Ukraine: Stalkanat-Silur net profit up in 2018

In 2018 Stalkanat-Silur received 160.18 million UAH of net profit, up by 7.6% YoY.

EBITDA grew by 17.5%, to 174.96 million UAH.

Net income increased by 29.2%, to 2.44 billion UAH.

Uncovered losses amounted to 413.66 million UAH, down from 557.17 million UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: copper import and export in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine increased copper and copper wares imports by 30.1%YoY, to $27.419 million. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March $11.753 million worth of copper and copper wares were imported. At the same time, exports decreased by 57.4%, to $19.412 million. In March Ukraine exported $7.739 million worth of copper and wares. (Ukrainian…


Russia: Yerkovetsky coal output up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Yerkovetsky pit mined 42 thousand tons of coal more than last year.

The capacity of the pit is expected to increase to 2.5 million tons of coal per year.

The Yerkovetsky Coal Pit was commissioned in 1991. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: 4 employees injured in KamAZ crash at SevGOK

On April 10, at the Pervomaysky quarry of the Severniy Mining and Processing Works an accident happened.

A truck overturned.

The driver was unharmed, but 4 employees of Krivbassvzryvprom were injured. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: TMK-Inox to increase stainless pipes output

TMK-Inox has commissioned new machinery, in particular the line of TIG and laser welding of stainless pipes, a Surface Engineering grinder and etch tanks.

In 2019-2020 the company intends to increase the output of polished welded pipes.

This year it will put into operation a polishing line. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: scrap exports down in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukraine exported 19.638 thousand tons of scrap valued at $5.461 million, down 7.1-fold and 8.8-fold YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service, in March Ukraine exported 8.246 thousand tons of scrap, in February – 8.252 thousand tons and in January – 3.14 thousand tons. At the same time Ukraine increased scrap imports…