Anglo American halts Brazilian iron ore production, shipments after slurry pipeline leakage

Anglo American has again halted iron ore output at its Brazilian Minas-Rio operation, with the company's shipments affected after a pulp leakage at its slurry pipeline on Thursday March 29.

“The supply is paralyzed, as the stock level of 700,000 tonnes of iron ore ended,” the miner told Metal Bulletin on April 2.
“We are now negotiating [the issue] with each client,” it added.

The company supplies the seaborne market with high-quality iron ore, with...

Published

Ana Paula Camargo

April 02, 2018

15:33 GMT

São Paulo