Metinvest steel production in October 2010

Metinvest announces production performance of steel and rolled products division in October 2010. Product (site) October, t September, t Change, % Pig iron (Azovstal, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works) 561,570 603,560 -7 Crude steel (Azovstal, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works) 647,370 706,030 -8.3 Semis and finished (Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works, Azovstal) 639,480 657,280 -2.7…

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Ukraine prolongs AD investigation on ferroalloys import

It is reported that Ukrainian government commission for international trade prolongs the term for antidumping investigation on ferroalloys imports for 60 days. The investigation is not related to a particular country of origin or export.The investigation was started in February this year by the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloys Producers and was initiated by all three…

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SEPTEMBER 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES   UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ORDINARY HOT-ROLLED SHEET UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ORDINARY HOT-ROLLED COILS Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* Ukrainian market, $/t, $1/UAH5,33* min max min max August 652,96 789,67…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih denies coking coal import charges

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih rejected claims by the State Customs Service that it had attempted to smuggle coking coal by understating of its value and accused state bodies of being biased against the company.The works press service said that ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih had submitted documents on the market value of coking coal to the State Customs…

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Ukraine increases DRI and HBI import

It is reported that Ukraine increased import of high quality iron ore raw material DRI and HBI in January to September by 2.23 times YoY to 245,000 tons.
In September import of DRI/HBI to Ukraine jumped by 49.5% compared to August to 29,300 tons. (Ugmk.info)

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Ukraine issues nine months iron ore import and export data

According to preliminary data, issued by the Ukrainian Association of Ore-dressing Enterprises, in the first nine months of the current year Ukrainian steelmakers imported 1.834 million tons of iron ore, down by 40.7% YoY, while Ukrainian mining companies’ iron ore exports rose by 24.2% YoY to 24.721 million tons.In particular, in January to September this…

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Interpipe presents new electric steel smelting complex Interpipe Steel

Mr. Alexander Kirichko, general director of the Ukrainian steel pipe and railway wheel producer Interpipe, has presented the company’s new electric steel smelting complex, Interpipe Steel.The Interpipe Steel project was presented during a meeting of the Regional Committee on Economic Reforms that was held in Dnepropetrovsk on 12 October. Interpipe Steel remains the largest investment…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih crude steel output up in 8 months

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has said that in September this it had managed to stabilize its production process and to solve problems regarding the operation of its sinter plant. Mr. Rinat Starkov, CEO of ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, said “The main steps to restore the operation of equipment have been implemented, and the process must be fully…

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Ukraine ferroalloy plants ask US DOC to revise antidumping duty

Ukrainian ferroalloy plants have asked the US Department of Commerce to revise the 163% antidumping duty on import of ferromanganese silicon from Ukraine.According to a report of the UkrFA, Ukrainian association of ferroalloy producers, and other electrometallurgical products, along with the association, Nikopol, Stakhanov and Zaporozhye ferroalloy plants signed the address. (Ukrainian Journal)Much more about…

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Interpipe Niko Tube passed the supervision audit of the ISO 14001 2004 standard

Interpipe Niko Tube successfully passed the planned supervision audit of the Environmental Management System functioning at the enterprise and its accordance to the ISO 14001-2004 standard demands.During the course of the audit independent experts of the Bureau Veritas Certification Ukraine, LLC learned the documentation that regulate the activity of enterprise in ecological sphere and checked…

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Ukrainian steel majors boost output in 9 months

Most of Ukraine’s largest steel mills boosted finished roll production in January to September. ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih, the country biggest steel mill, said it raised finished roll production tentatively by 23.3% YoY to 3.973 million tons.Azovstal increased roll output by 31.8% YoY to 3.844 million tons and the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works raised…

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