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Brazil regulator investigates dispute between CSN, shareholder
Mon, 21 May 2018 05:59:00 GMT
SAO PAULO, May 21 Reuters - Brazils CVM securities regulator has opened an administrative ... was secretly serving the interests of notorious (CSN) opponent Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp , adding that CSN executives acted lawfully.
https://www.reuters.com/article/siderurgica-naci-lawsuit/brazil-regulator-investigates-dispute-between-csn-shareholder-idUSL2N1SS0DV%3ffeedType%3dRSS&c=2180638935759723509&mkt=en-gb


Liberty Steel Georgetown continues preparations for restart
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Liberty Steel USA preparations for the restart of Georgetown wire mill, South Carolina, will reach another milestone this week (21st May) with the arrival of new general manager, Revansidha Rohit Gulve, who is joining the operation from Gerdau Steel in Beaumont, Texas.
http://www.libertyhousegroup.com/news/liberty-steel-georgetown-continues-preparations-for-restart/


Acero calls to the governments of the region to face the... Submenu ...
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Alacero - Santiago, Chile, May 21, 2018. The world steel industry is in a process of structural change unprecedented in its history and Latin American producer companies are being affected.
http://www.alacero.org/en/page/prensa/noticias/alacero-calls-to-the-governments-of-the-region-to-face-the-structural-changes


Steel company looks like artist's palette from high in the sky
Fri, 18 May 2018 16:01:00 GMT
Crude steel production reaches 7.18 million tons annually here ... To insure that each source of iron ore, which comes from countries such as Australia or Brazil, is of high quality and to evenly balance out the finished product, it is necessary to ...
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201805180047.html&c=14911761370419016567&mkt=en-gb


Turkey to respond to US over steel, aluminum tariffs: Economy ...
Fri, 18 May 2018 08:52:00 GMT
The White House also said it had reached a deal with South Korea over steel imports. Other deals were reached with Argentina, Australia and Brazil, with details to come once the agreements are finalized.
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-to-respond-to-us-over-steel-aluminum-tariffs-economy-ministry-sources-132000&c=17328396759761355978&mkt=en-gb


Steel Dynamics to acquire CSN Heartland flat-rolled operations
Fri, 18 May 2018 06:57:00 GMT
Steel Dynamics Inc., headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Companhia Siderurgica Nacional LLC ... In addition, the company produces liquid pig iron and processes and sells ferrous ...
http://www.recyclingtoday.com/article/steel-dynamics-acquires-csn-heartland-midwest/&c=11904758685659583970&mkt=en-gb


New report examines the iron ore fines market
Thu, 17 May 2018 03:00:00 GMT
Vendors mentioned as Metso, Vale, Arya Group, Gulf Industrial Investment, National Iranian Steel, Australasian Resources, Baotou Iron & Steel, Stemcor Holdings, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, LKAB, Kemira Iron Ore Fines Market Leading vendors (Key Players ...
https://www.whatech.com/market-research/industrial/469748-new-report-examines-the-iron-ore-fines-market&c=442459948034842890&mkt=en-gb


BHP Billiton to be sued by investors over dam collapse that caused ...
Wed, 16 May 2018 19:26:00 GMT
When the Fundo dam broke in 2015, waste from an iron ore mine operated by Samarco, a joint venture between BHP and its partner Vale, devastated the local area in Minas Gerais state. A red wave of clay, sand and water polluted miles of river, killing ...
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/bhp-billiton-samarcoi-dam-collapse-legal-action-brazil-environmental-disaster-a8354126.html&c=2596041344298136498&mkt=en-gb


BHP faces class action over Brazil mine disaster
Wed, 16 May 2018 07:16:00 GMT
Samarco Mineracao, a joint venture between BHP and Brazilian group Vale, operated the Germano iron ore mine in southeastern Brazil. In Brazils worst environmental disaster, the mines tailings dam collapsed in November 2015, releasing tens of millions ...
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/mining-energy/bhp-faces-class-action-over-brazil-mine-disaster/news-story/f6c596d66e0ebf404816f9b94d7283b0&c=18056060892955530408&mkt=en-gb


Terry McCrann: Myer cant slice its way to success
Wed, 16 May 2018 04:10:00 GMT
BHP Chairman Ken MacKenzie. Picture: James Croucher Also not explained or indeed even noted was that BHP had absolutely no operational involvement in Samarco. That was done by its partner, Brazils giant Vale iron ore group for obvious reasons ...
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/terry-mccrann/terry-mccrann-myer-cant-slice-its-way-to-success/news-story/0fb11a28ee899692a166150511b38c8c&c=8773566447628126257&mkt=en-gb


