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Brazil’s government is considering ending a state monopoly on uranium mining, Dilma Rousseff, the chief of staff of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is quoted as saying in the O Globo newspaper Thursday.
Private companies have already shown interest to explore Brazilian uranium deposits, among the mining giant Cia. Vale do Rio Doce (RIO), or […]
May 9th, 2008 Tags: Brazil, Company, Energy, energy supply, Environment, finance, mining, Oil, oil exploration, Power, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Doce, Uranium, uranium mining
Against a backdrop of rising iron ore prices, Brazilian steel producers should maintain high profit margins relative to their global peers during 2008, according to Fitch Ratings. Brazilian steel companies enjoy important competitive advantages, including modern production facilities, close proximity to sources of iron ore and a highly concentrated domestic market, which limits competition based […]
March 15th, 2008 Tags: America, Arcelor, Brazil, Chicago, Christopher, Coal, Companhia Vale, Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Company, Earnings, Energy, Environment, Export, Exports, firewall, Fitch Ratings, IGHL, Iron Ore, iron ore mining, Japan, Latin America, Market, media relations, metal, Million Tons, Minas Gerais, mine, Mines, mining, Mobil, New York, Price, Prices, public site, Purchases, Resources, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Doce, steel, steel consumption, steel demand, steel industry, steel mill, steel mills, steel prices, steel producer, steel producers, steel production, steel products, Steelmakers, Sual, supply chain, Trade
Cia. Vale do Rio Doce, the world’s biggest iron-ore producer, plans to expand output of pellets in Malaysia and China to meet rising demand.
Capacity at a joint-venture plant at Zhuhai in China’s Guangdong province may increase by two million tonnes a year, Jose Carlos Martins, head of Vale’s iron-ore business, said yesterday at a […]
March 15th, 2008 Tags: Asia, Brazil, China, Company, Emerging, Iron Ore, iron-ore producer, Malaysia, Market, markets, Price, Purchases, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Doce
The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, also known as the Rio Summit, Earth Summit (or, in Portuguese, Eco ‘92) was a major conference held in Rio de Janeiro from June 3 to June 14, 1992.
178 governments participated, with 118 sending their heads of state or government.Some 2,400 representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) attended, […]
March 5th, 2008 Tags: Austin, Canada, Education, Energy, Environment, fuel, Gas, Gasoline, Inco, Japan, KYOTO, KYOTO protocol, Lima, local mining, local mining industry, mining, Nova, Ontario, Pollution Control, Reliance, Rio de Janeiro, Sudbury, Texas, transportation systems, United Nations, United States, Water
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March 5th, 2008 Tags: Bay, Brazil, Oil, oil rig, Rio de Janeiro, SUN
Mitsubishi Corp., Japan’s largest trading company, and Murchison Metals Ltd. agreed to jointly develop a A$3 billion ($2.5 billion) iron ore project in Australia amid soaring demand for the steelmaking ingredient.
The two companies want to build a port, railroad and develop the Jack Hills mine in Western Australia state, Tokyo- based Mitsubishi said in a […]
June 18th, 2007 Tags: Australia, bank, BHP, BHP Billiton, BHP Billiton Ltd., Billiton, Bloomberg, Center, Chairman, China, Company, Completion, Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse Group, Energy, Exchange, Export, Export-Import Bank of China, Infrastructure Asset, Intersuisse, Iron Ore, Japan, Korea, Market, Melbourne, metal, Midwest, Million Tons, mine, mining, Mitsubishi, Mitsubishi Corp., Perth, Posco, Price, Prices, Reading, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Doce, Rio Tinto, Rio Tinto Group, Shares, South Korea, steel, Steelmakers, Tokyo, Tokyo Stock Exchange, Trade, Western Australia
Rio de Janeiro-based CVRD (NYSE: RIO) is in talks with international steelmakers to bring new steel projects to Brazil, CFO FÃ¡bio Barbosa told analysts and investors in a presentation Thursday. Barbosa was speaking in SÃ£o Paulo during an event promoted by finance industry trade group Apimec.
