Anglo American halts Brazilian iron ore production after slurry pipeline rupture

Anglo American has halted iron ore output at its Brazilian Minas-Rio operation after a slurry pipeline designed to transport material from the mining site, in Minas Gerais state, to the port terminal, in Rio de Janeiro state, ruptured on Monday March 12.

The timeframe for the production stoppage is still uncertain.

In 2017, output of Anglo American’s Minas-Rio iron ore totaled 16.80 million tonnes, up by 4% on...

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Ana Paula Camargo

March 12, 2018

21:00 GMT

São Paulo