Ukrainian steelmakers may face losses due to gas price hike – Metallurgprom

According to the Ukrainian association of metal producers Metallurgprom, Ukrainian steelmakers could face losses from operations due to the increase as of August 1st 2010 the ceiling price on natural gas for industrial consumers and budget funded organizations by 9.76% to UAH 2,187.2 per 1,000 cubic meters excluding VAT, surcharges, transportation, distribution and supply costs.…

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Ukrainian ferroalloy plants cutting output

Ukrainian Journal quoted UkrFA, ferroalloy maker association, as saying that Zaporozhye Ferro Alloys Plant, Ukraine No 2 ferroalloy producer, would probably suspend production of silicomanganese this month due to weak demand on world and domestic markets.The association said the company, which currently operates at 25% of its capacity, has been gradually reducing output of ferroalloys…

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DuPont plans investment in Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works

One of the world’s largest chemical companies, DuPont, plans to establish cooperation and invest into budget-sustained enterprise Zaporozhye Titanium and Magnesium Works (ZTMK), which is under the management of the Ukrainian Industry Ministry.A Ministry press-release says that the issue of possible investment in the production of titanium sponge at ZTMK has been discussed at a…

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JUNE 2010

UKRAINE&RUSSIA: STEEL-MAKING PIG IRONUKRAINE&RUSSIA: FOUNDRY PIG IRON UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUND BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: SQUARE BILLETS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROLLED WIREUKRAINE&RUSSIA: SLABS UKRAINE&RUSSIA: REINFORCEMENT STEEL, CLASS A1, A3UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ROUNDS, SQUARES   UKRAINE&RUSSIA: BEAMS, CHANNEL UKRAINE&RUSSIA: ANGLES Month Russian market, $/t, $1/RUR31.38* min max May 492.99 785.88 June 492.99 785.88 Month Ukrainian market, $/t without VAT, $1/UAH 5.33* min min May…

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