Steel Guru reports that Centaurus Metals (ASX:CTM) has delivered higher grade iron ore results from its latest drilling program at its Candonga Iron Ore Project in Brazil.
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Cleveland Mining Company Ltd. (ASX:CDG) has earned rights to acquire 80 percent of three iron ore exploration projects in Brazil. The ASX-listed company signed an MOU with BC Iron Ltd. (ASX:BCI) for acquiring the properties in the Brazilian states of Salvador de Bahia and Mina Gerais, through staged earn-ins.
Bloomberg reported that Glencore International Plc has purchased a stake in Brazil iron ore miner, Ferrous Resources Ltd., to bolster its position in the market for iron ore.
Reuters reported that Anglo American plc (LSE:AAL) is considering partnering up with another company to run its flagship Minas Rio iron ore project, which is located in Brazil. The project is currently struggling after being hit with delays and cost overruns.
Bloomberg reported that the world’s largest iron-ore producer, Vale SA, is losing its lead to Rio Tinto, after production slid 0.8% due to aging mines and licensing delays.
Bloomberg reported that Vale SA, which is the third biggest mining company in the world, posted higher iron ore output in the fourth quarter than six analysts’ estimates because of less rain in Brazil.
Reuters reported that Brazilian iron ore miner MMX has appointed mining veteran Carlos Roberto Gonzalez, who previously headed MMX parent company EBX Group, as the new president and head of investor relations.
Reuters reported that Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) is losing between $2 and $3 per tonne in iron ore shipping costs as a result of China's ban on its Valemax ships. Since Vale cannot bring these ships to Chinese ports, it has to transfer its ore to smaller vessels at sea, which is more costly.
Mineweb reported that Vale SA (NYSE:VALE) received permission from Brazil's environmental regulator to expand the Carajas railway by 786 kilometers. The expansion is central to Vale's plan to produce more iron ore in the Amazon and should be completed by 2017.
Reuters reported Brazil's Vale SA (SAO:VALE5) will suspend operations at three Brazilian iron ore pellet plants and increase output of lower-value mine products.