Sydvaranger targets 2020 iron ore concs shipments after Norwegian government go-ahead

The Norwegian government has granted a mining concession for the Sydvaranger Iron Ore Project, paving the way for concentrates shipments to recommence in 2020.

Owned by the Tschudi Group - a Norwegian shipping and logistics company - the Sydvaranger project consists of several high-grade magnetite iron deposits with indicated resources of 475 million tonnes and inferred resources of 43 million tonnes. The company aims to produce 4 million tonnes per year of magnetite concentrate, with a 68% Fe content. Between 2009 and 2015 - when the mine was operated by Sydvaranger Gruve, a company 100% owned by Australian Securities Exchange-listed Northern Iron - the Sydvaranger Iron Ore Project produced 20 million tonnes of iron ore, with 8 million tonnes...

Published

Deepali Sharma

April 05, 2019

10:52 GMT

Singapore