Focus on Iron Ore

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SRK Russia was engaged by a local client to review several of its iron ore operations, open pit and underground, to determine what increases in capacity could be achieved
SRK Russia was engaged by a local client to review several of its iron ore operations, open pit and underground, to determine what increases in capacity could be achieved through removing bottlenecks in its current operations. The operations included open pit and underground mines, dry and wet magnetic concentrating facilities,...
New exploration techniques reveal large band of iron deposits in Chile with economic potential.
As the price of commodities has increased in the rest of the world, so has the production of iron ore in Chile. Historically, Chile has only been attractive to local companies interested in iron. However, for the past three years, junior exploration companies specializing in iron have shown increased interest,...
SRK is forefront in exploring newly economic low-grade iron ore deposits in Brazil.
Brazil is one of the largest producers of iron ore in the world. The country has come a long way in developing the technology to explore, mine and concentrate its iron orebodies; today it is on the leading edge on iron ore technology. The recent demand – and prices –...
There are two methods for mining scheduling: the Maximizing Method and the Stationary Method. Maximizing Method For a long time, mine planning emphasized the maximization of the enterprise’s cash flow. This approach takes into account a preference for high grade ores (rich ore has more value) that results in mining...
SRK completes due diligence to enable acquisition of Chinese iron ore mine, identifies need for long-term planning, higher environmental standards, more efficient mine design.
Due to the continuing high demand in the iron and steel industry, iron ore projects have become increasingly hot these days in China. SRK China was commissioned by Hua Yi Copper Holdings Limited (Hua Yi), a company already listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKSE), to conduct...
Aurox Resources Limited has commissioned SRK to produce an Independent Technical Report regarding the Balla Balla project, which is located in Western Australia. Aurox plans to provide a copy of the SRK report to potential financiers for the project. Ore from Balla Balla will be treated by magnetic separation. The...
SRK assists in resource estimation and preliminary design at geologically complex Simandou site.
SRK is working in collaboration with Rio Tinto on preparing a Mineral Resource Estimate of the Simandou Iron Ore project in Guinea, West Africa. The Simandou project, located in the southeast of Guinea, is widely believed to be one of the largest undeveloped iron ore projects in the world. The...
Water recovery at Sishen iron ore mine and expansion project optimized by combining tailings dams.
The Sishen Iron Ore Mine is located approximately 50km southwest of Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province, in South Africa. This is an open pit mine and it is impractical for the tailings to be deposited in the workings. The existing Sishen tailings dam complex was built in the 1970s...
Iron ore projects SRK China has consulted on include banded, skarn, sedimentary, and magmatic deposits.
With rapid economic growth in China, the demand for iron ore is becoming increasingly strong. The exploration and development of Chinese domestic iron ore projects are gaining more attention, and SRK is assisting various clients with exploration design and management and with securing financing from the overseas market. In general,...
SRK reviews iron ore data for promising exploration targeting in Miss Fairbairn Hills, Earaheedy Basin, Australia.
Giralia Resources NL is targeting iron ore in the Miss Fairbairn Hills, Earaheedy Basin, Australia. Having conducted some preliminary fieldwork, and acquired high-resolution aeromagnetic data, Giralia commissioned SRK to produce a report on potential structural controls of iron ore deposits, and a series of 1:100,000 structural maps. The Miss Fairbairn...
SRK develops first iron ore mine closure plan in Mexico, continuing their record of excellence in the mine closure field.
SRK has been developing mine closure plans for different mining companies in Mexico, mainly focused on gold and silver ore projects. Ternium, a leading iron and steel company in Latin America with operations in Argentina, Mexico, United States and Guatemala, commissioned SRK to generate a mine closure plan for its...
Domestic steel companies, both public and private, are surging ahead on the strength of unprecedented buoyancy in the economy and the boom in real estate
In line with global trends, the Indian iron and steel industry is witnessing a resurgence of modernization, expansion and consolidation. While five years ago, the sector faced a worldwide slump in steel prices, the industry has emerged vibrant over the past two years. Domestic steel companies, both public and private,...
SRK works with Ukranian open pit iron ore mine to assess requirements for long-term mining.
Ferrexpo Poltava GOK (Poltava Mining) mines and processes iron ore near the town of Komsomolsk in the Poltava region of Ukraine. Gorishne-Plavninskoe/Lavrikovskoe (GPL) is the open pit iron ore mine that currently mines approximately 27 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to a depth of approximately 300m below the surface; Poltava...
Magnetite processing plant at Mina do Bonito iron ore mine, where SRK provided independent technical review of expansion plans.
MHAG Serviços E Mineração S/A (MHAG) operates the Mina do Bonito iron ore mine in Northern Brazil. MHAG proposes to expand the production capacity of the mine and has entered into discussions with the Noble Group Limited (Noble). Noble commissioned SRK to provide an independent technical review of the current...
Located near the town of Komsomolsk, 25km southeast of the town of Kremenchug and 320km southeast of Kiev, Ferrexpo’s mining assets consist of a series of nine iron ore deposits
Ferrexpo plc commissioned SRK to produce a Minerals Expert Report (MER) as part of a prospectus for a global offering of shares and admission of ordinary shares for listing on the London Stock Exchange. Ferrexpo plc successfully listed in June 2007. Located near the town of Komsomolsk, 25km southeast of...
SRK completes NI 43-101 technical report for Corumba operating iron mine in Brazil.
MMX Mineração e Metálicos S.A. (MMX) commissioned the SRK US office to prepare a Technical Report meeting the terms of a Canadian Securities Administrators National Instrument 43-101 for the Corumbá Iron Ore Project in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The mine is located near the city of...
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