Donetskstal to construct a coke oven battery at Makeevkoks this year

It is reported that the Ukrainian steel group Donetskstal plans by the end of the current year to complete the construction of the new 350,000 tons capacity coke oven battery at its coke producing subsidiary Makeevkoks. The total investments in the construction amount to about $30 million. (SteelOrbis)

Metinvest hikes iron ore prices for Ukrainian steel mills

It is reported that in April Ukrainian mining and steel producing company Metinvest Holding doubled on YoY basis its iron ore materials prices for domestic consumers.Mr. Alexander Ryzhenkov, chairman of the board of the Ukrainian steelmaker Donetskstal, said that starting from April it had receives pellets from Metinvest iron ore subsidiary Severniy GOK at the…


Ukraine ranks eighth on steel smelting in world

According to the World Steel Association data, Ukraine has secured eighth position among the largest countries-world steel producers in March having produced 2.995 million tons of metal.Ukraine in February attained the eighth place among the largest countries-world steel producers having produced 2.565 million tons of metal. In total, the world steel production this March against…


Ukrainian pig iron prices reach $550 CFR

Pig iron from Ukraine has reached during last days as high as $548 per ton CFR FO Mediterranean ports.
Also pig iron is in an apparent shortage with customers available to pay higher prices to secure and satisfy needs. (Steelprices-Europe)

IUD implementing key international standards at its plant

The Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works is the second Ukrainian enterprise belonging to the Industrial Union of Donbass which has passed the registration according to the international standards, namely ISO 1400 which is the ecological management and OHSAS 18000, the system of labour protection and security management. Earlier, in December 2009 Alchevsk Coking Plant received…