SteelOrbis: mining Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-04-16T19:46:55Z SteelOrbis 2014-04-16T19:46:55Z en Fortescue sees record iron ore shipments in March quarter 2014-04-16T12:39:57Z 2014-04-16T12:39:57Z Fortescue has announced that its iron ore shipments in the third quarter ending March 31 of the financial year 2013-14 totaled 31.5 million mt. 2014-04-16T12:39:57Z Walter Energy to idle Canadian coal mines 2014-04-16T11:16:40Z 2014-04-16T11:16:40Z Walter Energy, has announced that it will begin idling its Canadian operations, including the Wolverine and Brazion coal mines in British Columbia. 2014-04-16T11:16:40Z BHP Billiton lifts iron ore guidance for full financial year 2014-04-16T08:48:24Z 2014-04-16T08:48:24Z BHP Billiton has lifted its iron ore production guidance for the financial year 2013-14 by five million mt to 217 million mt. 2014-04-16T08:48:24Z Vale secures US$2.8 billion in state funding to expand Carajas mine 2014-04-15T22:04:25Z 2014-04-15T22:04:25Z Vale SA announced Tuesday that it has secured 6.2 billion reais (US$2.8 billion) in funding from Brazil’s state development bank. 2014-04-15T22:04:25Z Severstal subsidiary Vorkutaugol to commission 11 new coal faces in 2014 2014-04-15T13:55:35Z 2014-04-15T13:55:35Z Russian steel producer Severstal’s mining subsidiary Vorkutaugol will commission 11 new coal faces across all five of its mines in 2014. 2014-04-15T13:55:35Z Raspadskaya’s coal output down 18% in Q1 2014-04-15T13:50:40Z 2014-04-15T13:50:40Z In Q1 this year, the raw coal output of Russia-based Raspadskaya Coal Company (Raspadskaya) declined by 18 percent year on year to 1.857 million mt. 2014-04-15T13:50:40Z Poland’s JSW to acquire Knurów-Szczygłowice coal mine 2014-04-15T12:26:00Z 2014-04-15T12:26:00Z JSW has announced that it signed a preliminary agreement on Friday, April 10 with Kompania Węglowa for the purchase of Knurów-Szczygłowice coal mine. 2014-04-15T12:26:00Z Rio Tinto posts record first quarter iron ore production 2014-04-15T08:54:35Z 2014-04-15T08:54:35Z In the first quarter of the current year Rio Tinto's global iron ore production increased by eight percent year on year to 66.4 million mt. 2014-04-15T08:54:35Z Metinvest to launch new longwall face at mine n.a. Barakov in July 2014-04-14T14:56:56Z 2014-04-14T14:56:56Z Ukraine-based Metinvest’s subsidiary Krasnodonugol has prepared the northern longwall face No. 17 at mine n.a. Barakov for operations. 2014-04-14T14:56:56Z S. Africa's iron ore output up 7.9 percent in February 2014-04-11T10:40:19Z 2014-04-11T10:40:19Z In February this year South African iron ore production rose 7.9 percent year on year. 2014-04-11T10:40:19Z Vedanta Resources awaits Supreme Court order to resume mining in Goa 2014-04-10T13:44:03Z 2014-04-10T13:44:03Z In the January-March period Vedanta Resources it produced 1.5 million mt of iron ore, after resuming mining operations in Karnataka. 2014-04-10T13:44:03Z Hebei Steel Mining’s iron ore concentrate output up 12.78% in Jan-Mar 2014-04-10T07:48:42Z 2014-04-10T07:48:42Z China-based Hebei Steel Mining produced 2.078 million mt of iron ore concentrate in the first quarter this year, up 12.78 percent year on year. 2014-04-10T07:48:42Z NMDC registers highest-ever iron ore output and sales in FY 2013-14 2014-04-09T12:09:22Z 2014-04-09T12:09:22Z NMDC has announced that in the financial year 2013-14 ending March 31 it produced 30.18 million mt of iron ore. 2014-04-09T12:09:22Z Ferrexpo’s iron ore pellet output up 10.4 percent in Q1 2014-04-08T11:41:19Z 2014-04-08T11:41:19Z Ferrexpo has announced that in the first quarter its overall iron ore pellet production increased by 10.4 percent year on year to 2.81 million mt. 2014-04-08T11:41:19Z Coal exports from Australia's Newcastle port continue to increase 2014-04-08T08:07:21Z 2014-04-08T08:07:21Z In the week ended April 7, coal shipments from the Port