Black Jack: the story of a new iron ore deposit in Ukraine

Of how Canadian Black Iron was looking for partners and money for its new project in Kryvyi Rih

Украина в январе-сентябре снизила выручку от экспорта металла на 17,3%(с) shutterstock
Ukraine’s revenue from exports of metals fell by 17.3% in January–September
In September, Ukrainian steelmaking companies exported ferrous metals worth $591 million
Ferrexpo в январе-сентябре увеличила выпуск окатышей на 3% (c) Ferrexpo
Ferrexpo ramped up pellet production by 3% in January–September
Conversely, production in Q3 shrank
Украина в январе-августе сократила выпуск ферросплавов на 21% (c) shutterstock.com
Ukraine reduced ferroalloys production by 21% in January–August
On the other hand, production of manganese concentrate increased
«Метинвест» в июле увеличил выручку на 7,4% (c) metinvestholding.com
Metinvest increased revenue by 7.4% in July
Revenue of the steel segment amounted to $700 million
Рада зарегистрировала законопроект о разрешениях на промышленные выбросы (c) shutterstock.com
The Ukrainian Parliament registered a draft law on industrial emissions all...
The document provides for the introduction of an industrial pollution control system
Объем выполненных строительных работ в августе вырос на 8,3% (с) shutterstock
Construction output grew by 8.3% in August
The share of new construction in the total construction output amounted to 39.8%

Export ths. tons
Iron ore 39902
Pig iron 2580
Steel semis 7121
Flats 4899
Longs 2572
Seamless pipes 440
Welded pipes 159
Ferroalloys 834
Import ths. tons
Coke 877
Pre-painted steel 314
HDGC 126
Tin plate 92
CRC 99
Rebar 243
Wire rod 60
Shaped products 103
Apparent consumption ths. tons
Rebar 955
Wire rod 410
Shaped products 387
Pre-painted steel 335
HDGC 326
CRC 412
Seamless pipes 115
Welded pipes 595
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