YoY, to 266.653 thousand tons valued at $12.696 million, down by 13.7%.

According to the State Fiscal Service, Guatemala accounted for 60.62% of supplies and Indonesia – for 39.38%.

In 3 months Ukraine neither exported nor re-exported nickel ore and concentrate. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Stalkanat-Silur net profit up in 2018

In 2018 Stalkanat-Silur received 160.18 million UAH of net profit, up by 7.6% YoY.

EBITDA grew by 17.5%, to 174.96 million UAH.

Net income increased by 29.2%, to 2.44 billion UAH.

Uncovered losses amounted to 413.66 million UAH, down from 557.17 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: copper import and export in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine increased copper and copper wares imports by 30.1%YoY, to $27.419 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March $11.753 million worth of copper and copper wares were imported. At the same time, exports decreased by 57.4%, to $19.412 million. In March Ukraine exported $7.739 million worth of copper and wares. (Ukrainian…


Russia: Yerkovetsky coal output up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Yerkovetsky pit mined 42 thousand tons of coal more than last year.

The capacity of the pit is expected to increase to 2.5 million tons of coal per year.

The Yerkovetsky Coal Pit was commissioned in 1991. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: 4 employees injured in KamAZ crash at SevGOK

On April 10, at the Pervomaysky quarry of the Severniy Mining and Processing Works an accident happened.

A truck overturned.

The driver was unharmed, but 4 employees of Krivbassvzryvprom were injured. (Ukrainian metal)