Russia: Rusal to supply all aluminum in long run

The largest global aluminum producer Rusal wants to supply all the metal produced to Russia in the long run, Sales Director for Russia and CIS Roman Andryushin said.

Rusal expects aluminum consumption to grow from 1.4 million tons per year at present to 2.5 million tons by 2024, the manager said. (TASS/Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: steel and rolled metal output to fall in August 2016

In August Ukrainian metal companies might decrease steel and rolled metal output by 4.5% and 5.3% MoM, to 2.1 million and 1.8 million tons respectively. According to Ukrmetallurgprom, pig iron output will remain on July levels – 2.1 million tons. In January-June steel output went up by 10% YoY, to 12.41 million tons, that of…


Metals of Ukraine & Russia: scrap (grade 3a), May 2016


Russian market, $/t, FCA, without VAT, $1/RUR66.0825*









* – Ukrainian Hrivna and Russian Rouble exchange rates are as of 31.05.16 according to the National Bank of Ukraine and the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. (Ukrainian Metal)

Ukraine: Zakarpatvtormet fires chairman

Supervisory board of Zakarpatvtormet has dismissed Alexander Alyaniy from the office of the chairman and general director. He also occupied the same office in Ternopolvtormet. Yuri Osipenko has been appointed instead. Osipenko used to work in Azovstal and Metinvest. Ternopolvtormet appointed Alyaniy in July 2015. Metalinvest Ltd owns 90.5459% of Ternopolvtormet and 98.0236% of Zakarpatvtormet.…


Ukraine: Metinvest to invest $300 million into GOKs

Metinvest has to spend over $300 million to make its mining and processing works correspond to the European standards. “Some pollutions at our companies are already within the European norms, so we can only welcome the implementation of the European environmental standards in Ukraine. But it’s a long way, we have just passed a small…


Ukraine: Krasnolimanskaya mines 1 million tons of coal

On July 10, Krasnolimanskaya yielded 1 millionth ton of coal since the year start.

“This is the 120-th million of coal since the mine started working”, said the company director Alexander Dubovik. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Kominmet fires deputy chairman

Dniepropetrovsk Iron and Steel Works named after Komintern (Kominmet) has dismissed Andrei Mouchkin from the office of the deputy chairman. According to the company station, Mouchkin resigned from his position. He has been in the office since April 22, 2015. None has been appointed in his place as yet. In 2015 Kominmet received 197.52 million…