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  • Brazil iron ore tragedy brings home reality of mining risk

    Almost all of the victims of the tailings dam catastrophe at Vale's C243;rrego do Feij227;o iron ore operation were workers at the mine and now the Brazilian company is taking an estimated 40 million

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  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Brazil Mining Frontier

    Dec 29, 20140183;32;Caraj225;s Mine, the worlds largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), the mine holds 7.2 billion metric tons of iron ore in proven and probable reserves.

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  • Brazil iron ore dam scrutiny, market impact will be far

    Cleveland Cliffs handles tailings at each of its iron ore mines three in Minnesota and at the Tilden mine in Michigan. Its Empire mine is indefinitely idled, so no tailings are being produced since there is no mining. After the Samarco accident in Brazil (November 2015), Cleveland Cliffs retested all its procedures and safety initiatives.

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  • Brazils Caraj225;s Mines earthobservatory.nasa.gov

    Jul 16, 20180183;32;In addition to iron ore, the region is also rich in manganese, copper, tin, aluminum, and gold. Scientists have been working to better assess how mining affects deforestation of the Amazonthe worlds largest remaining tropical forestas mineral production has increasing value to the Brazils

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  • BHP Can't Rescue Iron Ore Market After Brazil Dam Disaster

    Feb 19, 20190183;32;BHP Group, the worlds biggest miner, doesnt have capacity to raise shipments into the iron ore market as competitor Vale SA faces outages following the fatal mining disaster in Brazil last

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  • Brazil rescuers search for hundreds missing after mining

    BRUMADINHO, Brazil, Jan 26 (Reuters) Brazilian rescuers continued searching on Saturday for some 200 missing people after a tailings dam burst at an iron ore mine

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  • Anglo signs $15bn, 20 year iron ore deal for Minas Rio

    2 days ago0183;32;Anglo American has signed a $15bn contract to supply Bahrain Steel with iron ore from its Minas Rio mine in Brazil. Minas Rio is arguably the most controversial asset within Anglo, having cost

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  • Brazil iron ore tragedy brings home reality of mining risk

    Almost all of the victims of the tailings dam catastrophe at Vale's C243;rrego do Feij227;o iron ore operation were workers at the mine and now the Brazilian company is taking an estimated 40 million

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  • Another huge and open iron mine is carved out of Brazils

    Iron ore was first found in Carajas in 1967 by a Brazilian geologist prospecting manganese for U.S. Steel. In 1985, production began at Serra Norte, now the biggest iron ore mine in the world. A city of 180,000, Parauapebas, grew up nearby. Vale and its contractors employ 46,000 people in Para.

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  • Mining Vale

    Vale is a global mining company, transforming natural resources into prosperity. Headquartered in Brazil and present in about 30 countries, we employ approximately 110,000 people between direct employees and permanent contractors.

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  • Brazilian mining CEO steps down amid anger over dam

    Mar 03, 20190183;32;The boss of the Brazilian iron ore mining firm Vale has resigned, following growing public and political anger over the collapse of a dam in which at least 186 people died. Fabio Schvartsman and

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  • Iron ore

    Iron ore. Iron ore is the raw material used to make pig iron, which is one of the main raw materials to make steel 98% of the mined iron ore is used to make steel. Indeed, it has been argued that iron ore is quot;more integral to the global economy than any other commodity, except perhaps oilquot;.

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  • Vast iron mine carved out of Brazil's forest YouTube

    Environmentalists argue that the construction of a huge iron ore mine will destroy ecosystems in parts of Brazil's Caraj225;s National Forest. But Vale, the mining company in charge of the project

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  • Vale opens largest iron ore mine in its history MINING

    Dec 18, 20160183;32;Vale opens largest iron ore mine in its history. The project was named after its location it is on block D of the S11 ore body, which contains four blocks A, B, C and D. According to Vale, S11s mineral potential is 10 billion tons of iron ore, and blocks C and D together have reserves of 4.24

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  • Shares of Iron Ore Stocks Soar After Vale's Production

    Shares of iron ore producers are having one of their best days in years after Brazilian iron ore giant Vale SA announced it would close 10 tailing dams and shutter operations at several mines

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  • Brazil Iron Ore Miner Vales Stock Is Still Fraught With

    Feb 06, 20190183;32;Late last month, three dams ruptured at an iron ore mine in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, the mining giants second deadly accident in the region in three years.

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  • Brazil dam collapse 10 bodies found and hundreds missing

    Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, releasing a wave of red iron

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  • Dozens dead, hundreds missing in Brazil after Vale mine

    A dam collapse connected to an iron ore mine owned by Vale has killed dozens of people in southeastern Brazil and left rescue workers with little hope of

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  • Why is iron ore mined? Brazil's Rio Doce Disaster

    Iron mining began in earnest in Brazil the 1950s. The government had long been aware of the countrys huge iron reserves. In 1910 geologists presented their findings about Brazils iron ore potential in a mineral conference in Stockholm. Although some American companies became interested,

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  • Another huge and open iron mine is carved out of Brazils

    Iron ore was first found in Carajas in 1967 by a Brazilian geologist prospecting manganese for U.S. Steel. In 1985, production began at Serra Norte, now the biggest iron ore mine in the world. A city of 180,000, Parauapebas, grew up nearby. Vale and its contractors employ 46,000

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  • High grade iron ore prices are soaring after another

    Iron ore grades diverged sharply on Monday. Mid and higher grades soared while lower grades tumbled. Another deadly disaster at a Brazilian iron ore mine operated by

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  • Brazilian mining CEO steps down amid anger over dam

    Mar 03, 20190183;32;The boss of the Brazilian iron ore mining firm Vale has resigned, following growing public and political anger over the collapse of a dam in which at least 186 people died.

