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Samarco's fourth pellet plant

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Early Works
In Construction
Operation
Current Stage In production
Start:05/2011
Completion: 04/2014
Project Details

Description

The objective of the fourth pellet plant project is to increase iron ore pellet production capacity. The project involves adding mining capacity and a third concentrator at the Germano mine; a third slurry pipeline of about 400km; a fourth pellet plant (at Ponta Ubú); and improving ship-loading capacity at Ponta Ubú.

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Key Specs

Full Name
Samarco's fourth pellet plant
Project Type
Iron ore
Development Phase
In production
Project Status
Active
Project Capacity
8  Mt/y (million tons per year)  Iron ore
Investment
US$ 2.47bn
Completion Date
2014
Location

Samarco's fourth pellet plant is being built at its iron ore terminal in Ponta Ubú, Anchieta, Espírito Santo state, Brazil.

 * The map coordinates represent the approximate latitude and longitude, and not the exact location of the project.


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Owner / operator
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Regional Audit Manager of South America , BHP
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Technical planning of industrial supplies in Geraes Construtora
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