How Trumps Steel Tariffs Against China Can Impact the UK and ...
Tue, 15 May 2018 09:03:00 GMT
With the surprise announcement by President Trump to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum, many countries have been scrambling to deal with the potential ramifications. Trump has since exempted the European Union, as well as Argentina, Australia ...
https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/economics/how-trumps-steel-tariffs-against-china-can-impact-the-uk-and-eu/15/05/&c=9588066490393790188&mkt=en-gb


Japan's JFE: No major impact from U.S. duties on steel, but fears ...
Tue, 15 May 2018 02:10:00 GMT
according to the Japan Iron and Steel Federation. Some semi-finished products from Japan may have been replaced by the products from the countries exempted from the U.S. duties, such as Brazil, Hayashida said. But we continue to receive orders for ...
https://in.reuters.com/article/jfe-holdings-strategy/japans-jfe-no-major-impact-from-u-s-duties-on-steel-but-fears-of-trump-risk-idINKCN1IG0QJ&c=16063962740449715024&mkt=en-gb


Action plan to tackle US steel and aluminium tariffs Solidarity
Mon, 14 May 2018 08:41:00 GMT
According to Solidaritys Deputy General Secretary for the Metal and Engineering Industry Marius Croucamp, the 25% import tariff on steel and the 10% tariff on aluminium came into effect on 23 March 2018. Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Brazil ...
http://www.politicsweb.co.za/politics/action-plan-to-tackle-us-steel-and-aluminium-tarif&c=12784456757574230516&mkt=en-gb


Bolivia Exported 45,000 Tons of Iron to Paraguay, Argentina
Fri, 11 May 2018 12:08:00 GMT
La Paz, May 11 (Prensa Latina) Between January and April of this year, Bolivia exported 45,000 tons of iron to Paraguay and Argentina, today reported the director of the Siderurgica del Mutun (ESM), Antonio Tudela. Tudela said that the company's goal is to ...
http://www.plenglish.com/index.php%3fo%3drn%26id%3d28125%26SEO%3dbolivia-exported-45000-tons-of-iron-to-paraguay-argentina&c=14194322415217162779&mkt=en-gb


China's iron ore, steel rise on hopes of higher demand
Fri, 11 May 2018 01:22:00 GMT
Chinese steel demand continues to beat expectations ... It expected prices to push back towards $69 per tonne over the next few months. * A prolonged mine outage in Brazil and falling exports from India and Sierra Leone will also cut supplies, it said.
https://in.reuters.com/article/asia-ironore/chinas-iron-ore-steel-rise-on-hopes-of-higher-demand-idINL3N1SI1NX&c=1401109809923949089&mkt=en-gb


Brazil Steel Boss Finally Commits to Asset Sales in Debt Fight
Thu, 10 May 2018 20:23:00 GMT
It may not be the first time investors have heard Brazilian steelmaker CSN is on the verge of selling assets, but Chief Executive Officer Benjamin Steinbruch says before now he hadnt given his guarantee. For the first time, I promised investors to ...
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-05-10/csn-ceo-for-first-time-guarantees-deleveraging-via-asset-sales&c=15075619143386125866&mkt=en-gb


Stronger Than Steel And Cheaper
Thu, 10 May 2018 13:12:00 GMT
Argentina faces a credit crisis; the strengthening of the USD could cause a trouble in Brazil and Trump's American first policies will hurt US steel importers and International exporters. Ternium remains deeply undervalued, even with the several apparent ...
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4172552-stronger-steel-cheaper&c=4531893181506061832&mkt=en-gb


Jindal Steels iron ore pellet sales fall
Thu, 10 May 2018 01:26:00 GMT
Exports drove the increase, as China turned to India to meet a shortfall in pellet supplies after an accident shut down Brazilian mining company Vale's Samarco iron ore mine in November 2015. A fall in China's domestic pellet feed concentrate output ...
http://www.argusmedia.com/news/article/%3fid%3d1677657&c=10666529567691486318&mkt=en-gb


Press Release: Gerdau launches additional $67 million capital ...
Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Gerdau Special Steel North America, a leading special bar quality (SBQ) producer, launched a second phase of capital investment at its Monroe mill, Michigan. Gerdau is investing the additional $67 million to expand and modernize the rolling mill in Monroe as part of an ongoing capital investment program. This round of investment will include installation of new top-of-the-line equipment and major upgrades of existing rolling mill facilities.
http://steelnet.org/press-release-gerdau-launches-additional-67-million-capital-investment-for-monroe-michigan/


New report: Bearing steel market trends and forecast 2018 - 2023
Wed, 09 May 2018 10:49:00 GMT
Bearing steel is one kind of special steel with features of high ... India and Southeast Asia), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Columbia,.), Middle East and Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa). Enquire for the Research copy ...
https://www.whatech.com/market-research/materials-chemicals/467321-new-report-bearing-steel-market-trends-and-forecast-2018-2023&c=14469087187934829458&mkt=en-gb


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