In South America, Novelis operates two rolling plants and a primary production facility in Brazil, where it also operates South America's largest recycling factory.
The spill on August 6, 2014 caused unprecedented environmental and economic impacts for residents living near the river in northern Mexico, as well as significant disruption to local water sources.
BNamericas spoke to Açotubo's corporate executive manager Bruno Bassi about its new stainless steel bars line, investments and the political and economic outlook for Brazil.
The amount represents an 8% increase on the forecast of US$18bn for 2017-21.
The Chilean state copper giant intends to extend the mine life of Salvador by 40 years.
The energy and mines department, a division of the public works ministry, has been working with customs to track gold shipments, as well as overhauling the mining registry and establishing rules for companies that present quarterly reports.
The Brazilian subsidiary of ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, will go ahead with the investment postponed since 2011, aimed at adding 700,000t/y of steel capacity locally.
Companies active in Colombia and Chile published updates.
The funds will be allocated to the sectors in the next four years as part of the government's EITI Colombia program.