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In the third quarter of 2016, 92 million 100 thousand tons of iron ore production reached tons

Date:2016-10-24 22:03:42 Visits:

Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, October 20, 2016 - the third quarter of 2016, the yield of CVRD iron ore reached 92 million 100 thousand tons, compared to the previous quarter and the same period last year increased by 5 million 300 thousand tons and 1 million 400 thousand tons, which is mainly due to: 1) the North mine system and factory better operating performance; 2) ---- Fazend o enabled new ore crushing equipment; 3) the southern and southeastern system productivity gains.

This quarter Carajas production reached a record 38 million 700 thousand tons, compared with the last quarter increased 2 million 200 thousand tons, an increase of 5.9%, mainly due to the increase of northern mines and factories operating system performance.

Pellets in the quarter reached 12 million 100 thousand tons, compared with the last quarter increased by 20.1%, unchanged from the same period last year. This is mainly because the system is located in the south of F Brica concentrator resumed production, VargemGrand factory and Tubaran factory supply capacity promotion group.

In the quarter, Tubaran eight, Tubaran three plant and VargemGrand plant are set to record a single season, reaching 1 million 200 thousand tons, 1 million 800 thousand tons and 1 million 800 thousand tons.