Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. - Operations - Iron Ore

We produce various grades of iron ore pellets, including standard, fluxed and DR-grade, generally for use in blast furnaces around the Great Lakes as part of the steelmaking process. Hib Taconite HTC is ISO certified in Quality and Environmental Management Systems and is a joint venture owned by Cleveland-Cliffs (85.3%) and US Steel (14.7%).

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The world’s biggest iron ore mines

The Karara mine located about 220km east of Geraldton in Western Australia holds 955 million tonnes of iron ore (36.4% Fe) and is the tenth biggest iron ore mine in the world. The mine was officially opened in April and is expected to produce more than 30 million tonnes per annum of magnetite concentrate for in excess of 30 years.

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Iron Ore - Rio Tinto

02/01 · In the Pilbara region of Western Australia, Rio Tinto operates the world’s largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets with industry-leading margins. Learn more about Rio Tinto's Iron Ore operations today with Rio Tinto.

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True giants of mining: World's top 10 iron ore mines

11/09 · Another BHP Billiton’s operation, the massive Mt Whaleback mine, is the biggest single-pit open-cut iron ore mine in the world in terms of pit size. This mine is more than 5 kilometres long and

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Mining In North America | The Diggings

At the time these mines were surveyed, 36,111 mines in North America were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 North America has 26,087 prospect mines. 2 75,687 mines were in production at the time the data was entered into USGS records.

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Brief History of High-Grade Iron Ore Mining in North America

The spark to put together this volume on banded iron formation (BIF)-related high-grade iron ore was born in 2005 during a steamy night in Carajás where the iron research group from the Universidade Federal Minas Gerais, Vale geologists, Carlos Rosière and Steffen Hagemann, were hotly debating the hypogene alteration genesis for the high-grade, jaspilite-hosted Serra Norte iron ore deposits.

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Metals and mining stocks battered in London trading as

Metals and mining stocks were the worst-performing sector on London's FTSE 100 index on Tuesday, as a fall in copper and iron prices weighed on a basket of major producers listed in the U.K. In

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Top 10 deep open-pit mines

Nanfen iron mine. Nanfen open pit iron mine, located in Nanfen district of the Liaoning province, China, is approximately 500m deep. It is one of the largest open-pit metal mines in China. Nanfen open pit mine is owned and operated by Benxi Iron and Steel Corporation (Benxi Steel). The mine produced more than 100 million tonnes of iron ore in 2011.

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Operations - Anglo American - Kumba Iron Ore

The bulk of our iron ore production comes from Sishen mine, with most of it being exported. We mine by opencast methods and then transport the ore to the beneficiation plant where it is crushed, screened and beneficiated. We beneficiate our products through dense media separation and jig technology.

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Inuit group votes against supporting Nunavut mine

Inuit group votes against supporting Nunavut mine expansion. Inuit communities have raised opposition to the proposal to expand an iron ore mine on Baffin Island in northern Canada.

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Iron Ore Information | Anglo American

MINAS-RIO - One of the world's largest iron ore projects, when it was developed. Minas-Rio - in Minas Gerais state in Brazil - is a fully integrated export iron ore operation, with the mine, beneficiation plant, 529km slurry pipeline and dedicated export facility at the port of Açu.

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