ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih sees drop in Q1 crude steel output

It is reported that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih’s, the Ukraine-based subsidiary of the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company ArcelorMittal, operations in March were stable with output being at the same level as in the first two months of the year. However, the company steel outputs both in March and in Q1 registered decreases compared…

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Metinvest to increase efficiency of its steelmaking facilities

Metinvest announced that it plans to increase efficiency of its Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works by improving the production site administration and management.  The planned steps, taken within the frame of Metinvest’s ongoing continuous improvements, reconstruction and production modernization program are expected to result in growing margins of Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works due to increased…

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February 2011

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS Month Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH5,33* min max January 847.41 847.41 February 950.19 969.58 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max January 585.00 595.00 February 650.00 655.00 Month Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max January 585.00 595.00 February 650.00…

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Ukrainian ferroalloy imports and exports decrease in January

In January Ukraine’s exports of ferroalloys registered a decrease of 3.4% compared to December 2010,  falling to 82,290 tons valued at $89.64 million. Meanwhile, compared to January 2010 the country ferroalloy exports went down by 15.5%. In January Ukraine’s ferrosilicomanganese exports decreased by 2.1% to 57,670 tons, its ferromanganese exports went down by 23.4% to…

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Ukraine issues semi-finished import and export data for January

In January Ukraine’s semi-finished steel product exports saw a 15% YoY increase to 963,840 tons valued at about $515.4 million, while its imports of semi-finished steel products increased by 37% YoY to 27,800 tons valued at $18.9 million.Ukraine’s main semi-finished steel product export destinations in January were Italy (245,000 tons), Lebanon (165,060 tons), Syria (85,760…

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Ukraine issues long steel import and export data for January

In January Ukraine’s long steel exports increased by 8.5% compared to December but decreased by 2.6% YoY totaling 527,940 tons valued at $352.2 million. Ukraine’s main long steel export destinations in January were Iraq, Russia (122,260 tons), Lebanon (23,700 tons), Belarus (18,700 tons), Romania (17,780 tons) and Jordan (17,670 tons). Meanwhile, Ukraine’s imports of long…

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DMKD masters production of 150-200 mm billets at new concaster

In February Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), the subsidiary of the Ukrainian steelmaker Industrial Union of Donbass, mastered the production of 150 mm and 200 mm billets at its new seven strand continuous caster No 3, which during the month in question produced 69,300 tons of billets. DMKD total output…

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Ukraine scrap exports in January drop by 56% MoM

In January Ukraine’s ferrous scrap exports went down by 56% MoM and 11.5% YoY to 26,450 tons (delivered to Turkey). The value of Ukraine’s scrap export sales in January 2011 was down by 55.6% YoY decreasing to $9.17 million. (SteelOrbis)

Ukrainian average daily pig iron output continues to increase

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, in February Ukraine’s average daily pig iron output continued its positive trend, seeing an increase of 1.3% MoM from 77,800 tons to 78,800 tons.  Product January, t February, t Pig iron 77,800 78,800 Crude steel 92,400 95,300 Rolled steel products 89,600 89,000 In the first 14…

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