Volta Redonda


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Volta Redonda

(vôl`tä rĕdôN`dä), city (1996 pop. 228,939), Rio de Janeiro state, E Brazil, on the Paraíba River. Its proximity to sources of hydroelectricity and basic raw materials and to the industrial centers of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo favored its selection as the site of a huge government-run steel mill. The city was founded in 1941, and construction of the steel mill began the following year, with production starting in 1946. Within a decade Volta Redonda, one of the most ambitious industrial projects in South America, was producing more than half of Brazil's ingots and rolled steel. Privatization (1993) of the mill has led to reduced employment in the industry locally, but it still dominates the city's economy.

Volta Redonda

 

a city in southeastern Brazil, in the Paraiba River valley, state of Rio de Janeiro. Population, 118,000 (1968). Volta Redonda has a railroad station on the Rio de Janeiro-Sāo Paulo line. It is an important center of Brazil’s iron and steel production and chemical industry. As the largest metallurgical industrial complex in Latin America (construction completed in 1946; annual capacity 1.4 million tons of steel; state-owned), it operates through use of ironore deposits at Itabira in the state of Minas Gerais and imported coal, as well as coal from the state of Santa Catarina.

Volta Redonda

a city in SE Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro state on the Para?ba River: founded in 1941; site of South America's largest steelworks. Pop.: 419 000 (2005 est.)
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(1) -Centro Universitario de Volta Redonda (UniFOA), Volta Redonda-RJ, Brasil.
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