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  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine Mining Technology Mining News

    Caraj225;s Mine, the worlds largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), it holds 7.2 billion metric tonnes of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of

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  • Iron Ore and Pellets

    Iron Ore and Pellets. Vale is the worlds biggest producer of iron ore and pellets, raw materials essential to the manufacture of steel. Iron ore is found in nature in the form of rocks, mixed with other elements. By means of various industrial processes incorporating cutting edge technology, iron ore is processed and then sold to steel companies.

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  • number of iron ore underground mines in brazil

    Brazil mining authority plans to ban upstream tailings , Minas Gerais, the centre of Brazil's iron ore industry, is the state with the highest number of such dams, with 41 in total, some dating back to the 1970s Each one has a high damage potential rating, which means that they can cause a lot of environmental, social and economic damage in the event of a failure

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  • UPDATE 1 Brazil's Vale gets operating license for S11D

    Dec 09, 20160183;32;(Adds detail on iron ore project, Vale statement) BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec 9 (Reuters) Brazil's federal environment body Ibama approved on Friday the operating license for a giant iron ore mine being constructed by Vale SA in the Amazonian state of Para known as S11D.

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  • BHP Can't Rescue Iron Ore Market After Brazil Dam Disaster

    Feb 19, 20190183;32;BHP Group, the worlds biggest miner, doesnt have capacity to raise shipments into the iron ore market as competitor Vale SA faces outages following the fatal mining disaster in Brazil last

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  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine Mining Technology Mining News

    CARAJ193;S IRON DEPOSIT AND MINE DEVELOPMENTCARAJAS IRON ORE MINE EXPANSIONCARAJ193;S GEOLOGY AND IRON ORE RESERVESOPEN PIT MINING AT CARAJASIRON ORE PRODUCTION AT CARAJASCARAJAS IRON MINE EXPANSION DETAILSUS Steel initially wanted to develop the Caraj225;s iron deposit alone, but the Brazilian Government was unwilling to hand control over to a foreign company.In 1970, the Brazilian Government opted instead to create a joint venture company, Amazonias Minera231;227;o (AMZA), which 51% was owned by Vale and US Steel had 49%.US Steel subsequently withdrew from the joint venture in 1977 by selling its share to Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVRD) for $55m. Vale produced 237.9Mt of iron ore at the Carajas MineLive Chat
  • Brazils Deadly Dam Collapse Could Force the Mining

    Feb 20, 20190183;32;The mining dam collapse that killed at least 169 in Brazil last month, with 141 still missing, was by no means an isolated incident. Thereve been at

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  • Brazilian iron ore supply disruptions to be expected

    Feb 24, 20190183;32;Excluding Vale (NYSEVALE), close to 8 million tonnes of seaborne iron ore supply from Brazil is at risk in 2019, a report by Wood Mackenzie states.

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  • Brazil dam collapse 10 bodies found and hundreds missing

    Ten bodies have been found and more than 400 people are unaccounted for after a dam operated by the mining firm Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, releasing a wave of red iron

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  • Mining Brazil For Australian exporters Austrade

    The market. Brazil is one the biggest global players in the mining sector. It is the worlds largest producer of niobium, second largest exporter of iron ore and manganese and among the largest producers of bauxite and tin. Iron ore accounts for 80 per cent of Brazils mining exports and provides 30 per cent of global demand,

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  • Iron Ore Supply Disruptions In Brazil Benefit Rio Tinto

    A major disaster in Brazil will cause sales of iron ore at VALE to drop by at least 50 million tonnes and possibly by as much as 75 million tonnes. BHP and RIO are the two main competitors of

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  • Disaster Capitalism in Brazil Mining Greed Produces a

    On January 25, 2019, a dam burst in the town of Brumadinho, north of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The dam was built by the iron ore company Vale to store residue after the iron ore had been extracted. Once the dam began to crumble, it did not take long for its 13 million cubic meters of iron waste to sweep down

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  • The Latest Updates From the Vale Dam Disaster in Brazil

    Feb 06, 20190183;32;The ~$10/metric ton rise in iron ore prices since the deadly tailings dam collapse at Vale SAs operation in Brazil will lift Rio Tinto Group free cash flow by ~$1.9b, UBS Group AG analysts

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  • Brazil's Vale iron ore miner ordered to suspend operations

    The company's iron ore production is expected to be 82.8 million tons, or 21% lower than was planned for the year due to the restrictions on its Brazil operations Brazilian court has ordered Vale

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  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Brazil Mining Frontier

    Dec 29, 20140183;32;Caraj225;s Mine, the worlds largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), the mine holds 7.2 billion metric tons of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of iron ore anywhere in the

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  • A mining disaster could spell the end of an iron ore giant

    Brazil's latest dam disaster is a human and environmental tragedy, but the fallout is seeing iron ore prices surge across the world and raking in millions of extra royalties for government coffers.

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