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Mariana - Fazendao iron ore mine

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Fazendao is a mid sized surface mine and part of Vale's Mariana complex ultimately falling under Vale's Southeastern System operations. The mine is located in Brazil's Quadrilátero Ferrífero (QF) region and is approximately 8 kilometres north east of the town of Mariana.The mine was acquired by Vale in 1976. All of its output is supplied to Samarco and with the company's stoppage following a dam failure in 2015 operations at Fazendao were also suspended.Fazendao's ore grade has been declining over the past few years as the pit advances and more of the lower grade itabirite ore is mined.

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  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Costs
  • Sales contracts
  • Economic assumptions

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  • Participation
  • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2017)
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Cash costs
  • Capital costs
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions

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