EXPOSIBRAM: Vale's new pellet unit will feed USA's DRI plants

Output at Vale’s Tubarão VIII pellet plant in Brazil will feed new direct reduction iron (DRI) plants in the USA, ceo Murilo Ferreira said on Tuesday September 24.

“We will support the revival of the North American steel industry,” he told delegates at the Exposibram international mining exhibition and 15th Brazilian mining congress in Belo Horizonte.
“The North American steel industry is being stimulated by a new energy [trend], named shale gas,” he said.

The USA has extensive reserves...


Ana Paula Camargo

September 25, 2013

05:25 GMT

Belo Horizonte