Second Ukraine mill halts billet production, shipments on rail blockades

Ukrainian steelmaker Industrial Union of Donbass (ISD) has suspended production of billet at its Dneprovskiy Dzerzhinsky Metallurgical Plant (DMKD), Metal Bulletin has learnt.

Shipments of the product from the unit have also been suspended, similarly blamed on the disruptions to raw materials supplies caused by illegal railway blockades in the east of the country.

DMKD thus becomes the second Ukrainian mill to halt billet production due to the supply problems, which arose in late January after a...


Vlada Novokreshchenova

April 04, 2017

17:17 GMT