Ukraine: Groysman tasks the Cabinet to consider issues faced by mining and metals sector

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman went to see Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works of Metinvest Group as part of his visit to Mariupol. He observed the reconstruction of a sinter plant, the biggest environmental project in the history of Ukraine’s independence, with the five-year investment making $220 million. Vladimir Groysman visited a converter shop.…

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich expecting Balczun to increase Ukrzaliznytsia effectiveness

Metinvest expects that the general manager of Ukrzaliznytsia Wojciech Balczun will work on the improvement of the company effectiveness. “We hope that all the tariff payments that Ukrzaliznytsia receives from metal companies, will be spent on fuel, spare parts and new locomotives, so that the company increases its effectiveness. The tariffs have been increased several…

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich increases supervisory board

Shareholders of Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works have decided to increase the supervisory board from 1 member to 5. According to the company statement, Yuri Ryzhenkov, Alexander Pogozhev, Julia Dankova, Svetlana Romanova (all of them top-managers at Metinvest Holding) and Julia Samoylova (chief legal advisor on corporate finances) have been appointed to the supervisory…

Ukraine: Metinvest steel and pig iron output up in Q1 2016

In January-March Metinvest companies produced 1.99 million tons of steel, up by 19% YoY and 17% QoQ. In particular, Yenakievo Iron and Steel Works produced 501 thousand tons of steel, while Mariupol Ilyich Iron and Steel Works – 715 thousand tons, with Azovstal producing 783 thousand tons, up by 91%, 21% and down by 4%…