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Breaking down BHP Billiton's iron ore production costs ...


Sep 29, 2011· Breaking down BHP Billiton's iron ore production costs. September 29, ... Average iron ore price for the year ended June 2011 was $163/t, resulting in a 76% operating margin. Implications: ... Recycling & the Future of Mining Breaking down BHP Billiton's iron ore production costs Specials


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Easy profit maximization method for open-pit mining ...


Easy profit maximization method for open-pit mining. ... basis of a profit mathematical function and an application example is presented with data available from an existing iron ore deposit. ... is the sales price per ton of metal (or useful substance) out of the plant; M ($/t) is the cost of mining per ton of excavated ore; E ($/t ...


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Site visit to iron ore operations in Western Australia


the impact of foreign currency exchange rates on market prices and operating costs, operational problems, political uncertainty and ... • 2012 full year record Pilbara mine production of 239 Mt • Record Q1 & Q2'13 Pilbara mine production of 57.8 Mt & 62.0 Mt ... • Lowest cost producer in the Western Australian iron ore industry with ...


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PROJECT - Zanaga Iron Ore


The Zanaga Project is planned to be a large scale iron ore mine, ... transport of iron ore concentrate from the mine to the ... quartile operating costs ...


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Metal Bulletin Research


This expansive study is designed to help you examine the current changes in the iron ore market, and to plan your strategy through the next 10 years with our forecasts for supply, demand and operating mine costs and prices for all major ore types.


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InZinc Mining Ltd. - Preliminary Economic Assessment


Project economics were estimated on the basis of the average of long term metal price forecasts periodically published by a number of large banking and financial institutions and included zinc at $1/lb, copper at $3/lb, iron ore at $105/t (62% Fe, CFR-Tianjin), gold at $1,300/oz and silver at $21/oz.


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Liberia - Mining & Minerals | export.gov


There are several large-scale iron ore mining operations by international company Arcelor Mittal, which is invested heavily into the sector. Arcelor Mittal, one the largest iron ore producers in the world, has both iron ore and metallurgical coal reserves in the Mount Nimba range in northern Liberia. ... Liberia - Mining & Minerals. This is a ...


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Simulation Modeling of an Iron Ore Operation to …


An iron ore mining company, operating in Western Australia, trucks ore from three geographi- ... An iron ore mining company in Western Australia has recently established a task force of staff ... imposes large handling and stock costs which would be avoided if the desired grade uniformity


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Iron Ore Mine Reduces Maintenance Costs - ARMS …


How an iron ore mine reduces maintenance costs on a sustainable basis. ... When demand for iron ore skyrocketed, the Pilbara mines were focused almost solely on growth and the high resource price meant they could easily absorb inefficient operating …


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THE SOUTH AFRICAN IRON ANd STEEl vAlUE …


THE SOUTH AFRICAN IRON ANd STEEl vAlUE CHAIN ... BACKGROUNd TO KUMBA IRON ORE Kumba Iron Ore Ltd is the fifth largest supplier of seaborne iron ore in the world. Operating through its 74%-held subsidiary Sishen Iron Ore Company (SIOC), Kumba has two operational mines at Sishen and Thabazimbi, with a ... 2.4.1 Iron ore mining and mining ...


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