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Ukraine: Poland to increase coal imports
Wed, 28 Sep 2022 09:32:38 GMT
Poland expects to receive the first train with Ukrainian coal this week and intends to increase imports in the future. According to Michal Dworczyk, the prime minister's office head, the supply of coal from Ukraine to Poland is the act of solidarity of Kyiv with Warsaw, as Poland uses more coal in its energy

Kazakhstan: scrap export ban to be prolonged
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 09:05:54 GMT
The Committee of Industrial Development intends to prolong the prohibition of exporting ferrous and non-ferrous metals scrap and wastes from Kazakhstan. The corresponding order will be in the public discussion until October 5. The ban will be prolonged for 6 months. The ban was imposed on May 6. (Ukrainian

UK steel sector urges government to stop imports of Russia-origin ...
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
UK steel sector entities are pressing for tighter sanctions against imports of Russia-origin steel that may have been processed in third countries, according to participants at the first UK Steel Forum in London Sept. 22. The UK has sanctioned imports of both Russian finished steel and semis due to Russians invasion of Ukraine. There

Ukraine's Metinvest says studying construction of DRI-fed EAF ...
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
Ukrainian mining and steel company Metinvest is studying options for the construction somewhere in the EU of a plant to process the companys iron ore into direct reduced iron (DRI) and then convert it into steel, according to Metinvest CEO Yyriy Ryzhenkov, with Italy or Bulgaria seen as the likeliest options. Initially, Metinvest had

Kazakhstan: ban on export of coal by road imposed
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 09:36:46 GMT
A temporary ban has been imposed on the export of coal from Kazakhstan by road. The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the republic adopted the corresponding order. The decision was made in connection with the discovery of facts of export of solid fuel intended for the population, communal and social facilities from

Ukraine: only own coal to be counted on within 2 years
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 09:41:41 GMT
In the next two years Ukraine will have to count on its own coal manufacture only, despite the fact that following the Russian invasion a quarter of state mines has been occupied. The Minister of Energy German Galuschenko has noted the heroism of employees who despite constant enemy shelling continue working in mines and

Ukraine: occupied EMZ launches rolling mill-550
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 09:35:51 GMT
Yenakiyevo Iron and Steel Works, situated in the so-called Donetsk People's Republic, a terrorist organization created and supported by Russia, has launched a mill-550 in the rolling shop. The mill is used to roll shaped sections made of continuous-cast billet. According to the occupation authorities, the EMZ capacities are now fully used. This is

Ukraine: Metinvest pays for 2027 Eurobonds
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 09:47:11 GMT
Metinvest B.V. has confirmed the fulfillment of its debt obligations even under the martial law. Thus, on September 1, the group made the last payment on the Eurobonds with the maturity in 2027. In this the group benefits from considerable diversification of its assets both from the view of product portfolio (iron ore concentrate,

Ukraine: AMKR to suspend operation if ports remain blocked
Thu, 01 Sep 2022 09:46:11 GMT
If the blockade of the Ukrainian Black Sea ports is not lifted or global steel prices do not start growing, ArcelorMittal Kirviy Rih will have to completely shut down its operation. Speaking about 26 thousand employees, the company CEO Mauro Longobardo said that the support would not last forever. AMKR operates one blast furnace

UK suspends trade remedy measures on HRC from Ukraine for nine ...
Thu, 01 Sep 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The UK has decided to immediately suspend trade remedy measures on hot rolled flat and coil steel imports from Ukraine for nine months, meaning these will not face a higher trade remedy rate, the government said Aug. 31. The UKs Trade Remedies Authority had assessed whether the rate of around GBP50/mt ($58.18/mt) should be

Ukraine: Azovstal on fire
Wed, 31 Aug 2022 09:30:04 GMT
On August 30, the citizens of Mariupol saw smoke over Azovstal. It turned out that a fire broke out at the destroyed enterprise. The reason of the fire is yet unknown. In April-May, the Russian army was throwing dozens of 0.5-ton bombs on the enterprise territory each day. The area still has not been

UK to keep existing antidumping measures on cold-rolled flat ...
Wed, 31 Aug 2022 00:00:00 GMT
The UK government has approved the Trade Remedies Authoritys recommendation that existing antidumping measures on cold-rolled flat steel from Russia and China be kept for another five years, the government said Aug. 30. The TRAs recommendation that the existing measures should be kept to protect the UKs industry was initially made in March after

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