SteelOrbis: South America Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-04-19T12:39:25Z SteelOrbis 2014-04-19T12:39:25Z en Colombian ferronickel exports up 46.3% in February 2014-04-16T14:13:02Z 2014-04-16T14:13:02Z In February this year, the country's ferronickel exports amounted to 10,516 mt, rising by 46.3 percent year on year. 2014-04-16T14:13:02Z Vale completes stake sale in its logistics division 2014-04-16T14:08:39Z 2014-04-16T14:08:39Z Vale has announced that it has concluded the transaction announced in September 2013, transferring 20 percent of its logistics division. 2014-04-16T14:08:39Z 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 Brazil sets provisional antidumping duty for Chinese seamless pipes 2014-04-15T12:33:45Z 2014-04-15T12:33:45Z The Brazilian industry and foreign trade ministry has announced that it has imposed provisional antidumping duty on Chinese seamless steel pipes. 2014-04-15T12:33:45Z Brazil's basic metal output up 2.8 percent in Feb over Jan 2014-04-11T13:42:56Z 2014-04-11T13:42:56Z In February of the current year, Brazil's basic metal output increased by 2.8 percent compared to January. 2014-04-11T13:42:56Z CSN’s share acquisition in Usiminas approved with limitations 2014-04-10T09:20:13Z 2014-04-10T09:20:13Z Brazil’s antitrust agency Cade has announced that it has approved the acquisition of shares in Usiminas by CSN. 2014-04-10T09:20:13Z Turkish billet deal to Ecuador 2014-04-10T07:15:03Z 2014-04-10T07:15:03Z According to market sources, a Turkish producer sold 20,000-25,000 mt of billet to Ecuador in previous weeks. 2014-04-10T07:15:03Z Praxair starts up new plant for Peru’s largest long steel producer 2014-04-09T21:49:20Z 2014-04-09T21:49:20Z Praxair, Inc. announced Wednesday the start-up of a new 270 tons per day air separation plant in Pisco, located in the central region of Peru. 2014-04-09T21:49:20Z Brazil's motor vehicle output down 8.4 percent in Jan-Mar 2014-04-07T10:58:25Z 2014-04-07T10:58:25Z In the first three months of this year, Brazil's motor vehicle output decreased by 8.4 percent year on year to 789,855 units. 2014-04-07T10:58:25Z 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 ArcelorMittal Brasil reports net profit for 2013 2014-03-31T10:49:16Z 2014-03-31T10:49:16Z ArcelorMittal Brasil, Brazilian subsidiary of global steelmaker ArcelorMittal, has announced its financial results for 2013. 2014-03-31T10:49:16Z Vale's iron ore exports up 16.16 percent in January 2014-03-27T12:08:16Z 2014-03-27T12:08:16Z In January this year, Brazilian miner Vale's iron ore export volume totaled 21.03 million mt, increasing by 16.16 percent year on year. 2014-03-27T12:08:16Z Latin America's finished steel consumption down 2% in January 2014-03-24T13:48:23Z 2014-03-24T13:48:23Z In January this year apparent finished steel use in Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 5.5 million mt, down two percent year on year. 2014-03-24T13:48:23Z Colombian iron and steel exports down 24.1% in January 2014-03-21T15:05:44Z 2014-03-21T15:05:44Z In January of the current year, Colombian iron and steel exports amounted to 19,585 mt, falling 24.1 percent year on year. 2014-03-21T15:05:44Z Argentina's crude steel output up 21.3 percent in Jan-Feb 2014-03-21T13:24:26Z 2014-03-21T13:24:26Z In the first two months of this year, Argentina's crude steel output increased by 21.3 percent to 777,400 metric tons. 2014-03-21T13:24:26Z Brazilian steel exports down 23 percent in February 2014-03-20T16:04:27Z 2014-03-20T16:04:27Z Brazil's exports of steel products in February amounted to 627,600 metric tons, falling by 23 percent year on year. 2014-03-20T16:04:27Z Alacero: Latin American finished steel usage to rise by 3.4% in 2014 2014-03-18T15:27:12Z 2014-03-18T15:27:12Z Alacero stated that Latin America's finished steel consumption is expected to reach 64.1 million metric tons in 2014, up 3.4 percent compared to 2013. 2014-03-18T15:27:12Z Vale on brink of losing $1 billion investment in Guinea iron ore mine 2014-03-13T20:58:49Z 2014-03-13T20:58:49Z 2014-03-13T20:58:49Z ArcelorMittal invests in automotive steel production in Brazil 2014-03-13T13:27:01Z 2014-03-13T13:27:01Z ArcelorMittal is investing around $15 million in the production of advanced high strength steel at its Vega do Sul flat steel rolling mill in Brazil. 2014-03-13T13:27:01Z Brazil's basic metal output down 3.1 percent in Jan 2014-03-12T15:24:04Z 2014-03-12T15:24:04Z In January of the current year, Brazil's basic metal output increased by 2.8 percent month on month and decreased by 3.1 percent year on year. 2014-03-12T15:24:04Z Brazil's motor vehicle output down 2.7 percent in Jan-Feb 2014-03-12T15:21:58Z 2014-03-12T15:21:58Z In the first two months of this year, Brazil's motor vehicle output decreased by 2.7 percent year on year to 518,638 units. 2014-03-12T15:21:58Z Brazil's iron ore exports down 8.4% in Feb from Jan 2014-03-12T15:11:27Z 2014-03-12T15:11:27Z In February this year, Brazil's iron ore export volume amounted to 22.63 million mt, decreasing by 8.40 percent compared to January. 2014-03-12T15:11:27Z Condor Blanco proceeds with funding for coking coal project purchase 2014-03-07T14:39:38Z 2014-03-07T14:39:38Z Australia-based miner Condor Blanco Mines Limited has announced that it is proceeding with the €10 million funding for its mining projects. 2014-03-07T14:39:38Z Vale's iron ore exports up 1.12 percent in 2013 2014-03-07T10:22:36Z 2014-03-07T10:22:36Z In the whole of last year, Vale's iron ore exports increased by 1.12 percent year on year to 269.09 million metric tons. 2014-03-07T10:22:36Z Vale and Qatar Steel sign iron ore pellet supply contract 2014-03-05T23:44:35Z 2014-03-05T23:44:35Z Qatar Steel announced Wednesday that it signed an iron ore pellets supply contract with Brazilian mining giant Vale. 2014-03-05T23:44:35Z China's finished steel exports to Latin America up 17 percent in 2013 2014-03-04T15:43:23Z 2014-03-04T15:43:23Z In 2013 China's finished steel exports to Latin America increased by 17 percent year on year to 5.3 million metric tons. 2014-03-04T15:43:23Z Brazil’s CSN returns to profit in 2013 2014-03-03T10:06:33Z 2014-03-03T10:06:33Z Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year of 2013. 2014-03-03T10:06:33Z Colombia's iron and steel exports down 19.8 percent in 2013 2014-02-28T16:01:46Z 2014-02-28T16:01:46Z In 2013, Colombia's iron and steel export volume totaled 260,592 mt, down 19.8 percent year on year. 2014-02-28T16:01:46Z Vale posts significant decline in net profit for 2013 2014-02-27T14:59:44Z 2014-02-27T14:59:44Z In Q4, Vale reported a net loss of $6.45 billion, as a result of an income tax settlement with the Brazilian government. 2014-02-27T14:59:44Z Vale to launch Malaysian iron ore storage and distribution center next month 2014-02-26T23:45:43Z 2014-02-26T23:45:43Z 2014-02-26T23:45:43Z