Venezuela's HBI producers Comsigua, Briqven halt operations on pellet issue

Venezuela’s Comsigua halted operations at its 1 million-tpy hot briquetted iron (HBI) plant in early December due to a new iron ore pellet shortage, market sources have told Steel First.

The company resumed output in early August after being idled for around eight months.

The resumption followed the Venezuelan government’s decision to import 600,000 tonnes of pellets to feed the...


Ana Paula Camargo

December 05, 2014

16:55 GMT

São Paulo