Ukraine: Turkey interested in Lvivugol

Turkish investors plan to modernize Lvivugol mines and buy coal.

According to the Lviv regional state administration, managers of Lvivugol met the Turkish delegation and discussed financing of mine modernization.

The Ministry of energy and coal industry has postponed the privatization of coalmines for indefinite time due to the large debts. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: Mechel 2015 operational results

Mechel, one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces 2015 operational results. Production: Product 2015, thousand tons 2014, thousand tons % Q4 2015, thousand tons Q3 2015, thousand tons % Run-of-mine coal 23,181 22,624 +2 5,776 5,957 -3 Pig iron 4,065 3,946 +3 1,006 1,014 -1 Steel 4,321 4,269 +1 1,081 1,093 -1…


Ukraine: Kharkiv to supply by-product coke complexes to India

India has invited Ukrainian companies to cooperate in metal, chemical, machine-building and textile industries. “Ukraine is interested in providing services to India, in particular in construction and reconstruction of by-product coke complexes”, said Elena Balbekova, director of the international trade and economical cooperation and European integration department of the Ministry of economical development and trade.…


Ukraine: coal export-import in April 2016

In January-April Ukraine imported $463.92 million worth of coal, including $106.65 million in April. According to the State Fiscal Service, Russia supplied $287.41 million worth of coal, USA – $62.38 million, Australia – $35.68 million, while other countries supplied $78.44 million worth of coal. The total imports of the coal reached 5350.46 thousand tons. At…


Ukraine: AMKR held international blast furnace operators conference

On May 12, ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih hosted the international scientific-production conference of blast furnace operators “PCI in Blast Furnace Process: commissioning experience and solving issues”. The representatives of major steel companies, unions and holdings of Ukraine as well as representatives of Ukrainian and international companies and scientific-project organizations took part in it. The participants of…