Two investment projects of Nika-Tera port were recognized by the prestigious sector rating
Nika-Tera terminal (SSP Nika-Tera LLC is a part of Group DF) was recognized by the National Maritime Rating of Ukraine in two categories at once. The port was honored with a New terminal memorial sign (for construction of a silo-type grain elevator with capacity 170,000 tons) and a Golden Berth award (for putting into commercial operation two berths with the total length of 551 meters).
Mezhyrichensk Mining and Concentration Complex doubled ilmenite production in 2014
In 2014, Mezhyrichensk Mining and Concentration Complex (Mezhyrichensk MCC LLC), a part of Group DF, almost doubled production of ilmenite concentrate. The plant produced 145,000 tons of ilmenite concentrate (contains 42% of Тi2O) in 2014, while in 2013 the same figure amounted to 73,600 tons.
Administration and workforce of ZTMC signed collective labour agreement for 2015
Administration of Zaporizhzhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine LLC, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, signed a new collective labour agreement with workforce for 2015. The document comprises detailed plans for operational indicators of the plant for 2015, remuneration policy as well as components of the benefits package for employees of the combine.
Crimea Titan has changed its name to Ukrainian Chemical Products
Group DF informs that Crimea Titan has changed its name to Ukrainian Chemical Products. Today the company is a Ukrainian legal entity, registered in Kyiv. The word "Crimea" in previous name was misleading company's partners.
Severodonetsk Azot Association resumed potassium nitrate production
Cherkasy Azot increased production volume by 2,8% in 2014
In 2014, OSTCHEM invested almost UAH 150 million in the development of Cherkasy Azot. It allowed the plant to increase production volume as well as save energy resources significantly. The enterprise sold products for UAH 6 billion (UAH 1.1 billion more than in 2013). The plant purposefully worked to provide Ukrainian agricultural producers with fertilizers: 71% of products were sold for Ukrainian agribusiness, 28.9% – for export. The volume of products increased by 2.8% as compared to last year.
Group DF consolidated 100% of the shares in ‘INTER Channel’
GDF MEDIA LIMITED company and INTER MEDIA GROUP LIMITED company (controlled by GDF MEDIA LIMITED) bought out the minority stakes in ‘INTER Channel’ PJSC. The relevant changes were registered in Ukraine’s state registration authorities.
ZTMC increased production of higher processing stage products – titanium ingots in 2014
Zaporizhzhia Titanium and Magnesium Combine LLC, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, during 2014, increased production of the higher processing stage products – titanium ingots to 207 tons (3 times more than in the previous year).
Crimea Titan retained production volume of its core product – titanium dioxide in 2014
Crimea TITAN, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, managed to retain titanium dioxide production at last year’s level. In 2014, Crimea TITAN, a part of Group DF’s titanium business, produced 101 000 tons of titanium dioxide and 532 343 tons of sulphuric acid.
Nika-Tera terminal increased volume of handled cargo by 21,2% in 2014
Significant investments, implementation of the state-of-the-art solutions and technologies for port management, improvement of service quality and new service approach allowed Nika-Tera terminal to increase considerably production capacity and transhipment volume. Volume of handled cargo increased to 4.5 million tons for 2014.