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  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Para, Brazil - Mining Technology

    Carajás Mine, the world’s largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in northern Brazil.Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), it holds 7.2 billion metric tonnes of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of iron ore anywhere in the world and was discovered entirely by accident in the late-1960s

  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Brazil - Mining Frontier

    2021-10-15 · Carajás Mine, the world’s largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), the mine holds 7.2 billion metric tons of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of iron ore anywhere in the world and was ...

  • Carajás Mine, Brazil - NASA

    The mine is estimated to contain about 18 billion tons of iron ore, plus gold, manganese, copper, and nickel. The Carajás Mine sits in the Carajás mountain range (Serra dos Carajás) in northeastern Brazil. The mountain terrain is still evident in the untouched land around the mine. The red-tan exposed earth contrasts with the deep green ...

  • Simulation of wet ball milling of iron ore at Carajas, Brazil

    2007-10-19 · Brazil has one of the largest iron ore reserves in the world, including an estimated 17 billion tons of high-grade iron ore located in Carajas. The formation originated from jaspelite; according to the currently accepted theory, the ore bodies were formed from meteorological alteration of the jaspelite, leaching out the silica and enriching the ...

  • IRON ORE CAVES IN CARAJÁS, BRAZIL | Filipa Gama | 1 ...

    2019-9-6 · IRON ORE CAVES IN CARAJÁS, BRAZIL | Geophysical data acquisition, processing and interpretation for investigation and monitoring of natural cavities in Iron Ore in Carajás (Brazil)

  • Carajás Railroad: The path our wealth runs on

    2022-1-5 · It is 892 km long and connects the largest open pit iron ore mine in the world, in Carajás, southeastern Pará, to the Ponta da Madeira Port, in São Luís (state of Maranhão). In all, 120 million tons of ore and 350,000 passengers travel on it each year.

  • Logistics - Vale

    2022-1-4 · Iron ore extracted in Carajás, Brazil, is transported by means of an integrated mine, railroad and port system. The first part of the route is covered by train: 892 kilometers on the Carajás Railroad to the port in São Luis, Maranhão.

  • (PDF) Brazilian iron formations and their geological setting

    The soft hematite ore represents the main orebody of iron ore in Carajás (Fig. 2), with 64 to 67 wt.% Fe 2 O 3 (Rosière & Chemale Jr. 2000). At the N4E mine, for

  • IRON ORE FUTURES

    2018-7-19 · b. Brazil The two largest iron ore producing areas in Brazil are the “Iron Quadrangle” and Carajas, both of which are world-class super-large iron ore mines. Vale is the world’ s largest iron ore producer and exporter, as well as the largest mining company in the Americas. Its iron ore production accounts for more than 85% of Brazil’ s ...

  • Banded Iron Formation-Related High-Grade Iron Ore

    2008-1-1 · The spark to put together this volume on banded iron formation (BIF)-related high-grade iron ore was born in 2005 during a steamy night in Carajás where the iron research group from the Universidade Federal Minas Gerais, Vale geologists, Carlos Rosière and Steffen Hagemann, were hotly debating the hypogene alteration genesis for the high-grade, jaspilite

  • Serra Sul iron ore mine, Canaã dos Carajás, Brazil

    The Serra Sul iron ore mine located in the Canaã dos Carajás municipality, Para, Brazil is being expanded to increase the annual production capacity by 20 million tonnes (Mt) to 120Mt. Owned and operated by Vale, the Serra Sul mine has been producing since December 2016.

  • Vale deploys six autonomous haul trucks at Brazilian iron ...

    2021-9-3 · Brazilian miner Vale had deployed six self-driving trucks at its Carajas iron ore complex in the Brazilian state of Pará. The deployment follows the trials of the autonomous trucks, which is designed to haul 320 metric tonnes at a time, in an isolated area in Carajás since 2019. Last week, the firm successfully completed the final testing ...

  • Brazil's Vale launches self-driving trucks at its largest ...

    2021-9-3 · Brazilian miner Vale SA (VALE3.SA) said on Thursday it had begun using self-driving trucks for the first time at its Carajas complex, its largest iron ore mining operation, as it

  • Brazil's Vale launches self-driving trucks at its largest ...

    2021-9-3 · RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Thursday it had begun using self-driving trucks for the first time at its Carajas complex,

  • Vale deploys autonomous trucks at Carajás iron ore

    2021-9-6 · Vale has started operating six autonomous haul trucks at the Carajás iron ore complex, in the state of Pará, Brazil, and, by the end of the year, 10 vehicles will be operating at the site. This initiative is part of a set of actions aimed at increasing employee safety, making the operation more environmentally sustainable and obtaining gains ...

  • Brazil's Vale launches self-driving trucks at its largest ...

    2021-9-2 · The miner's six self-driving vehicles at Carajas are nearly twice as tall and more than three times as wide as a conventional trucks and capable of holding 320 tonnes of iron ore.

