Ukrainian steel majors boost output in 9 mths
(adds information for Azovstal, Enakiyive Steel)
KYIV. Oct 4 (Interfax) - Most of Ukraine's biggest steel mills boosted finished roll production in January-September.
ArcelorMittal Kryviy Rih (formerly Kryvorizhstal), the country's biggest steel mill, said it raised finished roll production tentatively 23.3% year-on-year to 3.973 million tonnes.
Azovstal increased roll output 31.8% year-on-year to 3.844 million tonnes, and the Ilich works from Mariupol raised it 24.1% to 2.778 million tonnes.
Zaporizhstal edged roll output up 2.3% to 2.092 million tonnes, the Alchevsk Iron & Steel Works, a member of the Industrial Union of Donbass (IUD) group, cut roll output 19.5% year-on-year to 2.06 million tonnes, and IUD's Dzerzhinsky Metallurgical Combine (DMK) cut it 23.9% to 1.882 million tonnes.
Ukrainian iron and steel industry production in Jan-Sept 2010 by company:
|Company||9 mths 2010, tonnes||% change y-o-y (+/-)||Sept 2010, tonnes|
|ARCELORMITTAL KRIVIY RIH|
|ALCHEVSK IRON & STEEL WORKS|
|DZERZHINSKY IRON & STEEL WORKS (DMK)|
|ILICH IRON & STEEL WORKS, MARIUPOL (MMK)|
|ENAKIYIVE STEEL (EMZ)|
|MAKIYIVKA METALLURGICAL PLANT (MMZ) *|
|PETROVSKY METALLURGICAL PLANT OF DNIPROPETROVSK (DMZ)|
|DONETSK METALLURGICAL PLANT (DMZ)|
|DONETSK ELECTROMETALLURGICAL PLANT (DEMZ) (former ISTIL)|
* Company has not produced crude steel or pig iron this year
Ukraine's steel industry boosted finished roll output 10% year-on-year in January-September to 21.544 million tonnes, the Dnipropetrovsk-based Metallurgprom association has said.
Crude steel production jumped 11% to 24.105 million tonnes and pig iron grew 8% to 20.293 million tonnes.