Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) has announced that it has signed a new long-term contract with ThyssenKrupp Steel AG (ThyssenKrupp) to supply iron ore and pellets to ThyssenKrupp CSA Companhia Siderurgica (CSA).
CSA, a joint venture between ThyssenKrupp and CVRD, is constructing a steel slab plant in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with a nominal capacity of 5mta. The start-up of its operation is expected to happen in the first half of 2009.
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