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Kobe Steel, Ltd. operates in the materials and machinery sectors in Japan and internationally. The company’s Iron & Steel segment offers steel products, such as steel wire rods and bars, steel plates, steel sheets, and pig iron; steel castings and forgings; titanium products; and steel powders, as well as is engaged in the power supply. Its Welding segment provides welding materials, welding systems, high functional materials, and related services. The company’s Aluminum & Copper segment offers aluminum sheets and plates, aluminum extrusions and fabricated products, aluminum castings and forgings, copper sheets and strips, and copper tubes. Its Machinery segment provides tire and rubber machinery, plastic processing machinery, advanced technology equipment, metalworking machinery, nonstandard compressors, standard compressors, chemical and energy equipment, nuclear power equipment, and related services. The company’s Engineering segment offers products and services, including iron making processes, iron ore-pelletizing systems, nuclear power products, chemical weapon destruction services, steel structures, urban transit systems, and upgrading of low-rank coal. Its Kobelco Eco-Solutions segment provides water treatment products, cooling towers, waste treatment and recycling, process equipment, and environmental analysis services. The company’s Kobelco Construction Machinery segment offers construction equipment, construction recycling machinery, metal recycling machinery, resource recycling machinery, and forestry machinery. Its Kobelco Cranes segment provides crawler and wheel cranes, work vessels, and specialized base machines for civil engineering and foundation work. The company’s Other Businesses segment develops, constructs, and sells real estate properties, as well as is engaged in the material analysis and testing, structural assessment, manufacture, and sale of sputtering targets. Kobe Steel, Ltd. was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

36,019 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/25/14
Founded in 1905

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kobe steel ltd (5406) Key Developments

Companhia Siderurgica Nacional and Asian Partners Agree to Proceed with Tie-Up of Mining, Logistics Units

Cia Siderurgica Nacional SA or CSN and its Asian partners in the Namisa iron ore venture have agreed to proceed with the tie-up of their mining and logistics operations. CSN's partners in the joint venture are Japanese trader Itochu Corp, Nisshin Steel Co Ltd, JFE Steel Corp, Kobe Steel Ltd, Posco Ltd. China Steel Corp. The Brazilian group holds 60% of the Namisa venture. CSN's board has cleared the company to transfer its Namura assets to its Congonhas Minerios SA unit. Under the terms of the transaction, CSN will hold 88.25% of Congonhas, with the Asian companies owning the rest on a cash and debt-free basis. The deal, which was announced last month, is subject to the parties agreeing on a business plan, as well as to regulatory and antitrust clearances. The transaction is now expected to close in 2015.

CSN , Itochu, JFE Steel, Kobe Steel, Nisshin Steel and Posco to Create New Firm

CSN and the partners with which it launched its Namisa iron ore venture agreed to create a new firm that combines assets of both companies. CSN holds 60% of Namisa and its partners are Itochu, JFE Steel, Kobe Steel and Nisshin Steel, together with Posco. The deal, which is conditioned on regulatory approvals, 'envisages the combination of the mining operations and part of the related logistics of CSN and Namisa, which will be segregated in a new company. CSN intention is to unite its mining assets, bringing together in a single company Namisa and its Casa de Pedra iron ore mine to create the third largest iron ore miner.

Kobe Steel Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 31, 2014

Kobe Steel Ltd., Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Oct 31, 2014


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