OAO Minsk Motor Plant (MMZ, managing company of MMZ Group) plans to complete the first stage of a project to build a high strength cast iron plant in Stolbtsy (Minsk region) in Q2 2017. The first stage includes three launch units: the first unit (cylinder block liner facility with annually capacity of 8,000 units) was…Details
ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih has finished capital repairs of its wire mill-150. The mill has been put into operation and the manufacturing process has started. “The task of the mill is to produce one of the main AMKR products: steel wire rod. The overhaul of the mill will let the shop work more efficiently and increase…Details
The Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works CEO Yuri Zinchenko has again severely criticized the Polish top-managers of Ukrzasliznystia and their idea to increase transportation tariffs in 2017. “The least favorable forecasts have come true. The decision to increase prices for cargo transportation next year has been officially confirmed. The tariffs will increase by 25%”,…Details
In 2016 Electrozinc, a part of UGMK, plans to increase output by 9.5 thousand tons YoY. In November the works intends to produce 7.3 thousand tons of zinc and 8.2 thousand tons in December. The total output for 2016 is expected to reach 72.5 thousand tons, up by 15% from the plan. December will be…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* min max min max September 440 440 424 424 October 440 440 416 422 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Kuzbassrazrezugol’s Kaltanskaya Energeticheskaya Processing Factory has reached project capacity.
This is the company’s only factory that processes T-grade coal. It was put into operation in January 2015, and since then has processed 3.8 million tons of coal.
Now the factory is working at full capacity, processing 250 thousand tons of coal per month. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2017 Kolmar intends to increase output by 56.7% YoY, to 5.8 million tons. According to the company CEO Sergey Shevelev, in 2018 it plans to produce 9 million tons of coal, with 12 million tons in 2019 (7 million tons being coking coal concentrate). Kolmar’s balance reserves are estimated to exceed 1 billion tons…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* min max min max September 493 493 403 403 October 491 491 440 440 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Modernization at Nizhni Tagil Iron and Steel Works goes on. In particular, the company replaces machinery in the round billet shop. After the overhaul its capacity will increase 2-fold, the quality will improve and the range of products will be expanded. The technical characteristics of the new line by far exceed the existing ones and…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, DDP, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, DDP, $1/UAH25.496* min max min max September 775 995 850 970 October 775 1025 900 990 * – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Ruble exchange rates are as of 31.10.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the…Details
Since the beginning of the year Severstal has supplied 3.13 thousand tons of shipbuilding steel to Yaroslavsky Shipbuilding Works. The high-strength steel was used to produce ships for the Russian navy. All the steel was produced at Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works. In October Severstal won two tenders to deliver 956 tons of special shipbuilding…Details
Beloretsk Iron and Steel Works, a part of Mechel, has started producing stainless wire. The first batches weighing 10 tons have already been supplied to local and foreign consumers. The new wire is produced in cooperation with Izhstal works, which supplies AiSi 304 stainless steel. The wire is intended to replace foreign analogues on the…Details
Month Russian market, $/t, EXW, without VAT, $1/RUR62.9* Ukrainian market, $/t, without VAT, EXW, $1/UAH25.496* Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max min max min max min max September 242 242 218 257 250 255 250 260 October 242 242 184 258 235 250 237 255…Details
U.K.-registered Petropavlovsk Plc, which operates in Russia, has suspended mining of the Andreyevskoye gold field in the Amur region due to an early severe frost, the company said in a statement. “Earlier flooding and now abnormally low temperatures, which fell from zero to 40 degrees Celsius led to extensive frosts”, the statement said. “A subsequent…Details
In 2015-2016 Interpipe supplied steel pipes for a number of major construction projects in Qatar. “We have supplied pipes for the international airport of Khamad, Lusail arena, and QRail Red Line subway”, NEAA markets commercial director Andrei Burtsev said. In total Interpipe supplied around 3 thousand tons of pipes to Qatar. Deliveries for subway constructions…Details
In October Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 64.7 thousand tons of silicomanganese, up by 8.2% MoM, or by 4.9 thousand tons. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, ferromanganese output remained on September level – 4.3 thousand tons. In January-October NZF increased silicomanganese output by 17.5% YoY, or by 85.7 thousand tons, to 575.5 thousand…Details
In October Ukraine produced 94.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 8% MoM, or by 7 thousand tons.
According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October ferroalloy output went up by 11.4% YoY, or by 86.3 thousand tons, to 847.6 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
In 2015 Chelyabinsk Electrometallurgical Works produced 800 thousand tons of ferroalloys and received 49 billion rubles. In January-November ChEMK produced 600 thousand tons of ferroalloys and received some 35 billion rubles of profits. The 2016 results are expected on the 2015 level. And 2017 is not expected to change. But the company hopes the demand…Details
In October Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant produced 25.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 8.9% MoM, or by 2.1 thousand tons.
According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October ZZF ferroalloy output dropped by 5.7% YoY, or by 14.2 thousand tons, to 234.1 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
The state enterprise Vostochny Mining and Processing Works has announced a purchase of 13.397 million cubic meters of gas in 2017.
According to the company statement, the offers are welcome until December 19. The expected cost of the purchase is 109.58 million UAH.
In 2016 VostGOK receives gas from Energy Trade Group (Kiev). (Ukrainian metal)
In October Ukraine exported $31.12 million worth of steel pipes, while imports totaled $5.52 million.
According to the State Fiscal Service, the main consumer of Ukrainian steel pipes in October was Russia ($8.45 million).
In January-October Ukraine exported $331.09 million worth of pipes, with imports at $83.16 million. (Ukrainian metal)
In July-September DTEK received 2.61 billion UAH of losses against 0.52 billion UAH of losses in Q2.
According to the company statement, its income went up by 15.8% QoQ, or by 4 billion UAH, to 29.31 billion UAH (25.31 billion UAH in Q2). EBITDA totaled 4.16 billion UAH (955 million UAH in Q2). (Ukrainian metal)
In October Ukraine exported $181.49 million worth of flat rolled metal, while imports were at $44.59 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, in October the main consumer of flat rolled metal was Russia ($35.49 million). In January-October Ukraine exported $1598.19 million worth of flat rolled metal, with imports on the level of $451.26 million.…Details
In October Ukraine produced 166.6 thousand tons of manganese concentrate and sinter, up by 4.7% MoM, or by 7.5 thousand tons.
According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, in January-October manganese concentrate and sinter output dropped by 17.9% YoY, or by 220.4 thousand tons, to 1010.8 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)