ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih crude steel output in January to August down by 10%

In the January to August period of the current year the crude steel production of ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, the Ukrainian subsidiary of the global steel giant ArcelorMittal, totalled 3.637 million tons, down by 10% YoY. In the first eight months of the year ArcelorMittal Kriviy Rih registered an 11% decrease YoY in its finished steel…


IUD steelmaking subsidiaries issue output results for January-August

In the January to August period of the current year the steelmaking subsidiaries of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass produced a total of 4.331 million tons of pig iron up, by 25% YoY. The subsidiaries’s crude steel output in the given period increased by 23% YoY, to 4.613 million tons. In the…


Ukraine increases imports and exports of steel products in January to July

According to the data released by the metal trading enterprise Ukrainian Mining and Metallurgical Company, in January to July Ukraine’s exports of steel products rose by 1.3% YoY increasing to 14.421 million tons. In July alone Ukraine’s steel product exports decreased by 21.6% compared to June, dropping to 1.835 million tons.In the first seven months…


DMKD to commission ladle furnace #2 by early 2012

Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky (DMD), a subsidiary of the Ukrainian steel producer Industrial Union of Donbass, has activated works to install ladle furnace no 2.The company has almost completed all construction works. Azovintex company is installing the equipment of the ladle furnace. The installation of the furnace crown and the…


Lugansk Tube Plant welded steel pipe output up by 4% YoY in 7 months

In January to July Lugansk Tube Plant increased its welded steel pipe production by 4% YoY to 132,000 tons.
In August the mill plans to produce around 16-17,000 tons of welded pipes and to maintain its July work level on the back of steady demand from both local and foreign customers. (SteelOrbis)

Renova in talks to buy Ukrainian metals assets

Mr. Viktor Vekselberg’s Renova Group is in talks to buy metals assets of Viktor Pinchuk EastOne LLC.
EastOne is looking to sell 25% of companies that control three ferroalloy plants and two iron ore processing facilities in Ukraine including the Nikopol Ferroalloy Plant. The stakes may be worth a total of $1.5 billion. (Kommersant)

ArcelorMittal Ukraine unit in July cuts steel output by 14% YoY

ArcelorMittal Krivyi Rih steel production declined by 13.6% YoY in July from the same month a year ago.Mr. Alexander Ioskov, who heads the production department at ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih, said output fell to 425,100 tons from 492,100 tons.Steel production declined to 3.08 million tons in the first seven months of the year from 3.56 million…


Metinvest complets repair of open hearth furnace No 6 at Ilyich

The Ukraine-based vertically integrated mining and steel group Metinvest has completed the cold repair of the open hearth furnace No 6 at the open hearth shop of the Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works.The company invested around UAH 15 million in the repair works which took eight days. The previous repair of open hearth furnace…


July 2011

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIRE UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS Month Export, Ukraine, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 650.00 660.00 July 605.00 610.00 Month Export, Russia, $/t, FOB Black sea ports min max June 640.00 660.00 July 600.00 650.00 * – Ukrainian Hrivna…