Ukraine: scrap exports down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine exported 36.723 thousand tons of scrap, down 7.4-fold YoY, valued at $10.086 million, down 8.8-fold. According to the State Fiscal Service, in June 0.208 thousand tons of scrap were exported, in May – 8.086 thousand tons, in April – 8.791 thousand tons, in March – 8.246 thousand tons, in February – 8.252…

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Ukraine: ferrous metals exports revenue down in H1 2019

In January-June Ukraine exported $4.8 billion worth of ferrous metals, down by 11.1% YoY. According to the State Fiscal Service, ferrous metals accounted for 19.6% of all export revenue, down from 23.21% in H1 2018. In June ferrous metals export revenue reached $728.42 million. Imports in 6 months dropped by 4.5%, to $600.65 million, with…

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Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich receives final batch of machinery for sheet-rolling shop modernization

Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works within a major investment reconstruction project is modernizing its wide-strip mill in the sheet-rolling shop 1700. The company has received the last batch of equipment with the combined weight of over 900 tons. Investments in the project total $85 million. The first stage of the shop reconstruction was completed…

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Russia: Kazan Steel Sections process half a million tons of Severstal polymer-coated rolled metal

In 15 years of cooperation Severstal has supplied over 500 million tons of polymer-coated rolled metal to Kazan Steel Sections. The Severstal coated metal is used in the manufacture of roofing and wall materials, as well as various sections. Kazan Steel Sections manufactures all metal tiles according to a new GOST R 58153-2018. The standard…

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Uzbekistan: Uzmetkombinat to construct mini-metal plant

Danieli has received an order to supply machinery for the foundry-rolling complex at the Uzbekistan Iron and Steel Works in Bekabad, Tashkent region. The construction will commence in August. The project presupposes the construction of a 120-ton electric arc furnace, a ladle furnace and steel degassing unit. Slabs will be manufactured at the vertical continuous…

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