Metinvest implements environmental project

The Ukrainian mining and steel producing group Metinvest has stated that it has signed a contract with Italy’s Termokimik Corporation, a leading producer of environmental equipment for industrial companies, to develop the basic engineering to upgrade the sinter plant at its subsidiary Mariupol Ilyich Iron & Steel Works (MMKI). Total investment in the project will…


Zaporizhstal’s finished steel output up by 1.6% in January-November 2013

In November Zaporizhstal’s finished steel product output decreased by 26.5% year on year to 199,100 tons, while its crude steel production declined by 11.6% year on year to 279,000 tons, according to the company’s preliminary results.In the January-November period Zaporizhstal saw a 1.6% year-on-year rise in its finished steel product output to 2.932 million tons,…


Ukrainian steel pipe output down by 22% in January-November 2013

In the January-November period of the current year Ukrainian companies produced 1.501 million tons of steel pipes, down by 22% compared to the same period last year, according to the figures issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers. 

In November Ukraine’s steel pipe production decreased by 14.2% compared to October, to 97,000 tons. (SteelOrbis/Ukrainian metal)

Ukrainian pig iron exports and imports in January-October 2013

In October Ukraine exported $69.89 million worth of pig iron, imports totaled $0.9 million. Italy was one of the main importers of Ukrainian pig iron ($25.43 million). In January-October Ukraine exported pig iron for $629.41 million, while imports totaled $5.09 million. In September Ukraine exported pig iron for $62.01 million and imported for $0.76 million.…


Ukrainian pipes exports in October 2013

In October Ukraine exported steel pipes for $94.57 million. Imports totaled $17.74 million. One of the main importers of steel pipes in October was Russia ($30.4 million). In January-October Ukraine exported steel pipes for $1409.26 million, while imports reached $155.47 million. In September Ukrainian steel pipes exports totaled $151.7 million, while imports were at the…


October 2013

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In January-October Ukraine increased exports and imports of iron ore raw materials

In January-October Ukrainian metallurgical companies increased iron ore raw materials exports by 8%, to 2.31 million tons YoY. In October metal works imported 230,000 tons of iron ore raw materials, up by 35.3% compared to September. Iron ore raw materials exports in January-October increased by 9%, to 32.1 million tons YoY, and were around 3.4…


Scrap supplies to steel mills in Ukraine declined in January-October 2013

In the January-October period this year, steel scrap supplies to Ukrainian steelmakers fell by 14% year on year to 3.530 million tons. 

In October alone supplies of scrap to Ukrainian steel mills reached 380,000 tons, up by 20.6% compared to September. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine expected to produce 2.74 million tons of crude steel in December 2013

In December Ukraine’s crude steel production is expected to increase by 4.6% compared to October to 2.740 million tons. In December pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.540 million tons, up by 6% compared to the October results, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to total 2.480 million tons, up by 4.1%…


Ukrainian ferroalloy output down in January-October 2013

In January-October Ukrainian ferroalloy companies decreased output by 20%, to 702.5 thousand tons, compared to the same period of last year. In particular, silicomanganese output decreased by 17.2%, to 509.9 thousand tons, ferromanganese – by 54.5%, to 65.8 thousand tons, metallic manganese – by 45.1%, to 7.2 thousand tons, while ferrosilicon (45%) production increased by…