Vale officially starts up S11D iron ore project in Brazil

Vale officially commissioned its 90 million-tpy S11D iron ore project in Brazil’s Carajás region, Pará state, on Saturday December 17.

The $14.30 billion project – which includes a mine, plant, railroad and port logistics – will enable the company to consolidate its position as the miner with the lowest production costs in the industry, it said.

The S11D operation is scheduled to produce its first commercial...


Ana Paula Camargo

December 19, 2016

14:29 GMT

São Paulo