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The sale of all scrap lots could bring the railway operator more than 217 million hryvnias

Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) successfully conducted 19 auctions for the sale of scrap metal with a total weight of 15,500 tons, earning UAH 87.6 million from the transactions. At the same time, the railway operator planned to sell 67 lots of scrap – 46.9 thousand tons for more than UAH 217 million. This is evidenced by the information on the relevant auctions in the system ProZorro.Sales.

48 out of 67 planned auctions did not take place due to insufficient number of participants. UZ failed to sell 31.3 thousand tons of scrap worth UAH 141.1 million. The average price per ton of scrap metal in successful auctions was UAH 5.67 thousand.

Successfully sold UZ scrap lots at auctions on August 2-5, 2022

The sold types 510, 4, 3 are represented among the secondary raw materials. These are worn railway wheels, rails, tires, frames, parts of railcars.

Three companies won all the auctions – Ferolit, Vtormetalgroup and Alliancemetprom. The first of them bought 6 lots of scrap for 26.6 million UAH, the second – 7.04 million UAH, the third – 53.9 million UAH.

As GMK Center reported earlier, from the beginning of 2022 UZ sold 64.7 thousand tons of scrap metal for UAH 436.2 million. In general, a railway operator for a year planned to sell 170 thousand tons of scrap. The state-owned company also planned to dismantle 13,000 railcars, the weight of which is partially included in 170 thousand.

In 2021, Ukrzaliznytsia sold 201.2 thousand tons of scrap ferrous metals with a total value of UAH 1.503 billion. This is 38.8% more in monetary terms and 2.6 times more than in kind compared to 2020.

During the year, UZ managed to hold 84 auctions out of 210 published. Among the main buyers of raw materials are:

  • Dniprostal – 28 lots (82.2 thousand tons for UAH 631.4 million);
  • Metinvest-Resources – 26 lots (80.8 thousand tons for UAH 592.2 million);
  • Ferolit – 16 lots (13.8 thousand tons for 112.2 million UAH).