Arquivos da tag: Julián Eguren


Usiminas closes 2013 with net profit of R$ 17 million and reverses negative result from 2012

 Volume of sales in the domestic market grew by 7% and was the highest since 2008, EBITDA increased 159% Usiminas – leader in the domestic flat steel market – recorded a net income of R$ 17 million in 2013, reversing a loss of R$ 598 million in 2012. The result was due to the growth […]


Usiminas president will assume the vice-presidency of the Council Board of the Steel Brasil Institute in January

In a press conference held this Wednesday, 27/11, in Rio de Janeiro, were announced the new president and vice president of the Council Board of Steel Brasil Institute. Starting in January 2014, Benjamin Mario Baptista Filho, CEO of ArcelorMittal Brazil and current Vice President of the Council Board of Aço Brasil will take office as […]


Usiminas records net profit of R$ 115 million in 3Q13

Company moves forward in the process of continuous improvement; EBITDA and sales to the domestic market are the largest of the last three and five years, respectively  Usiminas – leader in the domestic market of flat steel – registered a net profit of R$115 million in 3Q13. EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) […]


Cubatão Plant in the spotlight of World Steel Association

The Hot Strip Mill of Cubatão Plant was the main character of the visit of representatives of steelmaking companies, associations linked to the sector and journalists of several nationalities, who participated in the 47th Annual Conference of World Steel Association, held between 7 and 9 October, in São Paulo. The visit to Usiminas was one […]


Fiemg opens Dialogs project with president of Usiminas

Challenges, opportunities and competitiveness in the national and international steelmaking sector were some of the themes discussed during the first edition of “Dialogs”.  The meeting, organized by Regional Fiemg  – Vale do Aço, with institutional support of Usiminas, was held on Thursday, 10, with community leaders, businessmen from industrial sectors, trade and services, politicians, military […]


New emergency center and more intensive care beds for the Steel Valley community

Expansion and modernization of Márcio Cunha Hospital strengthen São Francisco Xavier Foundation’s commitment to the region’s social development São Francisco Xavier Foundation (FSFX) completed the first stage of the expansion and modernization project of Márcio Cunha Hospital (MCH) in Ipatinga (MG) on April 25. The investments amounted to R$ 28.5 million and included a new […]


In its 50th anniversary, Usiminas celebrates past achievements while keeping an eye on the future

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its start-up, Usiminas promoted the ceremony “50 +” in Ipatinga on October 26, which translates the spirit of innovation and development that has characterized its history and the challenges it still has to cope with. The event was attended by authorities like the Governor of Minas Gerais […]


Partnership with Usiminas sets up Senai’s biggest unit in Minas Gerais

Usiminas and FIEMG System entered into an agreement to set up Senai’s biggest unit of Minas Gerais in both floor area and training capabilities in Ipatinga. The company will assign to Senai under a free loan agreement (comodato according to the Brazilian legislation) its Professional Development Center (PDC) at Ipatinga steelworks. According to the scope […]


Usiminas CEO participates in the 23rd Brazilian Steel Congress and addresses the company’s outlook

Usiminas CEO Julián Eguren reiterated his confidence on Usiminas’ recovery and told about the actions that have been taken with an aim to reestablish the company’s competitiveness. On Wednesday, June 27, Julián participated in the 23rd Brazilian Steel Congress in São Paulo. “The company has been engaged in a strong internal work, looking for more […]


23rd Brazilian Steel Congress addresses challenging scenario

Fostering the domestic market growth, fighting the causes for excess steel imports and enhancing the competitiveness. “This is the mantra of the steel industry”, summarized Marco Polo de Mello Lopes, chairman of the Brazil Steel Institute. He was one of the participants in the 23rd Brazilian Steel Congress, which gathered together representatives from the industry […]