The blockades have disrupted deliveries of raw materials to the Yenakiieve Iron & Steel Works (Yenakiieve Steel) in Donetsk, which makes billet, rebar, beam, channel and sections. The Yenakiieve Steel facility also includes the Makiivka wire rod unit.
“Yenakiieve Steel has completed preparations for temporary mothballing,” Metinvest said.
Production at Makiivka will be halted on February 25, according to the company.
A militant pro-government faction blocked a number of points on the...