of Newcastle in Queensland, the coal producing state of Australia, totaled 2.90 million mt. 2014-04-08T08:07:21Z Manganese ore exports via Port Hedland up 38.54% in March 2014-04-07T14:58:42Z 2014-04-07T14:58:42Z In March this year, manganese ore shipments from Australia's Port Hedland totaled 183,000 metric tons, up 38.54 percent year on year. 2014-04-07T14:58:42Z Canada-based Reliance Resources to acquire American Iron 2014-04-07T14:51:37Z 2014-04-07T14:51:37Z Toronto-based Reliance Resources Limited will acquire US-based company American Iron Corp., an iron ore-focused exploration and development company 2014-04-07T14:51:37Z Coal producers in Shanxi see losses of RMB 4.02 billion in Jan-Feb 2014-04-04T09:25:09Z 2014-04-04T09:25:09Z Coal producers in Shanxi, China’s biggest coal-producing province, incurred an overall loss of RMB 4.02 billion in January-February this year. 2014-04-04T09:25:09Z Russian coal production up slightly in Jan-Mar 2014-04-03T14:11:19Z 2014-04-03T14:11:19Z In the January-March period of the current year, coal production in Russia went up by 0.4 percent year on year to 85.85 million mt. 2014-04-03T14:11:19Z Evraz UGOK’s iron ore concentrate output up 5.7% in Jan-Mar 2014-04-03T14:08:21Z 2014-04-03T14:08:21Z In the January-March period of this year, Evraz UGOK’s iron ore concentrate production increased by 5.7 percent year on year to 2.736 million mt. 2014-04-03T14:08:21Z Iron ore shipments commence from Goa 2014-04-03T13:05:41Z 2014-04-03T13:05:41Z iron ore handling has commenced at Mormugao Port in the Indian state of Goa, following the easing of the ban by India’s Supreme Court. 2014-04-03T13:05:41Z Vale’s iron ore exports up 3.29 percent in February 2014-04-03T12:07:54Z 2014-04-03T12:07:54Z In February this year, Brazilian miner Vale’s iron ore export volume totaled 20.03 million mt, increasing by 3.29 percent year on year. 2014-04-03T12:07:54Z NWR extends MoU with Czech government on Paskov mine closure 2014-04-02T12:18:52Z 2014-04-02T12:18:52Z NWR's wholly-owned subsidiary OKD has signed an extension of the memorandum of understanding with the Czech government. 2014-04-02T12:18:52Z BHP focuses on cutting costs and maximizing productivity in coal 2014-04-02T09:23:33Z 2014-04-02T09:23:33Z President of BHP Billiton’s global coal business, has emphasized the importance of reducing costs and maximizing productivity to stay profitable. 2014-04-02T09:23:33Z Coal exports from PWCS down 8.81 percent in Mar from Feb 2014-04-01T14:47:30Z 2014-04-01T14:47:30Z Coal exports from the Port Waratah Coal Services terminals totaled 8.97 million mt in March this year, decreasing by 8.81% compared to February. 2014-04-01T14:47:30Z Coal exports from Australia's Newcastle port continue to increase 2014-04-01T08:53:07Z 2014-04-01T08:53:07Z In the week ended March 31, coal shipments from the Port of Newcastle in Australia, totaled 2.84 million mt. 2014-04-01T08:53:07Z Evraz starts pre-commissioning for coal dust injection at ZSMK 2014-03-31T15:02:37Z 2014-03-31T15:02:37Z Evraz Group S.A. has stated that pre-commissioning has started at the construction site of the coal dust injection utility. 2014-03-31T15:02:37Z Metalloinvest completes refinancing deal 2014-03-31T15:00:05Z 2014-03-31T15:00:05Z Metalloinvest has announced the completion of the deal announced on March 19 for a pre-export finance facility . 2014-03-31T15:00:05Z Fortescue officially opens Kings Valley iron ore mine 2014-03-28T14:00:32Z 2014-03-28T14:00:32Z Fortescue has announced that it has officially opened its 40 million mt per year Kings Valley iron ore mine in its Solomon Hub in the Pilbara region. 2014-03-28T14:00:32Z Beacon Hill Resources issues updates on coking coal mine expansion 2014-03-28T10:01:47Z 2014-03-28T10:01:47Z Australian coking coal producer Beacon Hill Resources has announced its interim results for 2013. 2014-03-28T10:01:47Z