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  • Equipment and Infrastructure 2015-07-22
    The project involves the development of a mine and a processing plant at a total cost of approximately $8.09 billion. Development of associated logistics infrastructure is estimated to cost approximately $11.6 billion, resulting in an overall cost of around $20 billion for the entire project. The S11D project will contribute around 90 million tons of iron ore per year, when operating at full capacity. This is expected to be achieved by 2018.
  • General 2015-07-22
    The Carajas Serra Sul S11D is a giant iron ore deposit in the southern range of Carajas, located in the Brazilian state of Para. S11D stands for iron ore body 11, block D. It has 2.78 billion tons of iron ore reserves.

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    The International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank, expects to close a $2.7-billion debt refinancing for the Nacala Corridor railway project in Mozambique early next year, a senior IFC official said on Friday. The refinancing could help to ease balance sheet pressure on Brazilian miner Vale which is developing the railway and a coal mine in the region.
  • Vale says rail delay limits new iron mine output to 75m tonnes 2016-09-20
    Brazil's Vale said on Monday output from its new S11D iron-ore mine in the Amazon region will be limited to 83 percent of full capacity as efforts to preserve cash and limit transport disruptions crimp a needed railway expansion. The $14.3 billion project, Vale's biggest-ever investment, was widely expected to produce up to 90 million metric tonnes a year of iron-ore - the key ingredient in steelmaking - after a two-year ramp-up scheduled to begin by year-end.
  • Vale says rail delay limits new iron-ore mine output to 75mt 2016-09-20
    Brazil's Vale said on Monday output from its new S11D iron-ore mine in the Amazon region will be limited to 83 percent of full capacity as efforts to preserve cash and limit transport disruptions crimp a needed railway expansion. The $14.3 billion project, Vale's biggest-ever investment, was widely expected to produce up to 90 million metric tonnes a year of iron-ore - the key ingredient in steelmaking - after a two-year ramp-up scheduled to begin by year-end.
  • Brazil grants Vale licence for Amazon iron-ore mine rail branch 2016-09-17
    Brazil granted Vale a ten-year licence to operate a 101-km branch line connecting its $14.3-billion S11D iron-ore mine project in the Amazon jungle to the Carajas Railway, the company said in a statement on Friday. The Carajas Railway branch will allow Vale, the world's largest iron ore exporter, to haul S11D's output to the Port of Ponta da Madeira in Sao Luis, Brasil to ships that will load the product for export.
  • Brazil's Coelho says Samarco may resume operations subject to conditions 2016-09-15
    Brazil's Samarco Mineração will be able to resume iron-ore mining operations should co-owners Vale and BHP Billiton come through with promised investments, Mining and Energy Minister Fernando Coelho said on Thursday. Samarco had operations halted last November, when a tailings dam at the mine burst and unleashed a mud flow that killed 19 people, left hundreds homeless and polluted a major river.

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  • Vale says rail delay limits new iron-ore mine output to 75mt 2016-09-20
    Brazil's Vale said on Monday output from its new S11D iron-ore mine in the Amazon region will be limited to 83 percent of full capacity as efforts to preserve cash and limit transport disruptions crimp a needed railway expansion. The $14.3 billion project, Vale's biggest-ever investment, was widely expected to produce up to 90 million metric tonnes a year of iron-ore - the key ingredient in steelmaking - after a two-year ramp-up scheduled to begin by year-end.
  • Vale says rail delay limits new iron mine output to 75m tonnes 2016-09-20
    Brazil's Vale said on Monday output from its new S11D iron-ore mine in the Amazon region will be limited to 83 percent of full capacity as efforts to preserve cash and limit transport disruptions crimp a needed railway expansion. The $14.3 billion project, Vale's biggest-ever investment, was widely expected to produce up to 90 million metric tonnes a year of iron-ore - the key ingredient in steelmaking - after a two-year ramp-up scheduled to begin by year-end.
  • Brazil grants Vale licence for Amazon iron-ore mine rail branch 2016-09-17
    Brazil granted Vale a ten-year licence to operate a 101-km branch line connecting its $14.3-billion S11D iron-ore mine project in the Amazon jungle to the Carajas Railway, the company said in a statement on Friday. The Carajas Railway branch will allow Vale, the world's largest iron ore exporter, to haul S11D's output to the Port of Ponta da Madeira in Sao Luis, Brasil to ships that will load the product for export.

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    Brazil granted Vale a ten-year licence to operate a 101-km branch line connecting its $14.3-billion S11D iron-ore mine project in the Amazon jungle to the Carajas Railway, the company said in a statement on Friday. The Carajas Railway branch will allow Vale, the world's largest iron ore exporter, to haul S11D's output to the Port of Ponta da Madeira in Sao Luis, Brasil to ships that will load the product for export.
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    Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Silver Wheaton Cayman (SWC), dual-listed silver miner Silver Wheaton is acquiring an additional amount of gold equal to 25% of the life-of-mine gold production from Vale’s low-cost Salobo gold/copper mine, located in Brazil. This is in addition to Silver Wheaton’s 50% stake in Salobo gold production. SWC will pay an upfront cash consideration of $800-million for the increased gold stream and the ten-million Silver Wheaton common share purchase warrants previously issued will be amended to reduce the strike price from $65 a share to $43.75 apiece.
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