Metinvest tasks Ilyich to significantly increase output

It is reported that the Ukrainian flat steel producer Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works, which merged with Ukraine’s largest mining and steel group Metinvest in July 2010, is planning to significantly increase its output within the priorities set out by Metinvest and is considering a radical modernization of its production facilities.Mr. Vladimir Boyko, GD…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees decreased steel output in January

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, has announced that due to technical issues, in January it saw a YoY decrease in output, producing 447,300 tons of crude steel, down by 16%, 389,900 tons of pig iron, down by 16%, and 422,200…

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Ukraine’s pig iron output in January almost unchanged from December 2010 level

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in January Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output was almost unchanged from the December 2010 level, seeing a very slight increase from 77,600 tons to 77,800 tons. Product Average daily output in January, t Monthly output in January, t Pig iron 77,800 2,411,000 Crude steel 92,400…

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Ukraine suspends steel product shipments to Egypt

Prime-Tass has cited Mr. Vladimir Pikovskiy, head of the steel and mining industry department of Derzhzovnishinform (DZI), the Ukrainian national research and information center for monitoring international commodity markets, as saying that Ukrainian steel producers have temporarily suspended shipments of rolled steel products to Egypt due to the political crisis in the country.Mr. Pikovskiy said…

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Ukrainian metallurgy to get $1 billion in investments for upgrades in 2011 to 2012

According to Mr. Andriy Klyuyev, Ukraine’s minister of economic development and trade and acting first deputy prime minister, Ukrainian government intends to attract $1 billion in investments for the modernization of the country’s metallurgical industry in 2011-2012.Mr. Klyuyev said “About $1 billion will be invested in 2011-2012 in the reconstruction of enterprises in the metallurgical…

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IUD steelmaking subsidiaries issue January production results

It is reported that Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, have issued their preliminary production results for January.In the first month of 2011 Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works saw its crude steel production…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih steel output down in January

Ukraine’s largest steel mill, owned by ArcelorMittal, cut crude steel production to 450,000 tons last month from 534,000 in January 2010.ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reduced pig iron output by 16% to 389,000 tons and cut rolled steel production by 9.5% to 406,000 tons. In 2010 the mill boosted steel production to 6.13 million tons from 5.04 million…

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Ukrainian semi-finished steel exports in 2010 cross 11 million tons

It is reported that in 2010 Ukraine’s semi-finished steel product exports saw a slight decrease of 0.8% YoY amounting to 11.404 million tons valued at about $5.426 billion, while its imports of semi-finished steel products increased by 91% YoY to 472,580 tons valued at $285 million.In December 2010 Ukraine’s semi-finished steel product exports decreased by…

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