In May Ukraine produced 2307 thousand tons of steel, up by 5% MoM, or by 110 thousand tons.
In January-May steel production increased by 14.5% YoY, or by 1337 thousand tons, to 10587 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)
Kramatorsk prosecutors have filed a claim against Kondratyevsky Refractory Works, situated in Druzhkovka, Donetsk region. According to the prosecutors press-service, the works haven’t been paying for subsidized pensions. Thus it has a debt of over 400 thousand UAH to the Pension Fund of Ukraine. Prosecutors want to get this money with the help of the…Details
In May Ukraine exported $19.4 million worth of ferrous metals, while imports reached $1.09 million.
According to the State Fiscal Service, the largest importer of Ukrainian scrap in May was Turkey ($19.4 million).
In January-May Ukraine exported $36.25 million worth of ferrous metals, with imports on the level of $2.87 million. (Ukrainian metal)
“There were two organizations in Ukraine that supported interests of the metal makers. They were Metallurgprom and Ukrmet”, said the Ukrmetallurgprom vice-president Dmitry Belokurov.
Alexander Kalenkov was elected the president of the company. (Ukrainian metal)
Norilsk Nickel, a global nickel and palladium major, and BASF, a leader in the chemical industry, have made a joint statement regarding continuing their relationship based on the mutual exchange of ideas as well as information regarding market opportunities. As leaders in their respective industries, their joint purpose is to create innovative technologies that add…Details
NLMK closed its $700 million 7-year Eurobond offering with an annual coupon rate of 4.5%. Interest payments on the Eurobonds are payable semi-annually. The proceeds from the issue will be used to finance the purchase of existing notes due 2018 and 2019 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the tender offer announced May…Details
In January-May Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works produced 1.08 million tons of rolled metal, up by 9.7% YoY. According to the company statement, its steel smelting went up by 9.6% YoY, to 1.22 million tons, while pig iron output increased by 6.9%, to 1.51 million tons. In May the works produced 237 thousand tons…Details
Alexei Potanin has been appointed acting general director of Lisichanskugol instead of Boris Perepelitsa, who has been heading the company since March. The Ministry of energy and coal industry appointed Potanin on June 13. In 2010 he worked as the acting director of Lutugin Mine Group, in 2011-2014 in coal sales company Ruteks. Lisichanskugol mines…Details
In January-May Evraz Sukhaya Balka produced 1.05 million tons of iron ore, down by 8.2% YoY.
According to a company representative, in May it mined 261 thousand tons of ore.
In 2015 Evraz Sukhaya Balka produced 2.81 million tons of ore, down by 2.7% YoY. (Ukrainian metal)
Zaporizhstal started preparing for the large-scale reconstruction of its blast furnace No. 3. Investments into the project will reach 1.47 billion UAH. The furnace will be equipped with the newest exsufflation system. The company will use semi-knock down to assemble new elements of the furnace. A special construction site has already been prepared. The reconstruction…Details
In January-May ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih produced 2.41 million tons of rolled metal, up by 6.1% YoY. According to the company statement, steel smelting went up by 6%, to 2.73 million tons, while pig iron output increased by 12.6% YoY, to 2.56 million tons. Sinter output rose by 10.2% YoY, to 4.48 million tons, that of…Details
In January-May Ukrainian metal companies received 1.17 million tons of scrap, down by 14% YoY. In May companies received 300 thousand tons of scrap, up by 40 thousand tons MoM, or 80% of their needs. Scrap stocks in May remained unchanged and as of June 1, totaled 80 thousand tons. In January-May scrap exports reached…Details
In January-May Ukrainian coke plants imported 5.24 million tons of coking coals and coal concentrate, up by 34% YoY, or by 1.3 million tons. In May Ukraine imported 960 thousand tons of coal, down by 70 thousand tons MoM. Ukrainian coal deliveries to coke plants in January-May totaled 2.54 million tons, up by 18% YoY,…Details
In January-May Ukrainian metal companies received 4.7 million tons of coke, up by 34% YoY, or by 1.2 million tons. In May coke plants supplied 985 thousand tons of coke, up by 45 thousand tons MoM. Coke imports in January-May dropped by 46% YoY, to 380 thousand tons, with 90 thousand tons imported in May.…Details
Lvivugol has ordered the Promtorg company delivery of filter equipment valued at 29.02 million UAH.
In particular, it will buy 21.19 million UAH worth of self-rescuers (7408 UAH per piece). Lvivugol also ordered other self-rescuers at 5821 UAH per piece and dummy cartridges at 2474 UAH per piece. (Ukrainian metal)
Centravis has established an official representative in UAE. “The constantly operating office will help us work with the buyers locally and increase exports from Ukraine”, said the company in its statement. “At present Ukrainian economy needs money from abroad, as well as development and diversification of export markets. And if the European market is gradually…Details
In January-May Ferrexpo plc, owner of Poltava and Yeristovo Mining and Processing Works, produced 4.82 million tons of pellets, down by 1.2% YoY, but increased concentrate output by 3.1% YoY, to 6.11 million tons. In May it produced 969 thousand tons of pellets and 1.25 million tons of concentrate. Output of pellets of the company…Details
In May Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works started producing a new kind of hot-rolled coils. The company produced a first industrial lot of S235JR hot-rolled coil with the size of 3×1500 mm in accordance with EN 10025-2. This is the first time that such coils are produced in Ukraine. Previously Ukraine had to import…Details
In January-May Ukrainian metal companies consumed 740 million cubic meters of gas, down by 20% YoY.
The average daily gas consumption decreased by 1.5 million cubic meters YoY, to 4.9 million cubic meters.
In May companies consumed 142 million cubic meters of gas, up by 5 million cubic meters MoM. (Ukrainian metal)
Norilsk Nickel became a general partner of the business program at the VI St.-Petersburg International Legal Forum held on May 18-20. Each year this large-scale event brings together legal experts, including representatives of state authorities, businesses and scientific community from over 80 countries. A Norilsk Nickel representative, Alexander Zavtrik, director of legal department, moderated a…Details
Nikolaev Alumina Works has successfully passed quality management, environment management, labor and industrial safety audits according to international standards. The audit was carried out by DNV GL. “The company shows good development rates, – said a DNV GL auditor Olga Lavrentieva. – It optimizes its inner processes: decreases all kinds of expenses, finds out and…Details
In January-May Ukraine produced 411.3 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 3.2% YoY. According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, silicomanganese output went up by 2.4% YoY, to 331.5 thousand tons, that of ferromanganese – by 6.4%, to 36 thousand tons, and of ferrosilicon – by 11.7%, to 41 thousand tons. Metallic manganese production…Details
In January-May Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant produced 300.7 thousand tons of ferroalloys, up by 10.9% YoY.
According to the Association of Ukrainian Ferroalloy Producers, silicomanganese output went up by 8% YoY, to 283.5 thousand tons, while that of ferromanganese – 2 times, to 17.2 thousand tons. The works didn’t produce any other ferroalloys. (Ukrainian metal)