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There, iron ore from Minnesota and Michigan was transported over lakes and rivers to mills in Pittsburg and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where nearby coal deposits were used to heat the furnaces that turned iron into steel. Iron mining began in earnest in Brazil the 1950s. The government had long been aware of the country’s huge iron reserves

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  • Forests and caves of iron: An Amazon dilemma - BBC News

    Forests and caves of iron: An Amazon dilemma - BBC News

    Jun 19, 2012 In the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, giant diggers tear into the rock 24 hours a day to extract a dark grey ore rich in the iron on which every modern economy depends

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  • Mining drives extensive deforestation in the Brazilian

    Mining drives extensive deforestation in the Brazilian

    Oct 18, 2017 Mining poses significant and potentially underestimated risks to tropical forests worldwide. In Brazil’s Amazon, mining drives deforestation far beyond operational lease boundaries, yet the full

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  • Brumadinho dam disaster - Wikipedia

    Brumadinho dam disaster - Wikipedia

    The Brumadinho dam disaster occurred on 25 January 2019 when Dam I, a tailings dam at the C rrego do Feij o iron ore mine, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) east of Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil, suffered a catastrophic failure. The dam is owned by Vale, the same company that was involved in the 2015 Mariana dam disaster. The dam released a mudflow that advanced through the mine's offices

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  • Massive Brazilian iron ore project could crimp Australian

    Massive Brazilian iron ore project could crimp Australian

    Sep 14, 2020 This production expansion could impact Australian iron ore shippers, Dale Gillham, chief analyst at financial services firm Wealth Within, said. “While Brazil has been bit hard with COVID-19 infections, which is slowing down attempts to get the Serra Sul 120 project up and running, the big issue facing Australian miners right now is our

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  • Brazil: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

    Brazil: Mining, Minerals and Fuel Resources

    Jul 19, 2012 Brazil is currently home to 187 active mines, which generated a total of USD 31 billion worth of mineral exports in 2016. As the world’s largest producer of niobium, Brazil also ranks second in the world for the production of iron ore, manganese, tantalite, and bauxite

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  • Mining’s big environmental footprint in the Amazon

    Mining’s big environmental footprint in the Amazon

    Feb 12, 2018 Mining companies are keen to expand into the Amazon, and the Brazilian Government aims to facilitate this, as the study claims that “throughout Brazil, mining leases, concessions, and exploration permits cover 1.65 million km of land, of which 60% is located in the Amazon forest”. In 2017, Brazil’s President Michel Temer tried to

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  • Iron Ore Alliance – Economic Impact

    Iron Ore Alliance – Economic Impact

    Supporting Minnesota’s Economy. U. S. Steel’s Minnesota Ore Operations – consisting of Minntac and Keetac – is the largest producer of iron ore pellets in Minnesota. In fact, Minntac is the largest mining operation in North America

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  • Brazil warns 'we'll be back' with iron ore expansion threat

    Brazil warns 'we'll be back' with iron ore expansion threat

    Jul 31, 2020 As Australia's high-flying iron ore miners focus on the threat posed by new African mines, Brazil's Vale flagged a big expansion and vowed 'we'll be back'

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  • Regional economic resilience and mining in the State of

    Regional economic resilience and mining in the State of

    Mar 01, 2021 The fall in iron ore price reflects the effect of the worsening external and internal economic conditions, the reduction in Chinese demand.In response to this disruption, the mining companies initiated a strategy of reducing production costs to counter financial losses, caused by falling iron ore prices, favoured by the exchange rate behaviour (Silva, 2018; Simonato et al., 2017)

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  • Carajás Mine - Wikipedia

    Carajás Mine - Wikipedia

    The Caraj s Mine is the largest iron ore mine in the world. It is located in the municipality of Parauapebas, state of Par in the Caraj s Mountains of Northern Brazil.The mine is operated as an open-pit mine, and is estimated to contain roughly 7.2 billion metric tonnes of iron ore, plus gold, manganese, bauxite, copper, and nickel. The mine is run by Vale (formerly the Companhia Vale do

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  • COAL MINING IN BRAZIL - The Economic Times

    COAL MINING IN BRAZIL - The Economic Times

    Sep 01, 2015 Ispat floats company for mining iron ore in Brazil 30 Aug, 2008, 01.30 AM IST. Pramod Mittal and Vinod Mittal-promoted Ispat Industries has taken steps to start iron ore mining in Brazil. It has floated a separate company, Erebus, to spearhead the Brazil venture

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  • The Economic Impact of Hosting the Olympics

    The Economic Impact of Hosting the Olympics

    The economic impact of hosting the Olympics tends to be less positive than anticipated. Because most cities have ended up falling massively in debt after hosting the games, cities without the

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  • What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Brazil? - WorldAtlas

    What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Brazil? - WorldAtlas

    Oct 18, 2018 Mining. Mining in Brazil focuses on a number of minerals including gold, bauxite, diamonds, platinum, iron, tin, coal, and several other minerals. Historically, the country has had both a diamond and a gold rush. The gold rush began in the 1960s after gold was discovered in the modern-day town of Belo Horizonte

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  • Impacts of the mining industry in Brazil – Eye on Global

    Impacts of the mining industry in Brazil – Eye on Global

    Feb 27, 2019 Impacts of the mining industry in Brazil. “From a drop of water that touched the Earth, the Patax tribe was born”, said the tribe leader C lia Peixoto. Her indigenous tribe is grieving the loss of one of Brazil’s most important rivers, Paraopebas, after a dam used to store detritus from the iron mining process collapsed on January 25

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  • Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG

    Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG

    Feb 11, 2019 Impacts of iron ore mining in Conceicao do Mato Dentro/MG, Brazil. Description: The Minas-Rio Project is a big business owned by Anglo Ferrous, a subsisidiart of Anglo American (this project originally belonged to MMX) that provides for the installation of a mine to extract iron ore in Conceicao do Mato Dentro, Minas Gerais, a pipeline of 523 km, which will go through 32 counties to

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  • Mining activity in Brazil and negligence in action

    Mining activity in Brazil and negligence in action

    Apr 01, 2020 Brazil is the second-largest producer of mineral ores in the world (National Minerals Information Center/ U.S. Geological Survey, 2017).This prominent position in the global market comes with a downside, the immense environmental liabilities generated along the production chain (Mechi and Sanches, 2010).Tailings storage facilities (TSF), usually reservoirs, are one of the main liabilities

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  • Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon

    Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon

    Nov 02, 2017 Located within the Caraj s National Forest, it is estimated to contain 7.2 billion tons of iron. The Caraj s mine serves as an example of the economic potential of mining and of mining’s environmental impact in the Amazon region. Iron ore is Brazil s largest mineral export and accounts for 10 percent of the country s total exports

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  • 'The river is dying': the vast ecological cost of Brazil's

    'The river is dying': the vast ecological cost of Brazil's

    Jan 30, 2019 In Brazil, a 2016 test of dry stacking in Pau Branco iron-ore mine found it was safer, better for water-recycling and required less monitoring and

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