Ukrainian pig iron prices reach $550 CFR

Pig iron from Ukraine has reached during last days as high as $548 per ton CFR FO Mediterranean ports.
Also pig iron is in an apparent shortage with customers available to pay higher prices to secure and satisfy needs. (Steelprices-Europe)

IUD implementing key international standards at its plant

The Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works is the second Ukrainian enterprise belonging to the Industrial Union of Donbass which has passed the registration according to the international standards, namely ISO 1400 which is the ecological management and OHSAS 18000, the system of labour protection and security management. Earlier, in December 2009 Alchevsk Coking Plant received…


AMK production performance in March

It is reported that in March in comparison with February the Alchevsk Iron and Steel Works increased its output of;

– finished rolled metal by 95.2% up to 369,000 tons;
– steel by 72.0% up to 387,000 tons;
– iron by 67.5% up to 330,000 tons;
– agglomerate by 23.1% up to 437,000 tons.

DMKD production performance in March

In March in comparison with February the Dneprovsky Iron and Steel Works named after F. Dzerzhinsky increased its production of:

– finished rolled metal by 51.3% up to 283,000 tons;
– steel by 49.8% up to 301,000 tons;
– iron by 24.2% up to 280,000 tons;
– agglomerate by 18.9% up to 435,000 tons. (SteelGuru)

Zaporizhstal owners to sell metallurgical assets

According to media reports, the owners of one of the largest Ukrainian steelmakers, Zaporizhstal, have intensified talks to sell their metals and mining assets. The Ukrainian mining and steel producing company Metinvest Holding, the world’s largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal, as well as Russian steel producers Metalloinvest and NLMK are considered among the potential buyers of Zaporizhstal.…