Ukraine: Interpipe hiring specialists with no experience

Interpipe has been hiring young specialists without industrial experience but capable of training and self-development. “We’re creating a team of professionals from other well-known companies in the CIS and people with no experience, but wanting to learn”, said the company R&D director Gennady Yesaulov. In particular, employees without experience are needed in steel production. “We…

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Ukraine: AMKR to shut down BF, coking batteries and sinter shop

ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih will shut down one of its blast furnaces; two coking batteries and a sintering shop because they don’t correspond to the environmental directives of EU according to BAT. “Ukraine has no BAT norms as yet, but AMKR European companies have already switched to them”, said the company environmental director Liana Maksimenko. AMKR…

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Ukraine: HBI imports up in H1 2016

According to the State Fiscal Service, in January-June Ukrainian metal companies imported 45.04 thousand tons of hot-briquetted iron valued at $7.18 million, up 7 times and 4.3 times YoY respectively. In June Ukraine imported 0.62 thousand tons of HBI, with 17.63 thousand tons in May, 12.82 thousand tons in April, 11.99 thousand tons in March…

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Ukraine: coke export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine exported 105.68 thousand tons of coke valued at $13.09 million, up by 34.7% and down by 8.3% YoY respectively. According to the State Fiscal Service customs statistics, the main importers of Ukrainian coke were Georgia (49.26%), Bulgaria (9.85%) and Belarus (9.67%). In H1 2016 Ukraine imported 711.86 thousand tons of coke valued…

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Ukraine: coal export-import in H1 2016

In January-June Ukraine imported $678.2 million worth of anthracite and coal, with $102.09 million in June. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $446.26 million worth of coal, USA – $95.93 million, Australia – $43.28 million, and other countries – $92.72 million. The total volume of coal supplied reached 7779.35 thousand tons. At the…

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