French steel tube maker Vallourec has partially resumed operations at its Pau Branco iron ore mine in Brazil, almost four months after halting the unit because of a dam spill, it said on Wednesday May 4
Brazil-based iron ore producer Vale and Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to seek decarbonization solutions for the industry, the Brazilian company said on Tuesday April 26
Tight availability of metal and firm demand continued to drive aluminium premiums higher in the week to Tuesday April 19, with the duty-unpaid premium in Rotterdam reaching a new high, while the US Midwest premium held steady at its highest ever.
Brazil, a country that already emits less greenhouse gases (GHG) per tonne of crude steel produced than the global average, seeks in charcoal and natural gas a way to take short-term steps on its lengthy decarbonization road, but its legacy integrated steelmaking capacity could be a hurdle
The union at Escondida and BHP, the Chilean copper mine’s majority shareholder and operator, have agreed to extend wage negotiations until Friday August 13, so a deal can be signed and a strike averted.
Brazilian aluminium association Abal has appointed a woman as executive president for the first time, with Janaina Donas taking over the role previously held by Milton Rego after a seven-month recruitment process, the group said on Thursday August 5.
Brazilian iron ore and flat steel producer Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN) has secured funding for the expansion of its Casa de Pedra mine at Congonhas in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais, the company said on Wednesday May 12.
Brazilian flat steel producers are poised to raise domestic prices by 10-18% in May, due to rising global steel and raw materials values, along with resilient local demand, market participants told Fastmarkets this week.
Peruvian copper and zinc production fell year on year in January, partially erasing the recovery seen in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to data published by the ministry of energy and mines, Minem, on Thursday March 11.