SteelOrbis: South America Accurate steel prices, latest steel news, massive database of steel companies, comprehensive coverage of steel markets, and online steel trading. 2014-10-01T08:20:10Z SteelOrbis 2014-10-01T08:20:10Z en Brazilian HRC export prices maintain neutral trend 2014-09-30T22:49:05Z 2014-09-30T22:49:05Z 2014-09-30T22:49:05Z Latin America's finished steel usage exceeds 40 million mt in Jan-July 2014-09-30T12:40:59Z 2014-09-30T12:40:59Z In the January-July period of this year apparent finished steel use in Latin America and the Caribbean totaled 40.5 million mt, up 1% year on year. 2014-09-30T12:40:59Z Vale expects China to increase its iron ore imports 2014-09-29T18:31:11Z 2014-09-29T18:31:11Z 2014-09-29T18:31:11Z Inda downgrades forecast for 2014 Brazilian steel sales 2014-09-29T18:29:20Z 2014-09-29T18:29:20Z 2014-09-29T18:29:20Z China to help fund El Mutún iron ore project in Bolivia 2014-09-25T22:03:57Z 2014-09-25T22:03:57Z 2014-09-25T22:03:57Z Colombia imposes preliminary AD duties on Chinese steel wire 2014-09-25T21:58:19Z 2014-09-25T21:58:19Z 2014-09-25T21:58:19Z Slab export prices show resilience in Brazil 2014-09-25T21:56:48Z 2014-09-25T21:56:48Z 2014-09-25T21:56:48Z Ternium Siderar commissions new slab caster 2014-09-25T14:14:55Z 2014-09-25T14:14:55Z Argentina-based Ternium Siderar has commissioned the two-strand continuous slab caster, supplied by SMS Siemag, at the San Nicolás location. 2014-09-25T14:14:55Z Ferrous Resources to expand Viga iron ore project 2014-09-25T08:47:07Z 2014-09-25T08:47:07Z Ferrous Resources wiill expand its Viga iron ore project in Brazil to 15 million mt per year for US$1.28 billion. 2014-09-25T08:47:07Z Vale's iron ore exports up 10 percent in January-August 2014-09-24T09:28:32Z 2014-09-24T09:28:32Z In the first eight months of the current year, Vale's iron ore exports increased by 10.03 percent year on year to 178.46 million metric tons. 2014-09-24T09:28:32Z Prices of foundry pig iron show stability in Brazil 2014-09-23T22:51:59Z 2014-09-23T22:51:59Z 2014-09-23T22:51:59Z Brazilian CRC import prices drop slightly 2014-09-22T22:03:54Z 2014-09-22T22:03:54Z 2014-09-22T22:03:54Z Lower prices and alternative suppliers boost Brazilian HRC imports 2014-09-21T21:27:40Z 2014-09-21T21:27:40Z 2014-09-21T21:27:40Z Argentina's crude steel output down 2.4 percent in August 2014-09-19T14:17:46Z 2014-09-19T14:17:46Z In August this year the country's crude steel production decreased by 2.4 percent year on year, amounting to 467,400 metric tons. 2014-09-19T14:17:46Z Steady prices for Brazilian exports of niobium ferroalloys 2014-09-18T22:57:38Z 2014-09-18T22:57:38Z 2014-09-18T22:57:38Z Tenaris officially opens OCTG threading unit in Ecuador 2014-09-18T13:26:30Z 2014-09-18T13:26:30Z Tenaris S.A. has announced that it officially opened its new oil country tubular goods (OCTG) threading mill in Ecuador on Tuesday, September 16. 2014-09-18T13:26:30Z Brazilian domestic plate prices to remain stable after monthly drop 2014-09-18T08:35:01Z 2014-09-18T08:35:01Z 2014-09-18T08:35:01Z Vale to benefit from tax credit measure 2014-09-17T22:51:05Z 2014-09-17T22:51:05Z 2014-09-17T22:51:05Z Vale could soon unload iron ore at Chinese ports 2014-09-17T22:49:12Z 2014-09-17T22:49:12Z 2014-09-17T22:49:12Z Brazilian steel exports up 2.1 percent in January-August 2014-09-17T14:53:59Z 2014-09-17T14:53:59Z In the first eight months of this year Brazil's exports of steel products increased by 2.1 percent year on year to 5.6 million metric tons. 2014-09-17T14:53:59Z CSN increases price for tinplate exports 2014-09-15T21:15:20Z 2014-09-15T21:15:20Z 2014-09-15T21:15:20Z Brazilian import and domestic rebar prices fall 2014-09-15T21:12:30Z 2014-09-15T21:12:30Z 2014-09-15T21:12:30Z Brazil’s transportation ministry approves Vale’s railway plan 2014-09-14T22:36:31Z 2014-09-14T22:36:31Z 2014-09-14T22:36:31Z Vale to divest oil and gas assets to focus on iron ore 2014-09-14T22:34:16Z 2014-09-14T22:34:16Z 2014-09-14T22:34:16Z Low iron ore prices complicate Brazilian producers’ expansion plans 2014-09-12T17:58:17Z 2014-09-12T17:58:17Z 2014-09-12T17:58:17Z Brazilian wire rod export prices stay firm despite tonnage drops 2014-09-12T17:55:59Z 2014-09-12T17:55:59Z 2014-09-12T17:55:59Z Vale inks cooperation agreement with COSCO 2014-09-12T13:10:29Z 2014-09-12T13:10:29Z Brazilian miner Vale has announced that it has signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation in iron ore shipping with China-based COSCO. 2014-09-12T13:10:29Z Latin America's finished steel imports from China rise further in July 2014-09-10T14:34:43Z 2014-09-10T14:34:43Z In July this year, Latin America's finished steel imports from China totaled 705,024 metric tons, up nine percent month on month. 2014-09-10T14:34:43Z Brazil's iron ore exports down 9.4% in August from July 2014-09-10T14:18:24Z 2014-09-10T14:18:24Z Brazil's iron ore export volume amounted to 28.26 million mt in August this year, decreasing by 9.37 percent compared to July. 2014-09-10T14:18:24Z Vale awards ABB $103 million contract in bid to expand capacity 2014-09-09T22:55:13Z 2014-09-09T22:55:13Z 2014-09-09T22:55:13Z