Alchevsk production performance in October

Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant has reduced the production of finished metal roll by 6.1%MoM down to 291,000 tonnes.
The plant has reduced steel production by 13.8%MoM down to 294,000 tons, iron production by 15.3%MoM down to 249,000 tonnes. The production of agglomerate has been reduced by 5.2%MoM down to 404,000 tonnes. (SteelGuru)

Pulverized coal as an alternative for gas at Alchevsk

Steel industry is one of the most power-intensive branches, particularly in terms of natural gas and coke consumption. Both can be substituted for domestically produced coal, namely pulverized coal.In 2009 the facility of pulverized coal injection was brought into operation at blast furnaces No 1 & 5 at Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works in Alchevsk,…


Ukraine resumes steel products supplies to China

According to Mr. Sergey Grischenko, Deputy Minister of Ukraine, as he announced during the plenary session of Ukrainian part of the inter-governmental Ukrainian-Chinese commission on industrial and trade cooperation, Ukrainian metallurgical enterprises in January to August this year supplied 1.7 million tons of rolled steel to China whereas in the same period of last year…


Canada investigating steel plate imports from Ukraine

On October 5th 2009, pursuant to subsection 38(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency made a preliminary determination respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain carbon steel plate and high strength low alloy steel plate originating in or exported from Ukraine. (SteelGuru)

Canada imposes provisional AD on Ukrainian plate

It is reported that the Canada Border Services Agency has made its preliminary determination of the dumping investigation, pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act with respect to certain carbon steel plate and high strength low alloy steel plate originating in or exported from Ukraine.According to the preliminary determination, provisional duties are payable on the…


Metinvest commissions high duty hydraulic excavator at SevGOK

Metinvest SevGOK has commissioned a hydraulic excavator. This is the first hydraulic excavator at Severniy GOK for its history. The excavator has been procured within the framework of the strategic program aimed at improving performance efficiency of Metinvest mining enterprises. Price of the excavator is USD 5.75 million. According to the enterprise specialists, HITACHI 3600hydraulic…