ISD plate, slab mill in Ukraine idled due to railway blockade

Ukraine’s Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD) has suspended production at its plate and slab mill, as well as its coking coal plant, due to a blockade on the regional railway, the company said on Thursday February 16.

The blockade has disrupted deliveries of raw materials to ISD’s Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant, as well as the Alchevsk Coking Plant in Ukraine’s eastern Luhansk region.

“We officially confirm that, starting from today, Alchevsk will completely stop production of pig iron, crude and rolled steel and metallurgical coke,”...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

February 17, 2017

17:28 GMT