ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih’s finished steel output up by 2.9% in January-August 2013

In the first eight months of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 4.2302 million tons, up by 0.4% year on year, as announced by the company. In addition, in the first eight months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw…

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July 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH7.9898* min max June 539.36 648.63 July 514.49 614.08  * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.07.13 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.    (Ukrainian Metal)…

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Ukrainian steel product exports rose slightly in H1 2013

In June 2013 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 0.8% MoM to 1.878 million metric tons.

In January to June Ukraine exported 11.834 million metric tons of steel products, up by 0.9% YoY. (SteelGuru)

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih celebrating 2 successful years of continuous casting

The beginning of August marked an eventful period at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, as the Ukrainian plant not only celebrated its 79th anniversary, but also 2 successful years of continuous casting. The continuous casting department and facilities started operating in 2011, to fulfill the obligations undertaken as part of Kryvyi Rih’s sales and purchase agreement signed…

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Metinvest steel exports to Russia face increased obstacles

Metinvest, the largest Ukrainian mining and metal holding company, has reported that controls by Russian customs on its steel products supplied to the Russian market have increased from August 13th, 2013. Extra weighing is now carried out by Russian customs on all incoming steel, whereas previously only certain incoming consignments were selected and examined. Extra…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih finished steel output increase in January-July 2013

In the first seven months of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6678 million metric tons, up by 0.22% YoY. ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw a 8.2% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 3.3533 million metric tons, while its…

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Ukrainian steel product exports increased in January-May 2013

In May 2013 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 13.3% MoM to 1.893 million metric tons.
In January to May Ukraine exported 9.955 million metric tons of steel products, up by 0.7% YoY.
In May Ukraine registered a 9.5% decrease MoM in its steel product imports to 165,100 metric tons. (SteelGuru)

Zaporizhstal reduced energy consumption of steel product in H1 2013

During the first halfyear of the 2013 Integrated Iron and Steel Works “Zaporizhstal” reduced energy consumption of manufactured steel product by 6,4%. There is the program of the Metinvest Group at Zaporizhstal which is oriented on realization energy-efficient process and implementation of total control raw material consumption and energy resources across all levels of manufacture.…

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Yenakievo launches new rebar product for rock bolting mining tunnel roofs

Yenakievo Iron & Steel Works’ Makeevka Branch mastered the production of thread bar, the use of which simplifies and accelerates the process of rock bolting, an advanced method for affixing mine tunnel roofs.Rock bolt works immediately after installation, improving mine tunnel stability as rock stratification is prevented and the size of inelastic deformation areas is…

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June 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max May 593.24 602.56 461.83 555.46 June 593.24 602.56 455.07 561.09 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min…

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Ukrainian pig iron exports increased in April 2013

In April 2013 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 22.3% MoM to 158,900 metric tons.

In January-April exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 15.5% compared to the same period of last year, to 649,300 metric tons. (SteelGuru)