Ukrainian steelmakers plan to increase production in October

Mr. Vasily Kharahulah, MD of Ukrainian steelmakers association Metallurgprom (Dniepropetrovsk), says steel companies of Ukraine plan to increase steel smelting by 11.3% in comparison with September program to 3.06 million tons.At the balance meeting with mining and metals industry representatives in Dnepropetrovsk he explained October program assumed increase in pig iron production by 12.8% to…

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ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih reduced August output due to sinter shortage

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih said that in August it registered MoM decreases in its outputs due to the shortage of sinter for pig iron production. Products July, t August, t January-August 2010, t January-August 2009, t Pig iron 419,400 404,000 3,487,200 2,865,100 Steel 492,400 462,400 4,018,600 3,256,700 Rolled steel products 416,100 476,200 3,527,800 2,961,600 Mr. Rinat…

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Flat steel products market recovers in August

It is reported that growth of consumption for flat steel in Ukrainian local market was traditionally provided by steel constructions manufacturers and vehicle manufacturers. It is worth to notice realization of renovation program for buses and trolleybuses for Euro-2012 for UAH 996.14 million. Railcar manufacturers  also considerably contribute to steel consumption.Experts expect a shortage of…

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IUD subsidiaries issue January to August production results

It is reported that Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works and Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMKD), the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, have issued their preliminary production results for the first eight months of the current year.In January to August Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works…

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