  • (PDF) Brazilian iron formations and their geological setting

    The soft hematite ore represents the main orebody of iron ore in Carajás (Fig. 2), with 64 to 67 wt.% Fe 2 O 3 (Rosière & Chemale Jr. 2000). At the N4E mine, for example, the high-grade ore body ...

  • Banded Iron Formation-Related High-Grade Iron Ore

    2008-1-1 · The spark to put together this volume on banded iron formation (BIF)-related high-grade iron ore was born in 2005 during a steamy night in Carajás where the iron research group from the Universidade Federal Minas Gerais, Vale geologists, Carlos Rosière and Steffen Hagemann, were hotly debating the hypogene alteration genesis for the high-grade, jaspilite

  • Hydrothermal Fluid Processes and Evolution of the Giant ...

    The Serra Norte Carajás banded iron-formation (BIF)-hosted iron ore deposits are located in the Carajás mineral province. The deposits are hosted in the ca. 2.7 Ga Grão Pará Group, a metamorphosed volcanic-sedimentary sequence where jaspilites are under- and overlain by basalts, both at greenschist facies conditions.

  • Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazil

    Numerous metal ore deposits (Au, Cu, Mo, Sn, Cr, Pt, Ni), including banded iron formations (BIF, weakly metamorphosed jaspilites of Archean age) that make up approx. 18 billion tons of iron ore (66% Fe content), the largest iron ore deposit in Brazil. The mountain is 160 km long and 900 m above sea level.

  • Carajas Iron Ore Mine, Brazil - Mining Frontier

    2021-10-15 · Carajás Mine, the world’s largest iron ore mine, is located in the state of Para in Northern Brazil. Fully owned by Brazilian miner Vale (CVRD), the mine holds 7.2 billion metric tons of iron ore in proven and probable reserves. The Carajas region boasts the richest reserves and concentrations of iron ore anywhere in the world and was ...

  • Brazil's Vale launches self-driving trucks at its largest ...

    2021-9-3 · RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Thursday it had begun using self-driving trucks for the first time at its Carajas complex,

  • Shared-Use Infrastructure Along the World's Largest Iron ...

    2020-10-29 · annum (Mtpa) of iron ore (up from the original 35 Mtpa of iron ore), making it one of the most efficient railroads in Brazil. Be-tween 2006 and 2016, Vale invested about R$ 17 billion in the railroad. Vale uses the EFC primarily to transport iron ore, man-ganese, and copper it produces from its mines to the Itaqui port complex.

  • Vale deploys autonomous trucks at Carajás iron ore

    2021-9-6 · Vale has started operating six autonomous haul trucks at the Carajás iron ore complex, in the state of Pará, Brazil, and, by the end of the year, 10 vehicles will be operating at the site. This initiative is part of a set of actions aimed at increasing employee safety, making the operation more environmentally sustainable and obtaining gains ...

  • CARAJÁS MINING in the Amazon Region

    2020-10-15 · CARAJÁS is an integrated mine-railroad-port system, built and operated by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce-CVRD, and it is today the backbone of the economic and social development of a huge area of north/northeastern Brazil. Today at Carajás, CVRD mines and processes 45 million tons of iron ore annually, as well as 1.5 millions tons of manganese, and

  • Carajás mineral province, Pará, Brazil

    Numerous metal ore deposits (Au, Cu, Mo, Sn, Cr, Pt, Ni), including banded iron formations (BIF, weakly metamorphosed jaspilites of Archean age) that make up approx. 18 billion tons of iron ore (66% Fe content), the largest iron ore deposit in Brazil. The mountain is 160 km long and 900 m above sea level.

  • Forests and caves of iron: An Amazon dilemma - BBC News

    2012-6-19 · Forests and caves of iron: An Amazon dilemma. In the heart of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, giant diggers tear into the rock 24 hours a day to extract a dark grey ore rich in the iron on which ...

  • Spatial and temporal zoning of hydrothermal alteration

    The Sossego iron oxide-copper-gold deposit (245 Mt @ 1.1% Cu, 0.28 g/t Au) in the Carajás Mineral Province of Brazil consists of two major groups of orebodies (Pista-Sequeirinho-Baiano and Sossego-Curral) with distinct alteration assemblages that are separated from each other by a major high angle fault. The deposit is located along a regional WNW-ESE-striking shear zone

  • SciELO - Brasil - Physical stability of iron ore caves ...

    The MP-07 cave is located in the Itabirito (SE Brazil), in a very important mining district of Brazil, the Iron Quadrangle. It is in the grounds of an iron ore extraction site operated by the Brazilian mining company VALE, between the Pico and Galinheiro open-pit iron mines (Figure 1).

  • Mining activity causing nearly 10 percent of Amazon ...

    2017-11-2 · Iron ore is Brazil´s largest mineral export and accounts for 10 percent of the country´s total exports. However, satellite time-lapse photography from the UVM study shows how the mine has ...