CVRD has a 10% minority stake in the under-construction CSA steel […]
June 1st, 2007 Tags: Aluminum, America, Americas, Arcelor, Brazil, Company, Copper, CVRD, Energy, finance, Gas, Iron Ore, metal, mining, Natural Gas, Petrobras, Rio de Janeiro, steel, steel mill, steel producer, Steelmakers, ThyssenKrupp, Trade, trade group
Anglo American Plc, the world’s second-largest mining company, will pay $1.15 billion for 49 percent of the Brazilian iron-ore project MMX Minas-Rio, the first acquisition by Chief Executive Officer Cynthia Carroll.
Anglo will buy the stake from MMX Mineracao e Metalicos SA, controlled by Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista, and Centennial Asset Mining Fund LLC, the […]
April 23rd, 2007 Tags: Africa, America, Anglo America, Anglo American Plc, Bloomberg, Brazil, Carrol, China, Coal, Company, Copper, Credit Suisse, Credit Suisse Group, Export, fuel, Gold, gold mining, Iron Ore, Johannesburg, Kumba Resources, London, Market, metal, Million Tons, Minas Gerais, mine, Miner, Mines, mining, Mining Fund, pence, Price, Prices, Resources, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Doce, Shares, South Africa, telephone
Petroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil’s state-controlled oil company, plans to promote a South America- wide network of natural gas pipelines to reduce costs in the region and increase energy exports.
Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras is studying a plan that would begin by extending pipelines in the southern half of the continent, Ildo Sauer, the company’s gas chief, […]
April 16th, 2007 Tags: America, Argentina, biofuels, Bloomberg, Bolivia, Brazil, Caribbean, Chile, Company, Crude Oil, Eastern, Energy, Energy bill, energy bills, energy exports, energy prices, Environment, Europe, Export, Exports, fuel, Gas, gas field, gas fields, gas pipeline, Hugo Chavez, Latin America, Natural Gas, natural gas pipeline, natural gas pipelines, North America, Oil, oil exports, Paraguay, Peru, Petrobras, Petroleum, petroleum product, petroleum products, Pipeline, pipeline network, Price, Prices, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Uruguay, Venezuela
ISHPEMING â€” Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. announced Monday that it has completed a transaction to acquire a 30-percent interest in the Amapa Mine in Brazil.
The mine, which is expected to have about 6.5 million tons of iron ore concentrate, includes a 119-mile railway connecting the mine location to an existing port facility and 71 hectares of real […]
March 6th, 2007 Tags: America, bank, Brazil, Cleveland, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Company, finance, Iron Ore, Ishpeming, Latin America, Million Tons, mine, mining, Mining Fund, real estate, Rio de Janeiro, services, Shares
The National Iranian Drilling Company (NIDC), in collaboration with foreign firms, has started the drilling of four exploratory wells in the Persian Gulf, an official with the NIDC said, MNA reported.
Hedayatollah Khademi told the Mehr News Agency that the NIDC has started the drilling operations at the Persian Gulf in cooperation with Brazil?s Petrobars […]
February 18th, 2007 Tags: Argentina, Brazil, China, Company, Gas, Gulf, Labor, Mehr, Mehr News, National Iranian Oil Company, Offshore Drilling, Oil, Oil and Gas, oil producer, oil products, Petrobras, Reno, Rio de Janeiro, Spain, technology, The National Iranian Drilling Company, Water
Bolivian President Evo Morales said Friday he will move ahead with plans to nationalize the country’s mining sector following last year’s move to take over its oil and natural gas industries.
Morales, speaking to reporters at a summit of presidents of the Mercosur trade bloc in Rio de Janeiro, said his government was studying carefully details […]
January 19th, 2007 Tags: ATM, Bolivia, Energy, energy industry, Evo Morales, Gas, mining, Natural Gas, Oil, PYR, Rio de Janeiro, Trade