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UN: Better protections needed from mine water disasters
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:40:00 GMT
The iron-ore mine accident in Samarco, Brazil, for example, released some 40 million cubic meters of waste that polluted hundreds of miles of rivers and streams. The UNEP recommended governments and mining companies adopt a zero-failure goal for ...
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Increase in Steel Production to Boost the Global Niobium Market ...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:13:00 GMT
The HSLA steel segment accounted for close to 90% of the market share in 2016. According to Ajay Adikhari, a lead analyst at Technavio for metals and minerals research, The global production of mineral concentrates of niobium is concentrated in Brazil ...
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Elliott Management tight-lipped on BHP investment changes
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 07:07:00 GMT
Vale and Samarco, including BHP's former iron ore boss and now chief executive of grain exporter CBH, Jimmy Wilson. Those criminal charges are now able to proceed after a Brazilian court ruled that evidence collected by phone-tapping Samarco executives was ...
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Direct reduction, blast furnace iron ore pellet contract premiums ...
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 05:54:00 GMT
Iron ore contract pellet premiums are moving toward settlement ... DR-grade pellet scarcity since the Samarco operation was idled in late 2015 had led to greater usage of BF pellets at DRI plants. There is no certainty on a resumption timescale at Samarco ...
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US Steel Imports Declined by More Than One-Tenth in September
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 21:30:00 GMT
SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): According to AIIS press release, the US steel imports declined by more than one-tenth from August to September, falling to 3.05 million net tons. The August decline was driven by a 38.7 percent drop in imports from Brazil to ...
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Brazils vulnerability is a big opportunity for Chinese investors
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:45:00 GMT
In a second phase, around 2014, investments diversified into manufacturing and other industries focused on Brazils domestic market, with China looking for an outlet for excess industrial capacity in the steel, automotives and other industries at home.
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Report explores the Global steel rebar market expected to grow ...
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 04:35:00 GMT
Steel rebar, commonly known as reinforcing steel or reinforcement ... Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and Brazil among others. In 2017, Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the market.
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Safety-first as new CBH boss settles in
Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:55:00 GMT
The former BHP Billiton iron ore boss took the reins from former CBH CEO Andy Crane ... homicide after 19 people died following a dam collapse in 2015 at Brazils Samarco mine. The mine is a joint venture owned by BHP and Brazilian mining company Vale.
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ArcelorMittal Upbeat on Steel Outlook Following Strong Quarter
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:59:00 GMT
ArcelorMittal said it shipped more steel in all its major regions, except Europe. Brazil proved the highlight of the quarter, with steel shipments up 12.1%, enabling Ebitda to remain steady despite pressure on margins, while a 4.3% increase in shipments in ...
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Steel and granite art causes public outcry
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:12:00 GMT
Public discourse has lashed out at the carved granite and twisted steel as being visually opposite of a celebration ... The Cambrian Black granite was quarried in Quebec, while the Brazil Red stone hails from Thunder Bay. Much closer to home, the Aqua ...
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Growth opportunities ahead for Latin American steel industry: ...
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:05:00 GMT
According to Baptista, flat steel consumption in Brazil relies on the automotive activity, while long steel is based on the construction sector. And most of the main steel-consuming companies were involved in the corruption investigation Lava Jato ...
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Brazil delays antidumping probe decision for Russian, Chinese ...
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Brazil's Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Thursday postponed until January a decision on the application or non-application of antidumping duties on imports of Chinese and Russian hot-rolled coil steel. According to the ministry, it ...
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Brazil steelmaker Gerdau holds 2017 investment target
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:56:00 GMT
Reuters - reported that Brazilian steelmaker Gerdau SA still aims to invest around BRL 1.3 billion (USD 400 million) this year, Chief Executive Mr Andr Gerdau Johannpeter said on Wednesday, suggesting a surge in fourth-quarter capital spending.....more
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Global High Strength Steel Market Size 2017 Industry Trend and ...
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:52:00 GMT
The High Strength Steel market analysis is provided for the international ... We also offer xxx America/Latin America/South America/AMER/EMEA/Africa etc Countries ...
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Alacero-58: Leaders of industry and government inaugurate the ...
Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Alacero - Cancun, Mexico, November 07th, 2017. This morning, at the Paradisus Cancun hotel, it was held the opening ceremony of the 58th version of the Latin American Steel Conference, the event that gather the most outstanding leaders of the steel value chain in Latin America and the...
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COLUMN-China's iron ore appetite stays voracious even as steel ...
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 22:25:00 GMT
It would seem logical that if steel mills are forced to cut production in order to ... Imports from the top three suppliers to China, namely Australia, Brazil and South Africa, totalled 80.4 million tonnes in October, up from 78.5 million in September.
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'No lessons learned' from Samarco dam burst
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:26:00 GMT
The Brazilian government has not learned any lessons from the collapse of iron ore pellet-maker Samarco's Fundo tailings dam in Minas Gerais state two years ago, according to a prosecutor. What we can say, after two years, is that there has been no ...
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LatAm currencies rebound from losses as commodities rise
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 07:52:00 GMT
Shares of Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras also rose, while miner Vale SA and steelmakers Usinas Siderrgicas de Minas Gerais SA and Cia Siderrgica Nacional SA tracked iron ore prices higher. Brazil's benchmark Bovespa stock index rose 0 ...
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Church of England sets new bar for mining industry in wake of ...
Sun, 05 Nov 2017 17:59:00 GMT
The dam belonged to an iron ore mine run by Samarco, a joint venture between FTSE 100-listed BHP Billiton, and Vale of Brazil. The industry needs to pay far greater attention to the safety of tailings dams, which pose very significant risks ...
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STEEL WEEK IN BRIEF: Iron ore prices below $60/t, scrap prices ...
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 19:47:00 GMT
Also this week, the US Commerce Department has again delayed preliminary rulings in circumvention cases targeting cold-rolled and coated flat-rolled steel from Vietnam, while Peru launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of rebar from Brazil and ...
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