Scrap metal

The average price per ton of sold secondary scrap metal was UAH 5.01 thousand

Ukrzaliznytsia (UZ) successfully sold 30.07 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 146.46 million. Initially, the railway operator planned to sell 37.3 thousand tons of raw materials for UAH 150.76 million. The average price per ton of sold secondary scrap metal was UAH 5.01 thousand. This is evidenced by the relevant information of the electronic trading system Prozorro.Sale.

In total, 54 lots of scrap were published, for which 34 auctions were successfully held. UZ failed to sell 7.22 thousand tons of scrap worth more than UAH 25 million due to insufficient number of participants in the auctions.

Lots that UZ managed to sell at auctions on March 7, 2023

The lot numberWeight, tCost, UAHBuyer
718Б1302.058 268 040Ekovtorresurs LLC
763Б1188.96 027 598Metinvest-Resources LLC
762Б1262.75 934 784Ukrmet-Invest LLC
717Б1215.65 800 001Dniprostal LLC
730Б6505 655 650Ukrbrukht LLC
732Б1216.15 605 157Dniprostal LLC
734Б1216.15 605 157Dniprostal LLC
733Б1216.15 234 540.47Metinvest-Resources LLC
716Б972.65 154 923.1Dniprostal LLC
731Б12005 147 004Metinvest-Resources LLC


Among the scrap sold are types 322, 4, 500, 506, 501, 1, 3. These are rails, wagon frames, wire, wagon axles, wheels and other scrap. Metinvest-Resources and Dniprostal MZ purchased the most raw materials – 14.01 thousand tons for UAH 61.7 million and 10.8 thousand tons for UAH 54.01 million, respectively.

From the beginning of 2023, UZ successfully implemented 39.98 thousand tons of ferrous metal scrap worth UAH 188.17 million.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in 2022, Ukrzaliznytsia successfully implemented 113.04 thousand scrap ferrous metals with a total value of UAH 669.98 million. This is 43.8% and 55.4% less, respectively, compared to 2021.

Among the main buyers of raw materials were:

  • Metinvest-Resources – 37 lots (33.28 thousand tons for UAH 178.1 million);
  • Dniprostal – 36 lots (30.34 thousand tons for UAH 155.66 million);
  • Ferolit – 16 lots (12.3 thousand tons for UAH 95.19 million).

In general, the railway year the operator planned to implement 170 thousand tons of scrap metal. The state company also intended to dismantle 13,000 wagons, the weight of which is partially included in the above figure.