Brazilian company Mariana Vale announced on Thursday (September 30th) that the suspension of operations near the Xingu Dam in the Valiana Mariana Iron Ore Complex has been partially lifted and will allow the related railway to resume operations. This issue will be resolved to resume the supply of iron ore in the coming months
Prices in the United States for domestically produced hollow structural sections increased this past week while market participants digested a late flurry of price hikes by three producers.
Imports of steelmaking raw materials into the United States fell by 14.56% month on month in April, primarily due to reduced inflows of direct-reduced iron (DRI) over the period, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau.
The Brazilian branch of Luxembourg-based steelmaker ArcelorMittal has scheduled the restart of primary steel production at its Barra Mansa site for the second half of 2021, the company said on Wednesday May 26.With 19 million Reais ($3.6 million) in investments for a revamp, ArcelorMittal will resume activities with one of the two electric arc furnaces in the plant. The company first cut output at Barra Mansa in February 2019.
Prices for cold-rolled and hot-dipped galvanized coil in the United States again jumped to all-time highs this past week, with market participants continuing to cite the lack of spot supply as the main driver behind the surge.
The price of imported flat steel in South America continued to rise for almost a quarter, as Chinese materials were at high levels in March 2021 and April 2021 due to domestic market strength.
Iron ore prices rose in both futures and offshore markets on November 11th.
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