Ukraine: Trubostal appoints CEO

The supervisory board of Trubostal has dismissed Vladimir Dzyuba from the office of the general director and appointed Vladimir Sparinyak, who previously worked as the sales director of Metinvest SMC. Dzyuba was appointed on February 1, 2015. Sparinyak has been appointed till December 31, 2016. In 2015 Trubostal received 4 million UAH of net profits,…


Ukraine: Svet Shakhtera elects chairman

The supervisory board of the machine-building works “Svet Shakhtera” has appointed Alexander Kovalchuk chairman of the board. According to the company statement, Irina Kiryanova, Gennady Vysotsky, Alexander Dyatlov, Vadim Leontiev and Vadim Dergousov have been appointed members of the supervisory board. At the same time Larisa Rak, Victor Kirilenko and Leonid Yevglevsky have been dismissed…


Ukraine: Metallurgprom forecast on metal output in July 2016

In July Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, Metallurgprom believes. Railroaders strike in late May – early June paralyzed raw materials and products deliveries to and from some metal and coke companies, and this resulted in a considerable decrease of…


Ukraine: Kondratyevsky Refractories owing 400 thousand UAH to the state

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…


Ukraine: scrap export-import in May 2016

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)

Russia: Norilsk Nickel and BASF reaffirm mutual interest in long-term cooperation

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…