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Minas Rio iron ore mine

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21 April 2021

Minas Rio iron ore mine

Report summary

Minas-Rio is a surface iron ore mine owned and operated by Anglo American located in the northeast corner of the Quadrilátero Ferrífero (QF) region of Minas Gerais state, near the city of Conceição do Mato Dentro. Anglo American purchased 49% of the project from MMX in 2007 and the remaining 51% in 2008. The Minas-Rio deposit is very large, with current run-of-mine (ROM) reserves totalling over 3.3 billion tonnes at 33.5% Fe. The operation produces a sole 67%-Fe pellet feed product which is entirely sold into the seaborne export market. Production at Minas-Rio commenced in 2014 and we expect the mine to achieve its ultimate capacity rate by 2021.

Table of contents

  • Summary
  • Key issues

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This report includes 12 images and tables including:

  • Detail Map
  • Participation
  • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2021)
  • Production
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Cash cost
  • Cash cost
  • Capital costs (US$ million)
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions

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