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2011-08-04 08:02:00

SAO PAULO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 2nd quarter of 2011 Highlights Shipments reached 4.9 million tonnes in the 2Q11, 12% higher than in the 2Q10 and 4% higher than in the 1Q11, due to the demand recovery in all operations in which Gerdau runs. Net Sales reached R$ 9.0 billion in the 2Q11, 9% more than 2Q10 and 8% higher than in the 1Q11, due to the higher shipments in all operations. 2Q11 EBITDA reached R$ 1.3 billion, compared to R$ 1.7 billion in the 2Q10 and R$ 1.1 billion in...

2011-05-05 07:56:00

SAO PAULO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gerdau S.A. announces highlights for the first quarter 2011: Shipments reached 4.7 million tonnes in the 1Q11, 16% higher than in the 1Q10, due to the demand recovery in all markets in which Gerdau operates. Net Sales reached R$ 8.4 billion in the 1Q11, 18% more than 1Q10, due to the higher shipments. 1Q11 EBITDA reached R$ 1.1 billion, compared to R$ 1.4 billion in the 1Q10 and R$ 815 million in the 4Q10. The EBITDA margin was 13% in the 1Q11,...

2011-04-21 07:00:00

NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped Gallatin Steel's mini-mill in Ghent, KY, sharply reduce its water and energy use while also cutting greenhouse gases and solid waste disposal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101231/NALCOLOGO) The Gallatin mill, a major recycler of scrap metal, makes rolled steel that is used in the pipe and tube industry, construction, transportation and...

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