BHP has warned of rising cost pressures as it and Fortescue Metals Group push ahead with $6 billion of new iron ore projects in Western Australia.
Mount Tom Price mine, part of Hamersley mine complex, Rio Tinto. Photo: Wikimedia commons. Carajas; Vales Carajas Mine Complex is the second biggest iron ore production center, which consists of three open-pit mines, namely Carajas N4E, N4W and N5, and operated as the Serra Norte Mining Center.
Timeline date event 1962: Prospector Murray Edmund Watts explores the region and finds the ore body. Iron ore prices are considered too low for development of the mine to be economically worthwhile.
Understanding Iron Ores and Mining of Iron Ore. Iron (Fe) is an abundant and a widely distributed element in the in the crust of the earth, constituting on an average ranging from 2 % to 3 % in sedimentary rocks to 8.5 % in basalt and gabbro.
6 June 2017 Metal Bulletin Iron Ore Conference Simon Downes, vice president, Sales and Marketing, Iron Ore, Atlantic Basin
6 The ARM growth strategy We do it better Building of large export Khumani Iron Ore Mine fits clearly with the ARM growth strategy: long life, quality resource which doubles iron ore production
Miner Mount Gibson Iron announces it will spend nearly $100 million rebuilding a collapsed seawall in order to restart production at the remote Koolan Island mine.
Investor roadshow August 2017 Iron Ore delivering optimal value Chris Salisbury, chief executive, Iron Ore
Usable iron ore production in million metric tons for 2015 The mine production estimates for China are estimated from the National Bureau of Statistics China's crude ore statistics, rather than usable ore as reported for the other countries.
Indias NMDC bags gold mine through highest bid at auctions. By: Ajoy K Das Updated 5 hours ago Indian State-run iron-ore miner NMDC will mark its maiden foray into gold mining, having bagged a gold mine in the southern province of Andhra Pradesh.