Frederico Barbosa

Mining & Metals reporter, Brazil Bureau  in BNamericas

Frederico Barbosa is a São Paulo based correspondent, covering business and mining-metals news in Brazil for BNamericas since June 2011. He has a BA in Social Communication, Journalism, from Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas (FMU).

5872 articles written by Frederico Barbosa:

METALS: The week in 10 stories

Friday, June 23, 2017

Apparent consumption of finished steel in Latin America was 22.4Mt in the first four months of the year, up 7% when compared with the same period of 2016, regional steel association Alacero reported. ...

Watchdog requests more info on 'complex' Vale-Mosaic deal

Friday, June 23, 2017

Brazil's antitrust watchdog Cade has called the Vale-Mosaic fertilizer deal "complex" and requested further due diligence before approving the transaction. In late-December, mining giant Vale agree...

Usiminas inks slabs supply deal with CSA

Friday, June 23, 2017

Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has signed an MOU to buy slabs from ThyssenKrupp's CSA steel plant (pictured), in Rio de Janeiro. CSA's steel slabs will supply Usiminas' Cubatão plant, in neighboring...

Project Spotlight: Orinoco's Cascavel mine in Brazil

Friday, June 23, 2017

Cascavel, a high grade underground gold mine currently operating with a gravity-only processing circuit, is part of a group of goldfields known collectively as the Faina project in Brazil's Go...

Brazil sets new rules for acquiring mining titles

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Brazil's mines and energy ministry (MME) unveiled new rules for the auction of mining exploration areas, as part of President Michel Temer's plans to attract investment to its stagnant mining industry...