Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works finished steel output down by 8% in January-October 2012

Ukrainian steelmaker Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works, a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, announced that in the January to October period it registered an 8.4% decrease in its finished steel product output to 2.824 million tons, while its crude steel output declined by 0.5% to 3.136 million tons both YoY. In…


Ukrainian steel product exports down by 5% in January to September 2012

In the January to September period of the current year Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 5.1% compared to the same period of last year, to 17.174 million tons. 
In September Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 4.6% compared to August, to 1.79 million tons. (SteelOrbis)

Metinvest to set PCI system into operation at Azovstal Iron and Steel Works

Metinvest Holding LLC, a vertically integrated metals and mining company, has announced its plans to stop two coking batteries at the Azovstal steel plant after the start-up and adjustment of the pulverised coal injection system has been successfully completed. The batteries will be finally shut down at the end of October 2012. (

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih to reduce rebar shipments in October 2012

ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, has announced that in October it plans to reduce shipments of rebar by 10-15% compared to September to 235-245,000 tons.
In the January to September period ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih shipped around 1.9million tons of rebar, up by 9% YoY. (SteelOrbis)

September 2012

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  UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* min max August 565.29 782.70 September 574.60 860.35 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max August 694.89 857.34 September 689.88…


Ukrainian crude steel output to increase in November 2012

In November Ukraine’s crude steel production will increase by 0.7% compared to September to 2.6 million tons.Pig iron output in Ukraine will total 2.35 million tons in November, up by 3.3% compared to September, while Ukrainian production of rolled steel is expected to be 2.34 million tons, up by 2.1% compared to September.In October Ukrainian…


ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih 9 months crude steel output up by 16%

In the January to September period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 4.777 million tons, up by 16.6% year on year.In addition, in the first nine months of the year ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih registered a 13% increase year on…


ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih ups roll output by 12% in 9 months of 2012

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, Ukraine’s biggest steel producer, raised finished roll production by 11.7% YoY to 4.032 million tons in January to September.Crude steel production grew by 15.9% to 4.764 million tons and pig iron was up by 19.1% to 4.171 million tons. The plant produced 451,000 tons of roll, 552,000 tons of crude steel and…


Ukraine production results for January-September 2012

According to the data, issued by Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers, in the first 9 months of the current year Ukraine registered a 3.5% decrease in its finished steel product output to 20.411 million tons, a 5.6% decrease in its crude steel output to 24.592 million tons and a 0.75% decline in its pig iron production…


Zaporizhstal modernizes its scrap yard

Zaporizhstal invested around UAH 3 million in modernization and reconstruction of the scrap yard. The enterprise has purchased two new modern mobile reloaderes of German company Terex Fuchs for upgrading of scrap loading and processing efficiency.The program of systematic modernization and reconstruction of capacities is realized at the works on permanent basis, the production equipment…