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)

Ukrainian steel product exports up by 7.1% in January-April 2013

In April Ukraine’s exports of steel products increased by 7.9% MoM to 2.183 million metric tons.
In January to April Ukraine exported 8.063 million metric tons of steel products, up by 7.1% YoY.
In April Ukraine registered a 62.4% increase MoM in its steel product imports to 182,500 metric tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukraine temporarily suspends on steel pipes imports from August 1st 2013

According to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry beginning with August 1, 2013 Ukraine will temporarily suspend the quotas on the import of steel seamless casing and compressor pipes of up to 406.4 mm in diameter, irrespective of the country of origin. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian Steel Construction Association registered in June

The Ukrainian Steel Construction Association was registered in June. Its founders were Metinvest Group, leading steel distributors, producers of bearing and fencing steel structures and design organizations.The creation of UkrSCA will contribute to the development of the domestic steel market. The association comprises of 12 companies during the first phase, including producers of roof and…

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Interpipe appointed Mr. Fadi Hraibi as new CCO

Interpipe appointed Mr. Fadi Hraibi as the Commercial and Operating Officer (CCO). This new management position will enhance company’s sales management efficiency.Mr. Hraibi, who has already started at Interpipe, will be responsible for planning and management of company’s commercial activities, development and implementation of marketing strategy and sales channels development.Mr. Alexander Kirichko, GM of Interpipe,…

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Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to supply its own electricity to energy markets

Mr. Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian President, said that the modernization of Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works would help to improve the environmental situation in the city, as well as allow the company to sell electricity.Mr. Yanukovych at a visiting meeting of the Council of Regions in Luhansk said that the authorities had recently paid considerable attention…

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May 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max April 496.95 782.70 May 506.27 782.70 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max April 673.23 724.30 May 673.23 724.30 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max…

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ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output increase in January-May 2013

In the January-May period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 2.587 million tons, up by 1.5% YoY.In addition, in the first five months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw a 11.4% increase YoY in its finished steel output…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih increased finish roll product in January-May 2013

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine’s biggest steel producer, raised finished roll production by 11.9% YoY in January-May to 2.417 million tons.Crude steel production grew by 1.8% to 2.595 million tons and pig iron was up by 0.9% to 2.249 million tons.The company produced 464,000 tons of roll, 504,000 tons of crude steel and 432,000 tons of…

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April 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3 Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max March 573.05 874.33 April 560.66 874.33 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max March 657.96 740.57 April 657.96 806.03 Month Export,…

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