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Final trading week of August, but some big news still to come ...
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:31:00 GMT
In a production update published on July 19, BHP Billiton said it was on target to meet its full-year guidance after reporting an 8% rise in its fourth quarter iron ore output ... Additional information on the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil will also ...
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Brazil's Usiminas to raise flat steel prices by 13% in September
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:42:00 GMT
Brazilian flat steel producer Usiminas will raise its prices to the countrys domestic distribution sector by 13.10% from the start of next month, it said on Friday August 18. The upswing will be valid for the companys entire flat steel portfolio ...
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Scunthorpe's British Steel goes global after stretching network ...
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:10:00 GMT
British Steel is a well-known name in this part of the world and is synonymous with quality, service and innovation. Alongside our American office, we also have sales agents operating in Brazil and Mexico, ensuring that we expand our reach to offer ...
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Earnings at Votorantim Siderurgia decline 27% in Q2
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:48:00 GMT
Earnings at Brazil-based long steel producer Votorantim Siderurgia fell by 27% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017. The companys adjusted earnings before interests, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (Ebitda) came to 49 million Reais ($15.37 ...
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Global Structural Steel Pipe Market Size 2017 Industry Trend ...
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:15:00 GMT
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Explosion kills two at Gerdau steel plant in Brazil
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:26:00 GMT
SAO PAULO Reuters - An explosion at a Brazilian steel plant operated by Gerdau SA killed two people on Tuesday, according to the company and the local metalworkers union. The blast occurred at a coke oven at Gerdau's plant in the center-south state of ...
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Steel importers skirting anti-dumping duty, say domestic firms
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:11:00 GMT
In May this year, the Finance Ministry had imposed retrospective anti-dumping duties on some steel products from Brazil, Russia, China, Korea, Japan and Indonesia. An official statement had said the duty will be effective for five years from August 8 ...
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Reports of Iron Ore Price Demise Greatly Exaggerated
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:49:00 GMT
Some have come off a low base, like Russia and Brazil, that have been in severe recessions and ... Iron ore in particular has been both physically and speculatively supported by robust steel production and the fear among buyers that environmental controls ...
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Samarco Executives Homicide Charges Suspended in Brazil Spill
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:02:00 GMT
A Brazilian judge suspended and could potentially dismiss homicide charges against 21 officials of Samarco mining company, Vale SA and BHP Billiton Ltd., in connection with the rupture of an iron-ore tailings dam two years ago that killed 19 people.....more
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Market Analysis of the Global Galvanized Steel Wire Industry ...
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 02:59:00 GMT
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Increased mining royalties, new mining agency a boost to Brazils ...
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:43:00 GMT
Changes include iron-ore royalties to reflect prices ... with clearer and more efficient regulations, the research firm stated. Following the 2015 Samarco dam burst, BMI highlighted tightening environmental regulation in Brazil as a key implication ...
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Brazil's CSN to raise flat steel prices by 12.75% in late August
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:58:00 GMT
Brazilian steelmaker CSN will raise its prices for flat steel products for the domestic market by 12.75% on August 25, amid rising global prices. The upswing will be applied not only to the distribution sector, but also to industrial clients and the car ...
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High Speed Steel (HSS) Metal Cutting Tools Market to Rear Excessive ...
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 02:20:00 GMT
The Global High Speed Steel Metal Cutting Tools market has been witnessing a ... Developing countries such as Russia, Brazil, India, China and South Africa are witnessing huge investment in high performance and high quality machines. Increase in ...
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Thyssenkrupp profit slips on Brazil mill sale
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 23:26:00 GMT
BERLIN--German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp AG (TKA.XE) on Thursday reported that net profit fell in the third quarter of fiscal 2017, due in part to the sale of a Brazilian steel mill. The company said it posted a net profit attributable to ...
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Genco Shipping & Trading's (GNK) CEO John Wobensmith on Q2 ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:00:00 GMT
And Samarco -- sorry, S11D as you pointed out is slowly ramping ... But before the financial crisis, the EU was a big importer of iron ore and coal and whatnot, and even in one of your slides you mention how they're still the number two in terms of regions ...
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The Rage Monster: Yancoal minorities move to block funding of ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Having spent five years squeezing productivity dollars and cents out of BHP's iron ore business, Wilson was left without a ... prosecutors named him among a cohort of BHP, Vale and Samarco managers to be charged with qualified homicide as a result ...
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CBH Group taps former BHP executive Jimmy Wilson for CEO role
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:16:00 GMT
The South African-born Mr Wilson was the most senior BHP representative on the board of BHPs Samarco iron ore joint venture with Vale in Brazil, where a November 2015 tailings burst killed 19 people and caused widespread environmental damage.
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CBH Group new chief executive is former BHP executive Jimmy Wilson
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 07:09:00 GMT
Most recently he headed BHPs iron ore division, managing one of the largest and most integrated resource assets in the world, comprising mines, rail and ports. Mr Wilson was one of 21 people charged with qualified homicide in Brazil over the Samarco ...
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Ex-BHP iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson appointed CBH Group CEO
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:01:00 GMT
Mr Wilson was a BHP veteran until last year, when he left the miner as part of a management restructure after poor group financial results and the Samarco disaster in Brazil. Mr Wilson, who is credited with significantly improving BHP's iron ore output ...
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Iron ore, steel are again hot commodities as Chinese output curbs ...
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:21:00 GMT
The surge has pumped up global prices while draining China's steel exports, benefiting mills from Europe to the US and Asia. A gauge of producers is at its highest in six years and the big iron ore miners, Rio, BHP and Brazil's Vale, also enjoying the ...
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