Usiminas resumes production of Blast Furnace 1 in Ipatinga

After structure refurbishing, the company adds nearly 2 thousand tons per day to its pig iron production in the Steel Valley, recovering the production of plates at full load in the Plant On Tuesday, April 17, Usiminas held an event that marked the resumption of company´s BF1, after 34 months deactivated. With the equipment return […]


Usiminas Mecânica makes donations of furniture, appliances and computers to social entities

Usiminas Mecânica, in association with “Usiminas Cultural Institute”, held a social event on Thursday afternoon (March 22) which benefited 55 entities located in the Steel Valley region with donations of furniture, appliances and computers. The employees of the companies had the opportunity to indicate the institutions that were contemplated. All assets donated were used before […]


Usiminas settles payment of another tranche of its debt redemption

  Usiminas made an advance payment of another part of its debt redemption on Thursday (03/15). Due to the good results achieved in 2017, the company amortized R$ 378.8 million of its debt to Brazilian, Japanese and debenture banks, as agreed in a negotiation held in September 2016. On that occasion, Usiminas committed to start […]


Managers of Honda Two Wheels Brazil visit Usiminas in Ipatinga

Usiminas longtime trading partners, leaders of Honda Two Wheels Brazil came to Ipatinga last Tuesday (6) to learn about the Plant’s production process, share market scenarios and visualize new opportunities. The motorcycle manufacturer´s VP based in Manaus (AM), Julio Koga, was accompanied by three other managers and was received by Usiminas CEO, Sergio Leite, together […]


Usiminas starts countdown for lighting up Blast Furnace 1 at Ipatinga Plant

Nine months after the refurbishment works announcement, Usiminas began the countdown to reactivate Blast Furnace 1 at Ipatinga Plant. The work followed the schedule announced by the company and is currently in the equipment and systems test phase, planned for inauguration next April. The expectation is to increase pig iron production and meet a growing […]


Usiminas keeps positive results trajectory and begins a new phase after shareholders agreement

Nippon and Ternium reported yesterday, among other measures, the closure of litigation and changes in corporate governance rights For the fourth consecutive quarter, Usiminas has kept its recovery trajectory and presented positive financial results. The company, has disclosed today (02/09) its balance sheet for the fourth quarter of 2017, and is now entering a new […]


Usiminas Engineers receive international certification

Usiminas technical competence is one of the attributes recognized by the market. This differential is a result of training efforts and qualification promoted by the company and also the result of the employees’ hard work and dedication. The most recent example of this performance was the international certification granted by the American Society for Quality […]


Usiminas gathers leaderships to discuss Company’s future

The year 2018 has already begun, at least for the 388 managers of Usiminas. Company leaders across the country met on December 14 and 15 at “Minascentro”, Belo Horizonte, to review the 2017 results and discuss general goals and targets for 2018. During the meeting, which marked the closure of the first year Leadership Development […]


Usiminas strengthens its value chain with Suppliers

Event in Ipatinga brings together companies from all over Brazil to align common goals Usiminas received, last Wednesday (12/6), representatives of partner companies from all over Brazil for the 2017 Suppliers Meeting edition. During the event, held at the Steel Valley Fiemg headquarters in Ipatinga, the company presented its new milestone, with the resumption of […]


“São Francisco Xavier” Foundation reopens Cubatão Hospital

Restructuring and modernization of the facility strengthen commitment to the community of Cubatão and surrounding areas “São Francisco Xavier Foundation” (FSFX), the social arm of Usiminas in the areas of health and education, and Cubatão City Hall delivered on December 1st 2017, the first stage of the project to reopen Cubatão Hospital (“Dr. Luiz Camargo […]