Usiminas posted net income of R$ 108 million in 1T17

Adjusted EBITDA in the first quarter of the year, of R$ 533 million, reached best result for the last eleven quarters  After 11 quarters, Usiminas returned to net income and posted a positive result of R$ 108 million in 1Q17, compared to a net loss of R$ 195 million in the previous quarter. In the […]


DNIT authorizes the use of the steel aggregate in federal highways

An alternative for reducing costs in road construction, the material is environmentally friendly and has quality and safety guaranteed  The National Department of Transport Infrastructure (DNIT) has issued a National Technical Specification which establishes technical conditions for the supply of steel aggregate, known as “Açobrita” (Gravel-Steel), to be used on federal highways. The material, originated […]


Metal structure reduces construction time in “Lagoinha” Complex

Usiminas Mecânica supplies structures for the construction of the new East Viaduct Lane in the central region of Belo Horizonte Usiminas Mecânica started the last stage of the supply of metal structures for the duplication of the access loop of the East Viaduct, part of “Lagoinha” Complex, in Belo Horizonte. The differential of the project, […]


World Water Day: Usiminas already recirculates more than 95% of the water it uses

Usiminas has set the example by rationally using the water resources required for its production process. The result is that the average freshwater recirculation index at the Ipatinga and Cubatão plants reached 95.6%. The increase in recirculation is a consequence of investments, over time, in recirculation units. “At Usiminas, and especially in Steelmaking industry, which […]


New Interns arrive at Usiminas

Putting into practice the knowledge acquired in the classroom and taking the first steps in the professional career are some of the main goals highlighted by the new interns at Usiminas companies. After a period of integration, the group, made up of 170 college undergraduates and technical-professional course students, is already part of the teams […]


Usiminas “Xerimbabo” Project has been expanded in 2017

Through activities offered by “Instituto Cultural Usiminas” the environmental education project will have its programming extended this year. Usiminas “Xerimbabo” Project, a reference in Steel Valley environmental education, will have good news in 2017. The programming will be more diversified and extended throughout the year, through a partnership with “Instituto Cultural Usiminas” and its area […]


Usiminas operating profit in 4Q16 hits best result in the last eleven quarters

The Company accounted some extraordinary non-recurring effects, which generated a net accounting loss in the period Usiminas recorded an operating profit¹ of R$ 223.4 million in 4Q16, reversing an operating loss of R$ 166.3 million in 3Q16. The result – which accounts for the gains obtained exclusively from the operation of the business – is […]


Usiminas launches ultra-high strength steel for civil construction

Partnership between the company and “Usiminas Mecânica” brings agility in the development of customized solution for the revamping of “Hercílio Luz” Bridge in Florianópolis (SC) A new kind of steel developed by Usiminas will be used in “Hercílio Luz” Bridge revamping, one of the main postcards of Santa Catarina. The structure will be the first […]


Fiemg and Feam include Usiminas Valley Pathways as a reference in sustainable production

Usiminas Valley Pathways program entered the Best Environment Industrial Practices Bank, a virtual space managed by the Federation of Industries, State of Minas Gerais (Fiemg) and the State Environmental Foundation (Feam) to share initiatives and results of eco-efficient production processes. The inclusion of the program marks the acknowledgment of the work of applying steel aggregate […]


“Soluções Usiminas” supplies steel pipes for the first Latin American wheat Mill made from metallic structure

“Soluções Usiminas”, Usiminas steel processing subsidiary in Minas Gerais, is responsible for supplying the pipes that will part of the Latin America Mill where silos – used for storage of agricultural products – will be made from metal structure. The construction of the wheat mill in Bento Gonçalves (RS), conducted by “M. Dias Branco Company”, […]