SteelOrbis: mining Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-11-23T14:28:51Z SteelOrbis 2014-11-23T14:28:51Z en Cliffs mulls closure of Canadian iron ore mine amid falling prices 2014-11-19T13:21:12Z 2014-11-19T13:21:12Z Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is considering the closure of its Bloom Lake iron ore mine in Canada amid falling iron ore prices. 2014-11-19T13:21:12Z Vale's iron ore exports up 8.3 percent in January-October 2014-11-19T12:46:06Z 2014-11-19T12:46:06Z In the first 10 months of the current year, Vale's iron ore exports increased by 8.3 percent year on year. 2014-11-19T12:46:06Z China's annual coal consumption not to exceed 4.2 billion mt by 2020 2014-11-19T10:32:49Z 2014-11-19T10:32:49Z According to Chinese state-owned media, the State Council of China has issued its Energy Development Strategy Action Plan for the 2014-2020 period. 2014-11-19T10:32:49Z Rio Tinto and Sinosteel to hold talks on Channar iron ore JV extension 2014-11-17T14:52:16Z 2014-11-17T14:52:16Z Rio Tinto has announced its intention to advance discussions on a second extension for the Channar iron ore mining JV with Sinosteel. 2014-11-17T14:52:16Z China's coal export duty may be adjusted downwards 2014-11-14T15:44:15Z 2014-11-14T15:44:15Z China's coal export duty will likely be adjusted from 10 percent to three percent, according to Chinese media sources. 2014-11-14T15:44:15Z Ukraine's coking coal imports down 13 percent in January-October 2014-11-13T14:33:30Z 2014-11-13T14:33:30Z In the January-October period of this year, Ukraine's coking coal and coal concentrate imports totaled 8.2 million mt, down 13 percent year on year. 2014-11-13T14:33:30Z China's fixed asset investments up 15.9 percent in January-October 2014-11-13T10:26:13Z 2014-11-13T10:26:13Z In January-October this year, total fixed asset investments (excluding rural households) in China reached RMB 40.6161 trillion, up 15.9% year on year. 2014-11-13T10:26:13Z Iron ore inventory rises slightly at Chinese ports 2014-11-11T13:35:19Z 2014-11-11T13:35:19Z As of November 10, inventory of iron ore at 33 major Chinese ports amounted to 104.63 million mt, up 1.15 percent week on week. 2014-11-11T13:35:19Z Gerdau may scale down iron ore mine expansion plans 2014-11-10T19:20:38Z 2014-11-10T19:20:38Z 2014-11-10T19:20:38Z Fortescue ships 14.4 million mt of iron ore in October 2014-11-10T13:35:35Z 2014-11-10T13:35:35Z Fortescue continued its outstanding operational performance shipping 14.4 million mt of iron ore for October. 2014-11-10T13:35:35Z Coal exports from PWCS down 9.4 percent in October from September 2014-11-07T14:49:40Z 2014-11-07T14:49:40Z Coal exports from the PWCS terminals totaled nine million mt in October this year, decreasing by 9.4 percent compared to September. 2014-11-07T14:49:40Z Russian coal production almost stable in January-October 2014-11-05T15:16:49Z 2014-11-05T15:16:49Z In the January-October period of the current year, coal production in Russia decreased by 0.03 percent year on year to 287.3 million mt. 2014-11-05T15:16:49Z Evraz UGOK's iron ore concentrate output up 3.2% in Jan-Oct 2014-11-05T15:13:23Z 2014-11-05T15:13:23Z In the January-October period of this year, Evraz UGOK's iron ore concentrate production increased by 3.2 percent to 9.296 million mt. 2014-11-05T15:13:23Z Iron ore exported by Anglo from Brazil should garner decent margins 2014-11-04T22:58:19Z 2014-11-04T22:58:19Z 2014-11-04T22:58:19Z NWR raises coking coal prices for Q4 2014-11-04T15:51:20Z 2014-11-04T15:51:20Z NWR has set the average agreed price of coking coal for delivery in the fourth quarter of this year at €85/mt, up four percent q-o-q. 2014-11-04T15:51:20Z Iron ore inventory rises slightly at