ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih finished steel output increase in January-July 2013

In the first seven months of the current year the crude steel production at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totaled 3.6678 million metric tons, up by 0.22% YoY. ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih saw a 8.2% increase YoY in its finished steel output to 3.3533 million metric tons, while its…


Ukrainian steel product exports increased in January-May 2013

In May 2013 Ukraine’s exports of steel products decreased by 13.3% MoM to 1.893 million metric tons.
In January to May Ukraine exported 9.955 million metric tons of steel products, up by 0.7% YoY.
In May Ukraine registered a 9.5% decrease MoM in its steel product imports to 165,100 metric tons. (SteelGuru)

Zaporizhstal reduced energy consumption of steel product in H1 2013

During the first halfyear of the 2013 Integrated Iron and Steel Works “Zaporizhstal” reduced energy consumption of manufactured steel product by 6,4%. There is the program of the Metinvest Group at Zaporizhstal which is oriented on realization energy-efficient process and implementation of total control raw material consumption and energy resources across all levels of manufacture.…


Yenakievo launches new rebar product for rock bolting mining tunnel roofs

Yenakievo Iron & Steel Works’ Makeevka Branch mastered the production of thread bar, the use of which simplifies and accelerates the process of rock bolting, an advanced method for affixing mine tunnel roofs.Rock bolt works immediately after installation, improving mine tunnel stability as rock stratification is prevented and the size of inelastic deformation areas is…


June 2013

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR32.1961* Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH7.9898* min max min max May 593.24 602.56 461.83 555.46 June 593.24 602.56 455.07 561.09 Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min…


Ukrainian pig iron exports increased in April 2013

In April 2013 Ukrainian exports of pig iron increased by 22.3% MoM to 158,900 metric tons.

In January-April exports of pig iron from Ukraine increased by 15.5% compared to the same period of last year, to 649,300 metric tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian steel product exports up by 7.1% in January-April 2013

In April Ukraine’s exports of steel products increased by 7.9% MoM to 2.183 million metric tons.
In January to April Ukraine exported 8.063 million metric tons of steel products, up by 7.1% YoY.
In April Ukraine registered a 62.4% increase MoM in its steel product imports to 182,500 metric tons. (SteelGuru)

Ukraine temporarily suspends on steel pipes imports from August 1st 2013

According to the Economic Development and Trade Ministry beginning with August 1, 2013 Ukraine will temporarily suspend the quotas on the import of steel seamless casing and compressor pipes of up to 406.4 mm in diameter, irrespective of the country of origin. (SteelGuru)

Ukrainian Steel Construction Association registered in June

The Ukrainian Steel Construction Association was registered in June. Its founders were Metinvest Group, leading steel distributors, producers of bearing and fencing steel structures and design organizations.The creation of UkrSCA will contribute to the development of the domestic steel market. The association comprises of 12 companies during the first phase, including producers of roof and…


Interpipe appointed Mr. Fadi Hraibi as new CCO

Interpipe appointed Mr. Fadi Hraibi as the Commercial and Operating Officer (CCO). This new management position will enhance company’s sales management efficiency.Mr. Hraibi, who has already started at Interpipe, will be responsible for planning and management of company’s commercial activities, development and implementation of marketing strategy and sales channels development.Mr. Alexander Kirichko, GM of Interpipe,…


Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works to supply its own electricity to energy markets

Mr. Viktor Yanukovych, Ukrainian President, said that the modernization of Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works would help to improve the environmental situation in the city, as well as allow the company to sell electricity.Mr. Yanukovych at a visiting meeting of the Council of Regions in Luhansk said that the authorities had recently paid considerable attention…