northern system iron ore mine in brazil

  • Serra Norte (Northern System) iron ore mine Report | Wood ...

    Apr 21, 2021 · Serra Norte is a large surface mine owned and operated by Vale located in the Carajás region, Pará state, Brazil. The operation is comprised of a fully-integrated mine/rail/port system and produces both fines and concentrate products which are either transferred to the São Luís pellet plant or sold to external customers.

  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Para, Brazil - Mining Technology

    Carajas is the world’s largest iron ore mine located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Carajas is Brazil's largest iron ore mine. The volcanic sequence has been weathered to a depth of between 100m and 150m. Komatsu intends to deploy 37 autonomous haul trucks at the Carajas mine by 2024. Image courtesy of Komatsu Ltd.

  • In northern Brazil, iron ore keeps flowing as Vale miners ...

    May 29, 2020 · In late April, Evaldo Fidelis, a 35-year-old tractor operator at Vale SA's massive iron ore mine in northern Brazil, came down with a dry cough.

  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Brazil - Mining Frontier

    Dec 29, 2014 · Carajás Mine, the world’s largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), the mine holds 7.2 billion metric tons of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of iron ore anywhere in the world and was ...

  • Vale iron ore shipments from Northern Brazil ... - mining

    Vale iron ore shipments from the Ponta da Madeira port in São Luís, in Northern Brazil, were 21% lower than expected in July, according to Marine Traffic.

  • Major Mines & Projects | Serra Norte Complex

    Summary: The iron deposits of the Northern Iron System are hosted in the Precambrian rocks of the Itacaiunas Supergroup. The basement of the region consists of the Pium Complex ortho-granulites, and Xingu Complex gneiss and migmatites.

  • Major Mines & Projects | Serra Sul Complex

    The ore reserves in the Northern System are comprised of hematite. Because of the high grade (66.7% on average) of the Northern System deposits, Vale does not need to operate a concentration plant at Carajas. The beneficiation process consists simply of sizing operations, including screening, hydrocycloning, crushing and filtration.

  • China’s appetite for iron ore prompts Brazilian miner Vale ...

    Aug 04, 2020 · Brazil’s northern mining system, with one of the largest reserves of high-grade iron ore in the world, has the potential to become a key iron ore resource for China, Hedborg said. “For such an...

  • Brazil’s Vale receives board approval for $1.5bn Serra Sul ...

    Aug 14, 2020 · Serra Sul 120 expansion project is slated for completion in 2024. (Credit: Khusen Rustamov/Pixabay) Brazilian iron ore miner Vale has received board approval to move ahead with the Serra Sul 120 iron ore mine expansion project, with an estimated multiyear investment of

  • Brazilian miner Vale reportedly eyes mine expansions and ...

    Jul 31, 2020 · Brazilian iron ore miner Vale’s executives reportedly said that the company is sending a proposal this month to the board for further expansion at its Northern System mining complex in Brazil. Germano complex in the state of Minas Gerais (MG), Brazil. Credit: Samarco.