world iron production

world iron production

Hamersley Iron run the largest privately owned rail network in the world. They use this to cart Iron Ore from the various minesite locations in the State of Western Australia to the coast ready for shipping off to the customers. As you can see, they are quite long, and each train is carrying over AU$5 […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Rio Tinto’s wholly-owned Hamersley Iron is both one of Australia’s and one of the world’s largest iron ore producers.Viewed: 3239 timesLength: 01:14

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Details of the value of the contract or its length were not disclosed. Rautaruukki said deliveres will begin this April.
The company’s Raahe site uses around 1 mln tonnes of agglomerated iron ore pellets and some 2 mln tonnes of iron ore fines in iron ore production each year.

January 30th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

Studies are underway at Simandou in the Republic of Guinea, west Africa, following the discovery of a world class iron ore deposit.Viewed: 1864 timesLength: 05:24

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co, produced around 13,313,084 tons of iron ore during the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March, 21, 2006), Tehran Times reported. The figure is indicative of 120% growth compared with the same period last year.

An affiliate to Iran Minerals Production and Supply Co., Iran Central Iron […]

January 10th, 2007 – Posted in General, Iron Ore

Atlas Iron has released an update regarding its Pardoo and Abydos iron ore projects. Highlights include 20m @ 62.4 % Fe from 14m in PDRC648 and 14m @ 58.4 % Fe from 28m in PDRC721.
Original Announcement: Iron Ore Exploration Update

June 30th, 2007 – Posted in General

Minerals explorer Warwick Resources Ltd has identified its largest direct shipping iron ore target to date at its Woggaginna project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The project contains banded iron formations, with corresponding zones of iron enrichment typically grading between 57 per cent and 63 per cent iron.

The news sent Warwick’s shares 10 cents, or 21.98 […]

May 12th, 2008 – Posted in General, Iron Ore, Mining Stocks

Zambia-focused miner Kiwara has negotiated an amendment to its joint-venture agreement with LM Engineering to include the mining of iron ore.
Kiwara is paying LM Engineering $100,000 to waive its rights to indepdently develop the iron ore prospects in the Licence 267 area in the Kabompo region of Zambia. The region is known to contain a […]

May 9th, 2008 – Posted in Iron Ore

Trailer: The Story of Iron is a silent film from 1928 which describes the process of mining iron ore. The footage includes the discovery of major iron deposits and information about iron consumption in the United States. Several iron ore mining processes are detailed, including open-pit, top-slicing, sub-level caving, and room and pillar […]

March 5th, 2008 – Posted in Uncategorized

Unavailability of valuable iron ore from Jharkhand’s Chiria mines may seriously affect the long-term expansion plans of Steel Authority of India (SAIL). According to a top SAIL official, the very existence of the PSU will be at stake if it does not get iron ore from Chiria.
The official said that the present iron ore reserves […]

April 19th, 2008 – Posted in Iron Ore

Shares in Ferrexpo rose sharply Thursday after the Ukraine-based miner said it had secured 90% year-on-year average price rises for more than half of its expected 2008 iron ore pellet sales. Analysts had been predicting an 87% rise. The new prices apply from 1 April 2008 to 31 March 2009.

“These settlements are in line with the […]

April 17th, 2008 – Posted in Iron Ore

Atlas Iron reported on continued exploration success from its tenements, located between 75 and 150km from Port Hedland in the Pilbara of WA. Recent geological mapping and surface sampling has highlighted exploration targets with combined potential for 120 to 180Mt of iron ore grading 57 to 60% Fe. The prospects discovered have subsequently been ranked […]

March 26th, 2008 – Posted in Iron Ore, Press Release

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