Chinese ports 2014-11-04T13:42:08Z 2014-11-04T13:42:08Z As of November 3, inventory of iron ore at 33 major Chinese ports amounted to 103.44 million mt, up 1.44 percent week on week. 2014-11-04T13:42:08Z Gerdau to increase iron ore output by 116 percent at Varzea do Lopes mine 2014-10-30T22:26:10Z 2014-10-30T22:26:10Z 2014-10-30T22:26:10Z Severstal subsidiary Vorkutaugol commissions two new coal faces 2014-10-27T15:20:48Z 2014-10-27T15:20:48Z Vorkutaugol has commissioned two new faces at the Troynoy and Chetvertiy seams at the Komsomolskaya mine. 2014-10-27T15:20:48Z Turkey's iron ore imports up 78.6 percent in August over July 2014-10-27T10:20:30Z 2014-10-27T10:20:30Z In August this year, Turkey's iron ore imports totaled 951,741 metric tons, increasing by 78.6 percent compared to July. 2014-10-27T10:20:30Z Anglo American ships first iron ore from Minas-Rio project 2014-10-27T10:13:24Z 2014-10-27T10:13:24Z Anglo American's first cargo of more than 80,000 mt of iron ore from its Minas-Rio iron ore project in Brazil is currently en route to China. 2014-10-27T10:13:24Z Vale achieves record quarterly iron ore output in Q3 2014-10-24T11:08:46Z 2014-10-24T11:08:46Z In Q3 Vale reported iron ore production of 85.7 million mt, up 3.1 percent y-o-y, achieving the highest output for a single quarter in its history. 2014-10-24T11:08:46Z Metalloinvest and Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port sign letter of intent 2014-10-23T13:53:05Z 2014-10-23T13:53:05Z Metalloinvest has signed a letter of intent with NCSP according to which they plan to organise the shipment of iron ore and pig iron for export. 2014-10-23T13:53:05Z Ukraine’s iron ore production down slightly in January-September 2014-10-23T13:49:49Z 2014-10-23T13:49:49Z In the January- September period of this year, Ukraine's production of iron ore declined by one percent year on year to 61.93 million mt. 2014-10-23T13:49:49Z Atlas Iron raises full year iron ore production guidance 2014-10-23T11:49:00Z 2014-10-23T11:49:00Z Atlas Iron shipped 3.1 million wet metric tons of iron ore in the September quarter, remaining unchanged compared to the previous quarter. 2014-10-23T11:49:00Z BHP Billiton continues to see increase in iron ore output 2014-10-22T12:45:31Z 2014-10-22T12:45:31Z In September quarter, BHP Billiton produced 62 million mt of iron ore from its Western Australian operations, up 15 percent year on year. 2014-10-22T12:45:31Z Kuzbassrazrezugol increases coal shipments in Jan-Sept 2014-10-22T12:02:29Z 2014-10-22T12:02:29Z In the first nine months this year, Russian coal mining company Kuzbassrazrezugol produced 32.58 million mt of coal, up 1.7 percent year on year 2014-10-22T12:02:29Z Raspadskaya’s coal output down four percent in Q3 from Q2 2014-10-16T14:10:58Z 2014-10-16T14:10:58Z In the third quarter this year Raspadskaya's raw coal production volume decreased by four percent quarter on quarter to 2.459 million mt. 2014-10-16T14:10:58Z S. Africa's iron ore output down 8.5% in August from July 2014-10-16T12:08:09Z 2014-10-16T12:08:09Z In August this year the seasonally adjusted index of iron ore mining production in South Africa decreased by 8.5 percent as compared to July. 2014-10-16T12:08:09Z Fortescue posts record iron ore shipments for September quarter 2014-10-16T12:00:34Z 2014-10-16T12:00:34Z Fortescue has announced that its iron ore shipments in the September quarter totaled a record of 41.5 million mt. 2014-10-16T12:00:34Z Manganese ore exports via Port Hedland down 25 percent in September 2014-10-15T13:52:52Z 2014-10-15T13:52:52Z In September this year, manganese ore shipments from Australia's Port Hedland totaled 172,691 metric tons, down 24.94 percent year on year. 2014-10-15T13:52:52Z