Ukraine: Ukrmetallurgprom and U.S. World Steel Dynamics sign memorandum of cooperation

Ukrainian steelmakers’ association Ukrmetallurgprom and U.S.-based World Steel Dynamics have signed a memorandum of cooperation. This agreement can make Ukraine an international platform in Europe for industry representatives from around the world. The parties intend to introduce the practice of international industry forums and conferences for leading market experts to share experience. The cooperation opens…

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Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich commissions another gas-purification unit

The sintering factory of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works has commissioned the first complex of the modern gas purification. It will allow decreasing dust emissions by 90% and sulfur oxide emission by 43%. Machinery and technologies were provided by Termokimik Corporation (Italy). Investments in the project totaled $220 million. The reconstruction of the sintering…

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Ukraine: Metinvest given 2 weeks to explain coke market domination

The denial of the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine to allow Metinvest B. V. to purchase Dneprovsky By-Product Coke Plant is not final. “Having analyzed the situation we provided the company with preliminary results where we see monopolization. This is not a denial – Metinvest can react to the preliminary results”, the committee chairman Yuri Terentiev…

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