S11D ramp-up helps Vale achieve record iron ore output in Q3

Vale’s iron ore output set a quarterly record in July-September 2017, at 95.11 million tonnes, the Brazilian miner announced on Thursday October 19.

This represented an increase of 3.30% from production in the third quarter of last year of 92.09 million tonnes.

This growth reflected a better operational performance in the company’s northern system and the S11D project ramp-up in Brazil’s Carajás region, which started up in December 2016, according...


Ana Paula Camargo

October 19, 2017

15:12 GMT

São Paulo