Mar Azul is a mid-sized surface mine and part of Vale's Paraopeba complex, ultimately falling under Vale's Southern System operations. The mine is located in Brazil's Iron Quadrangle and is approximately 20 kilometres south-west of the city of Belo Horizonte. Mining commenced at Mar Azul in 2006 and is assumed to have completed in 2014.
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Asset report | Feb 2017
Paraopeba - Mar Azul iron ore mine
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