This mine accounts for all CSN iron ore supply, produces granulates, sinter feed e pellet feed with high iron content and great physical properties. The mineral reserves at Casa de Pedra Mine are incredibly vast, with a high purity content (up to 68%), and it is rated as a world class mine.
With the expansion project, Casa de Pedra will have a capacity to produce an additional 20Mt/y of iron ore. The company's 100 year-old mine currently produces 22Mt/y of iron ore.
CSN's goal is to produce more than 100Mt/y of iron ore by 2015.
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