Ukraine: Zaporizhstal passes standardization

Zaporizhstal has successfully passed power management system resertification audit to meet ISO 50001:2011. The audit was carried out by the Technical and management services company, a partner of TUV SUD. The auditors have marked the high level of power management and prolonged the certificate for 3 years. For the past three years Zaporizhstal was able…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal saves on river transports

Zaporizhstal successfully delivers metal to its clients through the Zaporozhye river port, decreasing transportation time and logistics expenses. According to the sales director Vladimir Kolomiets, the works saves $2-4 per ton when shipping by river as compared with railroad delivery. The company also decreases its transportation expenses, by bringing metal to the port by automobiles,…

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal profits up in 2015

In 2015 Zaporizhstal received 1.8 billion UAH of net profits, up by 61% YoY, or by 684.3 million UAH.

According to the company statement, its net income last year went up by 41.99% YoY, or by 9.28 billion UAH, to 31.39 billion UAH. (Ukrainian metal)

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts assembling gas-purifiers on sintering machine #5

Zaporizhstal has started assembling gas-purifying equipment on its sintering machine #5.

Ukraine: Mariupol Ilyich and Zaporizhstal comments on Turkey’s decision to cancel hot-rolled metal investigations

The Ministry of economy of Turkey has cancelled temporal measures on hot-rolled coil imports from China, Russia, Japan and Slovakia.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal demands scrap export duty of 60 euro

Under the current price situation on the global markets, scrap export duty from Ukraine should be on the level of 50-60 euro per ton.

Ukraine: BF5 repaired at Zaporizhstal

Zaporizhstal has finished capital repairs of the blast furnace #5.

Ukraine: Zaporozhkoks starts supplying coke gas to Zaporizhstal

Zaporozhkoks has started supplying coke gas to Zaporizhstal.

Ukraine: Metinvest starts producing boron-containing steel sheet

Metinvest enlarges its range of boron-containing rolled steel by starting producing 2.5 mm thick sheet.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal the only cold-rolled supplier to Pakistan in 2015

In late March Pakistan imposed additional duties on rolled metal from Ukraine. Ukrainian metal makers could lose $2-5 million.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal to assemble gas purifiers at 2 more sintering machines

Zaporizhstal plans to have assembled gas-purifying equipment at its sintering machines #5 and 6 by October.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal steel output down in March 2016

In March Zaporizhstal produced 297.6 thousand tons of steel, down by 0.23% YoY, or by 0.7 thousand tons.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal starts sinter machine #4

On March 31, Zaporizhstal put its sintering machine #4 into operation after the gas equipment assembly.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal wants local market protected

Zaporizhstal believes the local market has to be protected from imported rolled metal.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal exports 10% to Russia

Zaporizhstal exports some 8-10% of its products to Russia, even though its revenues decreased because of the 5% imports duty.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output down

Zaporizhstal has been decreasing metal output because it cannot buy scrap on the local market.

Ukraine: Zaporizhstal output up in January-February 2016

In January-February Zaporizhstal produced 584.7 thousand tons of rolled metal, up by 3.7% YoY.