In January-February Ukrainian metal companies decreased their pre-tax losses 3.2 times YoY, to 9.9 billion UAH (from 31.7 billion UAH).
In case Azovstal and Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Works shareholders decide to switch from public to private joint-stock ownership, their shares might be entered into the waiting list for exclusion from the main index of the Ukrainian Exchange.
Selidovugol has ordered the Promtorg Company the delivery of 36760 thousand UAH worth of equipment.
The state enterprise United Mining and Chemical Company will become a joint-stock company.
In 2016 Poltava Mining and Processing Works plans to increase pellets output by 0.75% YoY, or by 0.08 million tons, to 11.75 million tons, with 10.66 million tons being Fe 65% pellets.
The District Administrative Court of Kiev has postponed the hearing of the Metallurgprom lawsuit against the Ministry of economical development and trade as to its decree on ferrous scrap till May 19.
Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works expenses for railroad-water transportation of raw materials are 2.6 times higher compared to just railroad.
Beginning with April 11, without the official statement, DTEK Zapadenergo decreased acceptance of state coal from 3 thousand tons to 800-900 thousand tons per day.
Centravis Production Ukraine pipes have successfully passed strength tests under Bureau Veritas supervision.
Yuzny Mining and Processing Works has put its sintering machine #5 into operation after a major overhaul valued at 35 million UAH.
Metinvest enlarges its range of boron-containing rolled steel by starting producing 2.5 mm thick sheet.
In January-March Dneprospetsstal produced 51442 tons of steel and 33028 tons of rolled metal, down by 9.9% and 11.1% YoY respectively.
Energomashspetsstal has concluded an agreement with Salem Steel Plant (India) to supply four supporting rolls for hot-rolled mill weighing 106.5 tons.
In May Ukraine will produce 2.2 million tons of steel, 2.1 million tons of pig iron and 1.9 million tons of rolled metal, according to Metallurgprom. For April its figures were as follows: steel – 2.1 million tons, pig iron – 2 million tons, rolled metal – 1.8 million tons.
In January-March Ukrainian metal companies consumed 460 million cubic meters of natural gas, down by 21% YoY.
Krasnoarmeyskugol has struck a deal with Komsomolskaya Central Processing Factory to process 60.71 million UAH worth of coal.
In 2015 Evraz Dneprodzerzhinsk By-product Coke Plant received $254.51 million UAH of profits.