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Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4) iron ore mine

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17 March 2023

Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4) iron ore mine

Report summary

The Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4) deposit is one of the largest undeveloped high grade deposits in the world. When brought online it would be one of the lowest operating cost mines supplying the seaborne market and would account for just under 10% of the total seaborne export production. With Winning Consortium progressing the development of Simandou (Blocks 1 and 2), Rio Tinto is revising its previous optimisation and feasibility studies and could publish this in 2023. A decision to co-develop the infrastructure by shareholders has been reached, clearing the path for the speedy development of Simandou.

Table of contents

  • Summary

Tables and charts

This report includes 13 images and tables including:

  • Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4) Emission Intensity Quartile ranking – total global production - tonnes of ore
  • Detail Map
  • Participation
  • Marketable reserves (at 01/01/2023)
  • Production
  • Production
  • Operations
  • Infrastructure
  • Cash costs
  • Cash costs
  • Capital costs
  • Product quality
  • Economic assumptions

What's included

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    Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4) iron ore mine

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    Simandou (Rio Tinto) iron ore mine

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    Simandou (Blocks 3 and 4).xls

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